Today's News

  • Got to be Real: The life and lessons of an Army wife

    I would say by far the toughest job in the Army is that of the Army wife.

    I was an Army wife for 24 years. It was my choice to be a wife, and when I added Army to it, things really were spiced up.

    As I look back over the time spent alone, looking over mounds of boxes and packing paper taller than me, I know it was insane, but I would do it all over again.

  • Leah Morris serves as 'over-the-top' support for daughter

    Leah Morris is not content simply to cheer on her daughter, Kimberly, from the sidelines at Elizabethtown High School volleyball games.

    Throughout her daughter’s involvement in the sport, Morris has been a line judge, locker decorator, concession stand worker and treasurer for the Rapid Fire Volleyball Club based in Bardstown. She also helps coordinate homecoming activities.

    “I’m kind of one of those over-the-top volleyball moms,” Morris said.

  • Police search for suspect in E'town bank robbery

    A man robbed the 3030 Ring Road branch of First Citizens Bank on Tuesday afternoon in Elizabethtown.

    Elizabethtown Police Department responded to a call reporting a robbery at 2:13 p.m.

    Witnesses described the suspect as a white male wearing gray sweatpants and large sunglasses, according to an EPD news release. He had a closely shaved head and a large tattoo on the right side of his neck, police said.

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  • Radcliff considers shoring up grant shortfall to purchase generator

    If Radcliff wants to place a generator at Colvin Community Center, it likely will have to dip into reserves to do so.

    City officials on Tuesday learned a community development block grant received for the generator will not cover the costs of the project because the city underestimated the cost based on estimates it received.

  • ECTC students make pledge to earn degrees

    An honor society at the local community college is asking students to keep a promise, but the main beneficiaries are the students themselves.

    The Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is sponsoring a Pledge to Completion project, which asks students to make the commitment to themselves to complete their degree, diploma or certificate.

    The pledge is part of an international push to increase the graduation rates for community colleges that’s sponsored by the society and several other organizations.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Hawks look to slow down Panthers' passing attack (10/12)

    Josh Jaggers is a firm believer that the Elizabethtown Panthers are better than their record suggests.

    Elizabethtown enters Friday night’s game with Class 4-A, District 4 rival LaRue County having lost eight straight. Jaggers thinks the Panthers would have had more success if their schedule wasn’t as tough as it was.

  • 18TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Green wins ninth straight district title (10/12)

    Behind the powerful hitting of senior Kayla McFee, the Green County Lady Dragons spiked their way to their ninth straight district championship.

    McFee had 10 of Green County’s 26 total kills as the Lady Dragons knocked off tournament host LaRue County, 25-10, 25-16 in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship Tuesday in Hodgenville.

  • GIRLS' 10TH DISTRICT SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin 6, John Hardin 0 (10/12)

    After Lauren Norton torched John Hardin for four goals in a regular season road win, the third-seeded Lady Bulldogs figured they’d key on the Central Hardin standout senior striker when they hosted the second-seeded Lady Bruins again Tuesday in the Girls’ 10th District Soccer Tournament semifinals.

    What they didn’t figure on was a big scoring night from one of the state’s leaders … in assists.

  • GIRLS' 10TH DISTRICT SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Elizabethtown 10, North Hardin 0 (10/12)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers remember the shame, disappointment, anger and frustration they felt last year after their run of nine consecutive Girls’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament titles and eight straight 10th District titles came to an end with a shocking 1-0 loss to John Hardin in the district tournament semifinals.

    Well, the area’s former queen might not be back on her throne just yet, but she’s at least back in the castle after a dominating performance Tuesday night in this year’s district tournament semifinals at John Hardin.