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Today's News

  • FOP appreciates support for 2011 Shop With A Cop

    The members of the Fraternal Order of Police, Bruce Tabor Memorial Lodge No. 40, would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their donations to the Shop With A Cop program, which was held Dec. 13, 2011 at Wal-Mart in Elizabethtown. These donations provided 224 children from Hardin County with the necessary items to help make these children’s Christmas a little brighter.

  • Local Roads Scholars honored at graduation ceremonies

    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center honored two local Roads Scholars — Ronnie Goodman and Kevin Thomas — on Nov. 9 at Rough River Dam State Resort Park in Falls of Rough for completing the 2011 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.
    The Roads Scholar Training Program consists of nine full-day courses and serves individuals from local and state transportation agencies as well as private businesses.

  • Cleaning out your home for the New Year?

    Angie Woodward, right, Workforce liaison for Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, decided to give her soap and shampoo collection to Warm Blessings. Pictured with Woodward is Judy Thompson, Wednesday dining room coordinator at Warm Blessings. Woodward started collecting soaps and shampoos when she stayed at hotels as a child on vacation with her family in 1964. There were more than 900 items donated.

  • Bambini speaks to rotary members on Saunders Springs

    Adrian Bambini was a guest of the Radcliff Rotary recently. Bambini is deeply involved with the Saunders Springs Nature Preserve, chairman of the Radcliff Forestry Board, volunteer coordinator, resident natu-ralist, Eagle Scout Project coordinator, etc.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin knocks off Central (1/19)

    John Hardin coach Bryan Todd didn’t remember what he said to the Lady Bulldogs at halftime Wednesday night. It’s a shame because whatever Todd said worked.

    The Lady Bulldogs trailed by seven at halftime, but played a much more inspired second half to rally past the Central Hardin Lady Bruins for a 50-46 victory in a 17th District game on Central Hardin’s Terry Buckles Court.

  • State Senate reviews district designs

    FRANKFORT — The once-a-decade chore of redrawing legislative and congressional district boundaries continued to prove divisive Wednesday when a Republican-dominated Senate committee approved some oddly shaped configurations that drew sharp criticism from Democrats.

  • EIS approves calendar, limits early dismissal days

    The calendar for the upcoming school year in the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district features fewer early dismissal days.
    EIS approved its 2012-13 school-year calendar at its regular meeting Tuesday night. The calendar was approved by a unanimous vote among the board members.
    The 2012-13 school year begins Aug. 6 and ends May 28, 2013.

  • Vine Grove man arrested in Meade County

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Vine Grove man Wednesday in Meade County.

    Brandon Haynes, 25, is accused of passing forged checks in Brandenburg, according to a police news release. During KSP’s investigation, officials discovered Haynes was wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear in Meade County.

    Once in custody, Haynes was found to be in possession of stolen jewelry, police said.

  • E’town OKs several park measures

    Elizabethtown City Council on Tuesday endorsed a contract extension with Elizabethtown Sports Park design firm m2d Design Group, approved inspection services at Elizabethtown Nature Park and authorized a change order for work at Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    The council approved a contract with Lexington-based CSI of Kentucky not to exceed $10,000 to perform special inspection services at Elizabethtown Nature Park off Ring Road. Planning Director Ed Poppe said the services are required by the building code because of the size of pavilion being built at the park.

  • House's proposed boundaries divide Hardin six ways

    A House proposal redrawing district boundaries slices Hardin County into six pieces to pick up population and balance neighboring districts.

    Criticized as politically motivated, some say the plan dilutes Hardin County’s political voice as the region’s most populous county.

    Five of the six districts draw most of their population base from other counties. For example, the 53rd District would cover White Mills, Flint Hill and part of the precincts in Upton, Eastview and Stephensburg and stretches south as far as Metcalfe County.