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  • Saniel completes nuclear power training course

    SANIEL. Navy Petty Officer third Class Daniel V. Saniel, son of Lilia and Vicente Saniel of Radcliff, recently completed the Navy Nuclear Power Training Unit course with Nuclear Power Training Unit in Ballston Spa, N.Y.

    Saniel is a 2004 graduate of Fort Knox High School in Fort Knox and joined the Navy in July 2009. He is a 2008 graduate of Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights with a bachelor of science degree.

  • Morgan reports for duty

    MORGAN. Navy Seaman Meriah S. Morgan, daughter of Tamia L. Lollman of Radcliff, recently reported for duty at Navy and Marine Intelligence Training Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

    Morgan is a 2005 graduate of Crossroads High School of Copperas Cove, Texas and joined the Navy in May 2011.

  • Cooper completes plebe summer

    COOPER. Navy Midshipman Emily E. Cooper, daughter of Linda A. Cooper and William B. Cooper, both of Elizabethtown, recently completed Plebe Summer while attending the United States Naval Academy.

    Cooper will go on to complete the academic year as a Midshipmen.

    Cooper is a 2011 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Cecilia.

  • Rogers completes nuclear power training course

    ROGERS. Navy Petty Officer third Class Phillip A. Rogers, son of Laurice D. and John L. Rogers of Hodgenville, recently completed the Navy Nuclear Power Training Unit course with Nuclear Power Training Unit in Ballston Spa, N.Y.

    Upon completion of the course, Rogers was designated a nuclear power operator.

    Rogers is a 2004 graduate of Waggener Traditional High School in Louisville and joined the Navy in August 2009.

  • DAV Chapter 003 hosts annual picnic

    DAV Chapter 003 in Elizabethtown hosted its annual end of summer picnic at Freeman Lake Park on Sept. 8. Despite a cloudy day with mixed rain showers there was a good turnout that included a number of elected officials and DAV officers.

    The Rev. Chris Larimer of Holy Apostles Church performed the opening prayer and blessed the food. 

    To learn more about DAV Chapter 003 and DAV Chapter 003 Auxiliary contact chapter commander Terry Holt at 304-5878 or auxiliary commander Bri Rice at 234-6244.

  • Are revealing Halloween costumes appropriate? Yes


    Female firefighters with jackets a little too tight, Little Bo Peep with her high stockings and skirt that’s a little too short and devil costumes with no sleeves, fish nets and red heels.

    Yes, I will agree, definitely not church appropriate.

    Have the Halloween costumes for girls gone too far? I don’t think so.

  • Lost in a GOP Game Day nightmare

    While awaiting the Republican presidential candidates’ debate, I fell asleep, sitting there on my couch. I awoke with a jolt, glanced at my watch and realized the debates already had started. Hurriedly turning the channel to CNN, I anticipated the debate, this one broadcast live from Las Vegas.

    Instead I found College Game Day. I flipped the channel back and tried again: still College Game Day. I checked my clicker and tried once more: College Game Day again. In fact, every channel on TV was College Game Day.

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  • Are revealing Halloween costumes appropriate? No

    By Autumn Sandlin

    There are two main focuses on Halloween night, the candy and the costumes. Little kids have absolutely no problem going to the store, finding their costumes and dressing up to go trick-or-treating.

  • Production begins on bus crash documentary

    Now that Quinton Higgins has the future of his own children to worry about, he spends more time thinking about the 1988 Carrollton bus crash that he survived.

    Twenty-seven people perished on that dark interstate.

    “I don’t know why it is, but I tell my kids all the time about it,’’ he said. “I think more about what happened now than ever.’’