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Today's News

  • Motorcycle collisions: A universal issue

    ISSUE: Motorcycle safety
    OUR VIEW: The responsibility is everyone's

    In 2011, 715 people lost their lives on Kentucky roadways, according to the Kentucky Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Of those 61 were motorcyclists including 34 not wearing helmets. The previous year, national statistics show 4,502 people died in crashes involving motorcycles.

  • Downtown development meeting set for Thursday

    Residents will have another opportunity this week to weigh in on the redevelopment of downtown Elizabethtown.

    Elizabethtown and the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council are hosting their quarterly downtown development meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Historic State Theater.

    Topics for discussion include past and current projects, downtown design ideas and updates since the group last met in January, according to a news release.

  • Black on Yellow
  • Kitchen Adventures: Bruschetta, that's amore

    Bruschetta. Thick slices of grilled bread, rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, topped with tomatoes and herbs.

    Bruschetta. Yum.

    While it’s mostly used as an appetizer or antipasto, it can be turned into a meal if you use larger portions of bread, kind of like an open faced sandwich. 

    This Italian dish is always best when fresh tomatoes are in season.

  • Radcliff job fair to focus on youth employment

    A nonprofit agency in Radcliff hopes to help youth who need summer work or who want to get a foot in the door to the professional world.

    Turning Communities Around is sponsoring a youth job fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    The fair is geared toward attendees from 16 to 21 years of age and about 22 employers already have confirmed plans to participate, said event coordinator LaCeesha Clark.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (04/24)

    TRACK

    BRO. BORGIA/COACH COOPER INVITATIONAL

    LOUISVILLE — Results from Saturday's meet at St. Xavier High School:

    GIRLS

    TEAM RESULTS

      2. North Hardin                              100 Points

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (04/24)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S SCORES

    BARDSTOWN 4, LARUE COUNTY 1

    Singles

    Clayton Brooks (B) def Keiren Bowen (LC), 6-1, 6-2

    Austin Chaney (B) def Lucas Pepper (LC), 6-2, 7-6 (7-1)

    Devan Chaney (B) def. Austin McCreery (LC), 8-4

    Doubles

    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Austin Holsclaw/Robert Ferguson (B), 6-0, 6-2

  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers rout Knox (04/24)

    The visiting Elizabethtown Lady Panthers erupted for 11 runs in the fifth inning en route to a 20-7 mercy-rule victory over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Monday.

    Eighth-grader Erin Boley led Elizabethtown (10-12 overall, 3-2 district) with a single, triple, three runs and three RBIs, while junior Allison Sherrard added two singles, four runs and four RBIs. Senior Sydney Herzog went 1-for-3 with four RBIs, seventh-grader Callie Sondergard had a single, three RBIs and two runs.

  • Dash of Class: Sweet potato can make a healthier side dish

    Today’s column features a Squash Casserole recipe given to me by a fellow Cecilia Homemaker, Shepherd’s Pie that was prepared for lunch at the March Cecilia Homemaker meeting and a recipe I found for Sweet Potato wedges.

  • Shift into moving season with confidence

    Following a few simple rules when selecting a mover will go a long way toward protecting yourself from being victimized by scams this moving season. Better Business Bureau and American Moving & Storage Association recommend doing your homework before selecting a mover.

    As we approach the busiest time of the year for changing residences, BBB encourages consumers to know their rights and the red flags of moving scams. Every year BBB and AMSA receive thousands of complaints from consumers who have fallen prey to dishonest and often unlicensed moving companies.