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Today's News

  • ECTC Barons hoping to drum up student interest at tonight's meeting

     Since the decision was made to resuscitate sports at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Dale Buckles said the maroon-clad Barons have been met with open arms.

  • GSP students build home through Habitat for Humanity

     Two LaRue County High School students helped construct a house in Louisville this summer through  Habitat for Humanity.

    Caleb Canter and Tyler Skaggs, both of Hodgenville, were among a group of Governor’s Scholars at Bellarmine University to spend four weeks on the service project.

    The Governor’s Scholars Program, which provides incoming high school seniors with a diverse learning experience on college campuses,  is in its 30th year of partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

  • PHOTO: Blackberries, tomatoes, peaches

    Lee Roark of Hodgenville shared a photo of his garden’s bounty: heirloom tomatoes, peaches and blackberries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society offers workshop

     The Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Genealogical Society partner monthly to provide free family history workshops at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. In lieu of an August workshop, family historians will meet 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, for KGS’s 37th annual seminar.

  • The Historic State Theater presents Andy Griffith tribute

     An Andy Griffith marathon will be presented Aug. 14-18 at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    The theater, located at 209 West Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, will pay tribute to “America’s favorite sheriff” with movies, classic episodes of The Andy Griffith Show and a comedy show.

    Aug. 14 –  “No Time for Sergeants” beginning at 7 p.m.  This film was the start to a beautiful friendship between Andy and Don Knotts (Barney Fife). Tickets are $3.

  • PHOTO: Bad Hair Day

     A foal is swatted by her mother’s tail on a farm off Holton Valley Road in Lyons Station.

  • Bardstown the Beautiful: winner of small town contest

    The Kentucky towns of Bardstown and Murray have been named to a list of the “five best small towns in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today.

  • COLUMN: You're saved or not – no in-between

     I was told recently that I am a conservative concerning scriptures. I have to agree, I am. 

    The way I perceive things is there is a right way and a wrong way: no in-between. In other words, “You can't straddle a fence.” I believe the scriptures say just what they mean and is God speaking to us through his word.

    I believe you are saved or you are not saved. There is no place for “I hope

    I am, I believe or I think I am.” You will know. 

  • PHOTO: White Pigeon

     A white pigeon made a circuit of several stores in the retail center on Lincoln Drive last week. Employees shared bread crumbs and set out water for the bird. Above, the pigeon checked out its reflection in the window of Lincoln Way Supports for Community Living.

           

  • Glen Rice Concert Series continues Aug. 10

    Glen Rice, Family and Friends Musical Concert Series continues its seventh season at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at the Hardin County Performing Arts Center.
    The concert is themed “Re-living the Memories” with songs from the 1950s and 60s. It will feature Rice, Christy Miller, Roger Conley, Pat Portman, Allen Hilbert and Amber Martin and The Musical Concert Series Band, Freddy Helm, Tony Cook, Ron Benningfield, Mike Ash, Camille Turner, Eddie Black, Rick Durham and David Keene.