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Today's News

  • Gold rush? Debt easing proposal calls for selling bullion

    In these tough economic times, many families likely have considered selling a treasured heirloom to pay down debt.

    The U.S. government, which hit its debt limit last week, faces a similar question: Should it sell the gold next to the Fort Knox Army post to help offset the deficit?

    Ron Utt, a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, recently told The Washington Post: “It’s just sort of sitting there.”

  • Stader completes Navy basic training

     STADER. Navy Seaman Evan M. Stader, son of Katrina M. Reeves of Vine Grove  and David C. Stader of Fishers, Ind., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. 

    Stader is a 2010 graduate of Fishers High School of Fishers. 

  • Games Speaks To Rotary Club Members

     Rick Games of the Elizabethtown\Hardin County Industrial Foundation was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 17. Pictured are Rick Games and ElizabethtownRotary Club President Cathy Williamson. 

  • Right to Life Kentucky Heartland hosts annual Youth Rally for Life

  • Alexis Donates Hair To Children In Need

     Alexis Belme, a second-grader at New Highland Elementary School, donated more than 10 inches of hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program, which makes wigs for people in need because of cancer or other illness. 

  • Thompson receives high honors from Southern Police Institute

    Kentucky State Police Lieutenant Jeremy V. Thompson was among 40 graduates who completed the 12-week Administrative Officers Course at the University of Louisville’s Southern Police Institute. The course curriculum is designed to develop informed, effective, ethically and technically competent law enforcement managers who are capable of assuming positions of leadership in their respective agencies.

  • Seymour speaks to AM Rotary

    The director of the Elizabethtown/Hardin County Heritage Council, Heath Seymour, was the guest speaker at the May 6 meeting of the Hardin County AM Rotary. His program was focused on the current state of the Heritage Council along with soliciting ideas for the future. 

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club attends state conference

    Anne Aubrey, Pat Nuccitelli, Maria Batistoni, Becky Brecht and Florence Mason of the Radcliff Woman’s Club, attended the 116th annual convention of the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs on April 15-16 in Louisville. The theme of the convention was a “World of Harmony.”

    The convention opening ceremonies began with of the posting of colors by the all female drill team from Fern Creek High School and a welcome from the mayor’s office.

  • Lovins Hosts Guests At Rotary Club Meeting

     Bart Lovins, director of the Performing Arts Center, brought two guests to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 17. Lydia Tharp, left, PAC Kid Spotlight winner for June and Lindsay Harper, center, May PAC Kid Spotlight winner. Also pictured is Bart Lovins. 

  • College advice and tips: Choosing a college and major

    Before even thinking about facing the challenges of college, the graduating high school student has a couple other considerations to face, namely which college to attend and what to major in.

    Jessica Shartzer, an Eastern Kentucky University student and 2010 North Hardin High School graduate, said high school students should look at what courses any prospective college offers.

    “The main reason why I chose Eastern is because it's only one of three schools in the state of Kentucky that offers speech/language pathology as a major,” Shartzer said.