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Today's News

  • Thomas speaks to Garden Club about gourds

  • Potted Few has October meeting

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club recently held their October meeting at the home of Maritza Johnson in Elizabethtown. The program concerned the Cathedral Gardens in Henryville, Ind. The Club plans to take a field trip there next spring or summer. For more information about the club call club president Anneliese Knoll at 352-0484.

  • Williams, Farmer make stop in E'town

    Gubernatorial candidate David Williams promised jobs and conservative values Thursday during a campaign stop in Elizabethtown.

    Senate President Williams and Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer visited Chick-fil-A to meet with supporters. The two men, seeking election as governor and lieutenant governor, promised a job creation plan and said their election would send a message to the nation that Kentucky doesn’t support President Barack Obama.

  • Event expresses appreciation to retirees

    Fort Knox rolls out the red carpet for military retirees and their families today and Saturday.

    The 2011 Retiree Appreciation Days event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the General George Patton Museum of Leadership on post.

    It  features about 40 booths from several Fort Knox and independent organizations. Attendees have the opportunity to obtain ID cards. Informational seminars include Fort Knox transformation, Veterans Affairs, Tricare.

  • Good news in the headlines

    TOPIC: Do-gooders abound
    OUR VIEW: Many focus on helping others

    OK, maybe it didn’t come with someone screaming, “Move that truck!” but the recently completed makeover of the American Red Cross office in Elizabethtown is something to celebrate and applaud the United Way of Central Kentucky and area businesses for their work.

    Six area businesses joined for parts of a week, volunteering their time and money to makeover the Red Cross building.

  • Rineyville Community News

    Rineyville Community News

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY. This week’s birthdays include: my sister, Diane Taylor, Morgan Yates, Julie Reynolds, Dennis Parrett, Ann Wilkie, Tonya Maloney, Doris Blevins, Crystal Stevens, Cody Burris, George Wilson, Missy Dyal, Pamela Pouvier, Eli Carman, Stephanie Viers, Byron Nelson, Jared Yates, Charley Kestel, Joanne Jones, Eric Ray, Kimberly Nesselrodt and Kauner Shacklette.

  • Howevalley Community News

    Howevalley Community News

    By Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    END OF OCTOBER. Can you believe there’s only one more day of October? The weather just can’t make up its mind; it’s warm for a few days and then colder. A lot of people are sick with head colds, flu and pneumonia.

    The leaves on the trees changed colors really fast this fall, and they are falling. Time to get the rake out. I loved jumping and playing in the piles of leaves when I was a kid. Wonder if kids still do this.

  • Democrats stump in E'town as election nears

    With less than two weeks to go before the general election, members of the Democratic ticket offered an impassioned plea for its base not to let the favorable polls dissuade them from voting.

    Lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson said Wednesday it is much too early to celebrate a victory.

    “We’re not ready to (stand) up in our stirrups,” Abramson told a modest crowd at Jerry’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

  • Hardin County Schools 'mock' the vote

    The gubernatorial election won’t be decided until the second week of November, but early results will be coming in from Hardin County high school students.

    Kentucky Secretary of State Elaine Walker visited Central Hardin High School on Wednesday to oversee mock elections allowing students an opportunity to practice voting. Mock elections also were held at North Hardin and John Hardin high schools.

  • Charges against ex-RPD officer amended

    Charges against former Radcliff police officer David Williams have been amended and a November court date in Brevard County, Fla., has been set.
    Williams, 38, of West Point, is accused of contacting a Florida father via instant messages to talk to the man’s 14-year-old daughter. All of his messages were received by an undercover agent.