Today's News

  • PAC affected by elimination of state grant

    Some of the most prominent state orchestral groups won’t be coming to the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center anytime soon.

    The PAC will not receive a grant from the Kentucky Arts Council that has allowed it to bring Kentucky artists to the center, Director Bart Lovins said.

    The council put the grant on hiatus because of the financial situation in state government, Lovins said. The PAC typically received the grant every year, which helped attract groups such as the Louisville Orchestra or the Lexington Philharmonic.

  • Veterinarian office to move for road project

    An Elizabethtown veterinarians’ office plans soon to open a new facility to make room for a road project tied to the Fort Knox realignment.
    The Elizabethtown Animal Hospital’s office on Ring Road will offer more parking, exam rooms and waiting room space than its building on Rineyville Road. It is expected to open Jan. 10.
    “It is awesome,” Dr. Chad Bailey said of the 7,400-square-foot clinic. “I think our clients are going to be excited.”

  • Photo: Emerging from the shadows
  • C.B. Embry plays new role in Beaver Dam's city ceremony

    It was a milestone event for state Rep. C.B. Embry as he performed a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday for the new mayor and city council of Beaver Dam. Forty years earlier, at age 29, Embry took the oath of office as mayor of Beaver Dam.

    He later served three terms as Ohio County judge-executive and has since 2003 been representative for the 17th District, which covers Butler County, Grayson County and a few precincts in western Hardin County.

  • Seniors gather for meal

    Recently, Wesley Hilltop seniors went out to eat at Mr. Gatti’s. Everyone had a wonderful time and enjoyed their meal. From left, Distie Miller, Catherine Mather, Joyce Givan, Judy Sandfer, David Means, Mary Hillard, Bill Saltsman, Margie Goodman, Peggy Martin, Carrie Logsdon, Evelyn Jones, Virginia Nagel, Laura Mae Cox, Shirley Peters, Julus Harpe, Gladys Givan, Naomi Romans, George Coleman, Iva Lee Saltsman, Andrew Sherwood, Roy Harper, Lucille Harper, Olivia Kizinkiewicz and Patsy Sullivan.

  • Club members participate in annual horse farm tour

    Pat Nuccitelli and Marilyn Williams of the Radcliff Woman’s Club went on the annual horse farm tour sponsored by the Suburban Woman’s Club of Lexington on Oct. 15. The tour included Walmac Farm, Spindletop Hall and Gainesway Farm.
    Walmac Farm, originally known as Valley Farm, was part of the Elmendorf Farm. It is home to several outstanding studs, including Successful Appeal and Songandaprayer.
    The second trip was to Spindletop Hall, which is famous for its library that was used for a scene in Secretariat.

  • Benefit tonight aids family of hip-hop performer

    The News-Enterprise

    Friends of Radcliff hip-hop artist Michael “DJ Grim” Cronin, 34, who died in a car crash Dec. 23, will have a benefit concert at 8 p.m. today at Boonedocks near Vine Grove.

    The concert will feature local hip hop acts including Cam Dollaz, Young Sweet, JSIN, Jay Jungle, T Passion, Keyz, Vic New, Taneisha, De’vine “Chuck” Hale and Dolla Green. Cronin’s friend, DJ Slick, will DJ the event.

  • House of Prayer Lutheran Church joins new Lutheran affiliation

    House of Prayer Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown has finalized its decision to join the North American Lutheran Church, a new Lutheran affiliation with more than 90 congregations in 25 states.

  • Snow, rain and fire

    On the bright side, an Elizabethtown couple grew their best banana crop in two decades.

    The hot weather, though, along with flooding, a drought and now a cold snap rattled Hardin County in 2010. About the only typical weather event was a tornado — it happened in May, when twisters are expected.

    “Nothing is normal this year,” said Mark Adams, lead forecaster for the Fort Knox weather station.

    In-betweens were few and far between.

  • MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hard to find fault when Louisville is shooting this well (12/28)

    LOUISVILLE Just in time for the annual showdown with rival Kentucky, Kyle Kuric finally found his stroke from the arc.

    Entering Monday’s game against Morgan State, the junior guard had hit 12-of-32 3s in nine games. He hit seven against the overmatched Bears, who fell to the Cardinals, 104-74 at the KFC Yum! Center.