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Today's News

  • Child spends Christmas helping others

    Seven-year-old Malaya Ignacio, daughter of Mark and Thue Ignacio of Elizabethtown, wanted just two things for Christmas. No, not toys or clothes – she wanted to help all orphans get adopted and she wanted to visit and give Christmas gifts to “all grandmas and grandpas at the nursing home.”

  • Stitchers end year with annual holiday party

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild ended a great year with their annual holiday party that included a meal and gift exchange. Then, as has become a tradition, they had a Mystery Quilt Workshop that was taught by Christina Cooper, pictured. Everyone was given fabric and cutting requirements in advance and then worked on small sections at a time. When the mystery unfolded, everyone had a beautiful scrappy star quilt, which goes with the theme of 2012 – “Year To Slash Your Stash and Scraps.” 

  • Rotary Club members welcome CHHS students

    Central Hardin High School students Samantha Stevenson and Jared Cromartie were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 17.

  • Elliot speaks to Rotary Club members

    Ron Elliot was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 17. Elliot is the author of “From Hilltop to Mountaintop”: The Life & Legacy of One Iwo Jima Flag Raiser. Pictured are Michael Owsley, left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president, and Ron Elliott.

  • Optimist Club of Radcliff inducts new members

    From left are Kenneth Jessee; Mae Knight, president of the Optimist Club of Radcliff; Willie Lee, lieutenant governor of the Kentucky/ West Virginia District Optimists; and Racquel Johnson. Willie Lee and Mae Knight inducted Jessee and Johnson as new members into the club on Jan. 10. Each will be presented with a new member packet, a name badge and an Optimist International pin.

  • PREP WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (01/29)

    WRESTLING

    PREP

    FORT KNOX INVITATIONAL

    FORTKNOX — Results from Saturday’s 16-team tournament at Fort Knox High School:

    TEAM RESULTS

      1. Central Hardin                          239.50 points

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Banged-up Elizabethtown holds off North Hardin (01/29)

    Veteran Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd loves the bang-up job his banged-up Lady Panthers have done this season against 17th District teams.

    However, he does wish his young and depleted squad would cool it with the close calls.

    Up 17 against North Hardin with less than 11 minutes to play Saturday night, host Elizabethtown let its big lead dwindle to one possession four times before holding on for a 57-51 win.

  • Focus on Finance: Finding a tax preparer

    Most Americans will get assistance from a professional tax preparer or tax software when filing their taxes this year. Better Business Bureau encourages taxpayers to use caution when selecting tax preparation help. Using the wrong preparer could cause a lot of headaches, fines, and fees. According to the IRS, 80 percent of Americans enlist the help of a tax preparer or tax software when filing their taxes. Unfortunately, every year BBB receives thousands of complaints from consumers against tax preparers.

  • The Road to War: 3rd ESC hits latter stages of deployment training

    Col. Kristin French said morale is high and excitement is building throughout the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command as the unit begins the latter stages of its training for deployment to Afghanistan in a few months.

  • The Road to War: Single mother preparing for first deployment

    Spc. Briana Hawkes did not necessarily pine for a job in the U.S. Army. She just wanted a free T-shirt.

    She signed up for the shirt after she crossed paths with a military recruiter, and the phone calls started pouring in. As the calls mounted, she started considering the Army as a viable career alternative.

    By then, Hawkes, 23, had decided her job as a housekeeper was not financially suitable for her, nor did it provide the fulfillment she desired. The Army was looking more appealing by the day.