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Today's News

  • Kentucky’s place in the Civil War is focus of symposium

    Civil War scholars preparing for a 150th year commemoration will speak at a University of Louisville conference on “Pathways to Freedom: Kentucky and the Civil War.”
    The public symposium is sponsored by UofL’s College of Arts and Sciences and the Arts and Culture Partnerships Initiative. The initiative is intended to bring together history, arts and cultural institutions to enhance community life.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club caters final Radcliff Chamber Lunch

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members catered the luncheon for the last meeting of the Radcliff Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 10. 
    Served were a variety of pasta dishes, garlic bread, five kinds of tossed salads and a variety of desserts. The luncheon was chaired by Barbara Proffitt and Margo Kampe. Sheila Enyart, a chamber member as well as a club member, went from table to table offering garlic bread.

  • Board members elected for Let's Spruce Up

    Recently the 2011 Board of Let’s Spruce Up was elected. From left, Rod Grusy, President Charlie Lanz, Delores Baugh, Secretary Amy Scott, Vice President Tony Bishop, Hugo Davis, Rick Ryan, Amy Aldendorfer and John N. Wright. Also on the board but not pictured are Marty Fulkerson, Betty Long, Mark Hagan and Norman Freeman.
     

  • Scouts tour Radcliff Police Department

    Cub Scouts from Pack 24 were given a guided tour of the Radcliff Police Department by Officer Shumate. While there, they met Chief Cross, visited the police dispatch control center and learned about crime prevention as part of working towards earning their Bear rank.
     

  • E'town church holds Black History Month dinner tonight

    Saturday’s Black History Month event will not only look to the past but to the future.
    First Baptist Church in Elizabethtown is hosting a Black History Month celebration and dinner from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Vaughn Reno Starks Community Center. This is the fourth year for the event, which highlights achievements within the black community as well as future goals, said Brenda Jordan, coordinator of the event.
    Those who attend are encouraged to make a $6 donation, which will go to the church’s youth and music programs, Jordan said.

  • Three thrown from SUV die on I-65 near Glendale

    Three members of a Chicago family returning from a wedding in Florida died Wednesday morning and four other family members were injured when a tractor trailer rear-ended their vehicle, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Officials still are investigating the cause of the Interstate 65 collision.

    A Nissan Pathfinder and a FedEx tractor trailer pulling double trailers collided at 3:25 a.m. just north of mile marker 87 on I-65, KSP spokesman Bruce Reeves said.

  • Amendment would allow building setback alternatives in Glendale overlay zone

    Hardin Fiscal Court heard first reading Tuesday of an ordinance that will create a compromise of sorts for an approved interstate and highway overlay zone near the Glendale industrial mega site.
    Hardin County Planning Director Chris Hunsinger presented amendments to the county’s zoning ordinance that allow for reductions in building setbacks and define the term green space.

  • EIS to use April 1 as make-up day

    The News Enterprise

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools will use April 1 as a make-up day for instructional time lost because of snow. Students were scheduled to be dismissed that day while teachers used it for professional development.
    The district has missed five days of school because of snow. Students attended school on Feb. 18 and 21 to make up two of the days.  
     

  • Former LaRue deputy jailers charged with providing contraband to inmates

    Landmark News Service
    A two-year investigation by Kentucky State Police has led to allegations against three former LaRue County Detention Center employees.
    All three are accused of bringing banned items into the jail. Two are accused of offering contraband to female inmates in exchange for sexual favors.

  • Tearful man pleads guilty to sex crimes

    A bailiff had to hand Loren Dale Asbell Jr. a tissue so he could wipe away tears as he pleaded guilty Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court to multiple counts of sex crimes with underage boys under a plea agreement with the Hardin County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.
    Under the terms of the plea agreement, Asbell, 48, had to confirm he had committed each of the 20 acts of which he was accused as he stood before Circuit Court Judge Ken Howard and a courtroom nearly full of onlookers, including some of his victims.