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Today's News

  • Childhood memories are a Google search away

    When it comes to the always-changing world of technology, I figure I’m about two years behind most.
    I never thought I would text, and now I do that more than I talk on the phone.
    I had no use for Facebook when it was unveiled and now I get on my page a few times a day and even occasionally offer a status update.
    Browsing the Web? Until about a year or so ago, I was only on the Internet when I needed to be to check on how the Red Sox were doing that night. Now, it occupies a good chunk of my life.

  • Giving, family and turkey are the pillars of David Gibson's life

    On Thanksgiving, local hunter David Gibson has many things to be thankful for including his family, the ability to give back to his community and turkey.

    Gibson has lived in Glendale all his 49 years. He’s been an avid hunter for a long time and hunts a little bit of everything including turkey, deer, rabbit, squirrel — “the whole nine yards,” he said.

    But turkey is his favorite.

    He is president of the Heartland Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and is a director on the state NWTF board.

  • Vine Grove couple captures equestrian honors

    Debra and Jim Bramblett think their quarterhorse, Maxxis, knows when he has done a good job and when his owners are proud of him.

    “When he gets in his pictures, he perks right up for them,” Jim Bramblett said.

    The horse, a 2004 bay stallion, has had a lot to be proud of during the past two weeks.

    He took the Reserve World Championship Performance Halter Stallions title in the amateur competition of the 2011 American Quarter Horse Association FedEX Open World Championship Show on Nov. 12 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

  • Bikers defy rain to collect toys for kids

    Sunday’s afternoon downpour was hardly a deterrent for a collection of bikers who strapped on denim and leather for a good cause.

    The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive made its way to Staples in Elizabethtown, the launching of a bike run attracting 60 or more bikers despite the brisk air and the slippery riding conditions.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin tries to recreate 2009 magic (11/21)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs don’t have many players left who played in the program’s biggest win two years ago at Bowling Green. But that doesn’t mean the Bulldogs don’t remember what it was like that cold November night when they pulled out a 28-21 victory at El Donaldson Stadium.

    “I just remember how excited everyone was at the end of the game,” John Hardin senior lineman Patrick Crowe said. “That was just wild at the end of that game. I’m just trying to relive that feeling again.”

  • PREP SWIMMING RESULTS: E'town Invitational (11/21)

    ELIZABETHTOWNResults from Saturday’s meet at T.K. Stone Middle School:

    TEAM RESULTS

    Combined, 6 Teams

      1. Elizabethtown          1,078 points

      2. Meade County                     629

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Injuries taking their toll on area teams (11/21)

    It might be a while before area high school basketball teams are at full strength.

    Meade County senior boys’ forward Cheaney Schwartz and North Hardin sophomore girls’ post Jenna Spencer are likely to miss the season with torn ACLs, while many other players are banged up.

  • Traffic stop nets cash

    Kentucky State Police are investigatng a large sum of cash confiscated Friday night.

    Troopers took custody of more than $300,000 in cash during a routine commercial vehicle trafffic stop at 10:45 p.m. Friday on Interstate 65 in Hardin County.

    The name of the driver and the reason for confiscation the money had not been released as of Sunday evening. An investigation is ongoing.

  • KSP looking for two escaped inmates

    Kentucky State Police are looking for two inmates who escaped the Hardin County Detention Center late Saturday night.

    Police are looking for Lonnie Ray Coy, 43, and Joshua Nunn, 19, after they were absent for a 2 a.m. head count today, when jail deputies first noticed their disappearance.

    "They escaped by walking out while jail deputies were making their rounds," said KSP Post 4 spokesman Norman Chaffins in a news release. "It appeared that the two inmates were able to dig a hole in the corner of the fence and crawl under it."

  • Fohl

    Dana Elyse Daughetee of Somerset and Stephen Jay Fohl of Elizabethtown were married Sept. 17, 2011, at Oak Hill Baptist Church in Somerset.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Robin Daughetee of Somerset.

    The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry J. Fohl of Elizabethtown.

    The couple reside in Lexington.