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Today's News

  • Photo: Sewer work
  • Police investigating robbery at Radcliff T-Mart

    The Radcliff Police Department is investigating a robbery at T-Mart at 1804 S. Dixie Blvd.

    According to an RPD news release, police received a call at 12:30 a.m. last Wednesday reporting a robbery at the T-Mart. A store clerk told police a white male, 6 foot and about 230 pounds, brandished a small, black semi-automatic pistol and demanded cash, according to the release.

    The suspect was wearing a black T-shirt, black sweatpants, white shoes and a dark bandana that covered the top of his head, police said.

  • Cardboard Nation encourages participants to reflect on homelessness

    Warm Blessings invites Hardin Countians to spend a night in a cardboard box -- come rain or shine -- for its annual “homeless experience,” Cardboard Nation.

    Registration for Cardboard Nation begins at 6 p.m. Friday at the Fire and Rescue Training Station at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, said Linda Funk, chairwoman of the executive board of Warm Blessings.

  • Accused of rape, Dunnivant waives preliminary hearing

    A registered sex offender living in Elizabethtown waived a preliminary hearing on rape and incest charges Wednesday in Hardin District Court.

    David Dunnivant, 45, is accused of forcibly raping an adult female relative, according to Kentucky State Police. Because Dunnivant is considered a danger to others, Judge Kimberly Shumate said she would keep his bond at $100,000 cash. He is lodged at the Hardin County Detention Center.

  • Freakley: BRAC was team effort

    The Fort Knox commander has a sense of closure as the post finished the arduous task of the Base Realignment and Closure Initiative ahead of the Sept. 15 deadline.

    The official arrival ceremony of the 100th Division last weekend marked the completion of BRAC, a multi-year mix of consolidations and closures mandated by Congress in 2005.

  • Former marathon runner walks 8.9 miles at 89

    Omar McGrew was hard to miss Tuesday, proceeding step by step along Ring Road with a miniature U.S. flag waving from the top of his hat and patches from marathons he has run stitched onto his blue jogging suit.

    The Elizabethtown resident slightly hunched his shoulders and moved steadily along with his walking partner, Cheryl Saults of Elizabethtown.

    The pair occasionally passed signs on the way wishing McGrew a happy birthday and proclaiming the goal the man was accomplishing, walking 8.9 miles on his 89th birthday.

  • Skate park push resurfaces in E'town

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  • Tournaments lure teacher to different type of school

    As a fifth grade math teacher at Morningside Elementary School in Elizabethtown, Karla Buckingham is used to going to work at a school filled with children.

    As a champion bass fisher, she searches for schools of fish.
    “There’s something about catching that school of fish,” the teacher said.

    Buckingham and her husband, Todd, are currently top-ranked in Kentucky Division: KY-14 Co-Ed Twin Spring Lakes Division of the U.S.A. Bassin Tournament Trail.

  • The Art of Performance: Family displays ethical behavior in youth sports

    Fall begins the next season of youth sports and the spotlight on parent’s behavior. It is easy to focus on parents who are out of control, yelling at referees and disrespecting their child’s coaches. But this article is going to focus on one parent’s very ethical behavior.

  • Ask the Expert: Nutrition: EBT cards to improve WIC program

    Hardin County Health Center, both Elizabethtown and Radcliff locations, will begin using a new upgraded web-based system to issue benefits for the Women, Infants and Children Program beginning Oct. 31. The web-based system uses information gathered at WIC participant visits to issue Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to be used for WIC purchases. Offering the eWIC cards gives families needed access to benefits without the delay and stigma of paper checks, which most counties in Kentucky still use.