Today's News

  • E'town Relay for Life will occur rain or shine

    Elizabethtown Relay for Life will proceed Friday in spite of drab forecasts calling for showers.

    “It is going on regardless, rain or shine,” said Carla D’Alessio, a Relay co-chairwoman.

    Should inclement weather force a change from the Central Hardin High School football field, activities will move inside the school and spread out, she said.

  • Report shows increase in Kentucky early ed funding

    Kentucky is one of a dozen states increasing its commitment to early childhood education and local school districts and community organizations also are investing to boost learning from birth to age 5.

    A report from the National Institute for Early Education Research revealed that Kentucky increased its spending per student in early childhood education for the 2011-2012 school year. Nationally, state funding fell by more than half a billion dollars.

  • Goldenrod Homemakers gather for February meeting
  • Photo: Nothing like the wind blowing in my fur
  • Wilson & Muir Bank warns of scam

    Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co. customers as well as others who do not have accounts with the bank have been receiving automated voice messages on their mobile phones during the past 24 hours supposedly from Wilson & Muir Bank.

    The voice message advises that their Visa Check card has been compromised and has been deactivated. The message then requests card and PIN information. This is a phishing scam and is not legitimate, according to bank officials.

  • Competition aids those with disabilities

    A chance at increased independence and improved living is in sight for three Hardin County women and one woman from Bonnieville.

    May is Mobility Awareness Month, which brings attention to people who have disabilities that inhibit their motion and showing the world how they overcome those challenges.

    According to the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association, people with disabilities form the country’s largest minority group, and residents who don’t have a disability have a 20 percent chance of developing one.

  • Craft fair finds new venue

    The annual Every Woman’s Arts and Crafts Festival has outgrown its traditional location and is partnering this year with Second Saturday in downtown Elizabethtown.

    The event is aimed at giving women, professional artists and those who tinker around in their homes, a chance to display and sell their work, mingle and learn from each other.

  • Hosparus garden to honor loved ones

    Area residents soon will have a tranquil spot to reflect on their loved ones while surrounded by the beauty of nature.

    The Memorial Gardens established by Hosparus of Central Kentucky is set to have a ribbon cutting May 17.

    Lisa Sanford, Hosparus senior manager of advancement and community relations, said the garden has benches and a variety of plants to create a tranquil setting for reflection.

  • Acknowledging heroic service

    TOPIC: Mission accomplished
    OUR VIEW: Service medals a victory for perseverance

    For the family of the late Jesus Arriola Leon Guerrero, a native of Guam who served 20 years in the U.S. Navy from 1937 to 1957, it was a mission and a passion created long, long ago.

  • Third set of plans to be submitted for tornado shelter

    Plans to build a tornado shelter in Vine Grove have stalled over the last several months because of residents’ aesthetic opinions and money.

    Officials hope a third design will get the project back on track.

    Mayor Blake Proffitt told Vine Grove City Council members Monday during their monthly meeting that a third design is expected to be submitted to the city next week for a community tornado shelter.