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Today's News

  • Kentucky could have a GOP VP in the making

    Folks who follow politics closely got caught up in a premature conversation last week about potential Republican vice presidential nominees.

    The GOP convention in Tampa, Fla., will not affirm the presidential nominee’s selection for another six months. But Rand Paul’s name circulated as a possible way to shore up Mitt Romney’s support among conservatives.

    It’s impossible to know if there was any substance to the talk. After all, politics are like icebergs: Much of it operates below the surface.

  • Report: Lincoln birthplace has $6 million economic impact

    A new study issued by the National Park Service shows Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace is not just a draw for tourists. It is also a source of local economic success.

    The study, “Economic Benefits to Local Communities from National Park Visitation and Payroll, 2010” found visitors to the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville spent more than $6 million in local communities in 2010. The study estimates the spending generated roughly 97 jobs.

  • Focus on Finance: Calculate your net worth

    Question: What information should I use to determine my net worth?

  • PREP BOWLING: North Hardin, John Hardin place at Taylor County Baker Tournament (02/26)

    BOWLING

    PREP

    TAYLOR COUNTY INVITATIONAL

    CAMPBELLSVILLE — John Hardin and North Hardin results from Saturday’s Taylor County Cardinal Baker Invitational at Phillips Lanes:

    GIRLS

    Qualifying Scores (Roll 4, Take 3)

  • PREP SWIMMING: Hardesty, Coakley, Sampaio shine at State (02/26)

    LOUISVILLE Two weekends ago, John Hardin senior Dalton Hardesty outraced one of his top rivals to take the Region 3 Swimming Championships 100-yard butterfly crown.

    This time, Woodford County junior Newell Hicks edged him out by one place for a top-five State spot.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Falcons win fifth consecutive KCAA region title (02/26)

    North Hardin Christian’s dynamic duo of Ruben Gosa and Carlos Jones combined for 51 points as the host Falcons beat the Hillview MICAH Lions, 63-58 in the KCAA 2nd Region Tournament championship Friday night.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Jason Scott Nowicki, 34, and Mary Hollice Wells, 39, both of Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    Aubert Lee Freeman, 49, Shepherdsville, and Patricia Carol Sturgeon, 52, Mount Washington. Married 28 years.

    Mark John Pigg, 47, Prattsville, Ark., and Nancy Parmley, 46, Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

    Thomas Christopher Lanham, 38, and Shawn Marie Lanham, 42, both of Brandenburg. Married nine years.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    There will be no school for students in Hardin County Schools on March 5. It is a Professional Learning Day for staff.

    VISITS. Last weekend visitors of Ervin and Violet Stith were Lisa, Ian, Brody and Darby McDonald, Angel Stith, Danny Stith and Greg, Christy, Devin, Kennedy and Olivia Stith. Also Donnie Stith recently visited them.

    Marjorie Riggs visited with Kathy and me last Saturday.

    Ervin and Violet Stith recently visited Bobby and Larry Stith and Ada Marie Skees and family.

  • South Hardin news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    March is upon and with it comes warmer temperatures, I hope.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Aaron Thomas, Christiana Mastoroudis, Shirley A Ramsey, Mary Louise Ramsey, Darryl Helm, Gail Ramones, Lois Strader, Terrell Copelin, Michaela Meredith, Jared Adwell, Chris Dixon and Amanda Butera.

  • Howevalley news

    Howevalley

    Margaret Sherrard Gilpin,735-7845  

    WINTER? We still are having mixed up weather, a little snow, a little wind and somewhat warmer temperatures. Wonder what the month of March will bring.

    KENTUCKYBASKETBALL. The wildcats are playing well. The game against Mississippi State was a nail biting one. Thank goodness the cats pulled it off in the end.