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Today's News

  • Holmes attends DAV chili supper

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes recently attended the Disabled American Veterans Chili Supper. He is pictured with DAV Commander Leon Faulk and Service Officer Robert Bilz.

  • Lions Club honors Noah Wiersema

  • Church youth group collects items for Warm Blessings

  • HCS brings new technologies to hearing-impaired students

    New technologies for deaf and hard of hearing students are accessible in Hardin County Schools.

    CaptionCall phones now are available at New Highland Elementary School, Bluegrass Middle School and John Hardin High School where the school system’s deaf students attend. The phones feature a screen that displays words spoken by the caller.

    New Highland also recently installed a video phone, which shows a person on a television screen signing a caller’s message, while the signing of the deaf person is interpreted for the other caller.

  • Cecilia woman wants to showcase 'Kentucky Born, Kentucky Bred'

    Judy Blair is ready to make bourbon, horse racing and interesting Kentuckians stars of an upcoming reality show.

    Blair, a Cecilia resident, is gathering ideas for a television show under development called “Kentucky Born, Kentucky Bred,” which will focus on interesting residents of the Bluegrass State. The show will air on RFD-TV.

    She came up with the idea while making pictorial books that focused on Kentucky’s history. She has eight books in print and is working on seven more. She wanted to focus on her grandmother’s generation.

  • Honoring the past, financing the future

    ISSUE: E'town High basketball celebration
    OUR VIEW: Event offers more than memories

    The achievements of previous generations of Elizabethtown High School athletes were on display last week at T.K. Stone Middle School.

    Members of the 1971-72 Panther basketball team that was runner-up in the boys’ Sweet 16 were the guests of honor but dozens of former players were recognized.

  • Driving danger: Police explain preventing overcorrection

    A common narrative emerged in police reports about several serious wrecks in recent weeks. The vehicle dipped off the roadway and the driver lost control of the car after overcorrecting.

    Norman Chaffins, public affairs officer at Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown, said sometimes police can’t answer why this type of wreck occurs.

    “All it takes is six inches for your tire to leave the road,” Chaffins said.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    It seems this winter is without snow. The winter is coming to a close and still there has been little white stuff. I am ready for spring, as I have blooming daffodils in the yard.

  • Pentagon screening of ‘Men of Honor’ explores Brashear’s legacy

    Carl Brashear’s legacy is on display today at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., as part of Black History Month.

    Phillip Brashear, Carl Brashear’s son and a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, has been invited to discuss his father’s life during a screening of the movie “Men of Honor” in the Pentagon auditorium, an event being held by the Department of the Navy.

    The 2000 film starred Cuba Gooding Jr. in the role of Carl Brashear, a Sonora native and the first black man to become a U.S. Navy master diver.

  • Chamber hosts 11th annual health expo

    About 50 exhibitors lined up Wednesday inside Pritchard Community Center for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Health and Human Services Expo.

    The 11th annual health expo was the first for the combined chambers. Chamber President-CEO Brad Richardson said he believes the expo sells out every year.

    “There’s a history here,” he said.