Today's News

  • Friends of Nolin Lake present summer lineup

    Heavy rains might have delayed many of this spring’s outdoor activities, but the Friends of Nolin soon will kick off a season of family-friendly events and virtually every weekend all summer long. The lineup includes several inaugural events along with past crowd favorites.

    The first-time Houseboat Hop on June 11 will feature Hardcase Band from Bowling Green jammin’ out the hits from atop a houseboat in the middle of the lake. The music is schedule from 7 to 9 p.m. CDT.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Keep clippings organized with your own cookbook

    I had an unusual call a couple of months ago. Crystal Embry of Upton called and said she wanted to learn how to cook. I was flummoxed. I didn’t know what to say. I never thought about learning how to cook, and I was really surprised someone would call me and tell me they wanted to learn how to cook. I don’t think of myself as a very good cook. I am, however, a great connoisseur of food. I love it, I’m fascinated by it and when I find a good recipe, I’m ecstatic.

  • 'Oklahoma!' sweeps into the Plum Alley Theater

    Romance, statehood and the right to put up fences all are a part of the timeless Broadway musical “Oklahoma!” on stage at the Plum Alley Theater June 2 through 12.

    “Oklahoma!” was the first collaboration of Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein, Hardin County Playhouse Director Bo Cecil said.

  • Foreigner set to rock Elizabethtown

    With upcoming concert tour stops everywhere from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Dublin, Ireland, each member of the band Foreigner at some point is likely to be a “Long, Long Way from Home.”

    On Friday, audiences probably will hear the aforementioned ’70s hit when Foreigner performs in concert at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    “I think they’re going to see and hear all the classics,” lead vocalist Kelly Hansen said.

  • E'town's The Headstones open for Foreigner

    The Headstones, opening for Foreigner, were rocking long before Foreigner ever performed on stage.

    In the mid 1960s, while students at Elizabethtown High School, the Headstones first got the bug for music. They were a six-man band who played at colleges and placed second in a 1967 WAKY Band Battle at the Rod-n-Custom Car Show. The band split up, going different directions and some members moved out of town.

  • City considers options to slow cut-through traffic

    An Elizabethtown woman wants help to slow down drivers.

    Blair Wagner said cars often drive too fast on a small alley next to her house at 311 Helm St. The narrow, one-lane alley is less than 0.1 mile long and adjacent to three houses.

    The alley connects the section of Helm Street between Thomas and South Miles streets to the section of Strawberry Alley between South Maple and South Miles streets.

  • Greenhouse classes teach business skills

    Matthew Rainer reached high with a wand to water hanging ferns in the greenhouse at John Hardin High School.

    The sophomore from Rineyville doesn’t come from an agricultural background, but he has learned about taking care of vegetables and flowers this school year in greenhouse class.

    The three Hardin County high schools recently have been hosting annual greenhouse sales.

    Teachers and students of such classes said the lessons learned include more than how much water and sun peppers should get.

  • 18TH DISTRICT BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: LaRue rolls to title (05/26)

    MUNFORDVILLE – LaRue County completed its decade-long 18th District Baseball Tournament sweep.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: E'town, LaRue set to compete in state meet today at U of L (05/26)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have made the medal podium at the KHSAA Class 2-A State Track & Field Championships the last three years in a row.

    Led by senior Denisha Nichols, who’s seeded second in the discus, and junior Jessica Gabhart, seeded second in the 300-meter hurdles, the Lady Panthers have a solid shot at making it four in a row today at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park. The top eight teams make the medal podium.

  • KHSAA STATE TENNIS TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Fiepkes carry on family tradition (05/26)

    AnnLauren and Natalie Fiepke have that passion for tennis, just like their mom.