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  • PHOTO: Ring Road extension work continues
  • Heavy rain keeps area responders busy

    A fatal wreck Sunday night marked the worst of incidents possibly related to the downpour that day to which emergency crews responded.

    Responders also helped in a variety of other incidents related to heavy rainfall in Hardin County. The Kentucky Mesonet Center in Cecilia recorded 3.91 inches of rain Sunday, including 3.5 inches in 90 minutes.

  • First Unity Health Fair coming to Radcliff

    Two local organizations have partnered to heighten awareness for a healthier Hardin County.

    The Omicron Nu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. has joined forces with the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to host a Unity Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. The fair is free and open to the public and refreshments are offered.

  • Rineyville woman dies in wreck during Sunday's storm

    During a heavy downpour Sunday night, a 50-year-old Rineyville woman died following a two-vehicle crash on Ky. 1375 in Hardin County.

    Kentucky State Police reported the death Monday of Theresa E. "Terri Rose" Rosenberger. She was traveling south on Ky. 1375, also known as North Long Grove Road, in a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban. Police say shortly after 7:30 p.m. she lost control of the vehicle,  which crossed the center line and was struck on the passenger side by a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 truck pulling a 20-foot trailer.

  • Rineyville woman dies in wreck

    A Rineyville woman was killed Sunday night when police say she lost control of the Chevrolet Suburban she was driving and ran into an oncoming vehicle on KY 1375, 4 1/2 miles south of Rineyville.

    Theresa E. Rose, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Rose's vehicle crossed the center line around 7:30 p.m. while she was traveling south. Her vehicle was struck on the passenger side by a Dodge Ram 2500 pulling a 20-foot trailer driven by Joseph Hardesty, 53, also of Rineyville.

  • Shooting competition rooted in science fiction

    With a new segment of shooting sports growing fast, Frank Jardim is building an event he expects to be the most innovative marriage of science fiction and weaponry yet.

    Zombie Shoot Series 2012, set for Sept. 8 at a farm in rural Hardin County, is more than target practice. For one thing, the targets are handmade, life-size zombies. And secondly, Jardim has written the story of how the place he calls Live E-town came to be, as well as detailed scenarios for each shooting challenge.

  • Move over vampires, zombies are here

    Zombies, walkers, the undead, whatever you call them, have become wildly popular as has testing the knowledge and skill needed to survive a zombie apocalypse.

    Central Kentucky has not been left out of what seems a nationwide trend.

    Two former U.S. Marines and overseas government contractors and NRA-certified firearms instructors are hosting a day-long zombie survival course Sunday in Meade County.

  • Exchange program encourages cultural understanding

    Miyu Miura spent part of her visit to the United States helping to bag macaroni at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Harvest in Elizabethtown. 

    The service that 17-year-old Miyu, of Miyagi, Japan, and 14 other students from Japan offered to the area fit with her long-term goal of giving back to the world that helped her family and neighbors. 

    Miyu talked animatedly about her visit to the U.S., which is part of the Tomodachi Summer 2012 Coca-Cola Educational Homestay Program. 

  • Heavy rain drenches area

    The dry summer took a dramatic and chaotic twist Sunday in Hardin County with a quick thunderous outburst dumping nearly 4 inches of rain, leaving yards flooded, streets dangerous and at least one store front flooded.

    Only 3.82 inches of rain fell in Hardin County in June and July, but that total was surpassed when dark clouds covered the sky early Sunday evening and pelted the area with a driving rain.

  • Catching a dream: E’town native follows big city hopes, lands NBC job

    As a kid, D.C. Storm never traveled to New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago or Phoenix.

    He never had been to Montreal, London, Paris or Athens.

    Storm hardly even left his home state.

    But now, at age 30, the Elizabethtown native has lived in these places, and more.

    “No matter where you’re from, it’s all about how hard you work,” Storm said. “If you work hard, nobody can keep up with you.”