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  • Senior Life: Medication safety and usage

    Another rite of passage in the aging process has happened – relying on a medication regimen to maintain my health. It seems as each year passes, a health condition comes along that requires a pill to keep it at bay.

  • Pine Valley Country Club to be sold

    Hardin Circuit Court has ruled in favor of South Central Bank in a foreclosure suit against Pine Valley Country Club Inc. and the properties soon will be up for public bid.

    Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard ruled South Central Bank is owed more than $2.2 million on three notes Pine Valley Country Club Inc. took out with the bank. Howard ordered the properties sold together at a master commissioner’s sale, scheduled for 10 a.m. April 19 at the Hardin County Justice Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Red and blue converge for Saturday's Final Four game

    The atmosphere Saturday in Hardin County was friendlier than one might expect during a Cards and Cats match-up with a trip to the championship game on the line.

    Fans donned their blue and red best Saturday night to watch the Final Four showdown between the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky men’s basketball teams. Beef O’Brady’s and 3 Putt Willie’s were packed with fans of both teams cheering side-by-side.

  • Rolling art show

  • Focus on Finance: How to find financing when your business needs money

    Question: As a small business owner I would like some advice on the best way to go about looking for financing.

    Answer: It’s no secret that small businesses can have a hard time acquiring financing. So before you approach lenders, make sure you ask yourself: How can I maximize my chances of getting credit approval?

    Here are five simple things you can do to up the odds of obtaining a loan.

  • Quality time is purpose for Pinewood Derby

    As toy cars shoot down a track with a crowd gathered around to watch, it would appear the race is the main event of the Cub Scouts’ Pinewood Derby. But it’s what goes into making the cars that’s the real deal.

    Cub Scouts from several counties gathered Saturday to compete in the annual Pinewood Derby at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown, where scouts and adults team up to make cars then race them in competitions.

  • Photos: Hosparus hosts tea and auction
  • Michigan man accused of rape to appear in court

    A move-in sex offender facing rape and incest charges in Hardin County is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday to enter a plea.

    Kentucky State Police arrested David B. Dunnivant, 46, last August after Post 4 in Elizabethtown received a phone call from Hardin Memorial Hospital, police said. The hospital reported treating a patient who claimed she was raped.

    From Michigan, Dunnivant was initially charged with first-degree rape, incest and possession of marijuana. The alleged victim in the case is an adult female relative.

  • Ten EHS students facing investigation, punishment in prescription drug bust

    An Elizabethtown High School freshman has been arrested, two more students are being investigated by police and at least seven others face school disciplinary action after a student was found Thursday distributing prescription pills in a classroom.

    Elizabethtown police responded at 8:50 a.m. Thursday after students reported the activity to staff members. An investigation led officers to a 15-year-old female student who was distributing oxycodone, hydrocodone and morphine tablets, police said.

  • Divided loyalties

    An in-state college basketball rivalry that has burned hot in Hardin County for years reaches a crescendo Saturday when the University of Kentucky Wildcats square off against the University of Louisville Cardinals in the Final Four in New Orleans.

    As bragging rights and a shot at the national title game are on the line, some homes will stage their own civil wars as couples who have split allegiances either revel in their pregame smack talk or eat a handful of crow when the game draws to a close.