Today's News

  • Honoring the past, financing the future

    ISSUE: E'town High basketball celebration
    OUR VIEW: Event offers more than memories

    The achievements of previous generations of Elizabethtown High School athletes were on display last week at T.K. Stone Middle School.

    Members of the 1971-72 Panther basketball team that was runner-up in the boys’ Sweet 16 were the guests of honor but dozens of former players were recognized.

  • Driving danger: Police explain preventing overcorrection

    A common narrative emerged in police reports about several serious wrecks in recent weeks. The vehicle dipped off the roadway and the driver lost control of the car after overcorrecting.

    Norman Chaffins, public affairs officer at Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown, said sometimes police can’t answer why this type of wreck occurs.

    “All it takes is six inches for your tire to leave the road,” Chaffins said.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    It seems this winter is without snow. The winter is coming to a close and still there has been little white stuff. I am ready for spring, as I have blooming daffodils in the yard.

  • Pentagon screening of ‘Men of Honor’ explores Brashear’s legacy

    Carl Brashear’s legacy is on display today at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., as part of Black History Month.

    Phillip Brashear, Carl Brashear’s son and a U.S. Army helicopter pilot, has been invited to discuss his father’s life during a screening of the movie “Men of Honor” in the Pentagon auditorium, an event being held by the Department of the Navy.

    The 2000 film starred Cuba Gooding Jr. in the role of Carl Brashear, a Sonora native and the first black man to become a U.S. Navy master diver.

  • Chamber hosts 11th annual health expo

    About 50 exhibitors lined up Wednesday inside Pritchard Community Center for the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce Health and Human Services Expo.

    The 11th annual health expo was the first for the combined chambers. Chamber President-CEO Brad Richardson said he believes the expo sells out every year.

    “There’s a history here,” he said.

  • Snow moon rising
  • PREP WRESTLING: Hull putting everything on the line (02/09)

    Knowing this was his final season as a LaRue County wrestler, senior Shawn Hull wanted to put everything on the line.

  • SUPER BOWL: Elizabethtown and Eli (02/09)

    When Eli Manning walked past Logan Hall in the downtown Indianapolis Marriott hotel, the 13-year-old Elizabethtown resident couldn’t believe his luck.

  • New leader, new vision

    Asked about the biggest surprise so far in taking on the role of post commander at Fort Knox, Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald said there hadn’t been any surprises.

    That’s a sure sign of the right person, properly prepared, in the right job.

    A little later in the conversation, McDonald admitted the number of speaking requests he receives from local organizations has surprised him. That’s a sign of how much ownership this area feels about Fort Knox.

  • HCS hosting 'Round-Table' sessions

    The Hardin County Schools Board of Education will host four evenings of roundtable discussions to talk about programs currently implemented by schools and the possibility of state and federal funding shortfalls.

    The sessions begin today.

    The discussions involve school and district administrators, site-based decision-making council members and the Hardin County Schools Board of Education.