Today's News

  • New Radcliff council mostly experienced

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com Three incumbents, two former council members and a political newcomer will make up the Radcliff City Council over the next two years. Barbara Baker, Stan Holmes and Don Yates — council incumbents — were the top three vote-getters in Tuesday’s general election. They will be joined by former councilmen Don Shaw and Jack H

  • Nov. 2: Services


  • Pharmacy robbed, suspects nabbed

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    ELIZABETHTOWN — Police from Radcliff and Elizabethtown worked together Monday night to make arrests in connection to a robbery at Apothecare Pharmacy II on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown.

    According to EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby, officers were dispatched to 908 Woodland Drive in response to a man having fled the scene on foot after getting away with prescription medications.

  • Matthews-Wolz



    Brandi Matthews and Joseph Wolz, both of Brandenburg, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tammy and Barry Matthews of Vine Grove. She is employed at All About Kids Daycare.

    The prospective groom is the son of Gidget and Donald Wolz of Ekron. He is employed at ISA Recycling Center.

    The wedding is at 3 p.m. Nov. 6, 2010, at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown with a reception to follow.

  • Allen wins tight race for jailer



    The race for Hardin County Jailer was a close one, but Democrat Danny Allen, with 14,447 votes overcame Republican challenger Steve Hill, who garnered 12,507 votes.

    Allen, who has been at the helm of Hardin County’s Road Department since 1988, will replace longtime Jailer Louis Lawson. Lawson has been in office for three decades and is retiring.

    Hill said he has no definite plans to again run for office, but that he “won’t rule anything out.”

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  • About the recommendation process

    About the recommendation process: The News-Enterprise editorial board conducted interviews with candidates for public office as part of its review of qualifications and abilities. Video recordings of the interviews are available on the home page of www.thenewsenterprise.com. Community members of the editorial board were excused from the process of debating and determining the recommendations. The criteria focuses on experience, platform, leadership, ability to serve, motivation in seeking the position and personal background.

  • LaRue County Chamber wins volunteer award

    LaRue County 

    The Kentucky Historical Society has named the LaRue County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors as the recipient of the Kentucky History Award for a volunteer group.

    The awards will be distributed Friday at 5:30 p.m. at the Old State Capital, 300 West Broadway, in Frankfort. The reception will include refreshments, coffee and cider before the presentation of the new Kentucky Historical Society executive committee and the announcement of the award winners.


  • Grant pays for new rescue device


    Radcliff rescuers will soon replace an aging lift-bag kit with a next-generation version, thanks to a state grant.

    Lift-bags are designed to help remove crushing weights from victims of building collapses, vehicle crashes and machinery mishaps.

    Radcliff Fire Chief Jamie Henderson said the grant will pay for the new air lift system and some heavy-duty pneumatic access tools that will assist in victim extrication.

    Together, Henderson said, the tools will help take the city’s urban search and rescue abilities to a new level.

  • Nov. 2, 2010: Obituaries

    Linda Bettis-DiGuilio Linda DiGuilio, 70, of Saxonburg, Pa., formerly of Elizabethtown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. She was a 1958 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a member of First Presbyterian Church. Linda attended the University of Cincinnati, majoring in interior design and art. Many of her paintings were sold, as well as given to family and friends. Linda (Lini) was pre