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Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Meade County Invitational features 12 schools and more than 60 golfers (08/05)

    The Green Wave Invitational is losing quantity. But quality might be a different matter.

    Ten schools are slated to join host Meade County, which is fielding two teams, for Saturday’s boys’ prep golf tournament at Doe Valley Golf Club in Brandenburg. There are also four individuals, giving the field 64 players.

    That’s down from last year’s 13-school, 71-player event and the 2009 tournament which featured 109 players from 21 teams.

  • MEN'S GOLF: Garrett Hinton leads area contingent at Kentucky Open (08/05)

    Former Elizabethtown High School standout Garrett Hinton shot 74 on Thursday and finished with a three-round 219 to finish in a three-way tie for 15th in the 92nd annual PowerBilt Kentucky Open at Louisville’s Persimmon Ridge Golf Club.

    Hinton, who tied for fourth among amateurs, had the lowest score of the eight players who were among the 70 players who qualified for the final round.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's Results (08/05)

    BOYS’ PREP

    THURSDAY’S RESULTS

    CENTRAL HARDIN157, GRAYSON CO. 166

    FALLSOF ROUGH Results from Thursday’s match at the par-36 front nine at Lafayette Golf Club:

    Central Hardin(157)

  • Thomas selected as WHMS principal

    A former West Hardin Middle School staff member is returning as the new leader of the building.

    Jon Thomas, principal of Ekron Elementary School in Meade County, has been selected as the new principal of West Hardin Middle School.

    Former principal Jim Roe has retired, and David Reed, a former principal in the district, is serving in an interim role until Thomas begins. That date hasn’t been determined.

  • Support the Safer 65 construction concept

    The issue: Improvements to Interstate 65
    Our view:
    Continue to push the idea

    At the state’s current pace, Interstate 65 will be under construction for another 15 to 20 years at an estimated cost of $587 million.
     

    That’s a frustrating and unnecessarily expensive process.

  • Stylist volunteers sought for free hair cuts

    Area hair stylists will cut for a cause later this month.
    Organizers of the third annual Kids’ Café Back-2-School S’hair’-A-Cut event are seeking volunteer hair stylists to give free hair cuts to students from noon until 3:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Kids’ Café at New Hope Community Church on Dee Street in Elizabethtown.
    Free cuts are available to between 50 and 100 students 18 years old and younger.
    Free food and door prizes also will be available.

  • Logsdon Parkway now open

    Logsdon Parkway in Radcliff was expected to open Thursday evening after road work had a section of the road closed to traffic beginning on Monday.

    A state resurfacing project to maintain the road is being completed, along with crossroad maintenance being conducted by Paducah & Louisville Railway.

    The work was scheduled before a Sunday afternoon collision on that stretch of road between a car and a train. The collision sent a child to Hardin Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the car and a second passenger were uninjured.

  • Radcliff women plead guilty to exploiting elderly resident

    Two Radcliff women pleaded guilty in Hardin Circuit Court on Wednesday to financially exploiting an elderly Clinton County woman.
     

    According to a news release from the Office of the Attorney General, who prosecuted the case, Hazel Martin, 73, admitted to four counts of knowing exploitation of an adult of more than $300.

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  • Infant's cause of death 'sudden and unexplained'

    The death of a 4-week-old West Point infant has been ruled by a Jefferson County coroner as a "sudden and unexplained death in infancy."

    Deputy Coroner Larry Carroll said the infant was sleeping when her father found her "unresponsive" on July 2.