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Today's News

  • HMH nominated for best in class award

    Hardin Memorial Health has been honored for its interactive approach to online healthcare tools.

  • Former UK great visits E'town
  • Ray Allan Mackey: A farmer for life

    Getting to know Ray Allan Mackey:

    Travel: When he’s not farming he loves to travel. He doesn’t get to travel as much as he’d like because farming is an around the clock, around the calendar occupation. His family favorite spot is the Smokey Mountain National Park because of location and ease of getting there. A few years ago, we went out west on a bus trip and spent one day in Yellowstone Park, which he said might be one of the most beautiful spots on earth.

  • JC Penney to reopen in October

    After being sidelined by fire, the JC Penney department store at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown soon will return to business.

    The store is projected to reopen the second week of October, said JC Penney spokeswoman Sarah Kelleher. She did not have an exact date for the reopening.

  • Boy Scouts participate in popcorn fundraiser

    Life Acouts Joshua Nightengale and Michael Bentley from Boy Scout Troop 24 in Elizabethtown during annual popcorn sales at the Pilot gas station in Lebanon Junction. Proceeds from popcorn sales are used to pay for summer camp and leadership training attendance for the scouts and to pay for activities that are hosted at the council level.
     

  • E'town approves tax rates

    Elizabethtown City Council voted Monday to hold property tax rates stable and approved a new limit on change orders for secondary lighting at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    Elizabethtown city officials approved tax rates for real and personal property at 11.6 cents per $100 of assessed value. That rate applies to motor vehicles and watercraft. The rate has remained unchanged for the last several years.

    Finance Director Steve Park has said income from the rate will be slightly below budget, but he believes the city can easily recoup the money through the year.

  • Elizabethtown man sentenced in wire fraud case

    An Elizabethtown man charged with 17 counts of wire fraud was sentenced to four years in prison Monday in U.S. District Court in Louisville.

    Ernest Cadick, 60, pleaded guilty to accusations that he fraudulently solicited more than $718,000 from 17 individuals between 1994 and 2008.

    He represented himself as owner and operator of Kingdom Oil as well as a traveling evangelist, meeting potential investors through church functions and contacts with churches, according to a news release.

  • The Best: Favorite soup recipes

    Fall is almost here, and I’m already craving soup. I love a good soup – even more than desserts, believe it or not.

    Both of these soups featured today have been in my column before, but to me, they really are the best. I love them, and I nearly always have a quart or two of each of them in the freezer.

  • Dash of Class: Desserts that do less damage

    A large percentage of Americans have a weight problem. A large percentage of Americans don’t exercise. A large percentage of Americans love dessert.

    If you are one of them, I am offering recipes today that will give you a better option than chocolate cake with chocolate icing. The holidays are right around the corner, so we need to stockpile some healthier alternatives to get ready.

  • Project PASS not yet passe'

    ISSUE: Project PASS
    OUR VIEW: HCS finds ways to make it work

    In less than a year, Project PASS in Hardin County Schools has gone from a celebrated event with many of the U.S. Army’s top leaders visiting for an announcement ceremony to a program a week away from losing its federal funding.