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Today's News

  • Narrowing disparity in success

    The city schools’ first Community Night is just the first step in creating a true partnership between the schools and the community meant to benefit young black students.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools hosted the event Monday night at Vaughn Reno Starks Community Center. The topic of discussion was the achievement gap between black and white students and how the gap could be addressed, specifically by building up community support for struggling students.

  • State Senate passes Parrett's alternative diploma bill

    Legislation filed by state Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, that would allow a student with disabilities to receive a high school diploma rather than the certificate of completion passed Tuesday.

    Senate Bill 43 would allow a student with a disability who has completed a modified curriculum and an individualized course of study established by the Kentucky Board of Education to receive an alternative high school diploma.

  • Atria Senior Living residents visit Junior Leadership Corps.

    James Collier and Adele Andrissen, residents of Atria Senior Living who are a part of the International Council on Active Aging Champion team, visited with students of the Junior Leadership Corps. at North Middle School.

  • Girl Scouts support animal shelter

    The first grade Girl Scout Troop 1558 from St. James School visited Sam Russell’s Pet Provisions for a class on dog training. They donated a portion of their cookie sales to the PAWS Shelter Foundation, which will be used to help build the new Hardin County Animal Shelter.

  • Radcliff Rotary Club honors Kayla Darbyshire

    The Radcliff Rotary Club recently honored Kayla Darbyshire as its Student of the Month. Kayla is a Junior at Fort Knox High School and is active in numerous clubs and activities. She especially mentioned the National Honor Society and her hopes to maintain her grade-point average and attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College upon graduation. She was presented a $25 Wal-Mart gift certificate and a citation from the club for her achievements.

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  • Garden Club members present donation to benefit Greenspace

    Garden Club co-presidents Joyce Effinger and Deborah Weise present a donation check to Janet Gebler, center, friend of Greenspace. Both organizations realize the importance of supporting and maintaining environmental activities in the Hardin County area.

  • RPD seeks help in locating counterfeit suspect

    The Radcliff Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a person suspected of first-degree forgery.

    Officers were called to the Five Star Food Mart at 1871 N. Dixie Blvd. on Oct. 8 to respond to a possible counterfeit $10 bill, which a customer tried to use to pay for cigarettes, according to police.

    The clerk caught the fake bill and told the customer she couldn’t accept it. The customer gave her a real $20 bill to make the purchase, according to police.

  • Sexual abuse survivor promotes workshop for awareness

    Susan Campbell wasn’t able to talk about her experience being sexually abused until recently.

    “It has taken me until now to be able to get my voice back,” the 63-year-old from Elizabethtown said

    Campbell said her abuser died about a year and a half ago, and she didn’t realize until after that how much that event would impact her.

    Afterward, she began looking for ways to reach out to others  affected by similar situations and to promote awareness of the problem.

  • E'town teen charged with unlawful transaction with a minor

    An 18-year-old Elizabethtown man was served an arrest warrant Sunday and charged with unlawful transaction with a minor in connection with an alleged sexual encounter that occurred in December.

    Steven J. Jackson, who will turn 19 later this month, is accused of having sexual intercourse with a juvenile girl under the age of 16, according to a citation. He's charged with first-degree unlawful transaction with a minor — illegal sex act, which is a Class B felony if the minor is less than 16 at the time of the offense.