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  • Fort Knox newspaper to adopt new name, redesign

    Fort Knox’s weekly newspaper will introduce a redesign next week and adopt a new name officials say better represents the entire post.

    Turret relaunches Feb. 16 as The Gold Standard, highlighting new features and a new website, Fort Knox Public Affairs Officer Ryan Brus said. The newspaper’s renamed website, www.fkgoldstandard.com, goes live the same day.

    The final edition of the Turret was published Thursday.

  • Two more arrested in connection with E'town meth lab

    The mother of two children found inside a meth lab during a police raid last month turned herself in to police Wednesday.

    Sara K. Smith, 33, was arrested Wednesday at the Elizabethtown Police Department, said Detective Rob Green of the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force. She is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, fourth-degree controlled substance endangerment to a child, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • The Road to War: Rolling out resources

    Families and service members attached to the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command had a one-stop information shop to explore on post last week.

    The 3rd ESC Family Readiness Group held a pre-deployment fair to assist families by providing information about services and support systems on and around post.

  • Radcliff library branch to reopen in March

    The north branch of the Hardin County Public Library could reopen March 12.

    Director Rene Hutcheson and board members said during a meeting Thursday they hope to host a grand reopening celebration the day the branch in Radcliff is ready. The celebration would be scheduled in the afternoon after school is dismissed and would include refreshments from the Radcliff Woman’s Club, balloons, banners and giveaways.

  • Cecilia woman wants to showcase 'Kentucky Born, Kentucky Bred'

    Judy Blair is ready to make bourbon, horse racing and interesting Kentuckians stars of an upcoming reality show.

    Blair, a Cecilia resident, is gathering ideas for a television show under development called “Kentucky Born, Kentucky Bred,” which will focus on interesting residents of the Bluegrass State. The show will air on RFD-TV.

    She came up with the idea while making pictorial books that focused on Kentucky’s history. She has eight books in print and is working on seven more. She wanted to focus on her grandmother’s generation.

  • Driving danger: Police explain preventing overcorrection

    A common narrative emerged in police reports about several serious wrecks in recent weeks. The vehicle dipped off the roadway and the driver lost control of the car after overcorrecting.

    Norman Chaffins, public affairs officer at Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown, said sometimes police can’t answer why this type of wreck occurs.

    “All it takes is six inches for your tire to leave the road,” Chaffins said.

  • Pentagon screening of ‘Men of Honor’ explores Brashear’s legacy

    Carl Brashear’s legacy is on display today at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., as part of Black History Month.

    Phillip Brashear, Carl Brashear’s son and a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, has been invited to discuss his father’s life during a screening of the movie “Men of Honor” in the Pentagon auditorium, an event being held by the Department of the Navy.

    The 2000 film starred Cuba Gooding Jr. in the role of Carl Brashear, a Sonora native and the first black man to become a U.S. Navy master diver.

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  • Police uncover meth lab at Vine Grove residence

    A Vine Grove man was arrested Tuesday after investigators discovered a meth lab at a Shot Hunt Road residence in Meade County.

    Investigators with Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown and the Meade County Sheriff's Office served an active warrant on 22-year-old Joseph Milby, who was renting a detached garage at the Meade County home, according to a KSP news release. His girlfriend, Emily Dunn, owned the residence, police say.

  • ECTC offers Super Sunday program today in Radcliff

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is planning on this Sunday being super.

    The second Super Sunday, an information fair sponsored by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Radcliff.