Today's News

  • Crop reporting deadline extended

    The deadline has been extended for farmers who participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Average Crop Revenue Election program.

    The date to report actual production for the 2010 crop and farm benchmark yields for 2005 to 2009 has been moved from July 15 to Sept. 1.

    The date was extended because of recent weather conditions and because of a large workload being experienced by many county farm service agencies.

  • Family Fun

    In all the fun and festivities of the Heartland Music Festival, rides for the kids provide smiles, thrills and a dizzying good time.

    Geno Rides will provide the amusement rides for the festival for the 15th year. Popular rides from the past are returning for this year’s festivities.

    On Friday, there will be limited free rides available for kids while the concert is rockin’ farther down the lake.

  • MOWW commander-in-chief visits Fort Knox chapter

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars conducted a Youth Leadership Conference with the Kentucky Bluegrass ChalleNge Academy Cadets on May 21 at the Patton Museum on Fort Knox.
    The MOWW National Commander-in-Chief Retired Col. Clifford Way was visiting the Fort Knox chapter to observe the chapter’s revised structure of the leadership training program. As a result, he was impressed with the approach and will recommend that other chapters consider employing the same version of the instruction.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Women welcome candidates

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club recently met at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. Featured speakers were Allison Grimes and Elaine Walker candidates for Kentucky Secretary of State.
    For information concerning club meetings, call Bev Rickey at 352-2465.

  • Alpha Phi Alpha members have gala

    The local Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc host it’s Alpha in White Scholarship Gala which supports local students with money for college. Pictured are Marcus Ray, Carl Millsap, Major Kurt Hinton and Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes.

  • Have canoe will paddle

    From novice to expert, there’s something for anyone who wants to paddle a canoe Saturday at the Heartland Music Festival.  

    Event organizer Larry Dattilo said the 17 races will vary in length, type and skill level.

    “It’s not very cutthroat but always fun to watch,” Dattilo said.

    The race brings out veterans as well as people who have never been in a canoe.

    “They always have a good time,” he said.

  • Photo: Nowhere to walk
  • Heather French Henry to serve as parade marshal

    George Larsen has been  part of about 30 American Legion Post 113 Memorial Day parades in Elizabethtown.

    A U.S. Army veteran who served in Korea, he knows many area residents will spend Memorial Day enjoying a carefree day.

    His hope is for residents to remember, at least for a few minutes, those who have served their country or are currently  serving.

    “Since last Memorial Day, we have had more than 200 veterans in Hardin County alone pass away,’’ Larsen said. “That’s a lot.’’

  • Disaster recovery center opens

    HARDIN COUNTY — The state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Hardin County beginning at 1 p.m. today to help people affected by recent storms, tornadoes and flooding.

    Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA are available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.

  • Civil War ghosts needed for anniversary program

    Organizers of a new costumed walking tour are calling all actors to bring to life Elizabethtown‘s Civil War history.

    The Civil War Ghosts and Legends Historical Drama, a program designed to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, draw attention to some of the area’s lesser-known historical figures and provide entertainment in downtown Elizabethtown, will feature at least a dozen scenes throughout downtown, said Twylane Van Lahr, executive director of the Brown-Pusey House.