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Summersville pastor/AMS steps up to lead 2 churches

SUMMERSVILLE, Ky. (KT) - The remaining nine members of Knoxes Creek Baptist Church were ready to call it quits and close the door for good. However, after some counsel – and begging – from Kelvin Edwards, they decided to give it another try. The church has nearly tripled in size since, going from 9 to 25, and it has a renewed fellowship and a future.
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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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Cave City Police arrests 2 following traffic stop, vehicle search

CAVE CITY, Ky. (WBKO) - Two men were arrested Friday following a traffic stop and search in Cave City. Xander Houchens, 18, was charged with careless driving, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a substance, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (10 dosage units of hallucinogens), trafficking in marijuana, possession of marijuana and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia.
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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.

Obituary: Codi Michael Wayne Cramer, 28, Bardstown

V died Monday, May 16, 2022, at University of Louisville Hospital. He was born Aug. 21, 1993, in Louisville. He was preceded in death by his uncle Dennis Cramer. He is survived by his mother, Nikki (Chris Keown) Cramer of Bardstown; his father, Brad Byrd of Chaplin; one sister, Madi Byrd of Bardstown; and best friend, Josh Proctor of Bardstown.

One pound of marijuana, hallucinogenics seized during traffic stop

CAVE CITY — Officers arrested two young men Friday after they allegedly possessed drugs inside a vehicle. Officer J. Childress with Cave City Police saw a vehicle driving “erratically and swerving” along Happy Valley Road, according to a news release. The officer conducted a traffic stop and smelled an alleged marijuana odor.

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,...

Campbellsville Commercial Conflagration Quickly Quenched

Campbellsville Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a report of a working commercial fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke showing from rear of the building. Firefighters searched for occupants, extinguished the fire, and provided an overhaul. No firefighters or civilian injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is believed to be related to an electrical fire near the rear of the building. There was moderate damage contained to the rear of the structure.

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.

High gas prices causing some businesses hundreds per day to get around

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Some central Kentucky businesses are feeling the hurt 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. It’s simple economics and the rule of being in business. You...
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Maxine Lois Healey

Maxine Lois Healey, 86, of Rineyville, passed away Monday, May 9, 2022, at Baptist Health Hardin in Elizabethtown. She was born March 9, 1936, in New Haven, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Healey; and her parents, James and Edith Banta Sipe. She is survived by...
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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...
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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...

Kentucky Bourbon Festival adding more tickets, changes for 2022

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- Although the Kentucky Bourbon Festival is still few months away, changes have been announced for this year as tickets continue to sell quickly. The festival will take place Sept. 16-18 on the lawn of Spalding Hall in Bardstown. Tickets went on sale Friday and the event is more than half sold with VIP tickets already sold out.
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KSP: Fallen troopers honored during National Police Memorial Week

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - Officials with Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown traveled to the gravesites of fallen troopers as Monday marked the final day of National Police Memorial Week. Wreaths were placed on the graves of fallen troopers in honor of the ultimate sacrifice made in service, the...
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Buffalo shootings bring back painful memories in Jeffersontown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Three years and seven months has passed since a hate-filled gunman tried unsuccessfully to enter the doors of the predominantly Black church First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown. The insecurity from that brush with danger has never gone away. “It triggers a whole another conversation about how...
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ELECTION: Taul defeats London for county judge-executive

A political newcomer has beaten his seasoned opponent who campaigned for the office since 2019 in the race for county judge-executive. Keith Taul of Cecilia collected 3,396 votes to Daniel London’s 3,029 to earn the county’s top position. A third candidate in the Republican race, Mark Barrett, had...