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Today's News

  • Damaged Boy Lincoln sent off for repairs

    Landmark News Service

    The Boy Lincoln Statue, damaged when it was struck by a car April 10, has returned to its California birthplace for repairs.

    The sculpture, which depicts Abraham Lincoln at age 7 standing with his dog, Honey, was dedicated in May 2008 as part of the Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration. It was knocked from its base by a 2001 Ford Taurus that entered the Lincoln Square traffic island during early morning hours.

  • Crossroads UPC 'Backs the Blue'

    The Crossroads UPC in Radcliff held a “Back the Blue” service on May 15 to show appreciation for police officers and firefighters.

  • Memorial UMC children decorate cross for Easter

    Children at Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown decorated a cross Easter Sunday with fresh-cut flowers.

  • Colesburg Baptist celebrates 120th church anniversary

    In observance of the 120th anniversary of the founding of Colesburg Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, the church is hosting a homecoming celebration and tent revival services.

  • Radcliff Presbyterian to hold 'Big Apple Adventure' VBS

    Area residents are welcome to join children and teens from Radcliff Presbyterian Church as they “grab a cab” and head to the Big Apple Adventure. Amid the exciting sights and sounds of the city, children will learn that they can connect faith and life through a relationship with Jesus. During their day, kids will “visit” various sites throughout New York City including Midtown Snacks, Missions Central, Music Backstage, Playground 1017 and the Crafts District.

  • New Horizon Baptist Fellowship to take items to tornado-ravaged areas of Alabama

    New Horizon Baptist Fellowship is planning a mission trip to Alabama on June 10-11 to assist and aid those who have been victims of recent tornadoes that swept through the region. This is a community-wide effort to assist people in and around the Gadsdan, Ala., area. The church is taking an 18-wheeler loaded with supplies.

  • The Crossroads UPC to celebrate Friend Day this Sunday

    The Crossroads UPC of Radcliff, 182 W. Vine St., invites the community to its third annual Friend Day this Sunday.

    On this day, the church challenges all church members to be present and to invite at least one friend; it’s intended to be a day to focus on the celebration of friendship and truth.

  • Otter Creek is a treasure once again available

    The woodsy hiking area known for more than 70 years as Otter Creek Park has reopened and been rechristened as Otter Creek Outdoor Recreational Area. Besides its new name, the attraction has changed guardianship moving from jurisdiction of the Louisville park system to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
    The park closed in December 2008 because Metro Louisville cut budgets when city leaders decided it could no longer afford to maintain the 200-plus acre facility.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Leather, technology changing a glove's appearance

    If you want to know what makes a good baseball glove, just ask Rob Storey.

    His family has only been in the business since 1932.

  • Lake open to outboard motors during June

    Freeman Lake Park could see new visitors in June thanks to a decision by the city of Elizabethtown.

    Boats with outboard motors will be allowed on Freeman Lake in June as a concession to boaters who have requested the privilege.

    The decision was included on the agenda for Monday’s Elizabethtown City Council meeting as an informational item.

    Councilman Ron Thomas said residents have questioned over the years the city’s decision to allow wakeboarding and water skiing events on the lake while forbidding certain kinds of boats on the reservoir.