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Today's News

  • Faces and Places: Game night concessions
  • North Hardin band loaded with experience

    North Hardin High School's marching band is entering the season with a lot of experience and a show from a new arranger, and band members are excited about their prospects in competition.

    This year’s show is called “From the Water’s Edge,” and uses visual representations for water and follows that theme. It was created by an arranger who writes music for television and film, including the show “Amazing Race,” band director Brian Froedge said.

  • Radcliff raccoons served eviction notices

    After an eight-day struggle to remove raccoons from a vacant house next door, neighbors Vicky Hawkins and Joe Church finally found some help.

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall visited Hawkins on Friday to check out the site where a raccoon chased a toddler across a yard.

    Duvall said he never spoke to Hawkins regarding her raccoon problem before visiting her.

    The mayor said Magistrate Doug Goodman owned a raccoon trap, which the magistrate took to the house at 502 E. Mill Creek Road and set up for the neighbors.

  • Elizabethtown woman returns to art that breaks rules

    Among the inspirations for the subject matter for Elizabethtown artist Sherry Pearl are her childhood and a children’s story.

    But Pearl did not arrive at her style of whimsical art through any particular course of study.

    In fact, she got there despite her studies in art.

    “I got so hung up on the rules, so one day I said, ‘Forget the rules,’” Pearl said.

    Using bright acrylic paints, the artist creates scenes focused primarily on people.

  • Photos: Reading is fun-damental
  • A melancholy telling of classic literature

    “Jane Eyre” didn't show in Hardin County theaters when it was released in March, but now is available for rental. With the story’s stong longtime following, it’s likely up for consideration in many home theaters.

    Based on the novel written in 1847 by Charlotte Bronte, the film chronicles Eyre’s time in a mysterious home and her strange relationship with its owner, Mr. Rochester.

  • Glenn graduates basic training

    GLENN. Army Pvt. Natasha N. Glenn has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. A 2002 graduate of David L. Brown Christian Academy in Vine Grove, she is the daughter of Linda Brown of Radcliff and Gerry Glenn of Elizabethtown.

  • Knox observes Women’s Equality Day

    Fort Knox paused Friday and sent a nod to the fight for equality championed by women dating back to the 1840s.

    The event, hosted by U.S. Army Accessions and Garrison commands, paid tribute to women who made inroads for modernization and filled the breach when women’s primary roles were relegated to the home.

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commanding general of Accessions Command and Fort Knox, said avenues available to women — military included — have grown tremendously since his military career started.

  • Brice named Volunteer of the Quarter

  • Zonta Club plans charity golf scramble

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown will sponsor a charity golf scramble Sept. 18 to raise money for SpringHaven, the local domestic violence shelter. Tee time is 2 p.m. at Pine Valley Golf Course in Elizabethtown. Check-in and registration begins at 1 p.m.

    The $60 registration fee will cover a light meal and all participants receive a gift bag. Prizes will be presented to the top teams and players. The club also is seeking hole sponsors and community donations.