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Today's News

  • Holmes appointed by Governor Beshear

    Radcliff Councilmember Stan Holmes has been appointed by Governor Beshear to the Local Distribution Fund Oversight Committee. He represents the Kentucky League of Cities on the committee and will serve through January 2012.
    Councilmember Holmes is past president of the Kentucky Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (KBC LEO) as well as a member of the KLC Board of Directors. 

  • State police announce traffic safety checkpoints

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Kentucky State Police plan to conduct traffic safety evaluations on area roads during January.

    Troopers will be setting up checkpoints along roads in the Post 4 service area, which covers Hardin, LaRue, Meade, Grayson, Nelson, Bullitt, Breckinridge and Jefferson counties. While the checkpoints may be initiated at any time, state police said they most often will be established on weekend nights.

  • Chapter closes on commissioners

    Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb joked that he will need some time to adjust to the introduction of five more people to Hardin Fiscal Court.

    “I’m going to miss calling four people’s names,” Tabb said Tuesday, rousing laughter from the audience before he took vote count during the court’s final meeting of the year. “I’m going to have to practice over New Year’s calling nine.”

  • Mayors' gesture extends cooperative spirit

    The issue: Mayors supporting each other
    Our view: A positive trend continues

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown tops Lincoln again; John Hardin and North Hardin both win

    The News-Enterprise

    For the second straight day, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers are facing another familiar foe in the semifinals of the Kentucky Army National Guard Titan Christmas Clash tonight.

    Senior guard Natalie Greenwell scored 21 points and senior forward Adelaide Luckett posted her second consecutive double-double (12 points, 15 rebounds) as the Lady Panthers knocked off Lincoln County, 67-55 on Tuesday to set up a rematch with Anderson County.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin moves to 10-0; North Hardin, LaRue County win as well

    Senior guard Malcolm Foster scored 20 points and senior forward Jeff Richard notched a double-double (19 points, 12 rebounds) as the John Hardin Bulldogs ran their record to 10-0 on Tuesday with a 68-48 victory over the Louisville Kentucky Country Day Bearcats in the Norton Suburban Hospital Classic at Nelson County.

    Foster, who hit four 3-pointers, had two steals, while sophomore guard Brandon Price had 10 points and four steals.

  • MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: UK ready for showdown with Cardinals (12/29)

    LEXINGTON — The Kentucky Wildcats weren’t looking ahead to Friday’s matchup with instate rival Louisville, but that didn’t mean they didn’t have an eye on the Cardinals.

    The Wildcats raced out to a 15-2 lead 7 minutes into Tuesday night’s game and cruised to a 91-61 over the Coppin State Eagles at Rupp Arena in their final tune-up before the annual showdown.

  • HMH certified a primary stroke center

    Hardin Memorial Hospital has received certification as a primary stroke center, placing it in rare company in Kentucky.

    HMH President and CEO David Gray announced the certification Tuesday at Hardin Fiscal Court's meeting and said it is an accomplishment the hospital has been working toward for roughly two years.

    With the announcement, Gray said HMH joins only about 15 hospitals in the state with the designation.

  • From Lakers to leaders

    In high school, they were derisively called pig farmers, but they clean up well.

    Several graduates of the defunct West Hardin High School now roam the halls of state and local government or command attention in Hardin County’s judicial system. Some of those graduates reunited Tuesday to reacquaint with their roots and swap stories about the past.

    “Those pig farmers now run this town,” said Lisa Williams, who graduated from West Hardin in 1975 and was elected in November to Hardin Fiscal Court.

  • Fire destroys Radcliff family's home

    A Radcliff woman and her family lost their home Tuesday afternoon in a fire.
    Emily Welch’s mobile home in the Golden Rainbow Mobile Home Park was gutted by flames, but no one was injured.
    Welch, who lived in the home with her boyfriend and daughter, said they were at a friend’s home in the neighborhood when another neighbor came to tell them Welch’s home was on fire. Welch said she didn’t know what caused it.
    “But I lost everything,” she said.