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Today's News

  • Lincoln Days Art Contest winners announced
  • Knox soldier killed in Afghanistan

    A Fort Knox soldier on his first deployment died Oct. 14 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

    U.S. Army Spc. Michael D. Elm, 25, of Phoenix, was an infantryman assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.

  • Local breast cancer survivors discuss fights for their lives

    About 10 women meet once a month at Hardin Memorial Hospital to talk about the way chemotherapy makes them physically weak, the way their families deal with their cancer fight and the way they feel when they look down and see where their own unmarred breasts used to be.

    Some of the women are survivors who have seen no further signs of trouble. Some still fight. Some know they will endure more days and weeks of life without real hope of beating breast cancer.

  • Downtown revitalization meeting is tonight

    Elizabethtown city officials and the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council are ready to take the next step in a shared vision to redevelop downtown.

    The two entities are hosting a downtown design meeting from 5:30  to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Historic State Theater.

    Mayor Tim Walker said the meeting is the kickoff for the downtown revitalization program as the city gains input from downtown business and property owners, homeowners and residents in general.

    “Anyone interested in our downtown,” he said.

  • Life or Something Like It: Awaiting the sweet side of Halloween

    I’m of two minds about Halloween.

    The children and trick-or-treating part I like. The young people I know plan their costumes well in advance, knowing months before the holiday the character they’ll be dressing up as. The girls want to be fairies and princesses and the boys whoever the current popular comic book character is. They look forward to going door to door in the neighborhood soliciting candy, their parents standing a respectful distance away on the street.

  • Hometown Glamour girl

    A local girl became a Glamour girl when she posed for a spot in the magazine during a summer internship.

    Meaghan Parker, a 2008 Central Hardin High School graduate, was featured in the October issue’s segment “The Best Fall Skirts for Your Shape.”

    She always dreamed of working in the fashion industry. Her uncle, the dentist for the editor-in-chief’s assistant, hooked Parker up with contact information for the internship.

  • Sex abuse case heads to circuit court

    A Radcliff man accused of repeatedly engaging in sexual acts with a female younger than 12 will be arraigned in Hardin Circuit Court next week.

    Paul H. Hales, 54, originally was charged with one count each of first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree sodomy, but the grand jury returned a September indictment listing six counts of each violation.

    According to a Radcliff Police Department citation, Hales admitted to performing sexual acts with the alleged victim “25 to 30 times” at “his home, while driving and in parking lots.”

  • Radcliff demonstrates good stewardship

    ISSUE: Radcliff paving savings
    OUR VIEW: Focused management results in better service

  • E'town to purchase 7.3 acres from Severns Valley for drainage

    Elizabethtown City Council authorized a purchase real estate and joint development agreement Monday with Severns Valley Baptist Church and H. Wayne Properties LLC after a lengthy closed session.

    The agreement stipulates the city will purchase roughly 7.3 acres of property adjacent to Severns Valley Baptist Church, where the city had built a stormwater retention basin, at $204,135.

    The plan originally was to establish a permanent pool on the site, but the agreement states the concept has proven “impractical.”

  • PREP FOOTBALL: District championship at stake for LaRue, Louisville Central (10/19)

    LaRue County’s path to a district championship goes through Louisville Central and star running back Anthony Wales.

    This is one test the Hawks might not be able to “Ace.”

    LaRue County hosts Class 3-A, District 3 foe Central at 7:30 Friday night in Hodgenville with the district title and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs up for grabs. But to have a shot at knocking off the Yellowjackets, the Hawks have to find a way to contain Wales.