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  • EC3 hosting state VEX Robotics competition Saturday

    Hardin County Schools’ Early College and Career Center will be the home of the 2015 VEX Robotics State Championships Saturday.

    Thirty-two of the top high school and middle school teams will compete. The doors open at 8 a.m. and the competition starts at 10 a.m.

    This will be the third VEX Robotics competition EC3 has hosted this school year.

  • United Way raises more than $1.2 million

    United Way of Central Kentucky has reached a new record in its annual campaign this year to benefit and ultimately decrease area poverty.

    Executive Director Megan Stith announced before a crowd of hundreds at the monthly Hardin County Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednesday the total for its 2014 campaign: $1,277,637.

  • Event could slip from Elizabethtown into Radcliff

    USA Cares’ Slide the City event may slip and slide north this summer — from Elizabethtown to Radcliff.

    Radcliff Mayor Mike Weaver announced the charity event’s relocation twice this week, first at Monday’s city council work session and then at Tuesday’s Rad­cliff Small Business Alliance meeting.

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  • Rep. Schamore selected for Emerging Leaders Program

    Dean Schamore, a first-term state representative from Hardinsburg, has been nominated for the 2015 Emerging Leaders Program, which is sponsored at no taxpayer cost by the State Legislative Leaders Foundation and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

  • GOP gubernatorial candidates scheduled to visit Hodgenville

    All four Republicans seeking to be Kentucky’s next governor are scheduled to appear Friday night in Hodgenville.

    Matt Bevin, James Comer, Hal Heiner and Will Scott will speak for 10 minutes each, beginning at 7:10 p.m., as part of the LaRue County Republican Party’s chili supper at the Hodgenville Woman’s Club. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.

  • Bill honoring first responders heads to governor

    Kentucky emergency response personnel soon could be added to those honored by flying the United States flag at half-staff when members are killed in the line of duty.

    Legislation sponsored by Sen. Dennis Parrett adding first responders to the list of honorees was approved Wednesday at the state House and is headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.

  • John Hardin grad named McConnell's legal counsel

    Daniel Cameron balanced a decision between a career in football or law for several years, but ultimately law took the case.

    The John Hardin High School graduate began a prestigious position this month working in the Wash­ington, D.C., office of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, as his legal counsel.

  • Police seeking missing man

    Authorities are looking for a 39-year-old Springfield man, who was last seen Sunday in Hardin County.

    Thomas Ryan was last seen around 3 p.m. in the area by Peddlers Mall in the Lakeshore Plaza North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.

    Ryan suffers from PTSD and depression, according to authorities.

  • Police seeking missing man

    Authorities are looking for a 39-year-old Springfield man, who was last seen Sunday in Hardin County.

    Thomas Ryan was last seen around 3 p.m. in the area by Peddlers Mall in Elizabethtown on North Dixie.

    Ryan suffers from PTSD and depression.