Today's News

  • Burkes Outlet set to open Friday at Towne Mall

    Burkes Outlet will open its newest store Friday in Towne Mall.

    The 20,117-square-foot store occupies the former Dawahares anchor location in front of the mall.

    The store will introduce departments and assortments that include a full family footwear department, expanded home selection which includes domestics and extensive array in all apparel categories. When the store is fully staffed the store will employ approximately 25 associates and a store manager. 

  • Hodgenville man takes Honor Flight

    Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative and 15 other Kentucky electric co-ops joined with the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to take 29 veterans, free of charge, to visit the World War II Memorial and other war monuments.

    Nolin RECC spokeswoman Patsy Whitehead said the co-op offered the trip to its members who served in World War II.

    “Nolin received about a dozen entries for the one-day free trip to D.C.,” Whitehead said. “We drew Robert K. Vance’s name randomly from those who responded to our announcements.”

  • Thank you to Hardin Memorial Hospital

  • Radcliff Rotary gets crash course in fire safety

  • Cardin speaks to AM Rotary

    Pat Cardin with the National Wild Turkey Federation was guest speaker at the Hardin County AM Rotary meeting Oct. 28 at Stone Hearth Restaurant.

  • Taft presenter to repeat historic speech today in Hodgenville

    It’s not unusual to see a Lincoln presenter or impersonator visiting LaRue County. Those tall, lanky, melancholy men with their topcoats and stovepipe hats are a fixture during Lincoln Days, the annual festival honoring native son Abraham Lincoln.

  • NARFE holds potluck feast

    Chapter 1050 of the Active and Retired Federal Employees enjoyed a quarterly pot luck feast recently in the NOLIN RECC in Elizabethtown. The guest speaker was Sue Horn from Kentucky Blue Cross Blue Shield, who brought members up to date on the 2012 changes for BC/BS and distributed information to those needing it. She encouraged all federal employee policy holders to go online for more information at www.fepblue.orgor call the office at 1-888-250-2309.

  • Potted Few attends district meeting

    Several members of the Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club attended the 65th annual Dogwood District Garden Club of Kentucky meeting held in October at the Audubon Country Club in Louisville. Potted Few member and Dogwood District chaplain Jean Janes gave the opening Invocation and the luncheon blessing. As district corresponding secretary, Martha Mengel presented In Memoriam for deceased district members. Potted Few president Anneliese Knoll presented the club report to inform those attending of the Potted Few mission and accomplishments.

  • Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show huge success

    The Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show put on by the Stitchers Quilt Guild in September was a huge success. The show was the biggest so far with approximately 300 quilts on display. The winners of the viewers choice awards were Suzanne Shircliff with her ‘Civil War Sunset’ bed size quilt and Martha Claycomb with her ‘Winter Wonderland’ non-bed size quilt. The Farmers Market challenge quilt winner was Janice Conder. The winner of the opportunity quilt was Dot Ward from Stamping Ground, Ky.

    The Stitchers are already starting plans for next years show.

  • Veterans Day activities include parade this morning

    The Hardin County Veterans Day celebration includes the unveiling of a U.S. Air Force sculpture set to become part of the county’s new veterans’ tribute.

    The event begins with a 10 a.m. parade Saturday. The parade sets out from Vine Grove Fire Department on Highland Avenue and ends at Optimist Park on Knox Avenue in Vine Grove, where the rest of the celebration takes place.

    The statue being unveiled is of a woman and pays tribute to the U.S. Air Force. It is set to be installed in Elizabethtown, Vine Grove events coordinator Donna Broadway said.