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Today's News

  • PREP BOWLING: Great balls of fire (1/31)

    Andrew Boyles remembers the times he’d go out to Dix-E-Town Lanes with his friends and he’d be happy if he broke 100.

    Those memories really aren’t so distant but now, the North Hardin High School senior gets a bit peeved if he doesn’t reach at least 140.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town can clinch 17th District Tournament top seed tonight (1/31)

    Tonight’s matchup between the Elizabethtown Panthers and John Hardin Bulldogs might as well be billed as the battle of the boards.

  • Radcliff Woman's Club members participate in Mayor's Breakfast

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club took part in the second annual Mayor’s Breakfast on Jan. 21 at Colvin Community Center, serving glazed doughnuts to attendees.  The club took an extra step in extending its hospitality and gave several dozen doughnuts to North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center, the Radcliff Fire Department and the Radcliff Police Department. Naomi Timpe enjoys the doughnut given to her by her son, Danny Hutcherson.

  • Single ceremony marks three changes on post

    ISSUE: Changes in command and mission at Fort Knox
    OUR VIEW: More changes will come 

    Fort Knox continues to change in its long and important role played for our nation’s military. During a recent multi-purpose ceremony, the post saw one decade-long mission draw to a close as its colors were cased, the retirement of the post’s commanding officer and the transfer of authority to new commander.

  • LCHS student dies in wreck

    Alma Teresa Martinez Flores, a 17-year-old student at LaRue County High School, was excited to start the school’s quilting club, her friends told Principal Paul Mullins. Today marks the club’s first meeting, but she will not be there.

    Flores died in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night on Ky. 210 near the Hardin-LaRue county border.

    “Alma was a very sweet young lady who had a beautiful smile and an infectious personality,” Mullins said about the teen, who was in her first year at LCHS and also played on the junior varsity soccer team.

  • No touch trotter
  • JHHS holds prom fashion show and sale today

    Students will get the chance to be their own top models this weekend, but without all of the judgment from Tyra Banks.

    John Hardin High School is hosting its third annual prom fashion show from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in the commons area of the school. John Hardin students will model dresses and tuxedos provided by local stores for students, parents and community members to view.

    This year’s show also includes a sale of gently worn formal wear as well as some discounted new items provided by stores.

  • Tax preparation help begins Wednesday

    Kentucky residents can get free tax help beginning Wednesday.

    American Association of Retired Persons volunteers begin their annual appointments to help people with simple federal and Kentucky tax returns.

    The effort continues through April 12 by appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Hardin County Public Library branch on Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • Instead of praying against, pray for a loving heart

    Although the Republicans have been going at it for several months, we are not yet into the heat of the presidential race, and already some Christians are praying for the early demise of President Obama.

    When I say, “demise,” I mean death.

    At least that’s the implication of the recent email sent by Mike O’Neal, the Republican speaker of the Kansas House of Representatives. That email followed a previous one in which O’Neal had referred to Michelle Obama as “Mrs. Yomama.”

  • Doctors, not bureaucrats, should decide appropriate care

    As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee, I have voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and participated in dozens of hearings that revealed astronomical costs, billion-dollar slush funds and countless other negative consequences of the health care law.