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Today's News

  • Handling BRAC influx hot topic for Vine Grove mayoral candidates

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    The expected growth boom in Vine Grove from BRAC is on the minds of the three candidates for the city's top spot.

    Donna Broadway, Chris Canaday and Blake Proffitt — the candidates to replace outgoing Mayor Donovan Smith — point to growth and how the city administration handles the influx of new citizens as a key to the future.

    The top two vote-getters in next week's primary election will move on to a November showdown.

  • Shooting suspect leads EPD on high speed chase

    The News-Enterprise

    A shooting suspect on Monday evening led police on a high-speed car pursuit through Radcliff.

    After a foot chase, one man who had been in the fleeing Cadillac was in custody and another was still at large, Sgt. Tim Cleary said.

    Police first received a report of people in two cars firing at each other around 5:30 p.m. near the Swope Chrysler Dodge dealership on North Dixie Highway in Elizabethtown.

  • Councilman urges common sense in sign removal

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Councilman Kenny Lewis has asked the Elizabethtown City Council to review its policy on the removal of signs from public rights-of-way, claiming the current method is unfair and inconsistent.

    The issue is often debated during political season as the number of signs surges. Under current city law, signs, political or otherwise, are prohibited in city rights-of-way.

    But Lewis said the city is not consistent with the policy and does not give warning to sign owners before removing the signs.

  • Photo: Rineyville roundabout work begins Monday
  • Fire Department urges council to amend fireworks ordinance

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN —  The Elizabethtown Fire Department has requested the city amend its fireworks ordinance to comply with state law.

    Under the change, businesses would be able to sell high-consumer fireworks within city limits at wholesale, which would include airborne fireworks such as bottle rockets and firecrackers.

  • May 10, 2010: Obituaries

    Wayne Brackett

    Wayne Brackett, 80, of Hodgenville, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. 

    He was a native of Upton and a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Sonora, and the Upton Masonic lodge.

    Wayne was preceded in death by his wife, Fern A. Dooley Brackett; his parents, Jerome Arley and Katie Ann Cruse Brackett; and by three brothers, James Walter “Dub” Brackett, William Brackett and Herman Brackett. 

  • ECTC and League of Women Voters to host two primary forums
  • Senior life: Changes are inevitable, but we’re adaptable

    We are all creatures of habit, from the time we get out bed in the morning to the time we go to bed at night. We have the habit of taking the same route to work or to the store, we have our favorite foods, we follow a set of rules and procedures. Through all of these actions, we set the pattern for our lives, the way things should be … or so we think.

  • Longoria graduates from Airman Leadership School

    LONGORIA. Air Force Senior Airman Richard M. Longoria has graduated from the Air Force Airman Leadership School at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota, and received the John L. Levitow Award.

    Longoria, a public affairs specialist, is assigned to the 319th Air Refueling Wing. The airman has served in the military for four years.

    He is the son of Johnna M. Stienhorst Leesville, La., and Richard Longoria of Radcliff.

    The airman received an associate degree in 2010 from the Community College of the Air Force.

     

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    Danielle Renea Rader of Martin County and Seth Ryan Back of Carlisle, Ohio, who is currently assigned for Advanced Individual Training with the 1st Battalion of the 81st Armor at Fort Knox, were married April 3, 2010, at The Brandenburg Inn’s Olin House in Brandenburg by the Rev. Al Johnson. A reception followed.

    The couple will reside in Germany after the groom has completed his training.