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Today's News

  • David Toczko’s photos on display at Capitol

    The Kentucky Arts Council selected three of David Toczko’s photos for the “Kentucky Visions at the Capitol” exhibit.

    Chosen photos titled “The Simple Gift of Autumn,” “Golden Broom” and “Shadows on Chest” were taken at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
    The exhibit is on display in the capitol annex in Frankfort through mid April.

  • Advance party of 3/1 returns home

    Tears flowed down Spc. Jack McMillan’s face as he met his 8-week-old daughter, Kendall, for the first time Thursday afternoon.

    Overcome with emotion, he embraced his wife, Ashley, and his family who had traveled to Fort Knox to welcome him home after a year in Afghanistan.

    McMillan was one of more than 50 soldiers who returned as part of an advance party for the redeployment of the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Holmes attends Fort Knox Retiree Appreciation Dinner

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes, left, attended the Fort Knox Retiree Appreciation Dinner; he is pictured with the guest speaker, Air Force Lt Gen Stanley E. Clarke III, commander of the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region.

  • Garden Club tours Baker Arboretum and Museum

    Fifteen members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown recently went on a field trip to the Baker Arboretum and Museum in Bowling Green.
    It was a beautiful day to walk along the paths with the group’s guide, Peggy McGillip, and observe the fall colors and the Arboretum’s huge collection of conifer, dogwood and Japanese maple trees.
    The museum features the art works of Kentucky native Joe Downing, who died in 2007, as well as antique and contemporary sculpture, fountains and garden ornaments.

  • 'A Christmas Story' plays twice today at the State Theater

    Join Ralphie on his quest for an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle at the Historic State Theater this weekend.

    Popular holiday classic “A Christmas Story” (1983) will kick off the holiday movie season at the State.

    Frequently quoted at Christmastime, the film follows young Ralphie who tries everything he can to get his favorite BB gun despite everyone’s insistence that he’ll shoot his eye out.

  • Defense files motion to sever counts in dismissed teacher's criminal case

    A hearing is scheduled Tuesday in the case against Steven Gray after the defense filed a motion to sever the two counts against the former Central Hardin High School teacher earlier this week.

    Gray was fired last November after a Hardin County Schools official received an anonymous phone call alleging the teacher had engaged in sexual contact with students. In December, state police charged Gray with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

  • Buggeland hearing to be continued in December

    When Erik Buggeland last appeared in court in August, Judge Ken Howard requested he be removed from the courtroom after he repeatedly shouted he wanted to plead guilty.

    “Here’s what happened,” Buggeland said to a woman in the courtroom before being escorted out. “I hit my dad because he tried to give me medicine, and I hit him with a barbell. Then my mom came in and I threw her down and snapped her neck with my foot.”

  • It's beginning to look like Christmas today in downtown E’town

    Santa is making an early visit to Elizabethtown this year to spread some Christmas cheer.

    Saint Nick’s stop is just part of a series of Christmas events Saturday hosted by local organizations, including the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council and Brown-Pusey House.

  • Reflections on a former home

    My old residence in Radcliff burned down.

    My parents owned that old house, and my girlfriend, Rebecca Ricks, and I lived there for 19 years before moving to Elizabethtown in 2008.

    During a weekly gathering for game night at my dad’s house last week, my father mentioned the fire.

    The unoccupied house, which Dad still owned, burned to the ground during the night several days earlier.

  • Ensemble cast, old school laughs make 'Tower Heist' a hit

    The best way to describe “Tower Heist” is a working man’s “Ocean’s 11.”

    It’s got the same appeal, just not as suave and sophisticated. “Tower Heist” is the story of workers in a swanky hotel who get their money swindled in a Ponzi scheme by one of the wealthy tenants. The workers plan a hesist on Thanksgiving to retrieve their money.