Today's News

  • E’town ready to fight county’s growing pains

    Elizabethtown officials say they are willing to work with Hardin Fiscal Court on a solution to keep county offices around Public Square, but Judge-Executive Harry Berry said county government’s presence may be hindering the growth of downtown.

    Mayor Tim Walker and the Elizabethtown City Council signed a letter delivered last week to Berry and the eight county magistrates, which extended the offer of a joint project.

  • Mayberry's always a nice place to visit

     As life passes by, it’s important to stop occasionally, feel the cool breeze and get acquainted with quiet and calmness.

  • Your catch up philosophy to salvage an agreeable retirement

     Question: When is it just “too late” to start financial preparing for retirement?

    Answer: You have moved past 55 years old and are fast approaching retirement age. But you are behind on savings because of hard times, neglect or financial catastrophe. What do you do now to salvage some financial security for your later years? Create a philosophy of success.

  • Looking like Mayberry

    Vine Grove resident Jennifer Raymer tells her friends she lives in a small town just like Mayberry.

    “Every place I go, somebody knows my name,” Raymer said.

    This weekend, the resemblance was even more striking as “The Andy Griffith Show” character look-alikes wandered Optimist Park.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Meade's Bo Wilson signs with Air Force (05/13)

    Flying is in Bo Wilson’s blood.

    So is the Air Force Academy. As for baseball, well that’s just an added bonus.

  • ECTC has a sporting chance

    TOPIC: Athletics at ECTC
    OUR VIEW: Opportunities for students always a good deal

    Today is Mother’s Day. How would you moms like to one day be able to go see your sons play college baseball at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

    It could happen and very soon.

    The rapidly growing school is making a serious push to meet the needs of students by offering intercollegiate athletics for the first time since 1981.

    Teams could be fielded as early as this fall.

  • PREP TENNIS: Sacred Heart knocks off Elizabethtown in team sectional semifinals (05/13)

    LOUISVILLE Elizabethtown juniors Sydney Davis and Lauren Riney looked like they could make the girls’ tennis sectional team semifinals intriguing Saturday afternoon at St. Xavier.

  • Summer reading helps lesson retention

    Children this summer are being encouraged to dream big, so the library system posing that challenge decided to do that as well. This year’s summer reading theme is “Dream Big — Read!”

    The annual program encourages children ages 3 to 18 to read. It also helps students retain information they learned in school.

  • PREP TRACK: Lady Trojans claim fifth straight region title (05/13)

    Brianna Woodson doesn’t mean to sound cocky or anything, but the North Hardin senior has grown to expect the Lady Trojans to just win, baby.

    Woodson and junior teammate Tamara Jenkins qualified for the state meet in all four of their events to lead North Hardin to its fifth straight Class 3-A, Region 2 title Friday night at the Jeter-McKinney Track Complex.

    The Lady Trojans won seven individual titles and one relay as they topped runner-up Bowling Green, 182-126. John Hardin finished fourth with 46 points, while Central Hardin was eighth with 23.

  • PREP TRACK: Despite pressure, North dominates region for title (05/13)

    Being the coach of the second-ranked team in Class 3-A and hosting the Region 2 meet, veteran North Hardin coach James Webb was under a lot of stress Friday night.

    “Tonight was stressful for a few reasons,” Webb said. “Being the regional manager was very stressful. I wanted everything to run smoothly and everybody happy when the meet was over; that was the major thing. Second, I hoped my athletes performed to their abilities and made it to State as we expected.”