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Today's News

  • Farmers market participation fosters relationships

    Russell and Lois Strader of Sonora meet people from around the world when they sell at the Hardin County Farmers Market Inc.

    The Straders are entering their fourth year of selling produce from their garden at the market, including okra, green beans, watermelons, blackberries, cucumbers and squash.

    Russell Strader focused on gardening after retiring from the auto manufacturing industry in 2007. That interest led him to sell his surplus produce at the farmers market.

  • Amateur radio operators stop in E'town for annual 'HamFest'

    Elizabethtown played host Saturday to hundreds of radio enthusiasts as the Lincoln Trail Amateur Radio Club sponsored its annual Amateur Radio HamFest.

    Club president Archie Mack of Radcliff estimated 300 to 400 patrons attend each year. He has seen attendees from as far away as California make the trip to the State Fire Training School at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Library week events honor poetry, feed people in need

    Parts of the local library will look more like a creative coffee house and food pantry than a place to check out books this month.

    Hardin County Public Library has a lineup of ways to celebrate National Library Week, which begins this week.

    Local activities aren’t confined to this week and include a poetry reading and open microphone meant to honor the celebratory week for libraries and National Poetry Month.

  • PREP BASEBALL/PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Area teams 0-3 in beach openers (04/09)

    The 13th-ranked North Laurel Lady Jaguars swept the North Hardin Trojans and the LaRue County Lady Hawks on Sunday during the opening day of the annual Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton.

    North Laurel notched a 4-0 decision against North Hardin before earning a 1-0 win against LaRue County. No. 6 Louisville Assumption was originally supposed to play LaRue County, but Assumption played Saturday evening in the prestigious 50-team Bob Jones Classic in Huntsville, Ala., and didn’t make it to the beach in time to play the Lady Hawks.

  • Photos: Pink Heals truck unveiled
  • Cecilia news

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

  • Disabled soldier files complaint against Hardin County Attorney's Child Support Division

    A disabled Fort Knox soldier is filing a complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act, saying he and his service dog were mistreated by a supervisor at the Hardin County Attorney’s Child Support Division Office.

    Sgt. Andrew Mclean has been deployed four times, most recently to Iraq, he said. The sergeant has post-traumatic stress disorder and a traumatic brain injury, he said.

  • Greeting the Easter sunrise

    Though the sunrise wasn’t evident on a gray, overcast Sunday, a crowd of about 50 attended the annual outdoor Sunrise Easter Service hosted by the Elizabethtown Ministerial Association at the Freeman Lake Bandstand.

    Rev. Coleman Howlett, secretary of the ministerial association, said the timing of the 7 a.m. sunrise service is significant. According to the gospels, the three women approached Jesus’ tomb at sunrise only to learn he had resurrected.

    “It’s a tradition,” Howlett explained.

  • White Mills news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    Happy Easter to all.

    SCHOOL NEWS. Just a reminder Hardin County Schools are on spring break this week. School will resume April 16.

    Lakewood Elementary School fifth-graders have returned from a 2-day trip to Huntsville, Ala. They visited the space and Rocket Center.

  • Hoffman — Montgomery

    Bobby and Lisa Hoffman of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kara Hoffman of Elizabethtown, to Phillip Montgomery of Louisville, son of Olan and Sylvia Morris of Rineyville and the late Harry Montgomery.

    The bride-to-be is a branch manager at Kentucky Neighborhood Bank.

    The prospective groom is a technical sergeant in the Kentucky Air National Guard.

    The wedding is May 11, 2012, at St. Christopher Catholic Church with a reception at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale.