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Today's News

  • Filing for office requires serious commitment

    ISSUE: Candidates' efforts   
    OUR VIEW: Voters, opponents deserve serious campaigns

    Who’s running for office and who they hope to represent is murky at best and a filing deadline is a moving target as state lawmakers and judges work to finalize a redistricting plan.

    Still, it’s clear that at least in some races Democrats and Republicans will have choices in May’s primary election.

    Contested races are a benefit to voters and even candidates.

  • PC & The Final Verdict returns to the State Theater

    PC & The Final Verdict will be back for a repeat performance at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. The band plays at 8 p.m. Saturday.

    PC, or Paul Carver, is an Ohio native and a left-handed guitarist who leads the band as they play classic R&B, jazz and Motown. The group’s set is a mix of original music plus classics like “Mustang Sally” and “Brick House.”

    Besides PC on vocals and guitar, the band is made up of Tom Peterson on bass, Sonny Talbert on keyboards and Vince Desalvo on drums.

  • Ogbe is guest at Rotaract Club meeting

    On Feb. 7, the Rotaract Club of Greater Hardin County welcomed guest speaker, Dennis Ogbe. Ogbe is a parolympic gold medalist in track and field. Members and guests experienced an inspiring and motivating speech about overcoming adversity and being your best self. Pictured, president Travis Roberts thanks Ogbe for his inspiring words.

  • Sam Alexander recognized as 'Distinguished Lion'

    At the Jan. 17 meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club, Lion Sam Alexander was recognized as a “Distinguished Lion.” Lion Alexander works tirelessly for the preservation of eye sight — the Lions Club’s main goal. Further, he actively participates in all of the clubs fund-raising projects. He and his wife, Mary Ann, were seated at a place of honor at the head table.

  • MOWW gets briefing on local scouting program

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) held its monthly meeting Jan. 17, at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

  • O'Donnell returns to U.S. after being deployed overseas

    Army National Guard Master Sgt. Debby K. O’Donnell has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. O’Donnell is a member of the 1249th Engineer Battalion, Salem, Ore. She has served 15 years in the military. She is the daughter of Ronald D. Smith of Graham, Wash., and Joy B. Boyles of Killeen, Texas. Her husband, Scott A. O'Donnell, is the son of James P. and Dee O’Donnell of Albany, Ore. She is a 1982 graduate of Fort Knox High School.

  • First Federal sells four Indiana branches

    First Federal Savings Bank in Elizabethtown is selling four retail banking offices in Indiana to raise capital and meet its goals.

    A subsidiary of First Savings Financial Group Inc. has entered into a definitive purchase and assumption agreement with the Elizabethtown-based bank to buy the Indiana offices in Corydon, Elizabeth, Georgetown and Lanesville.

    These are all of First Federal Savings Bank’s southern Indiana branches.

  • Historic State Theater movie offerings include couple's special

    Couples don’t stand a ghost of a chance of being overlooked by the Historic State Theater, which offers a Valentine’s Day movie special, but not before it offers a classic movie from the ’50s.

    The theater presents “Marjorie Morningstar,” a 1958 film starring Gene Kelly and Natalie Wood at 8 tonight and 2 p.m. Saturday. Wood portrays a college student who falls in love with Kelly, a would-be dramatist, while she is working as a counselor at summer camp.

    Tickets for the movie are $5 each.

  • Love and the arts: Brian and Susan Froedge met through band

    The arts, specifically music, brought Brian and Susan Froedge together.

    They knew each other professionally when Brian, band director at North Hardin High School, began his career in band directing and Susan came back from college to help during band camp.

    After she began teaching at Radcliff Middle School, they began dating. Susan said the late Chuck Campbell, who was band director at NHHS, liked to take credit for being their matchmaker.

  • Putting up walls