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  • Vine Grove Christian Church to celebrate anniversary of reopening

    The first church within Vine Grove city limits is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its reopening Sunday. 

    The celebration includes Sunday School and regular service at 10 and 11 a.m., respectively. Service is followed by a potluck lunch and at 1 p.m. is a special service to include a guest minister, recognition of longtime members and the collection of items for a time capsule to be opened in 25 years. 

  • GOP primary to settle 18th District seat

    Although he’s a four-term incumbent, state Rep. Tim Moore is spending this election season getting acquainted with a new set of voters.

    Because of redistricting, Moore only has three of the same precincts in his district in this election.

    Moore, a Republican, served northern Hardin County in his former district. After the boundaries were redrawn, his Elizabethtown-area home sits in the new 18th District, which encompasses all of Grayson County and reaches from Howevalley east across Hardin County.


    With a unanimous vote of Hodgenville City Council, Mayor Terry Cruse has been removed from office.

    Following a day-long hearing Thursday, the council retired to executive session before returning to vote 6-0 to strip Cruse of his office.

    Councilman Kenny DeVore was appointed as interim mayor.

    The decision was based in part on highlights from a Kentucky State Police investigation of Cruse and City Clerk MaDonna Hornback. Each face criminal charges related to inappropriate use of city credit cards to fuel personal vehicles.

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  • HMH claims four Aster awards

    Hardin Memorial Health has claimed four Aster Awards for excellence in healthcare marketing and advertising.

  • Glendale Spring Fest returns Saturday

    Glendale will be swarming with activity this weekend.

    The Glendale Merchants Association is hosting its 12th annual Spring Fest from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, featuring food, music and antiques. There is no admission to attend.

    Mike Cummins, president of the Merchants Association, said arts and crafts booths, antiques booths and food vendors will be set up all over town while a live car cruise will be arranged at Glendale Community Park. The cruise is open to all local car clubs, he said.

  • Blessing to be given at Hardin County Farmers Market

    The legacy of a patron saint will be carried on at the Hardin County Farmers Market Saturday through a series of Catholic prayers.

    The Rev. Daniel Lin­coln, pastor of the St. John Baptist Parish in Rineyville, will conduct a prayer service for farmers, plants and anyone who attends.

    The 10-minute service is a tradition linked to St. Isidore the Farmer, a 10th century Spanish laborer who is regarded as the patron saint of crops.

  • County sets employee insurance premiums

    Insurance premiums for Hardin County government employees are rising this year, but Magistrate Garry King said an alternative plan would have brought greater costs.

    The county authorized a health insurance package through SIHO Insurance Services offering single, dependent and family plans.

    The total monthly premium under the single plan is $498.32, of which the employee pays $62.30. County Treasurer Lisa Pearman said the new premium is an increase over the current monthly plan of $431.84.

  • Fort Knox named exceptional installation

    Fort Knox has added another accolade to its trophy case.

    The U.S. Army installation has been named a 2014 Army Community of Excellence bronze award winner by U.S. Army Installa­tion Management Command. It was one of 31 entities vying for the recognition, according to Fort Knox Public Affairs.

    Derek Avey, a management and program analyst for the Plans, Analysis and Integration Office at Fort Knox, said the award is the result of an annual process that takes a top-to-bottom, holistic approach in evaluating installation operations, programs and services.