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Today's News

  • 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.

  • The List: Know your gold before you sell it

    The high value of gold has many consumers considering trading their jewelry for quick cash, but sellers shouldn’t make the transaction before doing some homework.

  • One date, one judge, two trials

    The high-profile court cases of Conner Galenski and Jeffrey M. Farmer and Christin Nicole Dague are set to go to jury trial Oct. 10.

    However, with Judge Kelly Mark Easton and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Heather Paynter tied to both cases, one will have to wait.

    “We’ll have to decide which trial will go first,” Easton said Tuesday during a pre-trial conference.

    Galenski.
    Louisville teen Galenski is one of three teenagers accused in the 2010 slaying of Mackenzie Smyser, 18.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Hardin County Cup Results (09/14)

    GIRLS’ PREP

    HARDINCOUNTYCUP DAY 3

    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from the third day of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 front nine at Pine Valley Golf Resort:

    TEAM SCORES

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Trinity routs Bruins; E'town girls post 4-1 win (09/14)

    Sixth-ranked and undefeated Louisville Trinity traveled to Cecilia and put on quite the show Tuesday night.

    The Shamrocks led the Central Hardin Bruins 3-0 at the half en route to a 7-0 win – their fourth straight shutout.