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  • Rineyville News



    Your student child is subject to searches at Hardin County Schools

    Search policies of Hardin County Schools

    1. Reasonable Suspicion: No pupil’s outer clothing, pockets, personal effects or vehicle shall be searched … unless there are reasonable grounds to… reveal evidence that the pupil has violated… a school rule or the law.

    2. Witness/personal protection: When a pat-down search… is conducted, the person conducting the search … and a witness of the same sex as the pupil shall be present during the search.

  • July 18: Services

    Opal Bowen Fultz, 91, a LaRue County native, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008. The funeral is at 1 p.m. today at Billy Howell Funeral Chapel in Hodgenville with burial in Red Hill Cemetery.

    Dorothy Dean Morgan, 89, of Brandenburg, died Tuesday, July 15, 2008. The funeral is at 5 p.m. Sunday at Ekron Baptist Church with burial in Ekron Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and continues at 2 p.m. Sunday at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove.

  • P.E. teacher free to be reinstated


  • Taking stock

    Musicians performed Saturday on North Main Sreet just off Public Square in Elizabethtown during Godstock '08, a free Christian music festival. Event coordinator Jeremy Levens said, "Our mission is succeeding," as he spoke of connecting people with churches during the event. At the mid-way point of the day-long festival he estimated 600 people had stopped by.


  • Duct tape to rescue



    ELIZABETHTOWN — There’s not much room for error when driving through the central part of town along U.S. 31W.

    Utility poles — scarred from mirror clips and worse — stand so close to the curb it appears a passenger could reach out and touch one.

  • Laugh, Obama, laugh

    Oh, for a good riposte.

  • July 6, 2008: Obituaries

    Billy Darrell Bell

    Billy Darrell Bell, 53, of Upton died Thursday, July 3, 2008, at his residence.

    He was a native of Hardin County. He was a small engine repairman.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyne and Aline Smith Bell.

  • White Mills News


  • Four area graduates earn elite honor



    HARDIN COUNTY — Four area high school graduates received National Merit Scholarships sponsored by the colleges and universities they plan to attend.

    Alex Meredith, a Central Hardin High School graduate, plans to attend the University of Louisville to pursue a degree in engineering. Meredith received a full ride from U of L for being a National Merit finalist, along with the smaller National Merit Scholarship, financed by U of L.