Today's News

  • Seeking patience to sort through the pieces

    Autism is a mystery.

    There’s no known cure and no confirmed cause.

    Diagnosis has increased dramatically in the past two decades. It now reportedly impacts one in 110 children in the U.S.

    You might recognize I’ve been doing some research on the topic. But it didn’t start here in April, which is designated as Autism Awareness Month.

    It’s been a topic of particular interest for some time. My primary instructor is a 6-year-old redheaded boy who calls me Grandpa.

  • Muldraugh dreads the final bell

    Muldraugh parents comforted by knowing their children were just minutes away during the school day are struggling to adjust to the news that next year that won’t be the case.

    Muldraugh Elementary School is closing at the end of the school year, along with Battletown Elementary School northwest of Brandenburg, and Muldraugh residents are reeling from the news that their community school is closing.

  • Hornback steps down as E-911 director

    With more than 30 years of government service under his belt, Robert Hornback is retiring Monday as director of the Hardin County 911 Control Center.

    Hornback, 62, is a retired detective from Radcliff Police Department and the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. He’s been director of E-911 since 2006.

    Upon Hornback’s retirement, E-911 will be moved under Emergency Service, said David Underwood, administrator of Hardin County Emergency Service

  • Yard sales provides miles of opportunity for shoppers, sellers

    Vendors selling their wares and shoppers looking for a good deal Saturday lined Ky. 86 in Cecilia as residents in Hardin County and beyond took part in the first 26 Mile Yard Sale.

    The yard sale was organized by the Cecilia Ruritan Club, replacing a community yard sale the club hosted the past few years.

    Residents were encouraged to set up their own sales plots along the 26-mile length of road or rent a booth for $10 if they did not live on the road.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Kidd-Gilchrist trying to live up every moment (04/29)

    Surprisingly enough, former University of Kentucky men’s basketball star Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is not counting down the days until the NBA draft.

    The chiseled 6-foot-7, 232-pound forward figures to be a first-round lock by many pundits, but he didn’t act like it a soon-to-be millionaire during an appearance Saturday afternoon at Elizabethtown’s Towne Mall.

    Kidd-Gilchrist seemed to savor every minute of his two-hour autograph signing for the more than 400 that paid to see him.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lamb takes a break from preparing for draft to thrill fans (04/29)

    Sydney Adkisson got to skip school to add to her autograph collection.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Big Blue Nation comes out to support Miller (4/29)

    Darius Miller looked more like a politician than a famous basketball player Saturday evening.

    The former University of Kentucky standout made an appearance at the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown to sign autographs for Big Blue Nation. The signing was put on by Lexington Sports Cards owned by former Elizabethtown resident Chris Weaver.

  • Radcliff finds appropriate balance for alcohol rules

    ISSUE: Alcohol on Radcliff public property
    Council should yield solid city property policy

  • Stevenses welcome Avery Elise

    Patrick and Megan Stevens of Nashville, Tenn., announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Elise, on  April 11, 2012, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are James and Elizabeth Skorupa of Walnut Creek, Calif.; and paternal grandparents are Lawson and Patricia Stevens of Elizabethtown.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Weekend results (04/29)




    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from Friday’s meet at Elizabethtown High School:


      1. Fort Knox (FK)                             99.50 Points