Today's News

  • A Dash of Class: Three cakes and a casserole

    First of all, let me wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!
    I hope you will be able to be with friends and family and to remember, before you eat all your wonderful dishes, the true meaning of Thanksgiving and whom to thank for this bountiful feast.
    I hope you enjoyed my last two columns about cutting back calories on big holiday dinners and that you were able to use some of the recipes.

  • Upshaw Briggs' life is music

    Upshaw Briggs, 59, became interested in music at age 9 when he first heard Elvis’s “Hound Dog." For his birthday that year he was given piano lessons.
    “I was not impressed at the time because I was expecting a bicycle,” Briggs said.
    But he would soon learn that music was his passion. As a kid he enjoyed sports, but he broke his leg playing sandlot baseball, and music took over.
    It was always a part of his life. He played piano for church and sang in the choir as he grew up.

  • City Cab robbery similar to Vine Grove Dollar General crime

    A gang of gun-toting young men barged into the City Cab office in Radcliff Tuesday night in a brazen robbery that shares similarities to a Nov. 17 hold-up of a Dollar General Store in Vine Grove, police said.
    Moe Mezyed, owner of the South Wilson Road cab service, said it was around 8:30 p.m. when a young man with a shotgun entered the office through a back door. Behind him were three others armed with handguns.

  • Black Friday specials cater to earliest birds


    Hours before most people normally wake up, local shoppers on Friday may be calling it a day as they drive home with a car load of presents.

    Black Friday draws hordes of pre-dawn shoppers looking for bargains. While named for sending ledgers from the red losses to black profits, predictions of how retailers will fare are mixed.

    A Kentucky Retail Federation survey of retailers shows this will be a tough shopping season — only 12 percent of respondents think sales will top last year’s.

  • Nov. 25, 2010 editorial: Recognize small kindnesses

    The fourth Thursday of November each year brings Thanksgiving Day, a reminder to celebrate the glass half full in our lives. A lost middle child falling on the calendar between the celebrations of Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving does not always get its just deserts.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Defensive line makes its own mark for John Hardin (11/25)

    John Hardin senior defensive end Matt Linton looked around at the beginning of the season and he was completely surrounded by new faces.

    Linton was the lone returner from last year’s defensive line, which was a disruptive force for opposing offenses. Gone was sack leader Stanley Johnson at end and defensive tackles William Burford and Justin Taylor.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • Quarter century ago, local retailing took major step

    The Thanksgiving bird had not been served when the battle plan was being outlined. The generals for this Black Friday rush on retailers had their priority objectives detailed on paper. They scanned the newspaper’s holiday gift guide and slick inserts for bargain opportunities.
    The marching orders were detailed and the missions began before dawn. In fact, in modern holiday shopping battles, some pre-emptive strikes can be launched on Thanksgiving Day itself.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.
    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.