Big Clifty, KY

2 men arrested for home invasion, vicious assault on Rabbit Flat Rd.

Two people have been arrested for the home invasion and vicious assault of a man on Rabbit Flat Road late Monday. Monday night at approximately 10:20, Sgt. Clay Boone and Deputies Nick Pruitt and Erik Franklin along with EMS were dispatched to the 2500 block of Rabbit Flat Road after a 911 caller said two males assaulted a man inside his home.
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ACHS boys, girls reach second round of region tennis tourney

The Adair County High School tennis team had two doubles teams and one singles player advance to the second round of the Region 5 Tennis Tournament Monday at Freeman Park in Elizabethtown. Colin Stephens and Brody Blair picked up a victory in their opening match over a team from Taylor...
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Lauren Hartlage has gone from U of L standout to LPGA rookie

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Just a year removed from her time at the University of Louisville, Elizabethtown native Lauren Hartlage has earned her way onto the LPGA tour. She's now figuring out the sponsors, travel, planning and playing golf at the game's highest level. After finishing up an All-American career,...

High Gas Prices Pinching Profits For Businesses That Have To Travel And Transport

Some central Kentucky businesses are feeling the pain of higher gas prices. Contractors who have to travel or use large vehicles are spending hundreds, and possibly thousands more with gas and diesel going higher. You have to spend money to make money, but if prices stay at this level or go even higher, at some point contractors have to pass on that expense to the customer. It’s something they don’t want to have to do, but it becomes necessary if anyone is going to turn a profit. Some contractors say they’re spending $100-$200 every day just in fuel costs. According to GasBuddy, the cheapest gas right now in Kentucky is in the Elizabethtown area at around $3.89 a gallon.
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Hard work, determination key to Trotta’s success

North Hardin High School senior Caleb Trotta is a product of hard work and a desire to get better, says his head coach Ace Adcock. Whether it was working extra at practice, taking pitching and hitting lessons or a determination to simply get the most out of his high school career, Trotta has seen his commitment pay off this season.
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Garden Club members celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day started in 1970 as a way to bring awareness to environmental issues. The 2022 theme is “Invest in Our Planet.”. To celebrate, Garden Club of Elizabethtown members cleaned the Monarch Waystation, butterfly garden at Freeman Lake Park and had a picnic. The garden is a place for butterflies to land, eat and lay eggs. Investing in pollinators is investing in our planet and future.

In Buffalo, Biden mourns victims, says 'evil will not win'

BUFFALO (AP) — President Joe Biden mourned with Buffalo’s grieving families on Tuesday, then exhorted the nation to reject what he angrily labeled the poison of white supremacy. He said the nation must “reject the lie” of the racist “replacement theory” espoused by the shooter who killed 10 Black people in Buffalo.
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Project LEARN past leader shaped nonprofit with caring

Clara Harrison has been president of Project LEARN in Elizabethtown for 18 years. The first week in May she stepped down as president but is still active in the organization. Project LEARN is a nonprofit organization that supports intellectually disabled adults in Hardin County. She’s originally from Indiana and married...

Kevin Lee Powell, 55

Kevin Lee Powell, age 55, of Leitchfield, KY, passed away Saturday, (May 14, 2022) at his residence in Leitchfield. He was born on April 24, 1967 in Leitchfield, KY, the son of the late Edgar “PeeWee” and Mary Alice Powell. He was a maintenance man at Homeland Maintenance...

3 communities receive grant funding to assess brownfields

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Three Kentucky communities have been selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to receive over $1.4 million in grant funding to assess brownfields, it was announced on Wednesday by Gov. Andy Beshear and the Energy and Environment Cabinet. Brownfields are current or former industrial and...

Brian Dwayne Whobrey, 48

Brian Dwayne Whobrey, age 48 of Leitchfield passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born January 23, 1974 in Hardinsburg the son of Harold and Mary Ashley Whobrey. Left to honor Brian’s memory, are his mother, Mary Belmont (Ken); his father, Harold Whobrey (Rose);...

Madison Faulkner named girls’ basketball coach

Caverna High School is a small school where everyone knows everyone, and sports are a big part of that family-friendly atmosphere. It’s all about family. In keeping with that tradition, Caverna High School named one of their own as the new girls’ basketball coach last week in a special press conference held in the school’s library on Friday.
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Locals advance to region tennis semifinals, earn state spots

Remaining competitors returned to the Freeman Lake Tennis Complex for the quarterfinal round of the Gerald Printing 5th Region Tennis Tournament Tuesday afternoon. Winners not only advanced to the region semifinals, but also secured births in the upcoming Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Tennis Championships as well. In the...
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Mission Hope celebrates 10 years, changes name

The founders, volunteers and students of Mission Hope for Kids celebrated the organization’s 10-year anniversary Sunday with a name change. Executive Director Nelle Thomas and her husband, Dave Thomas, held a presentation and event Sunday unveiling the new name and logo, Hope Academy for Kids. “It’s hard to describe...

3 Ky areas get $1.4M from EPA for brownfield site work

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Three Kentucky communities will get over $1.4 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants to assess “brownfields” – industrial and commercial properties that are known or suspected to contain a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant. Gov. Andy Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet...