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Today's News

  • Rosalie Bell turns 96

    Rosalie Metcalf Bell of Wyanet, Illinois, will celebrate her 96th birthday on Feb. 9, 2015.

    She was born Feb 9, 1919, in Athertonville, and lived in LaRue County for several years before moving to Illinois.

    In the early 1950’s Rosalie and her former husband, the late Donald Bell, managed the Blue Ribbon Luncheonette in the lower story of the Masonic Lodge on Lincoln Square.

    Rosalie is the mother of the late Tom Bell, June Hosier, Louise DeVries, Beverly Moore, and Janice Bulthuis.

  • Lura Walsh celebrates 102nd year

    Lura Walsh celebrated her 102nd birthday on Jan. 28, 2015.

    The Sunrise Manor Nursing Home resident enjoyed chocolate birthday cake, stakeholders singing “Happy Birthday” and a visit from Sonny, the nursing home’s dog.

    She had her hair styled in the nursing home’s beauty shop while Sonny did “high fives” and “the shake” for treats. Afterwards, when she returned to her room, Sonny hopped in her bed and put his head in her lap.

  • Johnson named to Dean’s List

    New Haven student Samantha Lee Johnson, a sophomore studying human services, was named to the Brescia University Fall 2014 Dean’s List for completing 12 credit hours with a 3.5 grade-point average.

          

  • Smith named Employee of the Year for Nationwide

    Carol Rae Smith was selected as Employee of the Year for 2014 by Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since Sept. 23, 1969. She works in the trouser department.

    She received an award for her dedication and service at the company’s annual Christmas program on Dec. 23, 2014.

  • England named Employee of the Month for Nationwide

    Carolyn England has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 2014 and is under the supervision of Charie Glenn in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.

  • Howell retires from Sunrise

    Betty K. Howell, longtime accountant at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home, retired Jan. 30, 2015, after more than 30 years of service.

    Howell’s job title changed to business office manager after Signature Healthcare took over management of the facility.

    She is active at Saint James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, where she serves on the bereavement and social committee. She also volunteers for Relay for Life and the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk.

    Howell and her husband, Fred, live in Elizabethtown. She has a son, Matt.

  • Toddler killed in car crash

    A two-year-old was killed in a two-vehicle collision Sunday near Munfordville, according to The Glasgow Daily Times.

    The child was a passenger in a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Anita Bingle, 44, of Cave City, according to a press release from Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green.

    The state police received a call about 1:25 p.m. Sunday regarding a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 31-W south of Munfordville.

  • Upton man struck by train

    An Upton man was killed Monday, Jan. 26, in Hart County when the 1981 Chevrolet El Camino he was driving was struck by a CSX train.

    According to a Kentucky State Police press release, John Schafer, 61, was westbound on Walnut Grove School Road in Bonnieville when his car became disabled on the railroad tracks for an unknown reason. Schafer was unable to avoid being struck by the northbound train.

    Schafer was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hart County coroner. Schafer was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the collision, the press release said.

  • Obamacare changes 'here to stay'

     FRANKFORT — Your doctor’s visits might get longer, you deductibles probably will be higher and you might be paying cash to be treated at a Wal-Mart near you as Kentucky adapts to a vastly changing health care landscape.

    Nearly everything you know about how health care is paid for and provided will change during the next few years as patients and providers sort out the nuts and bolts of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Carolyn England honored by Nationwide

    Carolyn England has been selected as the January Employee of the Month for Nationwide Uniform.

    She has been employed with Nationwide since August 2014 and is under the supervision of Charie Glenn in the trouser department.

    She will receive a special award for her dedication and service.