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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Myers honored by E'town's gesture (03/21)

    For 30 years, Ron Myers was a fixture in the Elizabethtown High School baseball dugout.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade County beats North Hardin, 10-0 (03/21)

    Ashley Nikolao provided the lone bit of power Tuesday night at Trojan Field, but the rest of the Meade County Lady Waves contributed where they could.

    The sophomore catcher capped off the Lady Waves’ seven-run fifth inning with a two-run home run to put the mercy rule into effect, and eight of her teammates reached base or scored a run as 13th-ranked Meade County opened its season with a 10-0 win over the homestanding North Hardin Trojans.

  • Radcliff to continue funding One Knox through fiscal year

    Radcliff will remain a partner of One Knox for at least a few more months.

    Radcliff City Council on Tuesday backed a recommendation from Mayor J.J. Duvall to pay the remainder of the money allocated to One Knox in this year’s budget. It also agreed to place about $1,800 in the 2012-13 budget to cover another quarterly payment because the agency back bills the cit.

  • HMH hires new chief medical officer

    After a meticulous search, Hardin Memorial Hospital has found Dr. Jody Prather’s successor.

    HMH has named Dr. Stephen K. Toadvine new chief medical officer. He is slated to start April 30. HMH President and CEO Dennis Johnson said the start date is warranted because of Toadvine’s commitments to his outgoing employer.

    Toadvine replaces Prather, who left the hospital in late January after taking on the role of chief medical officer for Baptist Healthcare System.

  • Louisville woman dies from injuries sustained in Hardin County wreck

    A Louisville woman involved in a three-vehicle collision Sunday night in Hardin County died from her injuries at 8:54 a.m. Tuesday at University Hospital.

    Police say Shelly Thrasher, 30, was northbound on Interstate 65 near the 101-mile marker when for unknown reasons her Toyota Corolla drifted right and struck a guardrail. The car veered left, crossing northbound lanes and the median, sending it into the path of southbound traffic.

  • BBB commends savvy consumers

    The Better Business Burea is commending savvy consumers.

    Consumers asked BBBs across the country and in Canada for help more than 103 million times in 2011, up from 87 million in 2010 and the highest rate in the organization’s 100-year history.

    Conversely, filings of formal complaints against businesses were down across the U.S. and Canada; 927,000 in 2011 compared to just more than 1 million in 2010.

  • Kitchen Adventures: Peanut butter and chocolate: The perfect combination

    There is one combination in a dessert that excites me like no other — chocolate and peanut butter. Whoever first decided to put these two foods together is a genius.

    On one of nightly surf through Pinterest, I found a cake recipe that stopped me in my tracks, a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cake.

    This was one cake I needed to try to conquer.

    I will warn you, this one has some complications.

  • Glendale church organizes aid for tornado victims

    A Glendale church is collecting items and money to help West Liberty residents affected by tornados that tore through eastern Kentucky.

    West Liberty was one of the towns devastated March 2  by the storms.

    New Horizon Baptist Fellowship members and other churches throughout the area are trying to help victims by providing supplies to meet emergency needs. They are collecting nonperishable food, diapers, baby food, baby bottles, water, Gatorade, personal hygiene items for men and women, batteries, flashlights and cash donations.

  • Dash of Class: Sweet ideas for upcoming Hosparus Tea

    One of Hardin County’s most elegant community events is from 2 to 4 p.m. March 31 at Severns Valley Baptist Church on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. That event is the Hosparus Tea. Last year was my first year to attend and I was very impressed. The table decorations are second to none in beauty, elegance and style. Themes were present in many of the table centerpieces.

  • Cheer for underdogs in someone else's upset

    “The thing I like about the NCAA college basketball tournament is that any team can win it all.”

    I was explaining to my wife why I was standing in front of the TV, eyes glued to the NCAA Tournament and not sitting in my usual place with her watching the evening news.

    Although I have a few favorite teams, the truth is my main attraction to March Madness is in anticipating the little guys, the Lehighs, the Virginia Commonwealths, and the Norfolk States taking down the big boys, the Dukes, the Michigans,and the Missouris.