Today's News

  • Always a reason for hope, even with cancer

    The words inadvertently found their way on the printed page; they were obviously not meant for anyone to read. Only two words: “No hope.”

    They said so much. Too much.

    They were printed next to the name of a cancer patient for whom we prayed. I flinched when I read them. No one is beyond hope -- not even those who appear to be in the last stages of cancer.

  • Fig cake, grape pie make unique desserts

    Here we are again on an alphabetical field trip through Culinary Land and this week we are featuring the letters F and G. Now that sounded like something I first heard on “Sesame Street.” But no, we are in the midst of another “Dash of Class” column and I have information about figs and grapes that I hope you find informative and interesting.

  • E'town approves operational agreement for sports park

    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday approved a five-year operational agreement with the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau that outlines how the two entities will work together in maintaining the park and managing tournaments.

    The agreement covers the spectrum concerning the park, from maintenance and marketing to the city’s management of league play, rental agreements and concessions. 

  • Mirage's service leaves lasting impression

    The first seizure dog ever trained in Kentucky will be honored for her life of service this weekend.

    Michael Mullarkey of Radcliff is ensuring his daily companion, service dog Mirage, is remembered by hosting a funeral and burial ceremony Saturday.

  • Local politicians speak about business needs

    Politicians from the state and national stage spoke to about 60 local business owners Monday about their thoughts regarding national and state economies and regulations and listened to attendees concerns related to their businesses.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green; 26th District Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown; and 10th District Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, discussed issues such as the federal stimulus package and regulations on businesses at Colvin Community Center on Freedom Way in Radcliff.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: LaRue falls to Bethlehem (10/11)

    BARDSTOWN — The host Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees scored three goals in the second half to pull away from the LaRue County Lady Hawks, 5-0 in the quarterfinals of the Girls’ 9th District Soccer Tournament on Monday night.

    LaRue County finishes the season 7-8-4.

    The Lady Hawks set a school record for wins and will have to replace seniors Misty England, Mariah Higdon, Nancy Howell, Paige Nalley and Megan Smith.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue moves into 18th District Tournament championship (10/11)

    It may have taken them 28 matches to do so, but the LaRue County Lady Hawks have found a rotation they’re comfortable in.

    It couldn’t have come at a better time after the Lady Hawks struggled to win 10 matches before knocking off Nelson County in their regular-season finale last week.

  • 17TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Bulldogs move on (10/11)

    There was no surprise from Fort Knox in the 17th District Volleyball Tournament this year.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs meet North with plenty at stake (10/11)

    Not a single word needs to be said in the John Hardin football locker room this week. The Bulldogs realize what’s at stake – which is plenty – this week.

    The Bulldogs travel to face arch rival North Hardin at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a Class 5-A, District 3 game at Ray Story Stadium. The rivalry was born in 2003 and has continued to build. It will reach a new level this year as the teams are district foes once again.

  • BOYS' 10TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS: John Hardin 3, Elizabethtown 1 (10/11)

    With John Hardin on its heels, Russ Mott got the fourth-seeded Bulldogs back on their feet, even though he isn’t very confident in one of his own.

    Awaiting a pass from senior Chris Wilk, Mott buried his right-footed shot in the final 5 minutes to all but do in the fifth-seeded Elizabethtown Panthers in a 3-1 win in Monday night’s late quarterfinal of the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament at Central Hardin.