Today's News

  • 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

  • Duvall bests Emary in tight race

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com The Radcliff mayoral race became unpleasant at times, but J.J. Duvall said he feels validated by voters’ confidence in him. Duvall overcame some late campaign gaffes in his bid for Radcliff mayor, besting Jo Emary in a tight race Tuesday night. Duvall finished with 2,322 votes to Emary’s 2,110 votes. Emary in defeat said she wished th

  • Moore retains 26th District state House seat



    Two-term Republican incumbent Tim Moore won the 26th District state House race by a wide margin.

    Moore outpointed Democrat and former NAACP President Allan Francis 6,782-3,530. The district covers the north-central area of Hardin County.

    Moore said he is pleased with the solid victory. He said he plans to continue working to meet the state’s fiscal responsibilities, making sure government stays within its means while continuing to invest in Hardin County as Fort Knox transforms.

  • Interdisciplinary studies earns ECTC professors a visit to Ireland

    Getting to Know Terri Stewart: Town of residence: Elizabethtown, originally from Chicago Favorite type of books: Historical fiction Favorite music: Mozart and other classical

  • Williams retains sheriff's office



    He won, but incumbent Sheriff Charlie Williams, a Democrat, said the 3:2 ratio by which he retained his seat Tuesday night was too close, and a sign of “political disdain” having emerged nationwide since the May primary.

    With 17,230 votes, 57-year-old Williams defeated Republican challenger Louis Grider Jr., a 41-year-old Louisville trucking firm employee, who received 9,884 votes.

  • Nov. 1, 2010, editorial: Bridging school and world of work

    Upon the urging of one of its employees, a knowledge-based business with operations in Hardin County stepped forward with $27,000 to purchase computers and software necessary to expose North Hardin High School students to engineering careers.

  • Greer earns third term in state House



    With more than 12,000 votes, Jeff Greer won a third term in the state House of Representatives by a margin of 148 votes. The final tally in the 27th District race was 6,239 for Greer to 6,091 for Dalton Jantzen of Payneville.

    The Brandenburg Democrat says his Republican opponent “gained some traction” late in the campaign with what he considered unfair advertising claims “right out of the right-wing playbook.”

  • Ash re-elected as West Point mayor



    West Point, a quiet little town near the Ohio River in the northernmost part of the county, has retained the same leadership for another term.

    The city council ran unopposed and West Point re-elected William Ash for another term as mayor.

    Ash felt confident that he would be re-elected.

    “But you never know when you have competition,” he said. “I feel great.”

    Ash defeated opponent Susan Morgan, 195-78.

  • Fowler, Wise meet in only contested school board race



    The only contested school board race in this election involves a former board member facing off with a current one.

    Joe Fowler, a former Hardin County Schools board member, is running to regain the Division 3 seat on the board from board member Charlie Wise.

    Fowler, 56, of Rineyville, is vice president of operations for Accumetric in Elizabethtown. Wise, 60, is the owner and operator of Wise Contracting in Elizabethtown.