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  • Bowlers spare no effort for kids

    Totals have not been tallied yet for the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser, but Emily Saul Reder doesn’t need to see numbers to detect results.

    “We’re having a successful year,” Reder, branch development director for Big Brothers Big Sisters, said Sunday as the bowling showcase’s final weekend of activity wound down.

    Reder estimated about 2,000 bowlers took part over the three weekends, with 100 or more typically filing into individual sessions at Dix-E-Town Lanes bowling alley in northern Elizabethtown.

  • Photo: Rest on the roof
  • North Hardin HOPE seeking volunteers

    A northern Hardin County charitable organization is looking for a few more pairs of hands.

    North Hardin HOPE, which is in the process of merging with Helping Hand of the Heartland, is in need of volunteers, primarily in a warehouse and clothing room, said April Lay, an AmeriCorps volunteer with the organization.

    Lay said those volunteering in the warehouse need to be physically able to load and unload heavy equipment, while the clothing room requires simpler tasks, such as sorting and inspecting clothes.

  • Conway Twitty's daughter visits town

    The daughter of a country music legend pulled up a chair Saturday in Elizabethtown.

    Kathy Twitty, daughter of Conway Twitty, interacted with local music students at the Golden Corral restaurant, shedding light on her father’s personal side and her deep love of music.

    Twitty was in Hardin County this weekend to perform at Kricket’s Music Ranch in West Point. While nearby, she took up music instructor Terry Strange’s offer to visit and meet with some of his students.

  • Sister: Grief, lack of medication left Radcliff woman disoriented

    The sister of a Radcliff woman found in her home after a nearly three-day search says not taking medication and grief over a recent family death and illness contributed to her sister’s situation.

    Beverly Mahone of Elizabethtown said her sister, Gwendolyn S. Payne, has had difficulty dealing with the death of a brother-in-law and her father’s medical diagnosis earlier this year.

  • Witnesses note Burke's obsession with his wife

    Prosecution witnesses testified Friday about Brent Burke’s obsession with his wife’s whereabouts and other erratic behavior noticed in the months leading up to Tracy Burke’s and Karen Comer’s violent deaths.

    During an emotional block of testimony in the double murder trial, Tracy Burke’s brother, Dave Wilburn, said he befriended Burke shortly after meeting him because they shared similar interests in hunting and sports.

  • Street painting festival to take over downtown E'town for second year

    Elizabethtown will transform into a canvas for artists again this fall.
    The Via Colori Italian Street Painting Festival once again will take over downtown on Sept. 10.

    The festival is a fundraiser for the Advocacy and Support Center in Elizabethtown and provides a creative outlet artists can access to mold scenic pastel paintings directly on the pavement of North Main Street and the square in downtown.

  • Dining demo
  • Teens hurt in car crash near Buffalo

    Landmark News Service

    Four teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon near Buffalo in LaRue County.

    Just before 3 p.m., a Ford Mustang went out of control on North L&N Turnpike, Deputy Sheriff Russell McCoy said. The car crossed the center line and clipped the shoulder of the roadway. McCoy said the driver overcorrected and the car ran off the opposite side of the road, through a ditch, striking several small trees.

    The car flipped at least once before striking a large tree in the front yard of a residence.

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