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Today's News

  • Radcliff job fair to focus on youth employment

    A nonprofit agency in Radcliff hopes to help youth who need summer work or who want to get a foot in the door to the professional world.

    Turning Communities Around is sponsoring a youth job fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    The fair is geared toward attendees from 16 to 21 years of age and about 22 employers already have confirmed plans to participate, said event coordinator LaCeesha Clark.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (04/24)

    TRACK

    BRO. BORGIA/COACH COOPER INVITATIONAL

    LOUISVILLE — Results from Saturday's meet at St. Xavier High School:

    GIRLS

    TEAM RESULTS

      2. North Hardin                              100 Points

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (04/24)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S SCORES

    BARDSTOWN 4, LARUE COUNTY 1

    Singles

    Clayton Brooks (B) def Keiren Bowen (LC), 6-1, 6-2

    Austin Chaney (B) def Lucas Pepper (LC), 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)

    Devan Chaney (B) def. Austin McCreery (LC), 8-4

    Doubles

    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Austin Holsclaw/Robert Ferguson (B), 6-0, 6-2

  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers rout Knox (04/24)

    The visiting Elizabethtown Lady Panthers erupted for 11 runs in the fifth inning en route to a 20-7 mercy-rule victory over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Monday.

    Eighth-grader Erin Boley led Elizabethtown (10-12 overall, 3-2 district) with a single, triple, three runs and three RBIs, while junior Allison Sherrard added two singles, four runs and four RBIs. Senior Sydney Herzog went 1-for-3 with four RBIs, seventh-grader Callie Sondergard had a single, three RBIs and two runs.

  • Dash of Class: Sweet potato can make a healthier side dish

    Today’s column features a Squash Casserole recipe given to me by a fellow Cecilia Homemaker, Shepherd’s Pie that was prepared for lunch at the March Cecilia Homemaker meeting and a recipe I found for Sweet Potato wedges.

  • Shift into moving season with confidence

    Following a few simple rules when selecting a mover will go a long way toward protecting yourself from being victimized by scams this moving season. Better Business Bureau and American Moving & Storage Association recommend doing your homework before selecting a mover.

    As we approach the busiest time of the year for changing residences, BBB encourages consumers to know their rights and the red flags of moving scams. Every year BBB and AMSA receive thousands of complaints from consumers who have fallen prey to dishonest and often unlicensed moving companies.

  • Cecilia to host miles-long yard sale

    Bargain-hunters aching to visit yard sales this weekend will have more than 20 miles’ worth of items to sift through in the Cecilia area.

    The Cecilia Ruritan Club hosts a 26-Mile Yard Sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. The route runs from one end of Ky. 86 to the other. Those who live there can set up their own yard sales, while those who don’t but are interested in participating can rent a booth for $10.

  • Berry proposes another lean budget

    Hardin County government will live lean for another year if Hardin Fiscal Court adopts Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s proposed budget.

    Berry has outlined a $30.4 million budget, about 2.1 percent larger than last year’s budget, which was one of the lowest in years at $29 million.

    Berry said Monday the 2012-13 budget is only about $600,000 larger than last year’s spending plan but the county is not expected to tap into its reserves.

    “In a $30.4 million budget, that’s down in the weeds,” he said of the modest increase.

  • Eight letters divide their world and mine

    Recognizing that the space between her world and the one she is slowly but surely entering is drawing closer, Pat Summitt stepped down as coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols last week. Summitt, who has won more basketball games than anyone in NCAA history, was diagnosed with early onset dementia last year at age 58.

    Early onset dementia attacks people younger than 65. Many are in their 40s and 50s and some even in their 30s.

  • Reality TV star visits E'town

    Amy Roloff knows about challenges.

    She stands chest-high to most women she meets, which has been the basis of social and workplace discrimination in her life.

    She didn’t used to keep posters on her walls or look through magazines.

    “I never wanted to look at anything that I never could become,” she said.

    Working to become comfortable as a little person has given her an appreciation of the challenges others faced.

    “To my world, everyone is big,” she said.