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Today's News

  • Richardson: 'Heartland Festival needs boost'

    Brad Richardson believes the Kentucky Heartland Festival needs a “boost” as the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce starts conversations with Elizabethtown city and tourism officials about the festival’s uncertain future.  
     

    Richardson, executive director of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, said many questions are in limbo as the chamber backs the creation of a festival commission to start managing community events and festivals so it can shift focus to small business initiatives and economic development.

  • NAACP promotes unified front at Freedom Fund Banquet

    The Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People celebrated a milestone this weekend by calling for unity to tackle social injustices and local needs.

    The Hardin County NAACP hosted its 20th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday at Fort Knox’s Leader’s Club, in which members renewed its purpose in fighting for equality while recognizing with awards those who have played an integral role in its mission.

  • Senior life: Listen to caregivers

    You meet someone in passing, at a store or on the street, and ask how he or she is doing. But instead of waiting and really listening for the reply, you keep walking, not giving their reply the full thought or attention it deserves.
    Were you really interested in how the individual actually was or were you just using social manners? What would the response had been if you had actually stopped and given full attention to the other person’s situation?

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade pounds former district foe (8/29)

    Max Cundiff and his Meade County teammates had one glaring fact burned into their minds during practice last week: Entering Saturday, the Green Wave had not beaten the Greenwood Gators.

    Behind the left arm and legs of senior quarterback Thomas Wilson and the continued maturation of their offensive line, the Green Wave rolled to a 45-14 win over the Gators in the nightcap of the Joe Jaggers Bowl at North Hardin’s Ray Story Stadium.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin passes early road test (8/29)

    LEXINGTON — The Golden Rule is do to others as you would have them do to you and that is exactly what the John Hardin Bulldogs did to the Lexington Catholic Knights on Saturday night.

    Lexington Catholic has a deep-rooted tradition of putting up impressive passing numbers and this year is no different, while the Bulldogs are just the opposite, renowned for producing great running backs and piling up staggering rushing numbers.

  • Kamer Speaks At E-Shrm Meeting

    Mauritia Kamer, attorney for Stites & Harbison, left, with Elizabethtown Society of Human Resources Management E-SHRM president Kris Wood, spoke at the August meeting on skills for performing an effective investigation. The next E-SHRM meeting is at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 16, at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College. Visit  http://elizabethtown.shrm.org for information.

  • Radcliff man arrested on assault, custodial interference charges

    The News-Enterprise
    A Radcliff man was arrested Sunday evening on assault and custodial intervention charges after he took his 6-month-old child from the mother’s home at 251 Shelby Ave., Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said.
    Sherrod R. Moore is charged with fourth-degree assault fourth-degree, custodial interference and violation of a domestic violence order, Shumate said.

  • Fire at J.C. Penney causes evacuation, investigation

    The Elizabethtown Fire Department is investigating a fire that forced employees and customers of J.C. Penney department store in Towne Mall to evacuate Sunday afternoon and forced the store to close for the remainder of the day.

    EFD Battalion Chief Mark Malone said the fire originated in a stock room just hours after firefighters were dispatched to the store to douse a trash can fire in the women’s restroom.

    Malone said the first fire was handled quickly.

    “It never left the trash can,” Malone said.

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    Our evenings have been so nice, a lot cooler to be outside. Fall weather is upon us.

    H. V. DAY. Another one has come and gone. I will try to have an update on activities that went on in my next column. If you were an organizer, please e-mail me the results on contests and so forth.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The pumpkins are in the ground. We are going to try and grow our own and I hope they do well.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Jon Bell, Michael Corey, Taylor Martin, Natalie Richardson, Robert Gardiner, Sandra Powell, Heather Bird, Jay Ramsey, Martha Smith, Jeff Polston, Jim Thompson and Austin Keesee. 

    ANNIVERSARIES. Happy anniversary wishes go to Luis and Andrea Guzzman today; Jason and Amy Adweell on Tuesday; and Ruby and George LaBella on Thursday.