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Today's News

  • Forces observe Memorial Day in Afghanistan

    Service members and civilian personnel serving at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, officially honored those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces during a Memorial Day Observance held Monday at the base.

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French, commanding general of the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and Joint Sustainment Command-Afghanistan, was the keynote speaker of the event and thanked those in attendance for taking the time to celebrate Memorial Day.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Walkoff lifts Green County by Central Hardin (05/30)

    LEBANON Central Hardin could get base runners in scoring position, but the 13th-ranked Lady Bruins couldn’t do anything with them Tuesday night.

    Once seventh-ranked Green County finally got a runner past first base, Kayla Bale didn’t mess around.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Marion County tops E'town in 9 (05/30)

    LEBANON — Give the young Elizabethtown Lady Panthers some credit, because they sure know how to make things interesting.

    After having to rally past one district tournament champion in the 5th Region Softball Tournament quarterfinals Monday, they had to do it again Tuesday night in the tournament’s late semifinal.

    Against the host team, no less.

    Elizabethtown erased an early two-run deficit and had several chances to take the lead before falling in nine innings to the 20th District champion Marion County Lady Knights, 3-2.

  • Mae Knight has spent her life working with, for children

    Nearly everything Mae Knight has done in her adult life has grown from her love of children.

    In her 86 years, she has taught school, worked with children at her church, owned a children’s clothing store and is  president of the Optimist Club of Radcliff.

    Originally from Casey County, she settled in Radcliff 53 years ago and stayed there when her husband retired from the U.S. Army.

  • Time After Time: Listen for Cyndi Lauper when exploring these memories

    Beginnings are the sweetest. An innocence permeates the beginnings of friendships, professions and professions of love, an innocence that takes the heart to a different place. I have stayed in that place often enough and long enough to know its magic.

    We live better; we love better; we think better; we are better in the beginning.

    Some beginnings are firsts and other times, we begin again. But all beginnings require courage, because they are filled with risk.

  • HealthSouth to host open house for National Stroke Awareness Month

    If you are over 55 years of age, have high cholesterol or blood pressure, and are diabetic or overweight, then you are at risk of joining the 795,000 Americans who will have a stroke this year.

    In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, HealthSouth Lakeview Rehabilitation Hospital on Heartland Drive is hosting an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at their facility in Elizabethtown

  • Local schools win journalism honors

    The work of students from all three Hardin County Schools’ high schools was recognized in the Kentucky High School Journalism Association’s 2011-12 contest.

    Displaying a comic-book style, John Hardin won the general excellence award in recognition of the state’s best yearbook. North Hardin High School students placed third in  newspaper and yearbook categories. Members of Central Hardin’s student newspaper staff earned four honors.

  • Ferguson trial postponement denied

    A defense motion to postpone a June 11 trial for an Elizabethtown man accused of forcible rape has been denied.

    The trial for Kelly C. Ferguson will continue on its planned date after Carolyn Brown, a public defender representing Ferguson, requested in April t the date be postponed because she was attached to another case scheduled for trial that day.

    Brown said during a motion hearing Tuesday with Judge Ken Howard that she also had trouble acquiring some files she needed for her case, which caused a problem because the trial date is so close.

  • Fire damages brick church in Franklin Crossroads

    Possibly triggered by lightning, a fire today damaged approximately three-fourths a building that had been housing a family and serving as a worship space for a small congregation.

    The Franklin Crossroads United Christian Church building on the 4300 block of Hardinsburg Road, caught first at about 12:30 p.m. The red brick structure formerly served as home to Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church and later Bethel Full Gospel Church.

  • Allegro Dance Theatre dancers entertain at senior celebration