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Today's News

  • Cecilia Homemakers get lesson on healthy holiday foods

    The Cecilia Homemakers Lesson “Healthy Holiday Foods - A Matter of Choice” was presented by Brenda Lowe, Julia McKinley and Sharon Bush on Nov. 15 at the Cecilia Community Ruritan Building. There were 22 members present.

    The next meeting is Dec. 6 in the Fellowship Hall of Cecilia Baptist Church. The meal will be catered with each member paying for their own meal. Those present at the Nov. meeting were asked to pay in advance. Secret pals will be revealed, gifts exchanged and the group will be drawing for next years secret pals.

  • Greenspace and ECTC students help protect wildlife habitat

    Students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Introductory Biology courses participated in a service-learning project where they assisted Greenspace with trail restoration at Buffalo Lake on Nov. 12. The group spent several hours removing invasive species from the habitat and strategically placing downed trees to slow erosion around the stream. The project was supervised by Greenspace board members David Lutz, Lori Timbers and Tiffany McFalls. A native species planting, scheduled for Earth Day weekend, will follow in the spring.

  • Blue Ball Church helps out at Warm Blessings
  • Volunteers of the Month chosen for Bluegrass Junior Optimist Club

    The Bluegrass Junior Optimist Club is a youth community service organization sponsored by the Rineyville Optimist Club. Members volunteer at Warm Blessings, the Brown-Pusey House and other service-centered businesses. Pictured are the September and October Volunteers of the Month.

  • Rotary Club hears about a Rotary-sponsored trip to Africa

    Salim Najar was the guest speaker at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. He gave a presentation on a Rotary-sponsored trip to Africa for several doctors and nurses. The team performed open heart surgery on a number of children and also provided local doctors and nurses the opportunity to learn how to perform the surgery.

  • Holiday bargain hunting brings out the crowds

    ISSUE: Black Friday shopping
    OUR VIEW: You’d better have a plan

    Annually, shoppers have lined up outside stores, putting their backs to a predawn November chill, waiting for the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season.

  • No sparkle for 'Breaking Dawn'

    At the risk of having my house egged for saying it, “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1” isn’t much of an improvement from its predecessors.

    Even “Twilight” fans would agree, they don’t go to the films for the acting or the quality of film. They go to see the characters they’ve grown attached to from the books and previous films.

  • Club hears about a Rotary-sponsored trip to Africa for doctors and nurses

    Salim Najar was the guest speaker at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. He gave a presentation on a Rotary-sponsored trip to Africa for several doctors and nurses. The team performed open heart surgery on a number of children and also provided local doctors and nurses the opportunity to learn how to perform the surgery.

  • Age, ability, size unimportant when it comes to belly dancing

    Dressed in mid- or full-length skirts, arms extended upward, the three women clink their finger cymbals together to the rhythmic drumbeat of the music in the dance studio, their bodies swaying in unison.

    The shirts and blouses they wear are layered and colorful.

    The women are part of an American Tribal Style belly dance class at Blue Rose Studio in Radcliff, and they defy some common — but erroneous — perceptions of the art.

  • Bardstown man convicted on child pornography charges

    A Bardstown man with connections to a former Radcliff school teacher was sentenced Thursday in federal court to more than 12 years in prison on child pornography charges.

    David W. Morris, 30, pled guilty in July to charges of possession, distribution and receipt of child pornography images. Kentucky State Police arrested Morris and girlfriend Angela Taylor, a former Radcliff Middle School teacher, in September 2009 following an undercover investigation.