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Today's News

  • Webb completes Navy basic training

    WEBB. Navy Seaman Nathaniel J. Webb, son of Rebecca R. Webb of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Webb is a 1998 graduate of Green County High School in Greensburg.

  • Asher speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club

  • DAR member has workshop

    Sharon Williams, NSDAR Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter Registrar held a Volunteer Field Genealogist Workshop on April 15 at the Brown Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

  • JOOI guest speaker raises awareness

    At its recent monthly meeting, the Junior Optimist Octagon International Club of Elizabethtown invited Christy Red of Warm Blessings to speak to members of the club. Red raised awareness of poverty in Hardin County and encouraged members of JOOI to volunteer at Warm Blessings. JOOI is a club comprised of middle and high school students dedicated to bettering the community. For more information, contact President Caleb Moore at 300-6342.

  • Parks speaks to AM Rotary

    Emma Parks - Miss Heartland’s Outstanding Teen 2011 was the guest speaker at the Hardin County AM Rotary meeting on April 15. She spoke on platform of bully prevention, especially in elementary schools. She is pictured with Club President Jim Sullivan.

    The Hardin County AM Rotary meets at 7 a.m., every Friday at the Historic State Theater.

  • Garden Club has April meeting

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown met April 8 at the Brown-Pusey House. Hostesses were MC Meserve and Jana Gore. Lacy Thomas, accompanied by his wife, Brenda, presented a program on attracting birds and other wildlife, which especially benefit gardens. He brought samples of birdhouses that are both functional and artistic.

  • Horse enthusiasts attend clinic

    District 5 4-H horse enthusiasts Stephanie Meredith, Brian Williams, Christy Gollmier, Briann Williams and Orry Williams (Hardin County) along with Dawn Cummings and Caitie Carman (Breckinridge County) recently attended a two-day Basic Horsemanship Clinic at the Kentucky Equine Humane Center in Lexington and Asbury College Equine Center in Wilmore.

  • Army searches for ways to trim

    The issue: Eliminating Accessions Command
    Our view: Financial cuts have personal impacts

    In general, pressures to tame the massive federal deficit meet with approval from the average taxpayer.

    But when specifics arrive and pain accompanies spending cuts, the public outcry often takes another tone.

  • College tuition ceiling raised

    A step that likely will lead to tuition increases for new community college students was taken at a local meeting of the state higher education board.

    The tuition ceiling for Kentucky Community and Technical College System was set at a 4 percent increase from current rates by the Council on Postsecondary Education on Thursday at its meeting at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • State closes Nolin Lake because of flooding

    Near record water levels have resulted in the closing of Nolin Lake State Park, which is located along the Edmonson-Grayson County line.
    The lake level Thursday was 544.8 mean sea level and is expected to rise. The National Weather Service estimates the lake will climb as high as 549 feet by today, slighlty less than its record high of 549.9 recorded May 25, 1983.