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Today's News

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Weekend Results (04/17)

    TRACK & FIELD

    PREP

    HARRY GRESCHEL INVITATIONAL

    LOUISVILLE Results from Friday and Saturday's meet at Christian Academy of Louisville:

    TEAM SCORES

    Girls

      3. Central Hardin (CH)         73 points

    Boys

  • SWIMMING: Glenn Mills puts Dolphins into an Olympic mood (04/17)

    Like Doug E. Doug’s character Sanka Coffie in the 1993 Disney comedy Cool Runnings, the Elizabethtown Dolphins have been feeling very Olympic.

    That’s because as they cap off to their summer practice return, former U.S. Olympic Team member Glenn Mills served as a mentor to the Dolphins during training sessions Friday evening and most of Saturday at the T.K. Stone Middle School indoor pool.

  • USA Cares breaks ground for new headquarters

    Retired Maj. Gen. John Tindall, president of USA Cares, described Saturday as a “day of a thousand thank yous.”
    Tindall joined with the staff and board of directors of USA Cares in lockstep with state and city officials to break ground at the future site of the military charity’s headquarters, which Executive Director Bill Nelson hopes will be completed by the end of the year.

  • Flaherty man arrested after bomb making materials found in home

    A Meade County man is facing federal charges after a search warrant of his home yielded materials needed to create bombs.

    James W. Nott, 28, of Flaherty was arrested Wednesday evening during a traffic stop by Meade County Deputy Sheriff Brian Rogers. Knott was charged with DUI, failure to dim headlights, carrying a concealed weapon and license to be in possession.

  • Faces and Places: Daybreak
  • Youth job fair to prepare future career seekers is April 26

    Young people will have the opportunity to network with employers April 26.

    Residents of the eight-county Lincoln Trail area from 16 to 21 years old are invited to a youth job fair from 4 until 6 p.m. at the John Hardin High School commons.

    Several employers, including United Parcel Service of America Inc., Job Corps, the U.S. Army, Manpower Inc., Rally’s Hamburgers Inc., The Reserve Network and Hired! Apprenticeship Program are expected to attend and speak to attendees.

  • Extension of TIF program could reap benefits for county

    A House bill extending the Tax Increment Financing program in the state of Kentucky may ultimately benefit a portion of Hardin County near Fort Knox.

    Local officials say they hope the passage of HB 310, which was signed into law by Gov. Steve Beshear, will provide an additional means to attract new business and industry to the area.

    Under the provisions of HB 310, more areas within the state now qualify for tax increment financing districts, which in essence redirects taxes from the land back into the development of the property.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club discusses Relay for Life

    Elizabethtown Lions Club President Brian Dennis welcomed guest speakers Barbara Underwood, Carla D’Alessio and Bob Hack to the club’s March 29 meeting. The guests spoke of the upcoming Relay for Life, May 13, Central Hardin High School. Survivors sign-up is at 5 p.m., opening ceremony at 6 p.m., walk starts from 6:45 p.m., to 6 a.m. the following day.

  • Democratic Executive Committee meets

    Pictured are members of the Hardin County Democrat Executive Committee and other interested Democrats who recently met to discuss the upcoming election, current issues and plan future activities. Les Dawson is the chairperson of the local Executive Committee.

  • Karczewski graduates from basic training

    KARCZEWSKI.  Army Spec. Paul R. Karczewski has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.  Karczewski received a bachelor’s degree in 2003 from University of Maryland, College Park and is the son of Ela and Richard Karczewska of Elizabethtown.