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Today's News

  • HMH hosting Pearls & Ponies women’s health seminar

    Hardin Memorial Health is asking residents not to bet on their health.

    The health system is hosting a Pearl & Ponies Women’s Health Seminar from 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 1 at the Hardin Memorial Hospital campus on North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.

    The night’s featured speaker is Donna Casada, advanced practice registered nurse at the Family Care Center in Elizabethtown. Spring fashion tips will be provided by That Cute Little Shop and a light dinner will be served. Health and wellness tips will be offered.

  • E-scrap event returns in late April

    Hardin County government’s E-scrap event consistently has drawn crowds looking to discard old electronics and will return to Elizabethtown later this month.

    Hardin County residents who want to dispose of disabled or outdated electronic equipment, including computers and televisions, can take advantage of the annual collection day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26 at the AGC Automotive Americas plant on Leitchfield Road west of Central Hardin High School.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown celebrates 110 years

    When the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown founded its organization 110 years ago, the women began a long line of community service today’s members carry on.

    “It’s important we give back to our community,” club treasurer Judy Meyer said as she organized checks to various community organizations early last week.

    The club will celebrate its anniversary with an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. April 27 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. The public is invited to attend.

  • West Point lands geocaching event

    An event tailored toward veterans and beginners of geocaching will use the historic sites of West Point in its approach Saturday.

    The northernmost Hardin County city will play host to a Cache In Trash Out gathering at 9 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park to honor Earth Day.

    CITO events are worldwide initiatives taken by geocachers to spruce up and protect natural areas often enjoyed during their explorations. The cleanup can focus on litter removal, tree and vegetation plantings, invasive species removal and trail building.

  • HMH charters physician council

    Hardin Memorial Health has chartered a physicians’ council that will impact the direction of Hardin Professional Services, the multispecialty medical group of HMH, and develop policies for its operations with hospital management.

    The 10-member board will feature seven elected members, two ex-officio members in the HMH chief executive officer and chief medical officer and one non-voting member in the HPS president/executive administrator, according to the report.

  • LaRue County High School receives national honor

    LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett never misses a chance to brag on the accomplishments of his students and staff.

    On Tuesday, he was given another reason to smile: The high school was named a bronze level school for U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools.

    “Awards are an opportunity to celebrate success and hard work,” Goodlett said. “None of us come to work to win awards. We come to school to work hard and do the right thing, not because it will win us an award. But we are proud to get it.”

  • Swope brothers honored for service by Boy Scouts

    The Swope family name has become synonymous with success in the Elizabethtown and Louisville area through the exploits of brothers Bill and Sam Swope in the automobile industry.

    Bill’s sons, Bob and Carl, claimed the spotlight Monday night as they were named Distinguished Citizens of the Year during the Friends of Scouting Dinner at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown. Bob said the best decision they have ever made in life was choosing Bill and Betty Swope as their parents, which drew laughter.

  • PREP ROUNDUP: Baumgardner pitches Bulldogs past Eagles; Panthers win (04/23)

    Sophomore Jason Baumgardner struck out eight to earn his fourth win of the season as the visiting John Hardin Bulldogs cruised to a 12-2 win in six innings Tuesday over 17th District foe Fort Knox.

    Baumgardner (4-2) scattered four hits, two walks and two earned runs as the Bulldogs (11-10, 2-3) won their third straight.

    John Hardin led 5-2 after three innings before pulling away with seven runs in the final three innings.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: E'town's Blackstone no-hits John Hardin (04/23)

    With the way her team was swinging the bats, freshman Nicole Blackstone was able to relax and take care of business inside the circle for the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

    The host Lady Panthers had 11 hits in the final three innings and Blackstone threw her first career no-hitter Tuesday as Elizabethtown knocked off its 17th District rival, 15-0 in four innings.

    Blackstone struck out five and was a second-inning walk away from a perfect game.

  • Hodgenville must tread carefully

    ISSUE: Hodgenville City Council's public hearing
    OUR VIEW: Delicate matter deserves special care