Today's News

  • Sept. 9 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, it was burley housing time in Hardin County and tobacco patches around the county were buzzing with activity. 20 years ago, federal funding was the key to beginning construction on the main phase of the proposed highway that would connect Radcliff to Interstate 65. 10 years ago, a judge was to decide this month in the case of an Elizabethtown couple who claimed a Radcliff bank committed fraud. One year ago, with property values increasing in Elizabethtown the city council was considering decreasing tax rate

  • Sept. 21 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, the county schools took a close look at sales and solicitations involving students and the school board adopted  school-wide sales guidelines with principals monitoring club sales at their schools.

  • Fort Knox tests mettle during mock attack



    FORT KNOX — Plumes of black smoke formed an ashen cloud around building 298 while slivers of flame licked at the steel of three burned-out cars.

    Nearby, a toppled bus lay on its side, its weight and impact crushing the car and victims underneath it, while those within the bus screamed for help. Similar shrieks emitted from the building and its grounds as soldiers lay strewn on the pavement in various states of disrepair.

  • Walker up for Teacher of the Year



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ latest ExCEL winner is continuing to excel in other teaching awards.

    Holly Walker, a special education teacher at Elizabethtown High School, has received a 2010 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Award, which makes her a finalist for the 2010 Teacher of the Year Award. Walker won the ExCEL award , which is sponsored by WHAS-11 and E.ON.US earlier this year.

  • Upton man charged with sex crimes in Louisville



    LOUISVILLE - An Upton man wanted on four felony counts brought against him by Louisville-Metro Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit was arrested by state police on a warrant Sunday at an Upton-Talley Road residence.

  • Sip and see for a good cause

    The News-Enterprise

    SONORA -- Networking for Women in the Heartland will sponsor a Business Expo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Claudia's Tea Room, 107 Broadway, in Sonora.

    Participants will have an opportunity to showcase their businesses while enjoying tea, finger foods and ambiance at Claudia's Tea Room. Proceeds from the event will go to Springhaven domestic violence shelter for women to help with remodeling costs.

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  • Sept. 16 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, for the first time, second- and third-graders at Helmwood Heights used math mini-computers to make numbers come alive. 20 years ago, Wendell Saltsman, a Hardin County School System maintenance man, was injured while repairing a roof at Lincoln Trail Elementary School after falling about 10 feet from a ladder to the lower level of the school's roof. 10 years ago, an African American Radcliff woman was claiming racism was a factor in a court battle where she and four other African American women were charged with organiz

  • Sept. 30 Local History

    In Hardin County: 30 years ago, no new chapters had been added to the tale of two landfills in Hardin County as a proposed private industrial landfill on the south edge of Elizabethtown remained closed in the wake of reports that it could pollute half of the city's water supply and a site for the second landfill, to serve city and county, had not yet been selected. 20 years ago, Jim and Karolyn Nunnallee filed suit against Ford Motor Company on charges related to the Carrollton bus crash in which their daughter, Patty, died.