Today's News

  • Morgan graduates from basic training

    MORGAN. Navy Seaman Meriah S. Morgan, daughter of Tamia L. Lollman of Radcliff and William S. Morgan, of Eaton, N.Y., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Morgan is a 2005 graduate of Crossroads High School of Copperas Cove, Texas.

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Area players prepping for long first day at State (10/04)

    Kyle Jury doesn’t consider himself much of a morning person, but the Elizabethtown freshman is going to try to impersonate one today as he is one of the first three players to tee off in the 106-competitor Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Championship.

    Jury is in an 8 a.m. threesome with East Jessamine senior Nick McCarthy and Adair County senior Van Giles for the first round of State, which is being contested for the seventh consecutive year at the 6,700-yard, par-72 Bowling Green Country Club.

  • PREP ROUNDUP: Bulldogs fall to top-ranked St. X (10/04)

    Louisville St. Xavier showed the John Hardin Bulldogs exactly why it’s the No. 1 team in the state Monday night.

    After being held in check in the first half, the visiting Tigers scored three in the second to pull away for a 4-0 win.

  • TOPS No. 113 participates in Autumn Daze

    T.O.P.S. No. 113 members, from left, Carmen Krissinger, Gloria Ashton, Shirley Fulk, Lester Fulk, Beverly Ray and Frances Moore, rode in a 1941 Ford fire truck driven and owned by Richard Peters of Vine Grove at the 51st annual Vine Grove Autumn Daze. The 1941 fire truck was the original fire truck that was bought from Fort Knox in 1947 and used by Vine Grove Fire Department for many years.

  • Advice for parking problem: Give offenders the boot

    ISSUE: Unpaid parking tickets
    OUR VIEW: Deal with violators

    The city of Elizabethtown “may” start towing vehicles that have outstanding parking violations. They “may” start enforcing the city parking ordinance but then again they “might” implement a grace period or amnesty to give violators a chance to clean up ticket problems before vehicles are towed.

  • White Mills area residents invited to talk about postal service

    Customers with an opinion regarding whether the U.S. Post Office in White Mills should be closed can have the floor to speak and ask questions about the post office to officials from the U.S. Postal Service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4.

    A town meeting is scheduled to take place at the White Mills Civic League Building to allow customers to show support for keeping the post office open.

    Postal Service representatives will be there to speak to customers about the post office and possible options to continue or change services there.

  • Police chase ends along Dixie

    A Somerset man led area police departments on a 15-mile chase during the noon hour Monday down busy U.S. 31W, striking a police car along the way.

    The chase ended when 33-year-old Dale C. Brown was subdued with a Taser, police said. He is charged with wanton endangerment, driving under the influence and receiving stolen property. The pursuit started in Muldraugh and ended at the Ring Road-Dixie Avenue intersection in Elizabethtown.

    Brown was driving a Ford pickup truck bearing an Orkin logo. Police say the truck had been reported stolen.

  • City council meeting canceled


    Elizabethtown City Council’s regular voting meeting was canceled Monday because the council did not have a quorum, which is required by law.
    City Clerk Mary Chaudoin, who confirmed the cancelation, said a special meeting may be called next week.

  • Up the flag pole
  • Cheatin' ways tear at fabric of society

    “Your cheatin’ heart will tell on you.”

    So begins the first line of Hank Williams Sr.’s classic hit, “Your Cheatin’ Heart.” And if your own cheatin’ heart won’t tell on you, someone else’s cheatin’ heart will. Or someone will connect the dots that place your cheatin’ heart in the crosshairs. It’s almost certain.