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Today's News

  • Issac receives art scholarship

    Issac Cody received the Max McLeod Memorial Art Scholarship for 2011. The scholarship was presented by Lt. McLeod and his wife in memory of their son, Max McLeod. From left: Radcliff Police Chief Jeffrey A. Cross, Branson McLeod, Lidija McLeod, Issac Cody, Whitney Edwards, Radcliff Mayor J. J. Duvall and North Hardin High School Principal Bill Dennison.

  • Club has program of love songs and contemporary Christian music

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met Nov. 4 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown with president Martha Mengel presiding. Prior to the meeting, fall refreshments were served by hostesses Phyllis Shumate, Jean Davis and Tuula Poikonen. Marie Deaton gave the devotional and Glo-ria Whitford led the group in the Pledge to the American flag.

  • Radcliff Rotary and Helping Hand of Hope distribute coats to those in need

  • Hardin County Historical Society has program on J.D. Shacklette

    The Hardin County Historical Society held its last quarterly meeting of the year Oct. 24 at the State Theater gallery. The speaker was James Caufield, who gave an in-depth look at J. D Shacklette.  The title of his program complete with Civil War memorabilia was “J. D. Shacklette – Recalling Service to Hardin County and Dixie’s Land.”  Shacklette’s wife was Rachel Wimp whose family line includes John and Margaret Fickel Wimp. The Society was told of the many connections to Hardin County.

  • St. Clair again sentenced to death

    By BRETT BARROUQUERE
    Associated Press

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — A convicted murderer received a death sentence on Wednesday for the third time in the 1991 shooting death of a Kentucky distillery worker during a multistate crime spree.

  • E’town officials say purchase of golf course unlikely

    If the owners of Pine Valley Country Club are forced to sell, Elizabethtown city government is not likely to make an offer, according to city officials.

    Mayor Tim Walker said the city is stretched too thin to purchase a golf course at the moment. That’s a message he said he conveyed to one of the course’s owners, Jack Ridge.

  • Bank renews foreclosure suit against Pine Valley

    Homeowners near Pine Valley Golf Resort hope to save the golf course as its owners, Pine Valley Country Club Inc., again are locked into foreclosure proceedings.

    South Central Bank of Hardin County renewed its foreclosure suit against Pine Valley Country Club Inc. in an effort to collect money it argues it is owed. The suit describes two loans in default of nearly $3 million taken out by the company in 2002 and a third loan in 2003 by Club Pro Products for $700,000.

  • Cookies for a cause

    By ALEXIS PISCATELLO

    The Bluegrass Junior Optimist Octagonal Club is baking cookies. Lots and lots of cookies. For JOOI’s major annual fundraiser, the club is selling gourmet cookies by the dozen or half dozen.

  • Is social media is a good thing?

    YES, By AUTUMN SANDLIN

     

    It's safe to say we're living in a world dominated by social media. With websites such as Facebook and Twitter becoming a staple in teens' lives, there's always the question of whether or not it's good.

  • Magnolia man seeks reduced sentence

    A man convicted of manslaughter in the 2007 shooting death of his former stepdaughter has requested another court hearing.

    David McFarland, 47, of Magnolia, claims he was a victim of domestic abuse and should be exempt from the requirement that he serve 85 percent of his 18-year sentence, according to court records.

    If his request is granted by LaRue Circuit Court, he could be eligible to serve only 20 percent of his sentence.