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Today's News

  • Brooklyn Believers get down

    Elizabethtown Zumba Instructors came together to host a Zumbathon on Jan. 19 to raise awareness and funds for the Disselkamp family. Brooklyn Disselkamp is fighting Stage 4 Neuroblastoma Cancer. More than 100 people came out to dance at E’town Swim and Fitness Center for Brooklyn and raised around $1,500 for the family.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown basks in baskets

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met Feb. 1 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

    The program was given by Jean Davis, club member, and her husband, Sam, who started making baskets upon his retirement from Southern States Cooperative, 16  years ago. Jean discussed the history of making baskets and how it started many, many years ago back to the time of Moses. She gave the interesting history of the making of Nantucket baskets that have a hinged handle and Sam then told of the procedures to go through to weave baskets.

  • E'town man charged with attempted murder in Radcliff shooting

    An Elizabethtown man faces multiple felony charges including attempted murder after police said he fired a shot into a crowd, striking one man in the leg.

    Jonaci L. Lopez, 19, is charged with attempted murder and nine counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

    Radcliff police responded at 10:13 p.m. Saturday to a three-story apartment building at 325 Elmwood Drive on a report of shots fired, spokesman Bryce Shumate said. Moments later officers received an update that one person was injured.

  • Birthing center seeks state approval

    Mary Carol Akers believes women need more birthing options in Kentucky, but she will have to ward off three hospitals in the region to establish the first alternative birthing center in the state on a proposed Ring Road site.

    Akers, a certified nurse midwife, has applied for a certificate of need with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to establish The Visitation Birth and Family Wellness Center in Elizabethtown.

  • Florists celebrate Valentine's Day with sales, affection

    Sisters Tammy Tipton and Tob’e Poynter race each other to work before sunrise on Valentine’s Day.

    Poynter, owner of Mulberry Florist in Elizabethtown, and Tipton, manager there, don’t get to celebrate the day with their husbands as they fill orders on the busiest day in their industry.

    That’s why the sisters coordinate Valentine’s Day flower arrangements with each other’s husbands to give to their wives on their behalves at the beginning of the work day.

  • Rotary Smiles assists kids with dental treatment

    Several local children had plenty to smile about Friday — as soon as the Novocain wore off.

    Children received free dental treatment in the first of three treatment days through the Rotary Smiles program. Children in the Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Hardin County Schools districts receive free dental exams and, for children who have issues, follow-up treatment to take care of their problems.

    The Rotary Club program reaches out to students who have a financial need to receive free dental treatment.

  • Man indicted on child porn charges

    A Vine Grove man was indicted Thursday into Hardin Circuit Court for charges relating to child pornography.

    Garell M. Burgess, 52, faces two counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and third-degree sexual abuse.

    According to the indictment, the alleged offenses occurred Oct. 25, 2012. According to a citation, Burgess turned himself in exactly 30 days later at the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office for service of arrest warrants.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Retiring Brown honored and 'roasted' at ceremony at John Hardin (02/11)

    Mark Brown touched countless lives during his 36-year coaching career and many of those people were on hand Sunday afternoon at John Hardin High School to honor the former football coach.

    The two-hour reception was attended by family, friends and colleagues as they came to pay homage to a man who resurrected Marion County and Nelson County and built John Hardin into the program it is today.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Area earns 27 berths in State meet (02/11)

    LOUISVILLE — With strong performances in Friday and Saturday’s 3rd Region Championships at Russell County High School, competitors from three area high schools combined for 27 berths (including alternates) in next week’s Pannell Swim Shop KHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships at the University of Louisville.

    The official State psyche sheet was released in PDF form Sunday on www.khsaa.org.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    We really enjoyed the little bit of snow we had. The kids had enough snow to have a snowball fight. I think Mackenzie and Tristan got the best of Ethan. It was fun to watch them all play. We are still hoping for a snowman kind of snowfall though. I know my cousin, Glen, would love to have some snow too.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Karoline Peeters, Leda Rigdon, Rhonda Copelin, Cameron Larrison, Mike Miller, Calen Wilson, Christine Miller and Skye Ash.