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Today's News

  • Flaherty High School Alumni Committee back at work

    Five years have passed since their last reunion with more than 600 people attending. The next reunion is Sept. 8 on the old school grounds in Flaherty. All alums should receive a post card about the event in the near future.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers has April meeting

    The Goldenrod Homemakers Club held its regular monthly meeting April 10 at the Extension Office. The meeting was hosted by Regina Goodman.

    During the regular business meeting, officers were elected for the coming year and lesson leaders were chosen.

     Judy Sandfer gave a lesson on “Saving Water and Energy in your Home and Garden.”

  • Fifth annual youth rally to address right-to-life issues

    Area church youth groups are invited to learn about various pro-life issues and ways to defend their beliefs Sunday.

    Right to Life Kentucky Heartland, the Hardin County affiliate of Kentucky Right to Life, is hosting its fifth annual Youth Rally for Life from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at North Hardin High School.

    The event is free and open to local church youth groups.

    It is meant to educate local young people about pro-life issues, such as abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research and cloning, said Becky Smith, secretary for the local right-to-life group.

  • 4-H Target Master member competes

    By Bonnie Jolly
    County Extension Agent for 4-H/Youth Development

    Youth participating in the 4-H shooting sports program don’t just learn how to shoot better, instead they are taught the importance of pride, responsibility, teamwork, sound decision making, self-discipline and to promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior.

  • Schiller is guest speaker at Elizabethtown Lion’s Club meeting

  • Nugent dropped from Fort Knox concert after Obama remarks

    Rocker Ted Nugent’s recent comments about President Barack Obama eliminated him from a scheduled June 23 performance at Fort Knox as part of the post’s annual summer concert, the post announced Thursday afternoon.

    Nugent set off a controversy at last weekend’s National Rifle Association convention when he criticized high-ranking members of the Obama administration and offered support for possible Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

  • North Hardin’s students’ Day of Service includes assisting tornado victims

    A group of North Hardin High School students are assisting tornado victims in Indiana this weekend as part of a day of service that includes almost 300 students.

    Sixty students and several chaperones are traveling to Henryville, Ind., which was hit March 2 by tornadoes, to help residents impacted by the disaster. The group is working through Metro United Way.

  • Bluegrass Jammers present donation to Vine Grove City Hall

    Bobby Smith, left, of Vine Grove Bluegrass Jammers presents a check to Vine Grove Mayor Blake Proffitt. The jammers recently held a raffle and collected donations, raising $500, to help off set cost at Vine Grove City Hall, where indoor bluegrass jams are held throughout the winter. Bluegrass pickers and listeners come from places including Louisville, Campbellsville, Bowling Green, Owensboro and local communities to join in the fun. Jams are at 6 p.m. every Friday and are open to all pickers and those who just like to listen.

  • Hall, Frye awarded CKAG Artist of the Month

  • Galenski trial begins May 9

    Attorneys attached to the Conner J. Galenski case met Thursday morning in Hardin Circuit Court for a pretrial conference. Both the prosecutor and defense counsel told Judge Kelly Mark Easton they were prepared to proceed to the May 9 jury trial.

    Galenski, 19, is one of three Louisville teens accused in the November 2010 shooting death of 18-year-old Mackenzie Smyser.

    Last October, a Hardin County jury found Galenski guilty of tampering with physical evidence but failed to reach a unanimous decision on the murder charge.