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Today's News

  • Radcliff, Fort Knox officials to discuss housing

    Officials from Fort Knox and Radcliff city government have scheduled a meeting Tuesday to discuss area housing issues.

    According to Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall, the meeting will include representatives from Fort Knox’s garrison command, two council members and himself. Fort Knox Public Affairs Officer Ryan Brus also confirmed the meeting. Neither were sure if Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs would attend.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown celebrates 110 years

    When the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown founded its organization 110 years ago, the women began a long line of community service today’s members carry on.

    “It’s important we give back to our community,” club treasurer Judy Meyer said as she organized checks to various community organizations early last week.

    The club will celebrate its anniversary with an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 27 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The public is invited to attend.

  • Voter registration deadline approaching

    The final day to register to vote in the May 20 primary election is April 21.

    Eligible Kentucky voters must be at least 18 years of age, be a U.S. citizen and live within the state for a minimum of 28 days before the election, according to the Secretary of State's Office.

  • Volunteers needed for traveling wall

    The Glendale Lions Club is looking for volunteers to help staff a traveling replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington when it arrives in Elizabethtown next month.

    The display will be available May 22-26 at Elizabethtown Nature Park on Ring Road across from Freeman Lake Park. Dan Tonietti, a Vietnam veteran and member of the club, said volunteers will be needed to staff the replica and assist visitors during daylight hours, when the wall will be available for public view.

    Tonietti said he also needs volunteer assistance to help with security at night.

  • Bucks for Bright Ideas looking for inventive minds

    Budding inventors and creative thinkers alike may find the tools they need to turn concepts into workable businesses or sellable products through a contest open to local residents.

    The annual Bucks for Bright Ideas, a public and private funded venture, is taking applications for ideas and inventions. Roughly $30,000 worth of professional services is up for grabs for the chosen winners.

    The contest is open to applicants within the 28-county Central Region Innovation and Commercialization Center, which includes the Lincoln Trail Innovation Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Tips for planning vacation through a travel agency

    It has been a long winter. Are you ready to plan your summer vacation? The Better Business Bureau advises consumers to use care when making plans online and through travel agencies.

    Written complaints to the BBB about travel agencies remain steady. However, the BBB reports that consumer inquiries about travel agencies were significantly higher in 2013 than they were in 2012. BBB received 3,685 inquiries in 2013 compared to 2,324 inquiries in 2012, an increase of 59 percent.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Area quartet make junior team

    Area girls went 4-for-4 during the junior tryouts for Team Kentucky in the Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic.

    All four area players invited to try out – LaRue County guard Alexis Brewer, Elizabethtown center Reauna Cleaver, Elizabethtown guard Darien Huff and Meade County forward Morgan Turner – made the team.

    LaRue County coach Travis Wootton attended the tryouts April 12 at Georgetown College. He said their performances only affirmed how strong the area is in girls’ hoops.

  • GIRLS' PREP HOOPS: Area quartet makes Team Kentucky (4/21)

    Area girls went 4-for-4 during the junior tryouts for Team Kentucky in the Kentucky/Indiana All-Star Classic.

    All four area players invited to try out – LaRue County guard Alexis Brewer, Elizabethtown center Reauna Cleaver, Elizabethtown guard Darien Huff and Meade County forward Morgan Turner – made the team.

    LaRue County coach Travis Wootton attended the tryouts April 12 at Georgetown College. He said their performances only affirmed how strong the area is in girls’ hoops.

  • PREP TENNIS OPINION: Future teammates Novak and Fiepke still rivals on the court – for now (4/21)

    As Central Hardin’s Emily Novak and Elizabethtown’s Natalie Fiepke walked off the center court Friday evening at Freeman Lake Park, they received a well-deserved ovation after two hours of high-quality tennis.

    If there’s one thing area tennis fans have been able to count on the last two seasons, it’s been the two seniors squaring off in tournament finals and adding to a rivalry already rich with subplots.

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    Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 270-737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Tom Fohl, Jake Stith, Shea Youravich, Rita Vessels, Ben Curtiss, Will Cowden, Jimmy Ray, Tony Jones, Martha Baughman, Dino Meyers, Aaron Vance, Lilly Padgett, Larry Marcum, Marshall Whelan, Karen Madriaga, Tom Riney, Brittany Wise, Esta Pigg, Dana Thomas, Tony Yates, Gale Hardy, Allison Scherer, Matt Murray, Peggy Abbott, Leon Blair, Conner Taylor, Tooter Thompson, Paige Geer, Billy Coffey, Lindsay Berry and Gina Ryan.