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Today's News

  • ECTC to host ‘That Takes Ovaries’

    The ovarian fortitude of local women will be celebrated at an international event coming to Hardin County this week.

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting an event called That Takes Ovaries, spawned from an international movement started in 2002. The event, which celebrates gutsy actions taken by girls and women, is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, which is International Women’s Day. The event is in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center on campus.

  • Photo: Didn’t mean to ruffle any feathers
  • White, Kolley plead not guilty to new charges

    Abdullah R. White and Samantha J. Kolley entered pleas of not guilty to new charges related to the death of Kristie L. Allen during an arraignment Monday in LaRue Circuit Court.

    White, 35, of Radcliff, is accused of killing Allen, who was found dead Dec. 30 inside a Buffalo home she was housesitting for friends. Last month the LaRue County coroner ruled Allen’s cause of death asphyxia, declaring it a homicide.

  • Garden Club Hears From District Water Manager Clark

    Scott Clark, administrative manager for Hardin County Water District No. 2 spoke to the Elizabethtown Garden Club at their March 1 meeting, at the Brown-Pusey House. He promoted the smart use of water in landscaping,  suggesting both effective irrigation and “xeriscaping” (use of native plants accompanied by a variety of mulches, rock and stone).

  • Potted Few brings the Valentine love

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club brought Valentine love to the residents of North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Radcliff on Valentines’ Day. Administrator Bill Taylor entertained at the party with Karaoke music. Director of Activities Pam Switzer and her staff served delicious cake and beverages. Members of the Potted Few Lahoma Baymor, Renate Gosser, Bonnie Gunter and club President Anneliese Knoll brought each resident a Tulip bulb in a cup with decorative red paper to bring Spring to the hearts of everyone.

  • Knox hiring, training sessions planned

    As part of the Department of Defense hiring reform initiative, all DoD components will transition to web-based software owned by the Office of Personnel Management to fill internal and external vacancies,

    During fiscal year 2011-12, the Department of the Army is deploying an automated system called USA Staffing.

    The vision of the Army Civilian Resource community is to provide a single point of entry for all recruitment and hiring activities. Briefings and training sessions are as follows at Haszard Auditorium, Gaffey Hall:

  • Are you all there when you are there?

    “One thing about him, when he was there, he was all there.”

    I was listening to Dr. Gibson Winter, then professor for Christianity and Society at Princeton Theological Seminary. Winter had this wonderful way of sharing an aside — an “oh by the way” story — which would invariably have a meaning all to itself, staying in my mind long after the words of the lecture had been snuffed out by the stuffy air of Stuart Hall.

  • Traffic fatalities serve as stark warnings

    ISSUE: No watches, warnings on the road
    OUR VIEW: Traffic danger exists everyday

    In a stretch from Clarkson to Hodgenville, four tornadoes touched down in a matter of 90 minutes on Leap Day, Feb. 29.

    Total loss of life: 0.

    In the preceding three days, four severe traffic collisions occurred in roughly the same region.

    Total loss of life: 5.

  • Goal in striking distance for Bowl for Kids’ Sake

    Big Brothers Big Sisters officials think they might reach their $85,000 goal for Bowl for Kids’ Sake.

    They hadn’t totaled pledges Sunday during the last official bowl of the campaign in Hardin County, when the crash of pins throughout Dix-E-Town Lanes on North Dixie Avenue was followed by excited cheers.

    Cathy Galante, chief development officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters in Kentucky, said there seemed to be slightly more participants this year than last year, which bodes well for donation totals.

  • ‘Lin-sanity’ brings political correctness to light

    Stop it.
    I don’t care how well Jeremy Lin is playing for the New York Knicks.
    Sorry, folks.
    So what if we’re both Asian-Americans?
    Turn on the television. Read websites and magazines. Listen to the talking heads. He’s everywhere.
    He’s the NBA’s version of the NFL’s Tim Tebow, his league’s global savior.
    Stop it.
    Please don’t automatically assume that every Asian-American is rooting for him to become a star and help the Knicks make the playoffs.