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Today's News

  • Elizabethtown Mission Team finishes Chad’s room

     

    Members of the Elizabethtown Mission Team put the final touches on the roof for Chad Engle's new room. Chad is a 14-year-old Hardin County resident that has had cerebal palsy since birth. He has been cared for by his grandmother and aunt his entire life. What started as a request from his grandmother to make a bigger shower to bathe Chad has turned into the Elizabethtown Mission Team building an addition onto the house for him and his medical equipment, including a large bathroom.

  • Implications of a cool, wet growing season

    The 2013 growing season certainly has been an unusual one. Following record drought in 2012, rain has been plentiful all spring and summer in Hardin County — sometimes too plentiful. While the wet conditions have boosted potential for crop yields, it has come with some unwanted circumstances.

    Recently, two University of Kentucky grain crops specialists touched on two of these implications by posting in the UK Grain Crops Blog.

  • Implications of a cool, wet growing season

    The 2013 growing season certainly has been an unusual one. Following record drought in 2012, rain has been plentiful all spring and summer in Hardin County — sometimes too plentiful. While the wet conditions have boosted potential for crop yields, it has come with some unwanted circumstances.

    Recently, two University of Kentucky grain crops specialists touched on two of these implications by posting in the UK Grain Crops Blog.

  • Implications of a cool, wet growing season

    The 2013 growing season certainly has been an unusual one. Following record drought in 2012, rain has been plentiful all spring and summer in Hardin County — sometimes too plentiful. While the wet conditions have boosted potential for crop yields, it has come with some unwanted circumstances.

    Recently, two University of Kentucky grain crops specialists touched on two of these implications by posting in the UK Grain Crops Blog.

  • Dash of Class: Heirloom tomatoes bring old-fashioned flavor to the table

    When Dr. John Cole, a neurosurgeon, was featured in a column last year, and it was the first time I had ever heard of heirloom tomatoes. At the time, he was traveling to Louisville to Fresh Market to buy that type of tomatoes, which come in a variety of colors.

    An heirloom tomato is a variety that has been passed from gardener to gardener. Heirlooms come from seeds and are easy to share.

    Heirloom varieties’ greatest quality is their old-time flavor and there’s a wide vareity of tastes.

  • Kitchen Adventures: Recipes for a fruitful zucchini season

    With gardens continuing to come in, fresh vegetables are ready for the eating. Squash, zucchini, corn and tomatoes fresh off the vine are just a few of the delicacies hitting dinner tables fresh from the garden.

    There’s nothing better than using fresh tomatoes on a BLT sandwich served with butter-coated corn on the cob from the garden. It’s like your mouth waters for it while patiently waiting for the tomatoes to grow.

  • Water district could purchase E'town's water system

    Hardin County Water District No. 2 offered Elizabethtown an enticing proposition Monday: Get out of the water business.

    With the district developing a plan to convert its system to a chloramines disinfectant method by January 2015, it proposed buying the operating assets of the municipal water system and removing the burden of responsibility from city government.

  • Big Clifty man charged with sexual abuse

    The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 62-year-old Big Clifty man Sunday night after officers say he attempted to touch a girl younger than 12 in a sexual manner.

    Kenneth L. Dutschke faces one count of first-degree sexual abuse.

    Detective Sgt. Rex Allaman said dispatch received a call at 5:30 p.m. from the girl’s mother, who reported a neighbor had sexually abused her child.

  • HMH unveils North Tower design

    Hardin Judge-Executive Harry Berry said Monday’s roof raising celebration signifying the expansion of Hardin Memorial Hospital will stand out as one of the pivotal moments in the hospital’s — and the county’s — history.

    “This is an important step to transform ourselves at the hospital” and Hardin County by positioning both for the future, Berry said.

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