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  • Former Radcliff man owes more than $40,000 in child support

    A former Radcliff man who owes nearly $45,000 in child support payments in Hardin County has been located in Indiana and is awaiting transport to Kentucky.

  • LaRue County farm family wins national award

    A LaRue County family took home a national honor during the 94th annual American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in Nashville.

    Ryan and Misty Bivens of Hodgenville won the Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement Award.

    “We are very excited and honored by receiving the achievement award,” Ryan Bivens said in a statement. “We have had the goal of entering this competition for over 12 years, and by us winning this award, it proves that through hard work and dedication, any goal can be achieved when you set your mind to it,” he said.

  • Leading the way: Cheer's inclusion in KHSAA makes for changes to competition

    This Saturday’s regional cheerleading competitions could set local teams on a journey to become the first Kentucky High School Athletic Association state cheerleading champions.

    Four local squads are competing at the Region 5 competition at Central Hardin High School.

  • Father arraigned in death of 1-month-old son

    A Radcliff father accused in the death of his 1-month-old son is being held on a $50,000 full cash bond at the Hardin County Detention Center.

    Jarrod D. Davis, 23, pleaded not guilty to second-degree manslaughter Thursday at his arraignment in Hardin District Court. Kentucky Revised Statutes define second-degree manslaughter as wantonly causing the death of another person.

  • County fair honored for growth

    The Hardin County Fair has earned a state award for a significant participation increase.

    The fair was this year’s winner of the award for the most progressive fair from the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

    The award honors a fair that shows a significant increase over the previous year in what it has to offer, including entries and exhibits.

    The primary factor considered is how many entries are in competitions, such as youth programs, family living and livestock.

  • Series provides lessons on dementia

    Sheroll Carby learned first-hand how Alzheimer’s disease impacts every part of a person’s brain after her grandmother was diagnosed.

    The community education coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association office in Louisville passed on lessons she learned from her personal experience and career Thursday during a program at Pritchard Community Center on South Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown.

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  • Group to host pet adoption as MLK Day service project

    AmeriCorps VISTA of Central Kentucky is conducting a pet adoption Sunday in Elizabethtown as a service act in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    VISTA leader Medley Byers said the organization chose to assist pets and pet owners through its service project because it was an initiative about which the members are “very passionate.”

    The Pets in Need Society is providing 10 animals, Byers said, which will include adult dogs, puppies and cats.

  • Welcome mat still out: Brown-Pusey House fares better than other historic homes in income, attendance

    Declining attendance in house museums across the country hasn’t translated to the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

    Historic homes-turned-museums, including some of the most famous, have reported declining numbers of visitors since the 1970s and have dropped even more in recent years.

    The Brown-Pusey House on North Main Street hasn’t seen any significant attendance change. That likely is because museum admission is free and the house serves various purposes for the community, Executive Director Twylane Van Lahr said.