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Today's News

  • MOAA White Elephant Auction a success

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) met Jan. 18 at the MOAA Clubhouse on Fort Knox. 

  • Zonta Club of Elizabethtown donates to Warm Blessings
  • Hepps celebrate 60th anniversary

    Jacob J. Hepp Jr. and Wilma Eubank Hepp will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 25, 2012, at their home.

    They were married Feb. 15, 1952, in Louisville.

  • Dash of Class: L and M fruit and vegetable recipes

    As we continue our culinary tour of the alphabet, we come to L and M. There are several options, but I’ve chosen lima beans and mandarin oranges. Those are well known in the produce section at the grocery, but today I have some information you might not know about the two and some recipes.

    Lima beans, or as some country cooks call them, butter beans, have been cultivated in Peru for more than 7,000 years; historians are unsure whether they originated there or in Guatemala. Lima beans were introduced in the United States in the 19th century.

  • Point/Counterpoint TOMS vs. Sperry Top-Sider: Sperry Top-Sider

    By Michael Niemeyer

  • School bus involved in injury wreck

    A Hardin County Schools bus carrying 22 students was involved in a three-vehicle collision Thursday morning near the 2000 block of New Glendale Road, halting traffic for about 90 minutes.

    A student on the bus was treated by Hardin County EMS at the scene for minor injuries, Kentucky State Police said.

    The school bus, operated by James Wallace, 61, of Elizabethtown, was eastbound on New Glendale Road and was accelerating after stopping to pick up students, according to a KSP news release.

  • Black History Gallery open house set for Saturday

    The dates may be slightly nontraditional, but not the importance of the Emma Reno Connor Black History Gallery open house: To honor the past and look to the future.

    The annual open house traditionally is held the first week in February, which is Black History Month. Work at the gallery the last several months forced a delay in this year’s event.

    The open house is from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. The Black History Gallery is at 100 Gallery Place on Hawkins Drive in Elizabethtown.

  • In recognition of excellence

    TOPIC: Excelling with mind and body
    OUR VIEW: Good work

    Students came from schools around the county with one mission: To correctly spell words.

    None of the 19 students did it any better recently than West Hardin Middle School seventh-grade student Dillon Brock, who managed to win the event by accurately spelling the word, Gestapo.

  • Elizabethtown native releases first CD

    Nov. 11, 2011, was a significant date for a few reasons for Elizabethtown native Lisa Oliver-Gray.

    Besides the unique 11-11-11 date, it was the day Oliver-Gray, who now lives in Nashville, officially released her first CD, “Dedicated to Love.”

    And it was a date with a personal meaning.

    “It was my birthday, so I had to do something,” she said.

  • Property transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Habersham Properties Inc. to Paul B. and Kaleena M. Thompson, lot 14 Habersham subdivision, county, $209,900.

    Rickey L. Givan to Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, property along proposed Elizabethtown to Radcliff Connector, county, $20,000.

    John E. and Tamara G. Mattingly to Commonwealth of Kentucky, Transportation Cabinet, property along proposed Elizabethtown to Radcliff Connector, county, $71,500.