Today's News

  • 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.

  • Freight bottleneck noted on Elizabethtown's south end

    ISSUE: Trudging through intersection
    OUR VIEW: Study provides tool for change

    The potential to gain business or the threat of losing it often motivates state government to take action. With that in mind, a new national study could provide a tool for improving travel on Elizabethtown’s south side.

  • Grand jury returns more than 50 indictments in September

    The Hardin County grand jury returned 56 indictments in September, mostly populated by theft and drug-related offenses.

    Leading the indictments were the cases of Arturo Rodriguez-Martinez and Kelly C. Ferguson.

    Martinez, 22, was indicted on charges of murder, driving under the influence with an aggravated circumstance, failure to use a child restraint and driving without a license and insurance.

  • Potted Few donates flower designs monthly

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club was established in 1976 and has 20 active members. The members provide the surrounding communities with a monthly flower arrangement or design to enhance fondness for flowers.
    Club members celebrate National Garden Week with posters and flower designs in the Radcliff Mayor’s office, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union and the Fort Knox and Elizabethtown libraries.

  • Business ties promotion to USA Cares

    atteries Plus, the nation’s largest battery and light bulb franchise, launched a campaign to benefit veterans by supporting USA Cares.

    The promotion is called Time to Care and runs Nov. 5-11, coinciding with Veterans Day. The Wisconsin-based company will roll out the program in its 470 stores, which includes its Elizabethtown store at 948 N. Mulberry St.

  • A soccer mom ... minus the minivan

    Michelle Domschke has been a soccer mom for about 14 years. Through her children, she's developed a love for the game and passion for supporting the players.

    Her oldest daughter, Taylor, has been playing since she was 4 and is now a senior on the North Hardin High School girls’ soccer team. Her middle daughter, Harley, an eighth-grader, plays for the North Hardin junior varsity team.