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Today's News

  • Insurance company holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting and grand  opening on Nov. 17 for one of its  newest chamber members, Brown Insurance and Investments Inc./All State Insurance, 4000  N. Dixie Ave., Suite 4, Elizabethtown.  Pictured are Ashley Brown, owner; Tom Hewlett, Chamber Board chairman, staff, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • 'Breaking Dawn' trivia answers

    1. Charlie

    2. Feathers

    3. Rosalie

    4. Rachel

    5. Edward Jacob (or Ejay)

    6. Renesmee

    7. Nessie

    8. Isle Esme

    9. Seth

    10. Mercedes

    11. Near death experience

    12. Sam

    13. Edward

    14. Jacob

    15. Necklace

    16. Eggs

  • Operation Christmas Child under way
  • Isolation and inconvenience from construction ends

    Living close to work is ideal.

    I have been a commuter and you can have it.

    Typically, the drive from house to office takes about five minutes. It’s even quicker if the single traffic signal along the route decides to cooperate. That’s not enough time to hear two country songs, which explains while I’m no longer in tune with music coming out of Nashville.

  • Scout, volunteers build trail at Saunders Springs

    Saunders Springs Nature Preserve can chalk up another trail to its offerings thanks to the elbow grease of a handful of Boy Scouts and volunteers Saturday morning.

    Mitchel Steen, with Boy Scout Troop 668, orchestrated the design and construction of a 450-foot trail that runs near the entrance of the preserve off of Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.

  • It’s tinsel-time in downtown E’town

    Families scored face time with Santa Claus at the First Federal Gallery inside the Historic State Theater over a warm breakfast as the man in the red suit posed for pictures and chatted with children about their wish lists.

    Breakfast with Santa was one of a number of Christmas events in downtown Elizabethtown this weekend leading up to Light Up Downtown, showcasing the lighting of the city’s Christmas tree on the public square.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: John Hardin 35, Jeffersontown 6 (01/19)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs did exactly what they needed to do defensively to get right where they want to be.

    The Bulldogs held Jeffersontown senior DeMichael Jackson in check en route to a 35-6 victory over the Chargers to win their fourth consecutive Class 5-A, Region 2 championship Friday night at Bulldog Stadium.

  • Foundation teams up with Cause Layouts to raise money, child cancer awareness

    Helping a local cancer foundation is as easy as decorating one’s Facebook page.

    The Isaiah Alonso Foundation has partnered with the website Cause Layouts to raise awareness and money for the foundation.

    Cause Layouts creates Facebook layouts, or background images surrounding a Facebook page, for a variety of issues.

    The organization created five layouts for the Isaiah Alonso Foundation, one featuring the foundation’s logo and the others featuring families with whom the foundation has been in contact.

  • Author partners with USA Cares on jobs for vets program

    National USA Cares spokesman Bryan Anderson promoted his book “No Turning Back” Friday at The Bookstore in Radcliff and Barnes & Noble in Elizabethtown, but earlier in the week he helped launch an initiative for veterans looking for a new career path.

    USA Cares inaugurated the Sgt. Bryan Anderson Jobs for Kentucky Veterans Fund this week in Louisville, laying the groundwork for an endeavor that will provide financial aid for veterans nearing graduation.

  • Lee and Walker make bowls for Warm Blessings

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen is preparing for a fundraiser and awareness benefit on Feb. 11 called Empty Bowls. People attending will have a nice soup meal and will receive a handmade ceramic bowl to remind them that some people’s bowls are “empty.” Many volunteers have been making bowls for the event. Bowls made by community leaders will be sold in a silent auction as an added fundraising effort.