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  • Radcliff restaurants would need liquor drink licenses to remove sales, space restrictions

    Residents in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove made their voices heard regarding expanded alcohol sales, but confusion remains regarding restaurant limitations in the cities, particularly Radcliff.

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall  plans to address concerns locally through the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, and he said the city may hold a local informational forum to ensure residents and those interested in obtaining alcohol licenses are savvy about the state’s alcohol laws.  

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    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I am enjoying this beautiful weather. What a beautiful time for the children to enjoy their fall break this week. I’m sure Tuesday will come again all to soon for their liking.

  • EHS Class of 61’ has 50th reunion

    On Sept. 9, a potluck supper was held at the Hardin County Fairgrounds for the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1961. One teacher and 24 classmates and spouses attended.
    On Sept. 10 the group gathered at their old high school, now T.K. Stone Middle School, to look around. The group then visited the Hardin County History Museum. Later the group had a social hour and toured the State Theater and had a catered dinner by Stone Hearth. At the dinner were five teachers and 35 classmates and spouses.

  • Hampton-Turner

    Jerry and Barbara Hampton, John and Sharon Allard and David Turner announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tara Shae’lee Hampton and Dylan Todd Turner.
    The wedding is at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 2011, at Hawk Creek Baptist Church in London, Ky., with a reception to follow at Crooked Creek Golf Community.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Wet forces prevail in three cities, every precinct

    In three separate elections Tuesday, residents of Hardin County's largest communities voted to approve alcohol sales. The measure carried in all 31 precincts.

    The local option question, promoted as a tool for continued economic development, was approved by residents of Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove by similar 3-to-2 margins. The final vote totals from the county clerk's office are:

    Elizabethtown: 3,051 Yes; 2,021 No
    Radcliff: 1,567 Yes; 1,025 No
    Vine Grove: 475 Yes; 328 No

  • Breastfeeding group seeks to educate, support new moms

    Breastfeeding can be a frustrating task, experts said, and some women might abandon it because they don’t have access to the information and support they need.

    The Hardin County Breastfeeding Bag Project, an entity formed last month, aims to put gift bags packed with literature, listings of local resources and even a few freebies in the hands of as many pregnant women and new moms as possible, said project founder Kim Mohammed of Vine Grove.

  • Motion to opt out of unification fails in Vine Grove

    Vine Grove City Councilman Garry McCoy proposed drafting a resolution to opt out of the unification process during Monday night’s city council meeting. Mayor Blake Proffitt had asked if any council members had comments to make before adjourning.

    “People have come to me, and I told them I’d listen to them and I hear what they’re saying, and I felt compelled to make a motion,” he said.

    None of the other five council members seconded the motion and it didn’t go to a vote.

  • Rep. Jimmie Lee's honors are rooted in dedication

    ISSUE: Award for Jimmie Lee
    OUR VIEW: Legislator seeks to serve


  • Photo: Journal of a professional fencer