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Today's News

  • 3/1 soldier dies in Afghanistan

    A Fort Knox soldier died Tuesday in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison, 26, of Lancaster, Pa., was an infantry officer assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.

    He began his military service in April 2009 and arrived to Fort Knox in October 2010.  This was Frison’s first deployment.

  • Rineyville Community News

    Rineyville News

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. Last week’s birthdays included Taylor Meals, Bobby Brangers, Daniel Duda, Tom Billings, Briley Whelan, John Akers, Marshall, Kali Baker, Terry Ray, Terri Rosenberger, Melissa Steib, Angie Davis, Codi Miller, Laverne Thomas, Fawnda Cox, Hunter Yates, Caleb Vinton, Rhonda Newton, Richard Vertrees, Betty Hundley, Matthew Mitchell, Lori Phillips, Brody Bewley and Annette Reesor.

  • Taylor - Sickles

    Donald and Nancy Taylor of Elizabethtown and Eddie and Jenny Sickles of Rineyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, DeeAnn Taylor and John Sickles.

  • Internet sting nets Radcliff cop

    A 15-year veteran of the Radcliff Police Department resigned after he was suspended without pay following his arrest on five felony counts of computer solicitation of minor.

    The allegations against Lt. David Eugene Williams resulted from an undercover  Internet operation that started in September with the Special Victims Unit of the Brevard County Sheriff’s office in Florida.

    Williams, 37, was arrested  at 10 p.m. Monday at the police station on Freedoms Way in Radcliff by Kentucky State Police.

  • Heartland lip sync contest entries due Friday

    If you sing along to your favorite songs with a hairbrush as a microphone, the United Way of Central Kentucky has a contest for you.

    Entries for the 2011 Heartland Music Festival United Way of Central Kentucky Lip Sync contest are due Friday. The entry must include the name of the group, name of song or songs with a five-minute limit, group contact person and music on a CD. The contest is limited to the first 15 entries and there is a minimum of two people per group or maximum of 25 persons in a group.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Jerianne Strange’s Banana Split Dessert

    Everyone always knows when they see a Jerianne Strange recipe, it’s going to be great, and this Banana Split Dessert is no exception. Jerianne said, “This is a tried-and-true fabulous dessert – great for a potluck, picnic, having friends over or just for the family.”

    This was a huge hit in the newsroom when I made it for the picture.

  • The hammer swings a bit wide

    Another Avenger hit theaters last weekend with much hype and expectation.

    “Thor” joins “The Incredible Hulk” and “Iron Man” in the Marvel Comics Avenger movie dynasty. This time British actor/director Kenneth Branagh is at the helm.

  • Asparagus, apricots are "A" great produce pick

    Starting today, we are going to take a culinary field trip through fruits and vegetables, and you won’t even have to get up from your comfortable chair. We will start with an “A” fruit and “A” vegetable and on the second Thursday of the month, we will continue our culinary tour alphabetically. I hope to provide you with some new recipes that will help you reach out to new tastes, especially for your family members and young ones.

  • Redbox killed the video store

    Driving on Dixie the other day, I realized another part of my childhood disappeared.

    I heard about this kind of thing from my parents. They would lament about the disappearance of record stores and turntables. The “good old days,” you might say.

    My lament is the death of the video rental store. Redbox and Netflix might be to blame for this.

  • Woodwork a 'pleasure' for Elizabethtown artist

    The foundation for Vernon Huffines’s home woodcraft business might be traced back 60 years or so.

    That was when a man, who bought timber from his father, gave his father a wooden knife.

    About 15 years ago, Huffines decided to try to reproduce the item. The Elizabethtown man has improved in his craftsmanship since then, he said, and his catalog includes a number of wood items.

    “(Making) wooden knives is my forte,” he said.