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Today's News

  • Berlin to Baghdad: Rigors of Iwo Jima tested Bob O’Bryan’s mettle

    For Bob O’Bryan, the war was a constant web of danger and a large part of his life after leaving high school.

    O’Bryan graduated from Saint Xavier High School in Louisville in 1943 at the age of 17 and knew in his heart his draft papers would be arriving within months.

    “I wasn’t surprised,” he said. “I knew it was coming.”

    Between his graduation and conscription, he disassembled aircraft engines in Dayton, Ohio.

  • Berlin to Baghdad: John Elder saw D-Day up close

    John Elder’s military career was short compared to his long life, but the time he spent overseas during World War II left an indelible imprint.

    A member of what has long been referred to as “the greatest generation,” Elder holds pieces of his military history near him as he reflects with a mixture of modesty and pride on his contributions to a war that fractured the world.

  • Kids tour the world at Towne Mall

    Fun depends on your point of view. It’s the latest lesson from a first-of-summer visit by the grandchildren.
    Funtopia, Blazer’s, local parks and elementary school playgrounds are popular destinations when the kids visit Grandpa and Gigi. You might expect that list.
    But tops among the tourism attractions for the under 4-foot crowd in our family is Towne Mall.

  • Don’t let losses be in vain

    ISSUE: Afghanistan War draw-down

    OUR VIEW: Risky move

  • York retires after 32 years with WAVE

    Steve York has been to Rwanda and Somalia. He was called in to work the day of his 30th wedding anniversary to help with 9/11 coverage. He was in Washington, D.C., when the Supreme Court announced its ruling in the case of Bush v. Gore and he was present at George W. Bush’s inauguration.
    After 32 years with WAVE-TV in Louisville, Steve York, assistant news director, is retiring. His last day was Friday.

  • Grand jury indicts E'town man in connection to Ponzi scheme

    A federal grand jury in Louisville indicted two men, including one from Hardin County, on charges of aiding and abetting each other and others in an illegal Ponzi scheme and engaging in a conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

    According to the indictment, Swainson Hawke of Macon, Ga., and William A. Humes of Elizabethtown operated a multi-level marketing scheme between Feb. 1, 2005, and Jan. 20, 2008, that deceived investors by promising inflated returns.

  • Bridge closure looms at White Mills Days

    An excited clamor surrounded the White Mills Day parade Saturday morning as children, teenagers, parents and city elders stood within arm’s length to watch and wave as fire departments, politicians, horses and tractors mingled with classic cars and civic organizations.

    Craft and food vendors encircled White Mills Christian Camp while horse rides and a dinosaur-themed booth attracted crowds. But amid the excitement was a feeling of loss as a town icon stood dormant save for the light footfalls of vistors’ shoes.

  • Three arrested in bust up of Radcliff meth lab

    Radcliff Police Department intercepted a methamphetamine lab late Friday night that put three behind bars and one child in the custody of Social Services.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The sunshine is finally here. The kids are out for the summer and it is time to hit the pools.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Brian Morrison, CJ Adams, Jerry Walker, Bobby Loving, LaNeice Sereff, Max Bird, Ava LaFollette, Becky Tonietti, Victoria Adams, Ozzie East, Jessica Reed, Jennifer Grimes, Chris Keith, Jessica Joyce, Lisa Ackerman, Lisa Jaggers, Danny Stanton, Tina Middleton, Jeremy Burba, Jason Nunn, Charlie McCoy, Casey Overstreet and Jason Powell.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Well half of the kids summer break is over. I hope everyone is enjoying the time.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Ashley Dixon, Stacy Irwin Lyttle, Norma Alvey, Keith Horn, Jerry Ramsey, Christine Stuteville, Heather Hodges, David Ramey, Travis Strader, Kim Cardin, Megan Larrison, Alicia Reeves, Lea Anne Bunch, Helen Mabe, Michelle Rogers, Sandy Todd, Mathew Beeler and Alan Ash Jr.