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  • Orchestra auditions challenge young musicians

    By Alexis Piscatello

    There are plenty of strings attached when you are a principal chair in an orchestra. Students are learning this in The Music and Arts Center for Cultural Learning’s Youth Orchestra this fall.

    For the first time, Sept. 26, the orchestra conducted auditions for the various orchestral chairs, with principal chair being the most advanced. In orchestras, like football and other team sports, each person is given a position that best suits their skill level. These positions are called chairs.

  • U.S. 31W Bypass work complete

    Rehabilitation work on the U.S. 31W Bypass from New Glendale Road to just north of St. John Road has wrapped up, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

    All lanes and access ramps have been reopened after months of limited access for motorists. The work started in April and cost more than $9 million to complete, according to Patty Dunaway, chief engineer for the KYTC District 4 office.

  • Alleged accomplice in teen murder testifies at Galenski trial

    Moments before a gun was fired, Jason Gowers was prepared to turn around and walk away on a November night last year when one teen was killed off Ky. 313.

    “I figured nothing was going to happen,” Gowers said during his testimony Monday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    The commonwealth called Gowers to the stand to testify in the case against Conner Galenski. Gowers, Galenski and Ryan Wilt are accused of shooting 18-year-old Mackenzie Smyser last November on Patriot Lane near Ky. 313 in Radcliff.

  • The Best: Favorite fall desserts

    Every week I start my column with something like “One of my all-time favorite recipes is ...” and you’re probably wondering just how many all-time favorite recipes one person could have. But I kid you not, all these recipes I’m featuring now are really my all-time favorites.

  • Dash of Class: October recipe roundup

    Normally, this column features a recipe roundup at the end of the month. I’m rounding up a little early this month to accommodate Halloween recipes next week.

    I have some very good recipes for you to try.

    The first recipe is a Southern Living recipe. I had this cake at the home of my friend, Elaine Alicna, and it is really very good.

  • 19-year-old killed in single-car crash

    Landmark News Service

    A man from Elizabethtown died Sunday as a result of a single-car crash on U.S. 62 in Big Clifty.

    Kerry Lee Holloway, 19, was killed after being ejected from a 1991 Honda Accord that left the road after it crossed the bridge at Big Clifty, Grayson County Sheriff Rick Clemons said.

    Andrew Goodman, 21, of Elizabethtown was driving the eastbound vehicle and became trapped beneath it.

  • Alzheimer's, dementia informational session today at Colvin Community Center

    Those looking for a primer on how to deal with issues associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia can find answers at Colvin Community Center today.

    The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting a presentation on memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at Colvin, where visitors can learn the basics on all three and tips on what to look for and how to address each one, said Joanna Weiss, director of education and outreach for the Alzheimer’s Association in Louisville.

  • 5TH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Bethlehem ousts E'town in three (10/18)

    BARDSTOWN — Mary Beth Russell and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers weren’t comfortable despite holding a seven-point advantage in the third set Monday night against the Bethlehem Banshees.

    Having lost to the Banshees in two sets earlier this season, the Lady Panthers were well aware of what Bethlehem was capable of. They knew no lead was safe.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION SOCCER TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: For Elizabethtown, there's no place like home (10/18)

    After she scored the game’s only goal to beat No. 3 Central Hardin in last week’s 10th District Soccer Tournament final at John Hardin, Elizabethtown senior midfielder Taylor Perkins said the Lady Panthers’ motivation was getting to stay at home for this week’s 5th Region Tournament.

    For good reason.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION SOCCER TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS: Bethlehem 3, Meade County 1 (10/18)

    BARDSTOWN — The Meade County Green Wave hung with Bethlehem as long as they could, but Ben Rossoll and the host Eagles had just too much for Meade County down the stretch.

    A junior striker, Rossoll had two assists and three teammates had one goal each as the ninth-ranked Eagles pulled away from Meade County, 3-1 on Monday night in the Boys’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament’s opening semifinal at Lally Field.