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  • Central Hardin students promote positive self-image

    Girls at Central Hardin High School didn’t have to look in the mirror one day this past week to know they were beautiful. In fact, they couldn’t.

    One of the school restroom mirrors was plastered with lyrics from the band One Direction insisting the reader was beautiful for reasons that had nothing to do with a looking glass.

    Glendalesenior Jessie Key and Elizabethtown junior Amanda Sankey have joined with other members of their newspaper class to promote Operation Beautiful in their school.

  • Photo: Sunday stroll
  • Radcliff man in critical condition after shooting

    A Radcliff man was injured Friday after someone fired several gunshots into a car, police said.

    Radcliff Police Department received a call about a shooting near the 1300 block of Blackjack Road in Hardin County at about 7:30 p.m., according to Kentucky State Police, which is conducting the ongoing investigation.

  • Firefighters train in many disciplines to maintain certification

    Two Fort Knox firefighters ran from a truck to a nearby Apache helicopter carrying two U.S. Army pilots. Balancing on a short ladder, one of the firefighters shut down the helicopter before the two men pulled the soldiers out one at a time.

  • First Federal named title sponsor for Founders' Day Celebration

    Elizabethtown has attracted a major partner to serve as the main sponsor of the second Founders’ Day Celebration this summer.

  • Worshippers 'experience' the final hours of Christ
  • Roadside farms highlighted by Kentucky Farm Bureau

    Two Hardin County businesses are among Kentucky Farm Bureau’s 2013 Roadside Farm Markets.

    Wooden Farm on Wooden Lane and Crawford Farms on Hodgenville Road in Elizabethtown are among 103 markets in the state to be accepted into this year’s Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

    The program is meant to honor businesses that have shown commitment to offering quality products and service to their customers.

    Wooden Farm is a third-generation old-fashioned country market open from September through November.

  • City Field Gardens embraces age-old farming technique

    Roy Harned of Elizabethtown has spent much of his 78 years behind a hand plow and a pair of horses.

    “It’s just something that you’re raised up doing,” he said.

    Farm technology that was used as long ago as ancient Egypt and as recently as Harned’s adult farming years was used Saturday to turn dirt at City Field Gardens in Radcliff.

    Plowing was the main event at City Field Gardens Field Day.

  • Update: KSP investigating shooting

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a shooting Friday night in Radcliff that left an adult male with a gunshot wound to the head.

    The victim was discovered at the T-Mart convenience store in Radcliff on the corner of South Dixie and Blackjack Road. The Radcliff Police Department received a call about the shooting at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

    A KSP statement said the preliminary investigation revealed someone fired several gunshots into a Ford passenger car in which five men were traveling. 

  • Council cancels voting meeting

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Spring break in Hardin County has forced a local government to forgo its Monday meeting.

    Elizabethtown City Council canceled its 4:30 p.m. regular voting meeting Monday at City Hall for lack of a quorum, said City Clerk Mary Chaudoin. A majority of city officials must be present for official action to be taken.

    The council will reconvene at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, for its regular work session.