Today's Features

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Val Claycomb, left, and Rotarian Hardin McLane, right, welcome special guest speaker Mike Pollio, executive director of the Kentucky Basketball Hall of Fame. Pollio briefed the club on the ongoing efforts to complete Phase I of the project and defended Elizabethtown as the appropriate choice for the location of this important Kentucky attraction.

  • Death has a way of making you think — a lot.

    And so does 15 hours of driving interstates and highways, backroads and into rest stops between one home and another.

    The recent death of my brother-in-law, Rick Tyo, has not only unleashed plenty of emotions for those who knew and loved him, but brought up plenty of reasons to think about one’s own life.

    I suppose it’s that way for anyone who loses someone dear to them at a young age, maybe at any age.


    Family: Husband, Lt. Col. John Lloyd, and two children.

    City of birth: Lawton, Okla.

    Favorite music: Country.

    Favorite author: Nicholas Sparks.

    Favorite TV show: “Hawaii 5-0.”

    Hobbies: Running, hiking and scuba diving.


    At any given moment, Stacy Lloyd might be coordinating events for the Family Readiness Group, PTO or Fort Knox Spouse and Community Club.

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from  the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Thomas James Owen, 406 Kentucky Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: Detached accessory structure.

    Julia Fife, 33 Fife Lane, Cecilia. Use: Detached accessory structure.

    Kenneth and Vicki Heibert, 531 Thomas Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: Commercial.

  • A singing group will commemorate the season with a free concert today at Elizabethtown Community and Techincial College.

    The ECTC Choristers Spring Concert will be held 8 p.m. at the Science Auditorium on the campus.

    The concert, which is open to the public, will include sacred choral classics, American spirituals and choral selections from the musical “Les Miserables."

    Leigh Ann Pierce is the piano accompanist.

    For information, contact Camille Hill at 270-706-8448 or Camille.hill@kctcs.edu.

  • Here we are at the end of the month and I have some interesting recipes for you.

    If you love pizza and pasta, you will love the Breadstick Pizza, Pizza Bake and Pizza Burger recipes.

    The fourth recipe is one I served at Easter dinner and it was a big hit. If you love chocolate, you will triple love this one.

    Remember, if you have a recipe you would like to share, send it to me. Or if you have lost a recipe, let me know and I will search for you.

  • The following misdemeanor cases are found in Hardin District Court. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Alan Wayne Flynn (1954) pleaded guilty to criminal attempt to steal a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. Sentenced to 12 months in jail, ordered to serve 60 days with the balance probated. Fined $1,000 plus court costs.

  • Through hardships and triumphs, Dr. T.J. Kimble said everything in his life led him to where he is today.

    He is the child and family counselor with Your Best Life Now Counseling in Radcliff and is co-founder of Joshua’s Friends for Exceptional Families.

    His journey began when he was 6 years old. Kimble was in a bicycle accident that resulted in a compound skull fracture. Because of the crash, he was held back in first grade and attended a special needs class. There, he saw the difficulties and challenges faced by other students.