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Today's News

  • Group seeks donations to support 3/1

    An area organization is asking residents to welcome home returning soldiers by donating to projects and causes aimed at supporting service members and their families.

    The Duke Association, a nonprofit and nonpolitical association of the Fort Knox 3/1 ID Duke Brigade, is launching its “Dollar for the Dukes” campaign.

  • Radcliff Fire Department sponsors Trunk or Treat this evening

    The Radcliff Fire Department is sponsoring Trunk or Treat on Saturday at Radcliff City Park.

    The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This year a Haunted Forest has been added to the event.

    Trunk or Treat is free and the department is accepting a $5 donation or a $4 donation with a canned food item, for entrance to the forest, said Bryce Shumate, Radcliff Police Department’s public information officer. The donation is to make the event bigger next year, and the canned food will go to Helping Hand of Hope for its Thanksgiving and Christmas food drive.

  • Elizabethtown church to hold community festival, groundbreaking

    First Christian Church in Elizabethtown is hosting a ground-breaking ceremony and a celebration called First Festival on Saturday at the church’s new North Miles site.

    Senior Minister Stuart Jones said the ceremony is an opportunity for church members and the community to hang out and get to know the new location. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. with the ground-breaking ceremony starting at 12:30 p.m.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club donate to Alzheimer’s research

  • Target Masters On Target At The 2011 State Competition

    In a little more than 20 years, Kentucky’s 4-H Shooting Sports Education Program has grown to involve thousands of youth and adult volunteers statewide. Just recently more than 1013 4-H members participated in the state contest on Sept. 17 at the Bluegrass Sportsman’s Club in Wilmore with trap on Sept. 18 held at the Kentucky Wildlife Management Center in Berea. This event would not have been possible without the help of over 350 volunteers along with coaches and parents who supported the youth in their efforts.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown hosts Harvest Breakfast

    The annual Harvest Breakfast sponsored by The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was held Oct. 15. There was a large crowd that came and supported the club’s efforts to raise funds to give to community organizations. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Keith of Elizabethtown were the first to go through the food line and community citizens followed until the last slice of country ham, scrambled eggs, grits, apples, and biscuits were served at 11 a.m. Melanie Hibbard was chair of the event.

  • Louisville mother pleads not guilty to criminal abuse

    The Louisville woman accused of allowing her 3-year-old son to be abused was indicted in September and appeared in Hardin Circuit Court Tuesday for arraignment.

    Jacqueline Y. Hutchings, 31, pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree criminal abuse.

  • Foundation extends sweet child's smile

    TOPIC: Addison Jo Blair Foundation
    OUR VIEW: Child's legacy just beginning

    The life of Addison Jo Blair was short, but the impact on Hardin County and beyond is vast.

    People who didn’t know her showed up at fundraisers and wore yellow bracelets or offered prayers on her behalf.

    Her brief, difficult battle with neuroblastoma, a deadly pediatric cancer that produces tumors in the body and tumor cells in bone marrow, ended in May. When she died, Addison Jo Blair was just 3.

  • Teaching from Kuwait: Educator keeps in touch via Skype

    Even miles away from home, teacher Andrea Meyer still is a presence in her classroom.

    Lt. Col. Meyer of the U.S. Army Reserve, a special education teacher at Lincoln Trail Elementary School, has been deployed to Kuwait for 400 days, but still is keeping tabs on her students by Skype, an online video call service, like she did on Monday. Her school, in return, will be working on a service project for the entirety of her deployment.

  • Dash of Class: Bring on the Halloween treats

    With less than a week until Halloween, are you ready with your treats? Are your younger ones having a party or going to a party? Today I have recipes that are not only easy to make, but fun to make and delicious.