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Today's News

  • West Point evacuation lifted

    The West Point evacuation order has been lifted, said Doug Finlay, deputy director of Hardin County Emergency Management.

    The railroad cars have been stabilized, he said. The 1.2-mile evacuation that had emptied the Hardin County town was lifted along with a five-mile "shelter in place" requirement.

  • Radcliff recommends afternoon detours

    Daily commuter traffic in Radcliff often creates backlogs. The issue has been magnified by the closure of U.S. 31W in southern Jefferson County.

    It’s a circumstance of north meets south as all Fort Knox commuters, regardless of their home destination, are clogging Radcliff’s main thoroughfare. Fort Knox employees from Jefferson County are passing south through Radcliff to reach Ky. 313 to access northbound Interstate 65.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters taps Clark as branch manager

    After years of volunteerism, Kevin Clark is helping the community on a full-time basis.

    Clark is the new community engagement branch manager for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Elizabethtown office. Clark comes to BBBS with a background as a longtime volunteer with many organizations.

    Clarkhas worked in marketing and became acquainted with the organization through his career. When the opportunity to work for Big Brothers Big Sisters became available, he knew it was a chance to do some good. He wanted to impact children in a positive way.

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845 

    Fall is most definitely here with cooler weather, falling leaves, some wind and rain. Get out and enjoy it.

    TIME CHANGE.  Did you remember to move your clocks back 1 hour before going to bed last night? Our daylight ours will now be shorter.

    ELECTION DAY. Don’t forget to exercise your right to vote on Tuesday. With it being the presidential election year, be sure and allow yourself extra time at the polls. Long lines are expected.

  • South Hardin news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The cooler temperatures have begun. I thought I was ready for it, but it turns out I was sadly mistaken. Hope everyone is ready to bundle up.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Josh McKain, Bridgette Blaylock, Tessa Grimes, Tristan Priddy, Jessica Ramsey, Kim Cruse, Haley Reeves, Betty Swartout, Grayson Bryan, Larry Copelin and Jacob Dunn.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Terri Spencer, 862-4604

    My thoughts and prayers go out this week to all the people who have been affected by the storm that hit the east coast this week. It must have been very terrifying for all of the people left in the wake of the storm. And now begins the massive job of cleaning up the mess left behind. Please keep all of these people, especially those who lost loved ones, in your thoughts and prayers.

  • Rineyville community news

    Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include my sister Diane Taylor, Eric Ray, Kimberly Nesselrodt, Kauner Shacklette, Olivia Kizinkiewcz, Felicia Drew, Hilary Skees, Kassie Umstead, Ron VanBlijenburgh, Gary Carman, Rodney Taylor, Jeffery Bewley, Jessica Wilson, Paul Froedge, Clayton Scherer, Jarred Duvall, Mason Troutt, Kristen Morehead, Brenda Nesselrodt, Sarah Pike, Pam Dockery, Doug Pate, Jimmy Matthews and Shirley Hazlett.

  • Cecilia community news

    Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I am so thankful I am feeling much better than I have for the past few weeks, even though I had to get another bottle of prescription cough syrup. These days there seems to be little joyful things to talk about, wrecks, train derailments and the horrible hurricane Sandy that has been doing its bit all along the coast, even inland, and the worst ever in New York.

  • Minter family gathers

    Four generations of the Minter family recently gathered. Freddie Minter, sitting, Freddie Joe “Dude” standing left with Hayden Minter and Freddie Joe Jr. “Joey” standing right with Ethan Minter.

  • McIntyre – Nelson

    Derrick and Lana McIntyre of Sellersburg, Ind., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Lauren to Byron Clint Nelson, son of Byron and Mary Nelson of Vine Grove.

    The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Silver Creek High School and a 2007 graduate of Hanover College. She is employed at Sullivan University while pursuing a master’s degree.