Today's Features

  • By Michael Niemeyer

    In the ever-fluctuating world of technology, it is hard to know the real deal.

    Many websites have false or misleading information, while others just want to flood web surfers with advertisements and make a quick buck.

    Wikipedia, website of controversy, is often accused of many wrongdoings and is seen as an unreliable website by some.

    The goal of Wikipedia is made clear by one of its founders, Jimmy Whales.

  • By Alexis Piscatello

    Christmas might have put you in the mood for singing but don’t stop the melody in the new year.

    Danielle Hethcox, a math tutor who volunteers at Fort Knox, said she sings during Christmas because she knows all the words to the Christmas hymns.

    “It’s almost more socially acceptable to sing during the holidays,” she said. “People are generally more positive.”

    Singing does invoke positive feelings in us, but there are health aspects to singing, as well.

  • By Michael Niemeyer

    Throughout history, kings rise to power and fall.

    In the world of music, kings also rise and fall. Despite the steady decline in the quality of hip-hop music, and the flaky domination of expired 1990s artists, Lil’ Wayne has persevered and created more masterpieces than any other modern hip-hop artist. 

    He is, without a doubt, the current ruler of the realm of hip-hop and the undeniable king of the industry.

  • By Caleb Moore

    “They call me King Hov, copy?” 

    Even with his indicative song lyrics set aside, it is plain to see Shawn “Jay Z” Carter has a definite hold on the rap game. Take a glance at any aspect of his hip-hop career and it’s clear he has truly conquered. In music, Jay Z’s impact has been meaningful, long-lasting and voluminous.

  • Mae Knight, left, president of the Optimist Club of Radcliff, presented Sara Ferrell with a Certificate of Appreciation at the Optimists’ Christmas party Dec. 13. Ferrell read the story “Twas the Night Before Christmas” to club members, putting everyone in the holiday spirit.

  • The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Jeremy Bush Goodman, 37, and Janell Marie Goodman, 37, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

    Jeremy Ryan Loeffler, 30, and Julia Ann Leoffler, 27, both of Vine Grove. Married nine years.

  • The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

  • The following misdemeanor cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    What beautiful weather we have been having for the time of year. I know some of my co-writers want snow, but by the time they reach my age they may change their minds. For when the roads are slick and the driving is treacherous, we feel we really shouldn’t be out there on the roads, especially by ourselves. Besides all the expense it costs the county to treat the roads to keep them less dangerous to drive on.