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Today's News

  • Alzheimer's, dementia informational session today at Colvin Community Center

    Those looking for a primer on how to deal with issues associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can find answers at Colvin Community Center today.

    The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a presentation on memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Colvin, where visitors can learn the basics on all three and tips on what to look for and how to address each one, said Joanna Weiss, director of education and outreach for the Alzheimer’s Association in Louisville.

  • 5TH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Bethlehem ousts E'town in three (10/18)

    BARDSTOWN — Mary Beth Russell and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers weren’t comfortable despite holding a seven-point advantage in the third set Monday night against the Bethlehem Banshees.

    Having lost to the Banshees in two sets earlier this season, the Lady Panthers were well aware of what Bethlehem was capable of. They knew no lead was safe.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION SOCCER TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: For Elizabethtown, there's no place like home (10/18)

    After she scored the game’s only goal to beat No. 3 Central Hardin in last week’s 10th District Soccer Tournament final at John Hardin, Elizabethtown senior midfielder Taylor Perkins said the Lady Panthers’ motivation was getting to stay at home for this week’s 5th Region Tournament.

    For good reason.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION SOCCER TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS: Bethlehem 3, Meade County 1 (10/18)

    BARDSTOWN — The Meade County Green Wave hung with Bethlehem as long as they could, but Ben Rossoll and the host Eagles had just too much for Meade County down the stretch.

    A junior striker, Rossoll had two assists and three teammates had one goal each as the ninth-ranked Eagles pulled away from Meade County, 3-1 on Monday night in the Boys’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament’s opening semifinal at Lally Field.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION SOCCER TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS: Nelson County 2, Central Hardin 1 (10/18)

    BARDSTOWN — With Nelson County looking for a way to finally pull ahead of the Central Hardin Bruins on Monday night, the Cardinals looked for Chris Muncy’s head.

    The junior attacker headed in the game-winning goal off a long throw-in from junior midfielder Colby Veech with 6:05 left to help the Cardinals rally past the defending champions, 2-1 in the Boys’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament’s late semifinal at Lally Field.

  • Towne Mall welcoming four new stores

    Towne Mall is welcoming a handful of additions to its lineup of stores and eateries in time for the  holiday season.

    The mall announced the opening of four new businesses in addition to some of the other recently revealed shops on the way.

    The timing is great for all the additions with the holiday shopping season approaching, said Theresa Steinemann, business development and marketing manager at Towne Mall.

    One shop, Tatu, is expected to open in November following remodeling.

  • Immortalized in opera

    Hardin County will be on display at 7 p.m. today at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School in “Hardin County: the Opera.”

    The production is a mix of music, dance and multimedia produced by the Squonk Opera of Pennsylvania. The company tours throughout the country with “(Put Your Name Here): The Opera Series.”

    PAC director Bart Lovins said he has been working with the company for six months crafting the theme and coordinating local dance groups and film interviews.

  • EPD arrests four following Westport Road shooting

    Shots fired late Sunday afternoon on Westport Road in Elizabethtown landed four people in jail.

    The Elizabethtown Police Department arrested Daniel C. Baggett, 21, of Elizabethtown, Brooke D. New, 19, of Vine Grove, Arik S. Wilder, 23, of Vine Grove, and Anthony M Wilder, 21, of Hopwell, Va. All are charged with two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment — complicity and defacing a firearm, according to an EPD news release. Wilder also is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  • The Bridge hosts clothing giveaway Saturday

    Christy Cox remembers the woman who came into a clothing giveaway at The Bridge last year and had no luck finding anything in the right size for her toddler. But before she could get to her car to leave, another woman came in with a box of clothes to donate. A box full of 2T girl’s clothes, exactly what was needed.

    “I think that’s something that’s going to stick with me for a very long time,” Cox said.

  • Saniel completes nuclear power training course

    SANIEL. Navy Petty Officer third Class Daniel V. Saniel, son of Lilia and Vicente Saniel of Radcliff, recently completed the Navy Nuclear Power Training Unit course with Nuclear Power Training Unit in Ballston Spa, N.Y.

    Saniel is a 2004 graduate of Fort Knox High School in Fort Knox and joined the Navy in July 2009. He is a 2008 graduate of Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights with a bachelor of science degree.