Today's News

  • Lincoln book tells story of historic Elizabethtown lawyer

    IF YOU GO:  Author Susan B. Dyer will sign copies of her book, "Lincoln's Advocate: The Life of Judge Joseph Holt," from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1980 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown. To learn more call the store at (270) 763-0288.

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    ELIZABETHTOWN — Judge Joseph Holt was the nation's first judge advocate general to hold a general's rank, appointed by President Abraham Lincoln. He also was the prosecuting judge in the Lincoln Conspiracy Trial.

  • I-65 construction nearing completion



    Drivers heading north from Elizabethtown along Interstate 65 will no longer have to hear the vrrrrump vrrrrump of driving in the emergency lanes.

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 spokeswoman Andrea Clifford confirmed Tuesday the resurfacing project along  I-65 in northern Hardin and Bullitt counties, which caused delays and lane changes, had all but finished.

  • Dollars and Sense: Protecting your financial privacy

    What steps have you taken to keep your financial information and personal records confidential? You may be surprised to learn how many honest — and dishonest — people could have access to the details of your financial life.

  • A closer look at reform



    HARDIN COUNTY — The recent passage of a health care reform bill through the U.S. House of Representatives permeated talks on Monday among Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees.

  • Appointment made after Council member's death



    VINE GROVE — Donna Spangenberger, who narrowly lost last year’s City Council race, was expected to be sworn in Tuesday night to serve out the term of Bill Singer, who died Oct. 30.

    Council members on Monday unanimously approved her appointment after Mayor Donovan Smith recommended her.

  • A time to be thankful for things big and small

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA So what does Thanksgiving mean to you? Turkey, stuffing — or dressing, some of you might say — mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie? Some variation of those? Sure.

  • Breaking NewsH1N1 school vaccines to start next week


    Lincoln Trail District Health Department will begin school-based H1N1 influenza vaccination clinics next week. Clinics will take place in at least one school in each county. 

    “We are excited to start holding school-based clinics. We will schedule more clinics as we receive more vaccine,” said Linda Sims, director of Lincoln Trail District Health Department. 

  • If the shoe fits, dance in it

    IF YOU GO: A public performance of Allegro Dance Theatre's "Cinderella" will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road. As a prelude to "Cinderella," Allegro's Musical Theatre Ensemble will present "A Portrait of Christmas," a 15-minute performance of Christmas music. Admission to the event is free.

  • Ask the Expert: Everybody's an Expert

    Have you ever met an expert? Someone who has special skill or knowledge in one field?

    How about this: Have you ever met someone who thought he or she was an expert? Someone who believes to have a special skill or knowledge in one field?

    My dad has been milking cows for 60 years; he is a dairy farming expert. For those 60 years, my dad has worn Rustler jeans and Dickies button-down blue shirts; he is not a fashion expert.

  • 'Don't settle for mediocrity'



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The concepts of the Fort Knox post realignment and Elizabethtown’s downtown revitalization converged Tuesday at the Historic State Theater.

    The Army-Community Heritage Partnership Program and One Knox hosted a collaborative forum at the theater, where discussion of business development and quality of place emerged.