Today's News

  • Trading the moon for moonshine

    The former Challenger Learning Center is blasting off into its next mission, and this time it will be fueled by bourbon.

  • Challenger Learning Center mission log

    For Stephanie Weak­ley, it’s hard to imagine the former Challenger Learning Center — which was fueled by imagination and transmitted inspiration to young students — as anything else.

  • EarthFest kicks off at ECTC

    Felicia Toliver, director of cultural diversity at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, dressed Thursday in a costume of hundreds of plastic shopping bags.

  • Annual pancake breakfast a big boost for charities

    If history is an indication, members of the Elizabethtown Lions Club will make somewhere around 5,000 pancakes Saturday morning.

    “You know, people won’t be eating just one or two,” club president Jim Weise said. “We’ll have plenty.”

    Weise said last year’s annual event attracted close to 1,500 people.

  • Radcliff event seeks to promote area authors

    Area authors will be on hand to greet visitors and market their works Saturday at Spotlight on Local Authors and Book Festival in Radcliff.

    The event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House at 605 N. Wilson Road near Elm Road.

  • ECTC offers Early Childhood Conference

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host its ninth Early Childhood Conference this weekend.

    The conference, one of the largest of its kind in the state, is meant to help childcare providers and preschool teachers in the area gain developmentally appropriate practices to use to prepare young children and their families for school readiness success.

  • Event organizers see strength in numbers to help unadopted animals

    A local organization is hoping strength in numbers can help ease the number of cats and dogs in need of adoption around the area at a Sunday event at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

    The Bail Me Out of the Shelter Pet Expo, from 2 to 5 p.m., is focused on finding animals a new home and also bringing awareness to the number of animals who need a home.

  • North Hardin selling greenhouse goods

    North Hardin High School’s agriculture department kicked off its greenhouse sales Monday following spring break.

    Students are selling flowers, vegetables and hanging baskets with wave petunias during extended school hours Monday through Friday. Items can be purchased from the greenhouse from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. said Kristin Hall, agriculture teacher.

  • Rotary Club art auction set for Saturday

    Works of 11 artists from Hardin County and around the region will be on display April 18 as the Elizabethtown Rotary Club launches its second Art Auction.

    Last year’s event raised a little more than $11,000, Rotary Club President James Jeffries said.

    He said the amount “was a sigh of relief. We would have been happy if we broke $10,000.”

  • 'American Idol' winner to perform at Fort Knox

    Former “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will join a long list of artists to perform at Fort Knox’s Godman Army Airfield when he hits the stage June 13 as part of the Army Birthday Celebration.

    Phillips, 24, won season 11 of the music competition in 2012.

    He will be joined by Andy Grammer and Vertical Horizon.