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Today's News

  • Fall movie preview

    As the summer fades into fall, the seasons also change at the movies.

    September and October releases usually includes independent films that would have gotten lost in the summer blockbusters and other films that are snuck in between the summer and holiday film seasons.

    Of those releasing this fall there are a couple I’m keeping my eye on, some festival favorites and a few I’ve wondered why they were even made.

  • Ending my relationship ... with summer

    The end is near.

    No, not that one. The end of summer.

    The earmark, for many, was Labor Day, which each year is kind of like the starting gun for the race to autumn.

    I say bring it on.

    Summer, as I might have mentioned in previous columns, is not my favorite season, especially in years with lots of 90-plus days. Those usually translate into days with heat indices of more than 100, and that’s just wrong.

  • Dash of Class: A look at the letter 'E' — Elderberries and eggplant

    All aboard, we are back on our field trip of fruits and vegetables. As we progress down the lanes of the grocery store, one of the first stops is in the produce section. This week we have arrived at the letter E. The pickings are slim in the fruit category, but elderberry was the first to come to my mind. I remember when I was growing up and my Mom would talk about my grandmother making elderberry jelly and my grandfather making elderberry wine. I am not sure if we could even find elderberries in the produce section. They grew elderberries on their farm.

  • Heartland Interfaith breaks down barriers

    ISSUE: Heartland Interfaith seminar

    OUR VIEW: Well-timed, important topic

     

    The absence of knowledge many times is a prevalent source of fear. If the veil of the unknown is lifted and realities illuminated, it can make a difference.

  • Uncasing ceremony planned for 100th Training Division

    The 100th Training Division, the last major unit to move here as part of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure initiative, will uncase its flag at a ceremony at its new headquarters at Boudinot Hall on Fort Knox at 3 p.m. Saturday, signifying its official arrival to Fort Knox.

  • WULF-FM’s signal silenced temporarily

    The hits of Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum are off the air — at least at 94.3 on the FM dial — as WULF officials try to find out what caused its transmission line to burn out.

    “This occasionally happens to radio stations,” said Bill Evans, general manager of the station.

    The station is in the process of having the problem repaired, he said. Evans hopes the problem will be resolved within the next 48 hours.

  • Under Construction: Dunraven Place

    Under Construction will appear each Thursday on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Dunraven Place subdivision
    Location: Boone Road in Rineyville
    Number of lots: 44 on 29 acres
     

  • JHHS to host Day of Service

    A local high school is imparting lessons to its students even on the weekend.
    John Hardin High School will participate in the school’s third Day of Service event Sept. 24. Students sign up for volunteer activities around the county and spend that Saturday working on whatever is asked of them.
    Agriculture teacher Brandon Davis was inspired by a similar event at a national FFA convention.
    “I’ve always been kind of a community service fan,” Davis said.

  • Photo: Behind the glass
  • Absentee voting opens for wet/dry election

    Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb said some residents were attracted to his office during the final days to register for the Oct. 4 wet/dry election, but he would hardly classify it as a surge.

    “We had a few people, but that’s about it basically,” he said.

    Tuesday was the final day to register as the cities of Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove prepare for an election that could relax alcohol standards to some extent in each city if residents vote yes.