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Today's News

  • Energy efficiency highlights Home Builders' show this weekend

    The latest products and services in the home building and remodeling industries will be showcased this weekend at the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association’s EXPO Home and Garden Show.

    The show has gathered a broad range of home and garden vendors at the annual event for more than 30 years.

  • 'Vow' to save this one for a girls' night out

    The weekend before Valentine’s Day had one romantic offering in theaters, “The Vow.” Poor Channing Tatum (“Dear John”) has lady problems again, much like every romantic drama he’s in.

    This time around he’s madly in love with his wife, Paige (Rachel McAdams, “Midnight in Paris”), who doesn’t remember him after suffering a brain injury in a car accident. Instead, her memory goes back to a time before she met him and a life she had abandoned years before but can’t remember why.

  • Remembering a melodic yet tragic life

    The music world was saddened this week with the news of Whitney Houston’s death. A life of amazing musical talent tainted by addiction and regret ended early at age 48.

    Since then, there have been musical tributes, fellow pop artists interviewed on TV and analyst picking through every aspect of her life.

    She’s a picture of how it can all go so well and then spiral into tragic wrong. Houston is yet another lesson that money and fame do not bring happiness.

  • Bands come together for Kori Skaggs

    Fans of live music and friends of Kori Skaggs can catch four local bands Friday at 3 Putt Willie’s in Elizabethtown.

    After an acoustic show at 6 p.m., bands Vinal, Diamondback, Resin8 and Stone the Crow plays until midnight, providing a mix of country and old and new rock ’n’ roll music, said Bill Ridge, of 3 Putt Willie’s. Skaggs’ favorite genre was country, he said, and the bands will play a lot of her favorite songs.

    Skaggs, an Elizabethtown resident, died Feb. 2. She was 27.

  • Miss Kentucky ‘books it’ for kids

    Miss Kentucky showcased one of her platforms — reading — during a visit Wednesday to St. James Catholic Regional School.

    Miss Kentucky Ann Blair Thornton took part in the school’s celebrity reader week. First-grade teacher Megan Berry and second-grade teacher Amanda Bradley coordinated the week to coincide with America’s Biggest Storytime, a national event that is part of the BOOK IT! reading incentive program.

  • Radcliff man charged with attempted murder

    A Radcliff man was arrested Wednesday morning on an attempted murder charge after he allegedly slashed another man’s throat and chased him across North Dixie Boulevard, police say.

    Lajuan V. Rose, 52, allegedly “slashed/stabbed” another man in the throat with a pocket knife at his residence following an argument, according to a citation. He then chased the man across North Dixie Boulevard and through a parking lot, police said.

  • State retirement plan demonstrates little planning

    ISSUE: Kentucky's public pension system
    OUR VIEW: Without change, disaster is ahead

    One of the true perks associated with working for the Commonwealth of Kentucky is the retirement plan. It's also becoming one of the great threats regarding living in this state.

    It's alarming to see the state falling behind in its commitments to its workers and retirees as well as its unwillingness to address the issue.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL OPINION: It's up to them to make the most of their second chance (02/16)

    You have been given a second chance. A fresh start maybe. A clean slate, so to speak. What are you going to do with it?

    That’s the question North Hardin seniors Jauan Akins, Sam Coachman and Duwayne White need to ask themselves. They are extremely fortunate to be playing basketball again this season. They have been given a second chance.

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin sweeps Green County (02/16)

    BOWLING

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S SCORES

    JOHN HARDIN 5, GREEN COUNTY 2

    CAMPBELLSVILLE— Results from Wednesday’s dual at Phillips Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • County votes down request for Radcliff recycling trailer

    Hardin Fiscal Court silenced a debate Tuesday that has raged for months.

    The county’s governing body voted, 6-3, against moving a county recycling trailer to Radcliff. The issue was postponed last year to give magistrates time to research feasibility and need for a trailer.

    Magistrates Roy Easter and Doug Goodman championed the issue with the blessing of Radcliff City Council, arguing the city has the size and trash volume to justify placing a trailer there.