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  • Rineyville educators earn Classroom of Excellence honors
  • Helping Hand of Hope dedicates new facility

      John Wright said much has changed since Helping Hand of Hope board members, staff and community leaders last stood together on the dirt and grass now replaced by blacktop, brick and mortar.

    “We’ve come so far,” said Wright, Hardin County Schools spokesman, during the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new South Wilson Road facility built for the agency, which provides food, clothing and financial assistance to struggling families.

  • Region baseball final moved to Saturday

    The weather-plagued 5th Region Baseball Tournament has been postponed yet again — this time to Saturday for the championship game.

    Elizabethtown and Bethlehem now will square off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Central Hardin with the winner advancing to the state tournament, which begins Tuesday in Lexington.

    The game was postponed by lightning Thursday night and was scheduled to resume at 6:30 p.m. today but the possibility of rain and lightning in the area forced the time to be changed.

  • Radcliff man indicted on 20 counts of child porn

    A Radcliff man, who was arrested after a police investigation in Arizona led to his IP address, was indicted on 20 counts of possessing child pornography this week.

    Robert L. Dilks Jr., 66, was indicted in Hardin Circuit Court on 20 counts of possession and viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

    According to the indictment, Dilks committed the offenses on or about March 31 when he had in his possession and viewed matter which “visually depicts an actual sexual performance by a minor.”

  • E’town child chosen for retailer’s commercial

    When Carmen Caldera-Brzoska was looking online, she came across a photo contest for children to be featured in a commercial for a regional retailer.

    The contest asked parents to submit photos of their children riding Sandy, a penny pony at Meijer stores, but by the time she found the contest, she only had 10 minutes to submit a picture.

    After scrolling through her phone with months of images in it, Caldera-Brzoska found what she was looking for: a picture of her daughter, Chloe, 3, aboard the mechanical horse.

  • Fort Knox animal facility to close

    Fort Knox is closing its animal facility June 13 in an effort to save taxpayers money and Hardin County government has agreed to provide sheltering services to Knox Hills.

    In a contract between Hardin County Fiscal Court and Knox Hills, the post’s private housing company has agreed to transport animals to the Hardin County Animal Shelter and will pay a $142 fee for each dog and cat.

  • Country singer to play Radcliff event

    A country crooner with more than a dozen top 10 singles will bring his soulful delivery next month to the Summer Blast stage in Radcliff.

    Collin Raye has been named headliner for the annual summer festival, which is at Colvin Community Center and Radcliff City Hall. He is slated to perform at 8 p.m. June 14, Mayor J.J. Duvall said.

    Opening act Josh Pruno, a Miss­ouri native, will take the stage before Raye. Duvall said Pruno’s performance time has not been finalized because the festival committee is considering adding a band.

  • Collin Raye to headline Radcliff Summer Blast

    Country artist Collin Raye has been named the headlining performer at Summer Blast in Radcliff. He is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 14.   

    Summer Blast is scheduled for June 13-14 at Colvin Community Center and Radcliff City Hall and will feature carnival rides and more than 65 vendors, Mayor J.J. Duvall said. Concert admission is free.

  • LDAC cadets arriving at Fort Knox soon

    Thousands of ROTC cadets will be calling Fort Knox a home away from home this summer.

    The U.S. Army has consolidated its cadet summer training courses in Kentucky, and the first group of cadets are set to arrive next week.

    In doing so, the Leader Development and Assessment Course will make its full transition from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, joining the Leader’s Training Course that has been on post for years

  • Photos: Morningside students learn history in fun manner