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Today's News

  • Farm-City Day offers Fort Knox tour today

    Tuesday marks this year’s Farm-City Day, an annual event during which the farming community and Hardin County Chamber of Commerce get together and “share notes,” chamber President Brad Richardson said.

    This year the chamber was responsible for organizing the event, which changes hands year-to-year, he said.

    Farm-City Day begins at 8 a.m. at the American Legion Post on Ring Road, where pastries and coffee will be offered, he said, and at 8:30 a.m. a bus will transport participants to Fort Knox for a tour.

  • Diabetes Day meant to educate residents

    Area medical representatives and community service organizations will try today to educate residents about managing diabetes and avoiding the disease.

    The disease is a metabolic disorder in which a person doesn’t produce enough insulin, which is used to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy.

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and today is World Diabetes Day.

  • Protection as performance in sports

    The Art of Performance by Dr. Keith Wilson

  • 66-year gig with 88 keys for 77-year old Warren Moore

    As a pianist and organist, 77-year-old Warren Moore has been the sound of Sunday service at Vine Grove United Methodist Church for 33 years.

    In fact, Moore has been playing piano and organ for the last 66 years at several churches in and out of Hardin County.

    “I took private piano lessons in my early years,” said Moore, who lives near Fort Knox just inside Meade County.

    Moore was 10, to be exact, when he started taking lessons. A year later, he was playing piano for church. He is self-taught on the organ.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin focusing on the small details (11/14)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs realize they didn’t play the perfect game against North Hardin on Friday night. But after each game, they know there will be things to work on and correct and the 31-10 victory over the Trojans is no different.

    “We realize we have things to work on,” John Hardin senior defensive end Blake Cavinee said. “We always have something to work on even when we win. We will watch the film and see where we need to get better. We’ll get those things fixed and get ready for J’town.”

  • Senior life: Answering a child’s questions about Alzheimer’s disease

    Kids ask the darnest questions. While a child’s questions often test an adult’s knowledge or skill level, and sometimes can push their patience, their questions have value and must be acknowledged.
    “Why does grandpa act like he’s forgotten everyone?”
    “Will I catch Alzheimer’s from grandma?”
    “How come grandpa keeps calling me by dad’s name?”
    “Will grandma die from Alzheimer’s?”

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Jaggers says North Hardin took steps forward this season (11/14)

    North Hardin coach Crad Jaggers saw the Trojans take steps forward in his fourth year over the program.

    The Trojans won six games for the second consecutive season and they recorded a playoff win for the first time since 2004, beating Bullitt East, 35-14. The Trojans also beat Meade County for the first time in Jaggers’ tenure.

    Although they lost to John Hardin, 31-10 on Friday night in the second round of the Class 5-A playoffs, Jaggers said he is encouraged by what he saw.

  • New traffic signal activated today

    A new traffic signal goes into effect today on Ring Road at the intersection with Peterson Drive near Akebono.

    The signal was set to flash yellow last week and it becomes fully activated today by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
     

  • Senior Life: Answering a child’s questions about Alzheimer’s

    Kids ask the darnest questions. While a child’s questions often test an adult’s knowledge or skill level, and sometimes can push their patience, their questions have value and must be acknowledged.

    “Why does grandpa act like he’s forgotten everyone?”

    “Will I catch Alzheimer’s from grandma?”

    “How come grandpa keeps calling me by dad’s name?”

    “Will grandma die from Alzheimer’s?”

  • Miller celebrates 80th birthday

    Distie Hatfield Miller will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house celebration given by her family from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 2011, at Wesley Hilltop House in Elizabethtown.

    She has two daughters, Donna Richardson and Janice Rainey; two stepchildren, Floyd Miller and Wanda Williams; five grandchildren, a stepgranddaughter and six great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    No gifts, please.