Today's News

  • Man shot in road rage incident dies

    A man shot outside a Five Star Food Mart last month has died.

    Su Hong Springer, 53, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died at 4:52 a.m. Monday, according to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby.
    Police say road rage along Interstate 65 spurred the shooting April 17.

    Witnesses said Springer's Dodge Caravan was tailgating another vehicle in the northbound lane of I-65 near Glendale. Both vehicles pulled off the interstate to buy gasoline when the shooting happened at the food mart at 824 E. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

  • Competitive bowling could lead to lifelong activity

    THE ISSUE: High school bowling
    Game is for a lifetime

    The recent news that bowling will become a varsity sport at some local high schools is good news for student-athletes.

    In many sports, once you take your cleats, jersey and shoulder pads off at the high school level, that’s the end of the athletic journey. It’s far different with a sport such as bowling.

    The passion created can last a lifetime.

  • Radcliff council meets with Nashville marketing firm

    Radcliff City Council got some pointers Monday on how to harness the power of branding.
    Councilman Stan Holmes arranged a visit from North Star Destination Strategies, a Nashville-based marketing firm that has created promotional campaigns for small- to medium-sized cities all over the U.S.

  • ECTC graduates attain degrees, diplomas at commencement

    They had probably heard it played for others, but Monday night’s “Pomp and Circumstance” was all for them.

    Monday night 187 graduates of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College walked the line at Central Hardin High School, representing about 700 of the total graduates who completed a degree or diploma in the 2010-11 school year.

  • Sometimes it pays to ‘Dream Out Loud’

    Sophie Mitchell is proof that when one dreams out loud, those dreams can become a reality.

    Mitchell, a fourth-grader at Heartland Elementary School, was awarded a $1,500 college savings account through the Dream Out Loud Challenge sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, part of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    Heartland Elementary also received $500 for Mitchell’s award.

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  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (05/10)





    Results from Monday’s match in Elizabethtown:


    Will True (BG) def. Reza Haider (E), 6-3, 6-0

    Zeeshan Bhatti (E) def. Grant Sims (BG), 6-2, 6-2

    Faizan Movania (E) def. Andrew Speakman (BG), 6-0, 6-2


  • HORSE RACING: Morrows happy with Mucho Macho Man's Derby run (05/10)

    Beth Morrow expected to be crushed if her horse, Mucho Macho Man, fell short of winning the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

    Two days later, Morrow didn’t have the same feelings she envisioned.

    “There’s not the disappointment like I thought there would be,” Morrow said Monday. “My anticipation was that if we didn’t win, I’d be disappointed. But to come in third in the Kentucky Derby, that’s exhilarating.”

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Conference meet set for today in Hodgenville (05/10)

    Janaiqua Horne and the North Hardin Lady Trojans are pretty confident heading into the Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference meet.

    They think another conference title is theirs for the taking at LaRue County High School. The Lady Trojans have won at least the last 14 conference meets.

    Even though they’re young and inexperienced, Horne is sure they’ll get No. 15 today. Field events begin at 5:30 p.m., with running events slated for 5:45.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL: John Hardin rolls past Fort Knox; Lady Hawks fall to Marion (05/10)

    Visiting John Hardin pounded out 17 hits, including six doubles, in a 16-0 five-inning romp over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Monday.

    Senior Paul Pickerrell had three doubles and three RBIs, while senior Garrett Mitchell had two doubles. Senior Cody Creamer went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs.

    Sophomore Garrett Ray added a single and two RBIs for John Hardin (12-12 overall, 5-2 district), which won its third straight.

    Junior Sam Brashear (2-4) struck out three in two innings.