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Today's News

  • Experience vs. enthusiasm

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The 25th District race is forged with two distinct perspectives. The incumbent says his seniority and connections within Frankfort are pertinent for a haggard economy and the emergence of BRAC while the challenger argues new ideas are needed to stimulate Kentucky’s budget.

  • Vehicle strikes deer, catches fire

    CLARKSON

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a vehicle fire that the reportedly sparked after a car versus deer collision near Mount Zion and Millerstown roads shortly after midnight Friday.

     

    According to police reports, dispatchers took a call from someone in Clarkson informing them of a collision with a deer just inside the Hardin County line.

     

    Police first responded to a Clarkson location, then traveled down Millerstown Road. By the time police arrived at the scene of collision, the 1998 Ford was ablaze.

     

  • NAACP elections warm up, get ugly

     

      By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF – A race that’s grown surprisingly heated and, as of Monday, was on the verge of becoming downright ugly, concerns who will lead Hardin County’s Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for the next two years.

    On Nov. 18, the chapter’s 250 or so voting members will elect officers to lead the local chapter of the national civil rights group.

  • A tale of sighing and cellophane

     

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Once a butcher shop and later a Western Auto hardware store, the building at 109 E. Dixie Ave. has a varied history. Part of that history includes reports of a sighing female apparition and a tall slender male entity that appears in a mist.

  • Oct. 27, 2008: Obituary

    John Burch Richardson Jr.

    John Burch Richardson Jr., 85, of Fairfield, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008.

    He was a professor for 20 years at Cincinnati Bible Seminary, now Cincinnati Christian University, and also a coach for eight years of the Golden Eagles men’s basketball team. He served in the Navy during World War II and was president of USS DuPage APA 41 Association.

  • Woman seriously injured in Thursday wreck

    VINE GROVE

    A Vine Grove woman is in serious condition at University Hospital in Louisville after crashing into a ditch late Thursday in Vine Grove.

     

    Christine S. Clark, 33, struck a ditch on Knox Avenue just before midnight Thursday, according to Kentucky State Police.

     

    Clark was airlifted from the intersection of Ky. 313 and Ky. 1500 to Louisville for treatment where she was listed in serious condition.

     

    No others were involved in the crash. Police are investigating alcohol as a contributing factor to the crash.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: E'town defense to face tough task in first round of State (10/28)

     

  • Vine Grove man dies in ATV accident at LBL

    TRIGG COUNTY

    A Vine Grove man died Friday in what Trigg County officials say was a four-wheeler accident at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

    David Lee McIntosh, 45, was pronounced dead after the four-wheeler he was riding overturned and landed on top of him, Trigg County Deputy Coroner John Vinson said.

    Vinson said McIntosh was driving up a steep hill at the Turkey Creek Recreational Area when the crash occurred.

  • Economy a key issue in E'town Council race

    THE INCUMBENTS

    Tony Bishop, Marty Fulkerson, Kenny Lewis, Ron Thomas, Tim Walker, Willie Wood

    THE CHALLENGERS

    Larry Ashlock, Steve Atcher, Bill Bennett, Bob Hack, Bob Harris, Manfredo Quiros, Matt Wyatt

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The Elizabethtown City Council race features a plethora of candidates whose views vary on the economy, downtown restoration and the restaurant tax.

  • Presidential race not as heated locally

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — While Sen. John McCain remains a clear underdog during the last week of the presidential race, he is expected to have little problem in this conservative area.

    “The kind of message Republicans send out resonates with Kentucky residents,” said Saundra Ardrey, head of the Western Kentucky University Department of Political Science. The focus on values and “wedge issues” plays well.