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Today's News

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Marion rolls past North and into final (03/04)

    North Hardin’s postseason nemesis sent the Lady Trojans home again.

    After a lackluster first-quarter defensive effort, the Marion County Lady Knights added a little bit more hustle and it made everything flow.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Panthers rout Green to reach title game (03/04)

    Veteran Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd didn’t know what his team was doing in the opening 5 minutes Saturday against the Green County Lady Dragons.

    The Lady Panthers knew exactly what they were doing the final 27 minutes – rolling to a record seventh consecutive berth in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament final.

  • BBB tips on storm repairs

    If you are on the hunt for a reputable contractor after severe weather rolled through the area last week, be aware of those who may try to take advantage of your situation: the home repair rip-off artist who may overcharge, perform shoddy work, or skip town without finishing your job.

    BBB urges homeowners to use extreme caution when dealing with “door-to-door” or “out of state” solicitors who offer “quality work at great prices.” The BBB offers the following tips for consumers who may be facing major repairs after a disaster hits home:

  • Expo promotes good health

    Bobbie Crawley of Elizabethtown was at Towne Mall trying to stay healthy with his regular exercise of walking through the building when his attention was caught by an inflatable shaped like a giant colon.

    Crawley’s mission to take care of his body had led him to the second Healthy Community Expo, which featured educational tools to protect his health.

    The inside of the walk-through model, “The Incredible Colon,” showed clean, smooth ridges that were labeled as normal colon tissue.

  • Photo: Penguin plunge
  • Basketball Hall of Fame selects executive director

    Operating in borrowed office space behind a desk relocated from the basement of his own home, Rick Whobrey began work as executive director of the new Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame.

    It’s a modest beginning for a 53-year-old Elizabethtown resident who spent nearly two decades as an executive with Kentucky Farm Bureau. The Hall of Fame has no site and no exhibits but is nine days away from naming the first members of its inaugural class of 100 inductees.

  • Nominations due for name changes

    Directorate of Human Resources

    The Installation Memorialization and Naming Approval Board will convene in June. The Directorate of Human Resources is requesting nominations for memorialization, and naming of facilities or

    streets.

    Commands, activities or organizations with a permanent presence on Fort Knox may submit recommendations or nominations. An individual may also submit recommendations through a command, activity, or organization that has a permanent presence on Fort Knox.

  • Hollywood Goes To War event at Patton Museum

    Fort Knox’s General George Patton Museum of Leadership is hosting a “Hollywood Goes to War” movie night the third Thursday of each month.
    Films will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the museum’s newly renovated Abrams Auditorium, which features digital projection and a state-of-the-art surround sound system. Following each film will be a short discussion led by the museum’s curator, Nate Jones.
    Patrons may bring food and drink, but alcoholic beverages are not permitted. The event is free and open to the public.

  • 3rd BCT hosting women's observance

    The 3/1 Brigade Combat Team will host the Fort Knox observance in honor of Women’s History Month “Women’s Education - Women’s Empowerment” March 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the Abrams Auditorium in the Patton Museum. The keynote speaker for this event will be Dr. Youlanda Washington, principal of Macdonald Intermediate School. The event is free and open to the public.

    There will be a cake-cutting ceremony at the conclusion of the observance.

  • Local JROTC invitational competition bigger than ever

    The popularity of the upcoming local JROTC competition continues to grow.

    The annual JROTC invitational, now named after retired Sgt. Maj. Paul Gray, a former JROTC teacher at North Hardin High School, is from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at North Hardin and John Hardin high schools and North Park Elementary School.