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  • Photos: Everywhere there's signs
  • EHS students take part in Belize archaeological dig

    Summer trips often consist of the Florida coast, but for a few local students, their travels revolved around research in Central America.

    Three Elizabethtown High School students recently returned from Belize, where they took part in an archaeological excavation project. The program, Davidson Day School A.F.A.R., takes groups of students to participate in a real research project.

    The three students, juniors Michael Thompson and Gabrielle Collins and senior Jacob Couch, were part of a group of 43 students from across the United States and Cairo, Egypt.

  • Sustainers take on fight against sexual assault

    “It is time we take on the fight against sexual assault and sexual harassment as our primary mission,” said Gen. Ray Odierno, Army chief of staff. “It is up to every one of us, civilian and soldier, general officer to private, to solve this problem within our ranks.”

    The 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) took a formidable step Tuesday against sexual assault and sexual harassment in their own ranks: collective awareness training for everyone assigned to the unit at Haszard Auditorium on Fort Knox.

  • Thurman, Walker named Chamber champions

    Sonora business owner Claudia Thurman and Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker were remembered Wednesday for their selflessness, love for others and dedication to the communities they served during the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon in Elizabethtown.

    Thurman and Walker posthumously were awarded Chamber Champion awards, which recognize the efforts of those who have made significant impacts locally. The honors highlighted the chamber’s annual awards ceremony.

  • Fair favorites come in all shapes and sizes

    Sonora resident Talia Brown visits the Hardin County Fair every year to hang out with her friends and enjoy the rides. Her favorite is The Zipper, a tall rotating boom bearing free-spinning, two-person capsules shaped like the teeth of a zipper.

    “I like that you spin upside down,” she said Tuesday night at the fair grounds. The fair runs through Saturday.

  • Peppers celebrate 51 years with sash, runway walk

    As David and Alice Pepper prepared to walk the stage Tuesday night as the Hardin County Fair’s Cutest Couple, Alice was asked if she could recall all 51 years of her marriage.

    “I remember them well,” she said.

     The fair award is the newest in a long line of memories.

  • Pharmacy, medical burglaries on the rise

    A string of Hardin County pharmacy and medical businesses have joined others recently reported robbed across the state.

    Police arrested a man last week they say broke into multiple locations to steal controlled medications.

    Cody R. Glenn, 27, of Elizabethtown, is accused of breaking into ApotheCARE Pharmacy at 1239 Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown on May 1 and stealing controlled medication. He is accused of breaking into the store a second time May 24, according to Elizabethtown Police Department.

  • U.S. Army Soldier Show comes to Fort Knox

    This year’s U.S. Army Soldier Show now plans two performances at Waybur Theater on post.

    A show is scheduled for 7 tonight and a second show has been added for 7 p.m. Wednesday.

    The show is free and open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open each night at 6:15.

  • PHOTO: A little off the sides
  • Look-alikes on lookout for a good time

    Hattie Duckworth hid a little behind her mother’s arm as the pair walked down the runway at the Hardin County Fair.

    The incoming Creekside Elementary School first-grader became a little bolder when she and her mother, Emily, reached the end of the runway in their matching jean jackets, red blouses, white shorts and red stud earrings.

    The girl kept her grip on her mother’s hand but stepped out from behind her to look around and play to the crowd a little.