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Today's News

  • PHOTOS: Agriculture Literacy Week
  • National Public Health Week, April 7-13

    What does your local health department do for you?

    Even before the days of plague in Europe and disease epidemics that devastated entire populations, we, as human beings, have searched for ways to make the world a healthier and safer place to live, while at the same time increasing our lifespan. 

  • Claycomb appointed to ECTC Board of Directors

    Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Robert Kenneth Claycomb of Hodgenville to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Board of Directors.

    Claycomb, an attorney, replaces John L. Rogers, whose term has expired. He will serve through Sept. 11, 2019.

  • COLUMN: Grief is softened by thought of eternal life

    ….Do not … grieve like the rest of men who have no hope. 1 Thessalonians 4:13

    Several years ago, a dear friend lost her husband unexpectedly. At the funeral home, she asked me to write some articles about grief. I told her I would, but, in truth, I couldn’t write effectively about something I had never truly experienced.

  • COLUMN: Make tractor maintenance a routine

    A regular front to back inspection routine can help extend a tractor’s life. Move from the front to the back identifying key things to check.

    Start with the front axles and steering. Is it time to grease those bearings and steering components?

    Make sure nothing is loose or ready to fall off. Make sure the coolant levels are okay, and the fluid is all right. Make sure the radiator is not plugged up with debris.

  • Plant Fair set for May 17

    The Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardener Plant Fair will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 17 at the Hardin County Extension Office, 201 Peterson Dr., Elizabethtown.

    The plant fair is a fundraiser for the LTAMGA which provides two college scholarships. 

    The Plant Fair usually has more than 35 vendors with flowering and vegetable plants and garden decor. Garden demonstrations will be held throughout the day and there will be door prizes. 

  • PHOTO: Mackey directions funds to 4-H

    Hardin County farmer David Mackey directed a $2,500 donation to Hardin County 4-H through America’s Farmers Grow Communities. The donation will help the group provide camp scholarships for low-income youth, and for adults who attend camp as a volunteer. It will also fund volunteer leadership development through trainings and certifications, in order for them to help the youth through their skills and knowledge.

  • Rep. Guthrie visits ALES
  • PHOTO: Taylor Dawson honored by Athletic Directors
  • Bardstown's Live at the Park lineup announced

     Coming this year to the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in Bardstown are a few familiar faces, as well as some new ones.

    The Stephen Foster Drama Association announced the lineup for the 2014 Budweiser Live at the Park Concert Series at a kickoff luncheon Thursday.

    The lineup includes a recent winner of NBC’s “The Voice,” a band that is returning for the second straight year and a group whose performance in last year’s concert series was cut short because of rain.