Today's News

  • Jan. 12, 2011: Our readers write

    Making the rules?
    To paraphrase an old saying, “Those who can, do, and those who can’t, make the rules.”
    In Sunday’s newspaper, we read that Secretary of Defense Gates wants to cut funding for the Military Tricare Health system. He says that the cost has gone from $18 billion ten years ago to $50 billion today. How much has the free medical care for our elected officials increased in 10 years?

  • Women’s Conference set for Saturday in Radcliff

    The third annual Women’s Conference will take place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center. The conference features four female speakers who will discuss ways women can make the most of their professional and personal lives.

    Brig. Gen. Robin Akin, Gail Demery, Jenny Oldham and Victoria McCray are scheduled speakers. Demery is president of GMP Services Consulting and Training Firm.

    Vendors also will be on hand offering products and services pertaining to beauty, literature and finances.

  • Ex-Kentucky player Krebs lives life 'Beyond A Dream' (01/12)

    Mark Krebs watched his mother, Terri, battle breast cancer for nearly a decade. She went through 390 chemotherapy treatments and seven surgeries before succumbing to the illness in June.

    Doctors gave her nine months. She fought for nine years.

    Now Krebs, a former University of Kentucky men’s basketball player, is spreading his family’s message with his own book, “Beyond A Dream.” And he hopes he hit home with some Elizabethtown residents Tuesday afternoon at Barnes & Noble.

    Families stay together – no matter what.

  • HCS out for Wednesday

    The News-Enterprise

    Hardin County Schools will be closed Wednesday, marking the third time in the last four scheduled school days the district has been out.
    Tuesday's round of snow and cold weather left roads around the county slick in several spots.
    Other nearby districts closed Wednesday include LaRue County, Meade County, Nelson County, Grayson County and Breckinridge County.
    The Radcliff Reading Clinic also is closed because of weather.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Let it snow. I cannot believe that the southern states are getting more snow than we are. I hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful white stuff!
       There will be no school in Hardin County on Monday because of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Audit of HCS scheduled for February

    State assistance that county schools will receive is moving forward.
    Hardin County Schools will receive an audit from the Kentucky Department of Education as part of the assistance the state is giving the district based on its No Child Left Behind scores.
    HCS is one of 13 districts that will receive assistance from the department because they haven’t met adequate yearly progress, or AYP, in No Child Left Behind requirements for eight or more years.

  • Injured Hodgenville officer improving

    Landmark News Service
    Hodgenville City Officer Dennis Wells, who was seriously injured Jan. 3 while directing school traffic, is improving.
    Wells, 55, was struck by a pickup truck as he directed morning traffic in front of Hodgenville Elementary School. He suffered a broken leg and hip and bleeding in the brain. He was flown to University Hospital in Louisville for treatment.
    Wells was transferred to Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Elizabethtown where he began treatment Monday, according to Hodgenville City Clerk MaDonna Hornback.

  • Plenty of snow, still dry

    This winter hasn’t been particularly wet so far, although it may seem like it with all the flakes flying.
    Because it has been so cold, when precipitation has fallen it has been more likely snow than rain. Usually it’s half and half this time of year, National Weather Service hydrologist Mike Callahan said.
    About 2 inches of snow had fallen as of Tuesday afternoon during the latest round, said Mark Adams, lead forecaster with the Fort Knox weather station. He predicted up to an inch more would accumulate.

  • Club members discuss veterans tribute

    On Jan. 7, guest speakers for the Hardin County AM Rotary Club were Rich Griendling and Rik Hawkins. The topic discussed was the Hardin County Veterans Tribute that is expected to be completed by Veterans Day 2012 in Elizabethtown. Pictured are Committee Member Gary Broadway, President of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Rik Hawkins, Rotary Club President Christy Childers, Artist/Sculptor Rich Griendling and Committee Member Mary Smith. Pavers and brick are available for purchase to honor a loved one on the tribute. Call 319-1051 for information.

  • Duke Brigade visits Radcliff Rotary

    Three members of the “Duke Brigade” 3/1st Infantry were on hand at the Radcliff Rotary to express thanks for the club's contribution to the upgrade of their headquarters building and soldiers' memorial on Fort Knox. Major Smith thanked the club and the community for all the support the brigade has received. He pointed out just how important it was for deploying Soldiers to have peace of mind, knowing their families would be in a caring community.