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Today's News

  • Woodland Elementary hires new principal

    A Radcliff school administrator is staying in the northern end of the county as she takes on a leadership role in Hardin County Schools.

    Dawn Tarquinio has been hired as the new principal of Woodland Elementary School. Tarquinio is the assistant principal of Meadow View Elementary School and begins her new position Sept. 12.

    Tarquinio said the similarities of the two schools, which are just minutes from each other in Radcliff, was appealing to her in taking the new position.

    “Woodland families are just like Meadow View families,” she said.

  • Walk MS to include surrounding counties

    The area’s sixth annual Walk MS event Saturday will be larger than any in the past as surrounding counties walk in Radcliff.

    The local event will include participants from Breckinridge, Bullitt, Grayson, Hart, LaRue, Meade and Nelson County to promote awareness about the disease and raise money to help people affected by it.

    The county events were merged to cut down on the amount of resources needed to host multiple events in the area, said Theresa Steinemann, an organizer for the walk.

  • AUSA presents membership award

    H.Y. Davis IV, Executive Vice President of Magnolia Bank, accepts the five-year membership award from the Fort Knox Chapter of Association of the United States Army (AUSA) President Gene Gudenkauf. Magnolia Bank was recognized for its strong and continuous support of AUSA, soldiers and families.

  • Jones speaks at August Zonta Club meeting

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown met on Aug. 25 at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale. Special guest was Annette Jones of Hosparus. She explained the various volunteer opportunities with Hosparus and the training involved to be a volunteer. The club is making plans for their 18th Annual Golf Scramble on Sept. 18 at Pine Valley. The proceeds from the scramble will be divided between the SpringHaven Domestic Abuse Center and the Zonta Club of Elizabethtown Scholarship Fund. Golfers, hole sponsors and prizes are needed to make the scramble a success.

  • Local Youth Aim for Success with 4-H Shooting Sports

  • Club members attend district meeting

  • EPD sergeant promoted to deputy chief of patrol

    After two of Elizabethtown Police Department’s three deputy chiefs retired July 31, the department promoted Sgt. Jamie Land to deputy chief of patrol.

    Now a major, Land has been with the department since May 1998 and he was promoted to sergeant seven years later, Chief Tracy Schiller said at Friday’s promotion ceremony. He has been serving the department as the commander of the special response team.

  • 9/11 monument to be dedicated on 10th anniversary

    The community will remember the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, with a piece of the wreckage.

    Work on a monument to the event is on schedule to be completed in time for a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central on North Dixie Avenue in Radcliff.

    The dedication will commemorate the 10th anniversary of terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. It is free and open to the public.

    The monument includes pieces of the World Trade Center towers, which were destroyed during the attacks.

  • Group buys building for animal shelter

    Pets up for adoption soon might have better living conditions before going to permanent homes.

    PAWS Shelter Foundation Inc. has entered an agreement to purchase a single-level, 17,000-square-foot shell of a building at 220 Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown to give Hardin County a newer, larger facility for Hardin County Animal Control.

    Foundation members expect to close on the building around Oct. 1 and raise $1 million to prepare the building to operate as a shelter.

  • Applications being accepted for community leadership program

    The deadline to enroll in the new Hardin County Community Leadership Program is Friday.

    Applicants will be chosen based on potential, dedication and interest in the communities of Hardin County. The program is self-funded through tuition fees paid by class members or their employers. The fee is $800.