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Today's News

  • Drake-Fields

    David and Carolyn Drake of LaRue County and Douglas and Betsy Fields of Blue Ash, Ohio, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Carmen Drake and Nick Fields.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of LaRue County High School and a 2010 graduate of Campbellsville University.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Sycamore High School in Blue Ash and a 2009 graduate of Campbellsville University.

    Both are music teachers with Edgewood City Schools in Trenton, Ohio.

  • Lee-Schuler

    Michael D. Lee of Hodgenville, Robert and Cathy Hubbard of Elizabethtown and William and Barbara Schuler of The Villages, Fla., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tiffany R. Lee and John E. Schuler, both of Hodgenville.

    The bride-to-be is employed at Physical Therapy Associates.

    The prospective groom is employed at Lincoln National Bank.

    The wedding is Oct. 29, 2011, at Gilead Baptist Church in Glendale with a reception at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale.

  • Thrift Shop collects donations

    The Mystery Thrift Shop held a silent auction fund raiser to help with the medical expenses for Franklin the Pug, a rescue dog. Franklin was hit by several cars leaving him with broken legs and spinal cord injuries. He has been strolling around in a rear wheelchair and was recently selected for Stem Cell injections. After two injections, Franklin can move his hind legs and do other movements showing the major improvement in mobility and function with the stem cell treatment. The money collected will help pay for some of the medical expenses.

  • REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Central, Meade catch breaks in region tourneys (10/16)

    Being a district volleyball champion sure has its advantages.

  • Helm anniversary draws attention to Civil War heritage

    Benjamin Hardin Helm was in his early 20s when he was commissioned as a colonel in the Confederate Army.

    That took place after he turned down the position of paymaster of the Union Army offered by his brother-in-law, President Abraham Lincoln.

    The Hardin County resident’s state began tensions by trying to remain neutral, but ended up siding with the Union Army.

    Helm’s own father and former state governor, with whom he lived, leaned toward keeping the nation together.

  • Paranormal boot camp to train aspiring investigators

    The Halloween season isn’t only for the kind of spirits that wander the streets trick-or-treating.

    Those interested in exploring the unexplained can learn more about the discipline at the first Paranormal Boot Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Morrison Masonic Lodge on Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown.

    Tickets are $15, and there is a limit of 120 people for the class. Spots are still available. Tickets are available by visiting www.morrisonmasoniclodge.yolasite.com.

  • Elizabethtown resident named WKU 2011 Young Alumnus

    Brent Ditto of Elizabethtown remembers being a student ambassador at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green in the role of a “spirit master” for two years. The second year, he was vice-chairman of the group.

    He remembers kissing fellow student and Elizabethtown native Kristi Zoglmann on the Kissing Bridge. The reputation of the bridge, that couples who kiss upon it are destined to marry, came true for the couple.

  • Crossing Festival packs in the people

    The familiar smell of funnel cakes and popcorn drifted through the air Saturday in Glendale as thousands flocked to one of the largest festivals in Hardin County.

    The Glendale Crossing Festival returned this weekend as hundreds of vendors converged in the small southern Hardin County town, where arts and crafts and homemade works once again took center stage.

    A slight October chill added bite to the morning’s proceedings, but did little to dispel the crowd as blue skies and sunshine offered an equalizer.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: John Hardin 51, North Hardin 21 (10/15)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs are building quite the trophy collection.

    The Bulldogs locked up the regular season Class 5-A, District 3 championship Friday night with a 51-21 pounding of the North Hardin Trojans at Ray Story Stadium.

    It’s the sixth time in the last seven years John Hardin (8-0 overall, 3-0 district) has won or shared the district championship. The Bulldogs earned the top seed for the playoffs and will face the fourth-seeded team – Bullitt East, Bullitt Central or Shelby County – from District 4.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Fort Knox 40, Louisville Shawnee 16 (10/15)

    First-year Fort Knox coach Shawn Thompson didn’t want his team even thinking about the playoffs heading into Friday’s game with Louisville Shawnee.

    All Thompson wanted was to see his Eagles work to improve following a six-game losing streak.

    Fort Knox took a step in the right direction as senior Dominic Dingle rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns and senior Josh Kleber added 78 yards and two scores to lead the host Eagles to a 40-16 win over Class 2-A, District 4 for Shawnee at McAdams Field.