Today's News

  • Faces & Places: A Day in the Life of State Rep. Jimmie Lee
  • I-65 project could lead to delays

    Drivers on Interstate 65 between Elizabethtown and Munfordville can expect lane reductions and delays in coming months.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is completing right-of-way tree trimming and clearing from the 90.5 mile point near Elizabethtown to the 64.1 mile point south near Munfordville, which should be complete by the end of March, according to a news release.

    Landscape work is part of a large project to continue most of the year as the state rehabilitates asphalt on I-65’s north and southbound lanes

  • Smoke leads to meth arrests

    Radcliff police arrested two men Wednesday and uncovered an active portable methamphetamine lab in a suitcase at what neighbors originally thought was a shed fire.
    RDP spokesman Bryce Shumate said a resident called the Radcliff Fire Department because smoke could be seen coming from a shed at 1170 Waterfield St.
    It initially appeared to firefighters that the smoke was coming from a wood-burning stove in the shed, Shumate said. But once on scene, firefighters smelled chemicals and called police to investigate.

  • Nice day for wet walking
  • Toczko’s book wins an ADDY

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    Elizabethtown photographer David Toczko’s book of photography won a prestigious advertising award.

    The American Advertising Federation Tri-State Advertising and Marketing Professionals distribute the regional ADDY Awards. Toczko’s book, “Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill: 50th Anniversary of the Restoration,” received a Bronze ADDY for Collateral Material.

  • Club gathers for first meeting of the year

    The Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its first meeting of the year Feb. 7 at the Nolin RECC building. President Debbie Donnelly called the meeting to order. The following dignitaries were recognized: Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb, Hardin County Attorney Jenny Oldham, Hardin County Jailer Danny Allen, Hardin County Magistrate Bill Wiseman, Constable Sylvester Bennett, Capt. John Ward, Former Hardin County Judge-Executive Glen Dalton, Former Sheriff Martha Thomas, Former PVA Teri Bennett and former State Policeman Corby Powers.

  • Williams, Farmer looking to end status quo

    As the 2011 gubernatorial race heats up, Senate President David Williams and Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer have proclaimed their partnership as the ticket of change for a state falling behind its peers.

    The tandem made a stop at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown on Wednesday night, where they stressed the need for tax reform, rigorous standards for education and a private sector approach to reinventing the state pension program.

  • GIRLS' PREP SWIMMING: Sampaio three hoping for big day at State (02/24)

    LOUISVILLE Mavi Sampaio loved coaching swimming in college, but the punishing cold of North Dakota began to wear on him and his two daughters, Manuela and Mariana. Keep in mind Mavi spent most of his life in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, and his daughters lived there until Manuela was four and Mariana was two.

  • Preliminary hearing postponed in rape case

    An attorney for a Fort Knox man facing a charge of first-degree rape requested a preliminary hearing be postponed Wednesday morning in Hardin District Court so he has time to locate potential witnesses.

    Defense attorney Doug Miller is representing Joseph E. Snyder, 30, a soldier in the 5/15th Cavalry who pleaded not guilty to the rape charge at his arraignment last week in Hardin District Court. Snyder currently is out on bond.

  • MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Pettigrew playing final home game for WKU (02/24)

    BOWLING GREEN — About the only consistent thing this year for the inconsistent Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers has been senior forward Steffphon Pettigrew.

    A former News-Enterprise Area Player of the Year and the only Mr. Basketball the area’s produced, the 6-foot-5, 223-pound Pettigrew will play his final game in front of the Diddle Arena faithful tonight against Sun Belt Conference rival Florida International. Tip is set for 8 with senior night festivities starting at 7:35.