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Today's News

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  • Basketball Hall of Fame selects executive director

    Operating in borrowed office space behind a desk relocated from the basement of his own home, Rick Whobrey began work as executive director of the new Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame.

    It’s a modest beginning for a 53-year-old Elizabethtown resident who spent nearly two decades as an executive with Kentucky Farm Bureau. The Hall of Fame has no site and no exhibits but is nine days away from naming the first members of its inaugural class of 100 inductees.

  • Nominations due for name changes

    Directorate of Human Resources

    The Installation Memorialization and Naming Approval Board will convene in June. The Directorate of Human Resources is requesting nominations for memorialization, and naming of facilities or

    streets.

    Commands, activities or organizations with a permanent presence on Fort Knox may submit recommendations or nominations. An individual may also submit recommendations through a command, activity, or organization that has a permanent presence on Fort Knox.

  • Hollywood Goes To War event at Patton Museum

    Fort Knox’s General George Patton Museum of Leadership is hosting a “Hollywood Goes to War” movie night the third Thursday of each month.
    Films will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s newly renovated Abrams Auditorium, which features digital projection and a state-of-the-art surround sound system. Following each film will be a short discussion led by the museum’s curator, Nate Jones.
    Patrons may bring food and drink, but alcoholic beverages are not permitted. The event is free and open to the public.

  • 3rd BCT hosting women's observance

    The 3/1 Brigade Combat Team will host the Fort Knox observance in honor of Women’s History Month “Women’s Education - Women’s Empowerment” March 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Abrams Auditorium in the Patton Museum. The keynote speaker for this event will be Dr. Youlanda Washington, principal of Macdonald Intermediate School. The event is free and open to the public.

    There will be a cake-cutting ceremony at the conclusion of the observance.

  • Local JROTC invitational competition bigger than ever

    The popularity of the upcoming local JROTC competition continues to grow.

    The annual JROTC invitational, now named after retired Sgt. Maj. Paul Gray, a former JROTC teacher at North Hardin High School, is from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at North Hardin and John Hardin high schools and North Park Elementary School.

  • Duke Memorial unveiling this week

    A memorial dedicated to 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1 Infantry Division soldiers who have lost their lives in combat since 2001 will open to the public this week.

    The Duke Memorial, situated near the 3/1 company operation facilities complex on post, opens for viewing at 3 p.m. Friday.

  • New bill targets synthetic drugs

    A bill that could ban synthetic drugs was introduced this week in the state House of Representatives, and if it fails to pass, Hardin County Attorney Jenny Oldham is prepared with an ordinance that would ban synthetic drugs designed to simulate highs found in illicit drugs in the county.

    Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, is one of the cosponsors of House Bill 481. Moore said an emergency clause was added to the bill because it is so important the commonwealth cannot afford to wait for it to go into effect.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary names speech contest winners

    Dante Elcock, Renee Watts and Omar Banihani were participants in the Elizabethtown Rotary Club speech contest on Feb. 28. Omar won first place. Pictured from the left are Dante Elcock, Renee Watts and Omar Banihani.

  • Former NFL player encourages local students to eat healthy and exercise

    Former University of Kentucky and NFL running back Artose Pinner made a visit Friday morning to Meadow View Elementary School as students at the Radcliff school kicked off a new health and wellness program, Fuel up to Play 60.

    The FUTP60 program is a student-led initiative to empower youth to live an active and healthy lifestyle by fueling up with healthy foods and being physically active for 60 minutes each day. It was launched by the National Dairy Council and the NFL.