Today's News

  • Texas transplant fills need in Hardin County

    Jennifer Murphy moved to Elizabethtown five years ago when many military families moved to the area from Fort Hood, Texas.
    But the 32-year-old has nothing to do with the military — Murphy followed friends moving to Fort Knox.

    “I was looking for a change and they were moving up here to Fort Knox so I thought, ‘Hey, I guess I’ll just go there,’” Murphy said.

    After living in big cities, she appreciated going to the grocery and seeing someone she knows. She came to like the small-city atmosphere.

  • Loans available to farmers for June tornado

    LaRue County has been declared a disaster area because of physical damages and losses caused by a June 26 tornado.

    As a result of the declaration, six Kentucky counties were named as contiguous counties where eligible family farmers may qualify for Farm Service Agency loan assistance pursuant to Section 321(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. Those counties are Hardin, Green, Hart, Marion, Nelson and Taylor.

  • Abramson announces he won't run for governor at E'town visit

    Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson announced he will not run for governor at today's noon Rotary Club meeting at Stone Hearth restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    The Democrat told the luncheon meeting he will "focus solely on education" after his term ends in 2015. He said he has no plans to seek another elective office.

  • Family Resource and Youth Services Centers at the center of it all

    In the Family Resource and Youth Services Center at Panther Academy, the phone rings every few minutes, even in the middle of July and the start of school still weeks away. Summer is not much of a break for the center’s employees.

  • E'town man faces 18 charges
  • Acts of kindness come in all shapes and sizes

    ISSUE: Community service champs
    Thankfully, they’re everywhere

    The selfless work of John Hardin High School FFA members over the past year lifted up chapter advisor and agriculture teacher Jeremy Hall. The Kentucky Association of Career and Technical Educators named Hall Outstanding Teacher of the Year in Community Service.

  • Church leaders address back-to-school hygiene needs

    An annual effort to help students get school supplies is shifting to meet a slightly different need.

    The Radcliff-North Hardin Ministerial Association is hosting a social at 6 p.m. Aug. 19 at Full Gospel Community Baptist Church on Shelton Road in Radcliff to present supplies to the resource center coordinators for North Hardin High School, John Hardin High School and Brown Street Alternative Education Center.

  • PREP GOLF: Hartlage wins Glasgow Invitational (08/06)

    Elizabethtown sophomore Lauren Hartlage picked up her first win of the prep golf season Monday, shooting a 1-under 70 during the Glasgow Scottie Invitational at the par-71 Glasgow Country Club.

    Hartlage won the 67-player event as Elizabethtown placed third behind champion Lexington Henry Clay and runner-up Glasgow.

    The Lady Panthers finished with a 327 team score. Henry Clay was at 309, while Glasgow was at 315.

    Sophomore Rebecca Black placed 13th with an 80, while eighth-grader Sarah Hinton was 28th after an 88.

  • Officials decry legislative redistricting plan

    With the threat of Hardin County being fractured into six legislative districts and Radcliff into three or four, Radcliff Councilman Stan Holmes suggested residents get angry and proactive.

  • New sports park sponsor on board

    The Elizabethtown Sports Park has added another corporate sponsor into the fold.

    The Kentucky National Guard has entered a one-year agreement with the park valued at $25,000 in which it retains the naming rights of the Walk of Champions, which runs between the championship pavilion and the soccer pavilion, said park director Seth Breitner.

    Elizabethtown City Council approved the deal during its Monday voting session after Breitner introduced the agreement two weeks ago.