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  • 12-2 Local History

    In Hardin County:

    30 years ago, baritone Forrest Lorey spoke to and sang for students at Burkhead Elementary School; Lorey was part of the Affiliate Artist Program and had been speaking to students in Hardin County about opera.

    20 years ago, state environmental and occupational safety officials were investigating what had caused three employees of a Vine Grove dry cleaning business to collapse and become ill.

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  • 12-28 Local History


  • Nov. 8 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Sierra Ann Watson, 19, Weiser, Idaho, and Jordan Maxwell Hart, 21, Ontario, Ore.

    Amber Lynn Slayton, 28, Crestwood, and Roland Charles Elmore, 25, Fort Knox.

    Jill J. Nafziger, 22, and Charles Edward Wyckoff, 26, both of Fort Knox.

    Crystal Ann Elsie Bethards, 22, and Patrick Charles Newcomb, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Samantha Jo Adkins, 24, and Gullermo Jose Somarriba Jr., 26, both of Elizabethtown.

  • USA Cares’ work in Texas takes on new meaning



    RADCLIFF — Shortly after gunfire resounded at the Fort Hood Army installation in Texas, USA Cares Executive Director Bill Nelson was alerted to an incoming e-mail on his cell phone.

    The message, sent by USA Cares field representative Stephanie Melson, was brief and blunt.

  • And the beat goes on



    RADCLIFF — North Hardin High School marching band ended its season on a high note.

    The band placed second in the Class 2A division of the Bands of America Grand National competition last Thursday through Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

    Band Director Brian Froedge said North Hardin’s results are one of the best showings they’ve had at the competition.

  • Photos: Paint keeps a'rollin
  • Fairness gala’s ‘Out and About’ move to E’town a success



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A statewide fundraiser for the Kentucky Fairness Alliance was held in Elizabethtown this weekend, the first time the event has left the more metropolitan areas of the state.

  • Oct. 25 Obituaries

    Barbara Kay Stillwell, 63

    Geraldine S. Sturdivant, 80

    Barbara Kay Stillwell

    Barbara Kay Stillwell, 63, of Cocoa, Fla., formerly of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, in Rockledge, Fla.

    Survivors include one daughter, Michelle DeSpain; and one son, Neal DeSpain.

    The funeral is at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial to follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

    Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday and continues at 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

    Geraldine S. Sturdivant with pic

  • Sign of the times ... gone by



    HARDIN COUNTY — Maybe you’ve seen the signs.

    No, not the ones that point to a cataclysmic future.

    The ones that designate Hardin County as a Certified Clean County. An example would be the sign at the Hardin County / LaRue County line on Lincoln Parkway.

    So what does that designation mean?