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Today's News

  • Mapp graduates from basic training

    MAPP. Air Force Airman Stephen B. Mapp graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    Mapp is the grandson of William Mapp of  Rineyville.

    He is a 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • AUSA gets flag from 3/1 Brigade

    Fort Knox Chapter AUSA President Gene Gudenkauf recently received an award and flag that was flown in Afghanistan by the 3/1 Task Force Duke Brigade from Sgt. 1st Class Elliott. The presentation was made in recognition of AUSA’s support of Task Force Duke and the Duke Association.

  • A Thanksgiving of fellowship and grace

    Area churches ensured a warm turkey dinner filled the stomachs of hundreds this Thanksgiving.

    The Sign of the Dove Church in Radcliff and St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown opened their doors to the community as they served a traditional holiday meal. St. James also delivered boxed meals.

    Sign of the Dove has been serving meals on Thanksgiving since 1997, the Rev. Edward Palmer said.

  • Judge denies motion to sever counts in ex-teacher's case

    Steven Gray will face just one trial for the charges of alleged sexual abuse that have been brought against him.

    Hardin Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton is denying the motion to sever the two counts of sexual abuse against Gray, a former Central Hardin High School teacher accused of having sexual encounters with two of his students. The defense filed the motion in hopes of trying the two counts separately.

    Easton is expected to enter a written explanation Monday, but planned to inform the attorneys of his decision before then, he said in an email.

  • Trimming the tree on the holiday
  • Habitat Home Repair takes off

    Since beginning its home repair service in March, Habitat for Humanity has assisted more than 10 homeowners who needed help but couldn’t afford or complete it themselves, but the organization is overwhelmed with projects and in need of volunteers.

    “There’s an awful lot of need out there,” said Larry Mengel, executive director of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity.

  • Role models paved the way

    Hardin County has suffered some recent losses in the deaths of women who have greatly contributed to who we are as a community.
    Glorina Bishop, the “First Lady” of First Baptist Church in Elizabethtown and Charley Nell Llewellyn, a former social worker and advocate, both died this month.
    Their contributions to the lives of many over decades will not soon be forgotten.
    Bishop, who was 79, was the wife of the Rev. B.T. Bishop and someone who broadened her impact with her commitment to various organizations.

  • Event seeks to raise funds to provide service dog

    A fundraiser to provide a service dog for a Radcliff man who recently lost his previous helper to cancer will be held Wednesday at Colvin Community Center.

    The fundraiser will be 5 to 7 p.m. and is intended to help raise the $15,000 needed to provide a service animal.

    Michael Mullarkey, whose service dog Mirage died in October, has epilepsy. Mirage, a Brittany spaniel-Australian shepherd mix, was trained to warn him of oncoming seizures and alert medical personnel via a dialer device in the home.

  • Photo: Season of the bells
  • Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    HardinMemorial Hospitalv. Karla Muse, South Wilson Road, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $5,460.65 plus interest.