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Today's News

  • Holmes attends BIG Regional Leadership Conference

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes attended the BIG Regional Leadership Conference. He is pictured with Gloria Harris, Judge Toni Stringer and Kentucky BIG president Gwen Buffington.

  • The Art of Performance: Warrior Games provide healing environment

    The 2012 Warrior Games recently finished at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. The games provide an important environment for injured military service members to showcase healing in the competitive format of adaptive sports. The competition pits service personnel from the Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy. This year, Special Operations and the British military also sent competitors.

    The spirit of the Warrior Games is highlighted by athletes such as Ryan McIntosh of the U.S. Army. He competed in wheelchair basketball as well as track and field.

  • Summer Blast Beauty Contest registration deadline is June 1

    A Summer Blast Miss Radcliff Beauty Contest and Jr. Miss Radcliff is at 6 p.m. June 22, at Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff.

    Miss Radcliff must be a single female ages 16 to 21 and Jr. Miss Radcliff must be a single female ages 13 to 15. Applicants must reside within the Radcliff, Vine Grove area and attend either North Hardin High School, John Hardin High School, North Middle School or James T. Alton Middle School. Some other restrictions apply.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club members attend board meeting
  • Former food critic promotes benefits of buying local

    A former food critic on Wednesday outlined a new aspect of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s Buy Local program on which the agency hopes to capitalize.

    Sarah Fritschner, coordinator of the Louisville Farm to Table program, described the program and its advantages during the chamber’s monthly luncheon at Pritchard Community Center.

    The program is designed to partner local farmers with consumers in Louisville and surrounding areas by getting locally grown foods into the hands of homeowners, restaurants, workplaces and schools.

  • Garden Club members get lesson on edible flowers

    Carolyn Gusler, center, assisted by her daughter, Jerrina, left, informed The Garden Club of Elizabethtown members about the benefits of edible flowers. They were introduced during the May 3 meeting at the Brown-Pusey House by Andrea McWright, program director.  The next meeting is at 10 a.m., June 7.  It will be a gardeners “show and tell,” and plant exchange, presented by members. The meeting is free and open to the public and light refreshments are served. For information contact Andrea, 360-1233.

  • Under Construction: Big M Chevrolet
  • E’town man charged with sex abuse

    An Elizabethtown man faces multiple felony sex charges involving three alleged victims following a weeks-long investigation by the city’s police department.

    Charlie A. Runyon, 44, is charged with first-degree sodomy and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. According to police, two individuals filed complaints March 21 against him with the Elizabethtown Police Department and a third filed a complaint March 25.

    One complainant is a male younger than 18.

  • All county post offices to fight hunger

    Postal workers across the nation plan to help feed hungry people in their communities Saturday during the 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger event.

    The event takes place in about 10,000 cities nationwide with support of more than 200,000 letter carriers. That makes it the largest one-day food drive in the country with an average collection of 70 million pounds of food, said Pete Countryman, a retired postal worker and annual participant in the food drive.

    Elizabethtown and Radcliff usually bring in about 8,000 pounds of food each, he said.

  • Fourth-graders create 'living museum' of famous Kentuckians

    Students at Morningside Elementary School brought research on famous Kentuckians to life Tuesday and shared information about everyone from the first Native Americans to NBA player Tayshaun Prince.

    Fourth-grade students in the classes of Roseann Thrush and Sharon Billings created a “Famous Kentuckians Living Museum” for the end of the school year. Each student depicted an influential person from the Bluegrass State and discussed their lives with fellow students who weaved their way through the “museum” in the school library.