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Today's News

  • Franklin: The pug who tugs at hearts

    Despite being told he  probably would never walk again, Karen Minton took Franklin the Pug into her home and is using a new veterinary treatment to get him back on his feet.

    Last August, while chasing his owner, Franklin was hit by three cars. The owner was a college student who didn’t have the money to care for the injured pug, Minton said.

    Her friend, Linda Funk, witnessed what happened, took Franklin to a veterinarian and later contacted Minton.

    Franklin’s back legs were damaged. Minton describes them as noodles. He cannot walk.

  • How to grow a spaghetti tree

    You don’t have to rent a DVD to see “Where the Wild Things Are.” Just go to your pantry. Weirdness lurks behind the Cheerios.

    For instance, an onion of mine sent out a green sprout a couple of months ago and my wife, for whatever reason, planted it in the yard. It grew three-foot-high stalks that ended in puffballs of tiny white flowers. At the base of these Dr. Seuss displays are things that look like part of a monster movie costume: long fingers covered in green rubber gloves.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central faces George Rogers Clark in first round of state tourney (6/13)

    LEXINGTON The Central Hardin Bruins are hoping their experience from last season will pay off this season.

    The Bruins are making their second consecutive appearance in the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament. They play the George Rogers Clark Cardinals at 8:30 tonight at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: E'town girls to host Duke's Summer Shootout (6/13)

    The Duke’s Summer Shootout may be lacking a few teams from last season, but the three-day event still managed to attract some of the top girls’ basketball teams from across the state.

    In its 10th year, the shootout features 19 varsity and 14 junior varsity teams playing today-Wednesday at Elizabethtown High School’s main and auxiliary gyms and Morningside Elementary School.

  • GOLF: Montgomery wins Men's Invitational at ECC (6/13)

    Couple the fact that he was still getting over a recent bout of tonsillitis with the fact that he wasn’t playing his best golf and it’s not hard to see why Stevie Montgomery had all but canceled his morning tee time today in the Southern Amateur Championship qualifier at The Club at Old Stone in Bowling Green.

    After a stellar round Sunday in the final round of the annual Men’s Invitational at Elizabethtown Country Club, the former John Hardin High School standout changed those plans in a big-time way.

  • Senior Life: Fight elder abuse

    Abuse comes in many forms and can happen at any age. From silent mistreatment to exploitation to violent unthinkable acts, abuse happens to the very young, the very old and to the most vulnerable.
    Abuse knows no age boundaries, economic or social limits. It does not have geographical boundaries. Reports of elder abuse are frequent in Hardin and surrounding counties, from the hands of strangers, family members, friends or caregivers.  It often goes unreported by the victim for fear of scandal, retribution or retaliation.

  • Crashes slow I-65 northbound

    A pair of crashes is slowing northbound Interstate 65 traffic Sunday evening.

    At approximately 5 p.m., an injury wreck involving an entrapment was reported at mile marker 83, between Glendale and Sonora.

    A second crash at mile marker 88 was reported at approximately 5:45 p.m.

    Motorists should expect delays.

  • Photos: Enchanted gardens of E'town
  • Williams-Waisbrot

    The Rev. and Mrs. Herb Williams of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Williams of Elizabethtown, to Craig Waisbrot of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in social work at the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work, and is continuing her education to become a licensed clinical social worker.

  • Marski-Jones

    Taylor and Ethan Jones of Rineyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their father, Jason Jones of Rineyville, to Kim Marski of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Will and Clara Helms of Vine Grove. She is a graduate of North Hardin High School and is employed at the county clerk’s office in Elizabethtown.

    The prospective groom is the son of Darrell Jones of Cecilia and Linda Jones of Elizabethtown. He is a graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Resp-A-Care in Elizabethtown.