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Today's News

  • Club members participate in annual horse farm tour

    Pat Nuccitelli and Marilyn Williams of the Radcliff Woman’s Club went on the annual horse farm tour sponsored by the Suburban Woman’s Club of Lexington on Oct. 15. The tour included Walmac Farm, Spindletop Hall and Gainesway Farm.
    Walmac Farm, originally known as Valley Farm, was part of the Elmendorf Farm. It is home to several outstanding studs, including Successful Appeal and Songandaprayer.
    The second trip was to Spindletop Hall, which is famous for its library that was used for a scene in Secretariat.

  • Benefit tonight aids family of hip-hop performer

    The News-Enterprise

    Friends of Radcliff hip-hop artist Michael “DJ Grim” Cronin, 34, who died in a car crash Dec. 23, will have a benefit concert at 8 p.m. today at Boonedocks near Vine Grove.

    The concert will feature local hip hop acts including Cam Dollaz, Young Sweet, JSIN, Jay Jungle, T Passion, Keyz, Vic New, Taneisha, De’vine “Chuck” Hale and Dolla Green. Cronin’s friend, DJ Slick, will DJ the event.

  • House of Prayer Lutheran Church joins new Lutheran affiliation

    House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown has finalized its decision to join the North American Lutheran Church, a new Lutheran affiliation with more than 90 congregations in 25 states.

  • Snow, rain and fire

    On the bright side, an Elizabethtown couple grew their best banana crop in two decades.

    The hot weather, though, along with flooding, a drought and now a cold snap rattled Hardin County in 2010. About the only typical weather event was a tornado — it happened in May, when twisters are expected.

    “Nothing is normal this year,” said Mark Adams, lead forecaster for the Fort Knox weather station.

    In-betweens were few and far between.

  • MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hard to find fault when Louisville is shooting this well (12/28)

    LOUISVILLE Just in time for the annual showdown with rival Kentucky, Kyle Kuric finally found his stroke from the arc.

    Entering Monday’s game against Morgan State, the junior guard had hit 12-of-32 3s in nine games. He hit seven against the overmatched Bears, who fell to the Cardinals, 104-74 at the KFC Yum! Center.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown's Mudd gets 400th win; John Hardin wins tourney opener (12/28)

    Elizabethtown senior forward Adelaide Luckett recorded a double-double Monday afternoon to help her coach, Tim Mudd, achieve a milestone win.

    Luckett had 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Lady Panthers rolled past Louisville Central, 67-46 in the first round of the Kentucky Army National Guard Titan Christmas Clash at Mercer County, giving Mudd his 400th win at Elizabethtown.

    Mudd is 400-107 in 17 years as the Lady Panthers’ coach, and is ninth in the state on the career wins list among active coaches and 24th overall.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County hosting eight-team tourney; John Hardin moves to 9-0 (12/28)

    Seven teams will travel to Hodgenville today to join the host Hawks in the LaRue County Army National Guard Holiday Classic.

    Barren County faces Louisville Waggener in the 3 p.m. quarterfinal, while Taylor County plays Paducah Lone Oak at 4:30 p.m.

    LaRue County takes on Louisville Atherton at 6:30 p.m. and Bullitt Central matches up with Washington County in the nightcap at 8.

    LaRue County will play Bullitt Central or Washington County at 4:30 p.m. (loser’s bracket semifinals) or 8 p.m. (winner’s bracket semifinals) Wednesday.

  • New mayors find strength in numbers

    Unity is not a buzzword for the new leaders of Hardin County’s three largest cities.

    In an overt symbol of support, incoming Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker, Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall and Vine Grove Mayor Blake Proffitt have taken steps to build their relationships beyond the superficial — attending each other’s swearing-in ceremonies and communicating with each other in recent weeks on ways their cities can cooperate after they take office in January.

  • Radcliff woman found dead in Rineyville

    A Radcliff woman was found dead Sunday morning in Rineyville.

    Pamela A. Brown, 45, had left a party at a residence in the Lavista Estates subdivision on foot and hadn’t been seen for several hours, according to Kentucky State Police. Brown’s family attempted unsuccessfully to find her.

    Her body was discovered by the Rineyville Fire Department at about 9 a.m. Sunday, the day after Christmas, on the side of Rineyville School Road near its intersection with Fuller Road.

  • Photo: Cheerful signs for Parrett