Today's News

  • No driver's licenses issued Monday

    HARDIN COUNTY — The driver’s license division of the Hardin County circuit clerk’s office will be closed Monday because of a nationwide system outage planned for Saturday through Monday.

    The federal government is using the national holiday to upgrade its driver licensing operational systems, but a representative from the department in Hardin County said that office is usually open on President’s Day.

  • Re-trial set for March 14 in Burke case

    A fourth trial for murder defendant Brent Burke will begin next month with a new judge and new defense attorneys.

    A hearing involving the re-trial of Burke took place Thursday. Judge Kelly Mark Easton has replaced Senior Judge Janet Coleman on the case. Burke’s new attorney is William Clarke.

  • Mann takes over Recruiting Command at Fort Knox

    In a career that often requires changes of scenery and assignments, military officials say Maj. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. has accomplished a lot.

    Campbell is leaving Fort Knox after serving there for about six years,  two years of which were in command of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. The position oversees recruiting for the Army.

    During that time, the area saw an increase in recruits with college degrees, an increase in the number of delayed recruits and recruitment results that exceeded Army goals.

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  • Teens must be accountable for responsible dating

    No means no. Whether it is said to a toddler about to touch a hot stove or a teenager refusing advances on a date, the word has a simple and exact definition and should be respected.
    Parents lovingly tell children no from an early age to keep them safe and teach them right from wrong. Children learn to obey out of respect even if they do not agree or fully understand. Respectfully obeying authority is a foundation necessary for teenagers to learn healthy boundaries to internalize and later develop thier own understanding of right and wrong.

  • International Group gathers

    The International Group held a Valentine Dinner on Feb. 10 at the Lincoln Trail Country Club in Vine Grove. Two International Officers are pictured, Retired Col. Larry Mengel and his wife, Martha, seated is 1st Lt. Alhelmi Mohamad of Iraq and standing is 1st Lt. Jongroor Chol of the new country of South Sudan. A group of more than 50 members and guests enjoyed food and fellowship.

  • Clay Franklin is February Student of the Month

    The Elizabethtown Lion’s Club welcomed its Elizabethtown High School February Student of the Month Clay Franklin. Clay is the son of Gary and Samra Franklin. He is a Senior at EHS and is in the top 10 percent of his class. He is actively involved in the performing arts, including Youth Theater of Hardin County and Allegro Dance. He is on the Silver Honor Roll, has a 3.6 grade-point average and has had perfect attendance for the past two years.  Pictured are Lion Travis Langdon, Clay Franklin and his parents, Samra and Gary Franklin.

  • Kentucky Humane Society receives donation

    Snap Fitness in Radcliff made a generous donation to the Kentucky Humane Society in honor of its “Get A New Leash On Life” membership drive. Radcliff Snap Fitness and other participating Snap Fitness locations contributed $800 to KHS, a gift that will help it continue its mission.

  • Radcliff Woman's Club members 'Go Red'

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members, from left, Margo Kampe, Becky Brecht, Barbara Proffitt, Marilyn Williams and Jeanene Shipp, took part in the Go Red for Women American Heart Lunch at Atria on Feb. 9. The club raised $600 at the February 2010 meeting for the American Heart Association and is expecting to raise the equal amount or more at this year’s meeting.

  • Radcliff Rotary learns about athletics at WKU

    Recent guest of Radcliff Rotarian Dr. Bill Perks was Ross Bjork, athletic director at Western Kentucky University. Bjork gave the club a review of the athletic program at WKU and his plans to expand in the future. He was grateful for the opportunity to share WKU’s message with the community; in search of excellence not only in athletics, but in academics as well.