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Today's News

  • Rotary sponsors speech contest

    The area Rotary speech contest was held at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on March 20. Participants from left, Caleb Moore, home schooled, Syreeta Briggs, North Hardin High School, Quinn Towery, Scottsville High School in Allen County and Omar Banihani of Elizabethtown High School.

  • Potted Few Garden Club members parepare for convention

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club is preparing for The Garden Clubs of Kentucky Inc 81st Annual Convention at Barren River State Resort Park in Lucas. Garden Club members from all over the state will enjoy the convention April 2 to 5. The theme is “In Touch With Nature,” and several Potted Few members plan to attend.

  • HAMFEST is April 7

    The Lincoln Trail Amateur Radio Club will host the 34th annual HAMFEST beginning at 8 a.m. April 7 at Elizabethtown Community College, State Fire and Rescue Training Facility, 603 College Street Road, Elizabethtown.

    A HAMFEST is a sale of new and used amateur radios and electronic parts. This years HAMFEST will have several vendors indoors and an outdoor flea market. It is open to the public and is attended by electronics enthusiasts’ from all over Kentucky and some of the surrounding states.

  • Great service from a great community

    On July 30, 2011, I experienced a fire that was caused by lightning that had struck the rear corner of my house. I was at Fort Knox when this had happened, but Carmen, my wife experienced the traumatic event.

  • House honors Morgan French

  • Elizabethtown opens 24-hour prescription disposal site

    Elizabethtown Police Department opened a prescription drug disposal site Wednesday afternoon, just hours after area law enforcement served 21 warrants for drug-related crimes, several of which involved trafficking in pills.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown conducts a take-back collection twice a year, but EPD’s 24-hour green disposal container is the first permanent drop point in Hardin County.

  • Synthetic drug ban passes Senate committee

    A House bill proposing a statewide ban on synthetic drugs passed the State Judiciary Committee earlier this week.

    House Bill 481 aims to control sale, production and consumption of drugs designed to mimic the effects of marijuana and other illicit substances. Synthetic drugs are sold in smoke shops and gas stations but commonly are labeled “not for human consumption.”

  • Fiscal Court approves Hayden School Road agreement

    Hardin Fiscal Court approved an interlocal agreement Tuesday with Elizabethtown and a second agreement with Silver Gate Properties to green light widening Hayden School Road.

    Elizabethtown City Council already approved the agreement, which identifies needed improvements to the road as part of developing Ashton Park Subdivision by Silver Gate Properties.

    The county agreed to make improvements to Hayden School Road between St. John Road and the corporate limits of Elizabethtown, including drainage and paving upgrades.

  • Comedy returns tonight to State Theater

    Comedy is back at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown at 8 p.m. Friday.

    Keith McGill, who toured with Royal Caribbean Cruises and appeared on “The Bob & Tom Show,” is one of the headliners.

    Jesse Joyce, also headlining, has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” as well as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Joyce also was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2010.

    Seating is first come, first served and doors open at 7 p.m.

  • Living under dog rule

    When you are a dog owner, you start to notice a shift in the hierarchy of your home.

    At first it’s hardly noticeable. But then you start to notice you are no longer the master of your home. Slowly but surely the dog starts to take over.

    In case you have a hard time noticing when exactly that moment has arrived, here are a few clues.