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Today's News

  • High temps bring renewed warnings

    Roasting under the summer sun, a car can get hotter than one may think, quicker than one may think.

    It is crucial that children never be left unattended inside a car for any amount of time, said Trooper Norman Chaffins, spokesman for Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

    “Within about 10 minutes, the temperature inside the vehicle can go up approximately 20 degrees — and that’s just in 10 minutes,” he said.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Ed Cecil Construction, 3 and 4 Burns Road, county. Use: single-family dwellings.

    Doug Cox, 38 Clymene Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Heath and Sara Burke, 13 Eagle Pass Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Vine Grove Christian holds VBS and bicycle giveaway

    Vine Grove Christian Church held their vacation Bible school from June 4-8. This year the them was “Sky: Everything is possible with God!” Each night the children engaged in songs, Bible stories, craft time, recreation and snacks. Each evening culminated with the children watching “Chatter the Chipmunk” and his story about trusting in God.

    Each nigh the children brought an offering that was designated for White Mills Camp. Also, canned goods were brought in that would be donated to Helping Hand of Hope in Radcliff.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Murrell Construction Inc. to Tammy Perez Keen, lot 90 Hilltop Terrace Subdivision, Radcliff, $189,900.

    Joshua and Kristle Brantingham to Nicholas A. Gioia, 612 Harvard Drive, Elizabethtown, $180,000.

    Marino L. and Tonya R. Cole to Mark Deleonle Allen and Penique T. Burroughs-Allen, lot 395 Whispering Hills Subdivision, Radcliff, $144,900.

  • Raising money to raise shelter

    A local church is reaching out to those with nowhere to go.

    Powerhouse of Praise & Deliverance Church is hosting “A Day of Help, Hope and Healing for Our Homeless” on Saturday to raise money for a homeless shelter being built in the basement of the church on North Dixie Avenue.

    The event offers food and music. Donations go to cover the $150,000 price tag expected for the shelter project.

    So far, about $50,000 has been raised in donations of money, materials and volunteered labor, the Rev. Towanda Hope said.

  • Local laurels

    ISSUE: Big accomplishments

    OUR VIEW: Success found everywhere

  • Toner relinquishes command of 3/1

    After heading up the transition of the Duke Brigade from Fort Hood, Texas, to Fort Knox and leading thousands on a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan, Col. Christopher R. Toner inspected his soldiers a final time Thursday before saying goodbye.

    Toner relinquished command of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, to Col. William B. Ostlund during a ceremony at Brooks Field.

    However, he isn’t going far. Toner has been assigned to take over as chief of staff for the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell.

  • Extreme 5K Warrior Dash comes to Lebanon

    The Warrior Dash, originally slated to occur in Hardin County, is Saturday in Lebanon.

    Organizers said they expect 5,000 participants.

    The 5K race welcomes all athletic abilities. Pope’s Creek Ranch hosts the event with obstacles and three miles of terrain. Runners begin the race at 9 a.m. with staggered start times throughout the morning.

    After the race is over, participants and onlookers can celebrate with live music, food and beer.

  • Classic rockers take Godman Army Airfield at 7 tonight

    Three classic rock acts are rolling into Godman Army Airfield at Fort Knox on Saturday.

    A stop on the Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express tour, Fort Knox hosts co-headliners REO Speedwagon and Styx. Opening act Blue Öyster Cult takes the stage at 7 p.m.

    “We were very fortunate to get on the Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express,” said Fort Knox event coordinator Mark Wicker. The show marks Fort Knox’s 13th big summer concert and is the first to bring three notable acts to the stage.

  • Three strikes and you’re out, EPA

    The crowd that traveled to recent public hearings in Frankfort and Pikeville for showdowns with the visiting Environmental Protection Agency overwhelmingly supported the home-team coal miners.

    The home team was determined to resist the EPA’s assault on coal and Kentuckians’ right to mine it. They aimed their “pitches” specifically at an injustice perpetrated two years ago when the EPA unilaterally rejected 36 state-approved coal-mining permits and threatened more than 70,000 industry jobs.