Today's News

  • Feb. 23 2010: Olympics create sense of unity

    The 2010 Winter Olympics have been a welcome event. In spite of turmoil and troubling times in every corner of the world, these Winter Olympics are once again shattering walls of indifference and bringing the world – at least the greater parts of it – closer together.

    There is something about the emotion generated by the Olympic spirit that is hard to explain. Entire countries come together, for the most part forgetting the issues they have with one another, and share in the unity of sport, personal and team competition that is Olympic in social terms.

  • Feb. 28 editorial: Area embraces honoring the fallen

    The streets were lined in Radcliff, Elizabethtown, Hodgenville and most parts in between Friday morning under a cloudless sky.

    There were people holding American flags with frigid hands. Others stood with notes of “Thank You.’’ Young and old, they stood and watched, many with eyes welled with tears and a lump in their throats. Others had pulled off in vehicles to the side of the road.

  • Thinking about a career in real estate?


    Are you considering a job in real estate? As a career selection, the real estate profession has expanded and offers one of the widest experiences in the business world today.  Helping people buy and sell homes, office buildings, industrial property and corporate farmland, property management, land development, mortgage banking, urban planning, real estate counseling, appraisal and research all are aspects of a career in real estate.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT OPINION: North has the heart of a champion (03/10)
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  • EPD looking for suspects in pair of thefts



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding suspects in a pair of thefts that occurred Monday.

    Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby said cash, checkbooks, a purse and a laptop computer were taken from four individuals in two locations: Hardin Memorial Hospital and Surgical Specialists PSC on Ring Road.

  • Carrolls welcome Jayley

    Jody and Karah Carroll announce the birth of a daughter, Jayley Addison Carroll, on Feb. 16, 2010, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. She weighed 7 pounds, 10.26 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Paternal grandparents are Joe Carroll, Sally Weatherington, Martha Kibler Weatherington and the late Joseph Carroll Sr., Mildred Williams Carroll and Pete Weatherington.

    Maternal grandparents are Doug and Marcia Milliner, Charles “Red” and Sue Milliner, Pauline Dennis and the late Simon Dennis, Loretta Abell and the late Russell Dennis and Dennis Abell.

  • Feb. 16, 2010 Editorial: Local treasure worth the visit


  • Feb. 14, 2010: Our readers write

    Endorsing Charlie Williams

    There are several candidates that have filed for the upcoming election. When it comes to who will be our Sheriff for the next four years there is only one choice. That choice is Charlie Williams. I recently retired from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. If you want a Sheriff that stands for honesty, integrity, and accountability, that choice is Charlie Williams. I give him my vote with confidence.

    John Meadors


  • Motorists spring into action after wreck



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Good Samaritans arriving at a U.S. 31W crash Thursday morning near Ky. 313 did what they could, but a Louisville woman who worked at Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System died from injuries sustained during the impact.

    Mary McCliment, 53, was crossing northbound lanes to head south from a McDonald’s restaurant to Dixie Boulevard when her car was hit in the driver’s side by a northbound Ford Explorer, according to Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate.