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Today's News

  • McConnell rosy about Knox future

    As Washington officials ponder possible defense cuts, the U.S. Senate’s top-ranking Republican said Wednesday that Fort Knox is here to stay.
    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell toured the U.S. Army post to update himself on the progress in the wake of the latest Base Realignment and Closure initiative. His visit included a stop at the 833,000-square-foot Human Resource Center of Excellence — which he said is a visual symbol of the way the Army has revised and reinvigorated the post.
    “It’s a fabulous structure,” he said.

  • DRAG RACING: Rineyville's Warren wins second championship (01/13)

    Drag racing is in Andy Warren’s blood.

    He grew up watching his dad and older brother, John Sr. and John Jr., competing in races, and waiting for his time to get behind the wheel.

    When he was old enough to drive, Warren got his chance.

    Seventeen years later, Warren is starting to taste success. Warren, 32, wrapped up his second consecutive National Muscle Car Association class title at the Nostalgia Muscle Car World Finals in St. Louis in December.

  • Show support for the 3/1

    ISSUE: Combat brigade deploys
    OUR VIEW: Those at home have a duty, too

    Over the past five years, the ranks of personnel at Fort Knox has grown, at times almost imperceptibly slowly. Last year, however, brought the largest influx.

    The 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, was part of that surge. Activated in October 2009, the brigade only last spring completed its move from Fort Hood, Texas.

  • HCS open Thursday

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County Schools are scheduled to be in session at regular school times Thursday, barring any inclement weather overnight, said HCS spokesman John Wright.
    The 22 schools in the district were out of session Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as well as last Friday.

    LaRue County Schools will operate on a one-hour delayed schedule.
     

  • Photo: A frosty Fort Knox
  • Goodman takes on role paved by Allen

    Ronnie Goodman watched the footsteps of Danny Allen closely while Allen served as the county’s road supervisor, and Goodman said he does not plan to wander from Allen’s template now that he has assumed leadership.
    “It’s not broke, so why bother fixing anything?” he said.

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard, 737-2194

    SNOW. I’m not particularly a big fan of snow, but we got it anyway. Some I know like it and want more. The snow we received on Jan. 11 closed Hardin County Schools for two days.

    NO SCHOOL. There will no school in session on Monday for Hardin County Schools in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Man charged with indecent exposure at Radcliff store

    An Elizabethtown man was arrested Monday night and charged with two counts of first-degree indecent exposure for an alleged incident involving two 9-year-old girls at Walmart in Radcliff.
    Timothy A. Rollin, 34, was arrested on the two misdemeanor counts after police located him in Elizabethtown after identifying him in video surveillance footage.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    REMINDERS. Tonight, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m., there will be a community service held at Unity Baptist Church in Stephensburg. Brother Elbert Peters will speak.

    SCHOOL. There will be no school in Hardin County on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Janie Schemmels, Addison Blair, David Johnson, David Knight, Darryl Withers and all others who are ill.

  • Kwiatkowski honored as MEDDAC NCO of the Year

    Fort Knox Chapter, AUSA, Vice President NCO and Enlisted Affairs Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Ray Edgar presents a framed AUSA Certificate of Commendation and 3-year AUSA membership to MEDDAC NCO of the Year Staff. Sgt. Lisa Kwiatkowski pictured with Col. Pace, MEDDAC Commander and Maj. Gen. David Rubenstein. The award was presented at the MEDDAC Ball on Dec. 4 at the Hyatt Regency in Louisville.