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  • Eight graduate from county's first fire recruit school

    Hardin County volunteer fire departments have added eight more certified firefighters to its rank and file thanks to a first-of-its-kind school conducted in the county.

    The graduates completed a six-month recruit school through the Rineyville Fire Department, where they attended classes two to three times a week to complete their certification.

  • Boxing legend’s brother holds book signing in Elizabethtown

    Muhammad Ali’s brother, Rahaman Ali visited Elizabethtown on Saturday and shared his appreciation for the legendary boxer, Elizabethtown and really, everyone.

    “I love my brother,” he said. “I love you all, you sweet people. I love you all. We’re all God’s people.”

  • Hardin family Bible found in Lexington

    It’s always an adventure when shoppers go to a flea market or antique store because they never know what they might find. Aisles upon aisles of potential treasures fill tables and shelves as shoppers comb to see what jumps out at them.

    It was just such a place in Lexington that a treasure of historical value to Hardin County was found.

  • Negative two: Life on home hemodialysis

    Terry Bailey is about 4.9 by 2.4 inches short of a miracle.

    For almost three years now, he has lived every day like anyone else, except during the eight to 10 hours in the week when he envies almost everyone because they have two of the thing he lacks: a kidney.

  • Arson charge follows fire at Radcliff car lot

    After a Feb. 4 fire at Tim French Superstores lot in Radcliff’s southern end, a man has been directly indicted on arson charges.

    Larry D. Hodges, 32, has been charged with second-degree arson, third-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and first-degree robbery, according to his indictment.

  • LaRue schools upgrade digital infrastructure

    By RON BENNINGFIELD
    Landmark News Service

    Freddie Newby knows a good deal when he sees it.

    So, when LaRue County School’s chief information officer happened across the Internet site, “DirecTV Goes to School,” he knew he had clicked onto something good.

  • Weaver changes explanation of California trip

    Radcliff was able to send Economic Development Director J.J. Duvall to a three-day conference in California to mingle with garrison commanders and gain insight into how military installations and communities are dealing with budget cuts and evolving missions.

  • Allegro’s virtual dementia tour set for April 14

    Anyone interested in gaining a greater understanding of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are invited to participate in a sensitivity training session offered by Allegro in Elizabethtown next month.

  • Development planned near I-65

    The former Holiday Inn North property, belonging to Martha Drake, has been purchased by a newly formed company for $2 million with plans for a retail, restaurant and lodging complex.

  • Group's trek celebrates Christ

    Rebecca Conner has walked the past five years with Evangel World Prayer Center for its annual Walking with the Cross seven-mile trek before Easter. She described carrying a cross to be very emotional.

    “It’s amazing,” she said.

    Conner walks to celebrate and remember what Jesus did and show others his passion, she said.