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Today's News

  • Martha Edwards and her little ones

    From tanks to teddy bears, Martha Edwards always has worked carefully with her hands.

    At 60, she’s lived in Radcliff much of her married life.

    Her father was in the military and retired here. She’s had several jobs on post. When she was younger, Edwards would ride to work on a bus and work in the mess hall. During her civil service career she has been a cashier, supply clerk and forklift operator and worked on small transmissions and then went on to heavy mobile, where she worked on tank engines and transmissions.

  • Optimists Club welcomes new members


    Willie Lee, lieutenant governor of the Kentucky/West Virginia District Optimists, and Optimist Club of Radcliff President Mae Knight inducted two new members, Andrea Garcia and Autumn Rose, into the club Dec. 13. The new members each received a new member packet, a name badge and an Optimist International pin.

  • Fireworks among some New Year's celebrations

    Fireworks sales aren’t only for the Fourth of July anymore.

    New Year’s is becoming a fireworks sales opportunity, especially after Kentucky relaxed regulations last year to allow the use of more powerful fireworks.

    Target and Walmart plan to sell fireworks.

    Target sells fireworks annually during winter holidays.

  • Districts waiting for Race to the Top funds

    Local superintendents are awaiting notification of how recently awarded federal money will be divided among Kentucky school districts.

    Kentucky received $17 million in Race to the Top money. Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New Jersey and Pennsylvania also received a portion of the $200 million that was awarded in the third round of Race to the Top.
    Kentucky originally requested $175 million.

  • Garrison Command tasked with eliminating more than 130 positions

    Fort Knox officials are in the process of reducing the post’s workforce in a manner officials hope will remove redundancies without leading to significant job loss.

    The directive to reduce staffing is part of a planned civilian workforce reduction of around 8,700 positions throughout the U.S. Army by Sept. 30, 2012, that, at Fort Knox, primarily is expected to affect U.S. Army Accessions Command and Garrison Command.

  • Thanks for “A Taste of Radcliff"

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club offers a special thanks to all participants for attending and supporting our fourth annual Taste of Radcliff. Additionally, a big thank you to all the businesses that have come together to show how great and diverse they are, demonstrating the willingness of the businesses to come together for a common cause — the betterment of our community.
    More importantly, we wish to praise and thank all the members of the Radcliff Woman’s Club for donating their time, energy and food to this worthy cause.

  • Connecting the dots

    ISSUE: Green Dot intervention program
    OUR VIEW: Reminding us to assist others

  • Community Health Clinic, Red Cross feel influence of United Way

    Donald Marine knows what it is like to need a bridge through hard times.

    Marine, a former patient at the Community Health Clinic of Hardin and LaRue Counties, turned to the clinic after he was laid off and lost his insurance, struggling to stay afloat and healthy with a heart condition.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Area teams go 4-0 in tourney openers (12/28)

    Junior Chanel Roberts posted a double-double to lead the North Hardin Lady Trojans to a 55-37 win Tuesday over Leslie County in the Frankfort Western Hills Lady Wolverine Christmas Tournament.

    Roberts had 19 points, 10 rebounds and two steals, while senior Brianna Woodson chipped in with 13 points, two assists and two steals.

    Sophomore Kiera Jones and freshman Zakayshia Pass each scored six points.

    NORTH HARDIN 55, LESLIE COUNTY 37

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue rolls over Metcalfe County in own tournament (12/28)

    LaRue County junior Kelton Ford scored 21 points to lead five players in double figures and the host Hawks hit 14 3-pointers as they rolled to a 103-37 win over Metcalfe County in the National Guard Holiday Classic on Tuesday.

    Ford, who hit three 3s, also had four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Junior Gabe Shirley added 19 points, three steals, three rebounds and two assists, while senior Kyle Sheeran had 18 points, eight assists and two steals. Sheeran hit 4-of-7 from beyond the arc.

    Senior Kyle Meredith scored 16, and sophomore Kody Key 14.