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Today's News

  • Radcliff Rotary gets crash course in fire safety

  • Cardin speaks to AM Rotary

    Pat Cardin with the National Wild Turkey Federation was guest speaker at the Hardin County AM Rotary meeting Oct. 28 at Stone Hearth Restaurant.

  • Taft presenter to repeat historic speech today in Hodgenville

    It’s not unusual to see a Lincoln presenter or impersonator visiting LaRue County. Those tall, lanky, melancholy men with their topcoats and stovepipe hats are a fixture during Lincoln Days, the annual festival honoring native son Abraham Lincoln.

  • NARFE holds potluck feast

    Chapter 1050 of the Active and Retired Federal Employees enjoyed a quarterly pot luck feast recently in the NOLIN RECC in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker was Sue Horn from Kentucky Blue Cross Blue Shield, who brought members up to date on the 2012 changes for BC/BS and distributed information to those needing it. She encouraged all federal employee policy holders to go online for more information at www.fepblue.orgor call the office at 1-888-250-2309.

  • Potted Few attends district meeting

    Several members of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club attended the 65th annual Dogwood District Garden Club of Kentucky meeting held in October at the Audubon Country Club in Louisville. Potted Few member and Dogwood District chaplain Jean Janes gave the opening Invocation and the luncheon blessing. As district corresponding secretary, Martha Mengel presented In Memoriam for deceased district members. Potted Few president Anneliese Knoll presented the club report to inform those attending of the Potted Few mission and accomplishments.

  • Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show huge success

    The Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show put on by the Stitchers Quilt Guild in September was a huge success. The show was the biggest so far with approximately 300 quilts on display. The winners of the viewers choice awards were Suzanne Shircliff with her ‘Civil War Sunset’ bed size quilt and Martha Claycomb with her ‘Winter Wonderland’ non-bed size quilt. The Farmers Market challenge quilt winner was Janice Conder. The winner of the opportunity quilt was Dot Ward from Stamping Ground, Ky.

    The Stitchers are already starting plans for next years show.

  • Veterans Day activities include parade this morning

    The Hardin County Veterans Day celebration includes the unveiling of a U.S. Air Force sculpture set to become part of the county’s new veterans’ tribute.

    The event begins with a 10 a.m. parade Saturday. The parade sets out from Vine Grove Fire Department on Highland Avenue and ends at Optimist Park on Knox Avenue in Vine Grove, where the rest of the celebration takes place.

    The statue being unveiled is of a woman and pays tribute to the U.S. Air Force. It is set to be installed in Elizabethtown, Vine Grove events coordinator Donna Broadway said.

  • WKU to honor fallen Rineyville soldier

    A Rineyville soldier killed in Afghanistan last year will be honored by his alma mater today.

    First Lt. Eric Yates, a 2008 graduate of Western Kentucky University, will be honored through the unveiling of a granite panel featuring his likeness on Guthrie Tower at 11 a.m. CST today and will be inducted into the WKU ROTC Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Kentucky Museum. Yates’ name also will be one of more than 6,000 read during the Remembrance Day National Roll Call, according to a WKU news release.

  • Dollar for the Dukes shows tangible thanks

    Soon, thousands of soldiers will end a year-long deployment to Afghanistan and return to Fort Knox. Area residents have a unique opportunity to make them feel especially welcomed home.

    Dollars for the Dukes, a fundraising campaign of The Duke Association, a nonprofit and nonpolitical group of the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Knox, continues through Nov. 21 and possibly through the end of the month.

  • E'town man arrested for assault is a registered sex offender

    An Elizabethtown man arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree assault is a move-in registered sex offender from Tennessee and, according to a citation, he confessed to Sunday’s alleged assault and told police it was “sexually motivated.”

    Justin Michael Smith, 31, was arrested Tuesday afternoon at the Elizabethtown Police Department after a female reported Sunday she was awakened and beaten. Police released Smith’s name Sunday morning as a person of interest.