Today's Features

  • Radcliff Police Department Dispatcher Stacy Riney recently graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training Public Safety Dispatch Basic Training Class No. 83. Riney successfully completed the 5-week, 205-hour Criminal Justice Information System Public Safety Dispatch Academy. Students graduating from the academy represent the successful completion of a highly structured and comprehensive curriculum. As a result, each dispatcher is prepared to meet the ever increasing demands expected of today’s public safety dispatcher.

  • Gary Broadway of Vine Grove recently harvested a pumpkin that weighed more than 200 pounds.



    Well, it is that time of year again. The family room is filled with comforters and matching pillows, miniature refrigerators, milk crates, computers, boom boxes, TVs, floor rugs. I think you get the picture. It is time for your baby to move to a college campus.

    It is a bittersweet moment at the end of summer, and then it hit me like a ton of bricks.

  • The farm at 18 House Lane in Elizabethtown does not lack foliage, flowers or special garden features.

    Among other plants, red weigela, Shasta daisies, cleome, sunflowers, lemon queen and crepe myrtle provide attractive flora for butterflies, finches and hummingbirds. For Joni House Webb and her husband, Ed, any number of areas, including a patio set near a koi pond and seating area in a Zen garden, offer places of tranquil repose.

    “We have strangers that stop and want a garden tour,” Webb said.

  • Local photographer David Toczko has made another mark in the Kentucky art scene.

    Acclaim Press has published “The Ambassador of Bourbon,” a visual depiction of Marker’s Mark bourbon.

    Toczko was the photographer for the book.

  • Award-winning ophthalmologist Dr. Barry Lee has become a standout in his field as he restores patients’ sight.

    He lives in Georgia, but remains connected to his roots in Elizabethtown.

    The son of Dr. Bill Lee, Hardin County coroner, and Bonnie Lee, he graduated from Elizabethtown High School in 1990 and keeps in touch with many lifelong friends from his years in high school.

  • There is a performance technique of an unusual origin present in tennis, music, theater or any environment where people want to be their best when it matters most.

    The performance issue concerns the mind getting stuck on mistakes and continually ruminating over them. This rumination is detrimental to any type of performance as it creates a destructive distraction for the performer. The performer is stuck in the loop of continual focus on mistakes.

  • Chester Brooks of Rineyville will celebrate his 92nd birthday Sept. 10, 2012.

    Mr. Brooks is very active and loves to dance. His wife, Margaret, will be 79 years old Sept. 11. They have been married 17 years.

  • Grady and Lorrie Buchanan of Rineyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Buchanan of Rineyville, to Christopher Walden of Scottsville, son of James and Debbie Walden of Scottsville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of John Hardin High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a teaching certificate in elementary education. She is a substitute teacher with Hardin County Schools.