Today's News

  • ETCB defends sports park



    The Elizabethtown Sports Park could create an economic impact of more than $48 million locally within a six-year period based on an estimated 10 percent annual growth rate starting in year four, according to a report released by the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau.

  • Sept. 24, 2010, editorial: Much to gain from realignment

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has proposed a realignment in high school football that will impact 62 programs throughout the Bluegrass. Included are changes that affect LaRue County, Elizabethtown, and North and John Hardin High Schools .

  • Maxwell graduates from basic training


    MAXWELL. Army Pvt. Kelly B. Maxwell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. A 2009 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, she is the daughter of Jeong Maxwell of Vine Grove.

  • Holmes mentors local youth

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes recently spoke to local youth at an Alpha Project mentoring program.

  • Sept. 15, 2010: Our readers write

    Simplistic thinking

    I was saddend, but not surprised by some of the vehement attacks on a recent Senior Life column (“White lies of caregiving,” Sept. 13). What is it that drives people to have such a simplistic outlook on complex issues? How does one look into a world of color and see only black and white with no shades of gray? Even color blind people see shades of gray. Complex decision making often requires weighing one value against another.

  • McEwen-Shive

    Susan and Kevin McEwen of Upton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kacey Cathleen McEwen, to Corey Boston Shive, son of Steve and Camilla Shive of Edmonton.

  • 10-1 Religion Briefs


  • Freedom isn't free but history can be

    I  love museums and I love to legendary tales of Kentucky’s excellence. On Saturday, I enjoyed both in my first visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum.

    Located at 800 W. Main St. in Louisville’s downtown, the facility features the world’s largest bat outfront plus legendary tales of how a small woodworking shop became world-renown for turning white ash into the tools of champions.

  • Sept. 30, 2010: Our readers write


    Walker delivers

    When Tim Walker says he will be a full-time mayor who can doubt it? Elizabethtown has some of the best public service workers in the commonwealth. They deserve excellence in their leaders. Tim sets the example for them by being available any time he is needed.

  • Sept. 23, 2010: Our readers write

    Re-electing Berry

    I support Judge Harry Berry for re-election as judge-executive of Hardin County. As a resident of this countysince 1976, I remember all too well what went on whenDemocratshad control. The county was far from served well,as each year the budget was balanced by takingmillions from reserves. When Berry took office, the cycle was stopped after the first year and Hardin County has had a series of balanced budgets ever since ee" without tax increasesor new taxes. That wasn’t good luck, it was sound management.