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Today's News

  • Hynes, Young named to ALES cabinet

    Heather Hynes and Terri Young have been recognized at the October recipients of the Lincoln Presidential Cabinet Awards at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

  • LaRue grad melds chorus talents

    LaRue County High School alumnus Steve Skaggs directed the Fourth District Treble Chorus, 200 students from the 11-county district who performed at Meade County High School auditorium Sept. 26.

    Skaggs, who like his wife, Shirley, is a 1971 LCHS graduate, called his first experience as the director an honor.

  • Teachers combine resources to further education

    Teachers today are focusing on impacting the education of every child instead of teaching to the class as a whole.

    To do that effectively, according to a large number of educators, the teachers can’t work in isolation, but must communicate and combine their skills and efforts.

  • Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore moves to Radcliff

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is packing up and moving into a new facility.

    The ReStore is moving from its cramped quarters off Westport Road in Elizabethtown to a more spacious building at 6746 S. Wilson Road – the former home of Roy’s Furniture. The new facility will open its doors Thursday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning Thursday, spokeswoman Trisha Caudill said.

    The ReStore dabbles in “recycling.” Items are collected from donors and resold at a reasonable price.

  • Larry Bell attends clerks college

    LaRue County Circuit Court Clerk Larry C. Bell participated in the Circuit Court Clerks Fall College Nov. 4-6 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the training, which offered 11 hours of continuing education credit

    The theme was data-driven decisions, focusing on improved customer service through technology, database management and court processes.

    The college offered sessions on legislative tools, accuracy in case management, driver licensing, court interpreting services, domestic violence protective orders and property bonds.

  • Circuit judges attend college

    Chief Circuit Judge Charles C. Simms III and Circuit Judge John David “Jack” Seay, who serve Hart, LaRue and Nelson counties, participated in the 2009 Circuit Judges Fall College Sept. 20-24 in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts offered the training for Circuit Court judges and Family Court judges throughout the state.

  • Man dies after Ky. 210 crash

    A Magnolia man died Sunday as a result of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Carter Brothers Road and Old Elizabethtown Road.

    A 2000 Dodge Ram operated by Joshua Burks, 23, of Hodgenville was traveling south on Carter Brothers Road around 9 a.m. Sunday.

    In a news release, Kentucky State Police said the pickup failed to stop at the intersection with Old Elizabethtown Road, which is also Ky. 210.

    Burk’s truck was struck by an eastbound 1998 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Geneva Taylor, 67, of Magnolia.

  • Birthplace Park featured on KET special

    This fall, Ken Burns and PBS thrilled America with a compelling documentary showcasing the history and beauty of the country’s national parks. Now viewers can learn how five sites in Kentucky came to be protected by the National Park Service in the new high-definition KET production Kentucky’s National Parks: A Kentucky Life Special, premiering 8 p.m. Dec. 1 on KET.

  • Control your weight during the holidays

    Here are a few tips for holiday calorie control:

    Keep a weight journal

    Write down your weight now. Record the time of day and what clothes you are wearing. During the holidays, it helps to be aware of how much you weigh each week so you can keep track and make adjustments before the problem gets out of hand.

    500 calories per week

  • Rissel named Oustanding Executive

    William J. Rissel, president and chief executive officer of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, has been named the Outstanding Executive for 2009 by the Credit Union Executive Society. The national award was announced at a special banquet during the group’s CEO Network meeting Nov. 1 in Orlando, Fla.

    Recipients of the CUES Executive of the Year award must show exceptional leadership skills, be committed to professional development and contribute to their credit union’s success.