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Today's News

  • Van Zant holds book signing

    Author Stephen Van Zant will have a book signing from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Elizabethtown.

    Van Zant is a local attorney with Bell, Hess and Van Zant Attorneys at Law in Elizabethtown.

    His book, “Far from Good,” focuses on 13-year-old Sam Cray, who comes of age in the summer of 1975 in a fictitious Kidron County, Ky.

  • ArtReach Children’s Theatre performs ‘The Ugly Duckling’

    “The Ugly Duckling” will grace the stage this weekend at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Based on the Hans Christian Anderson tale, actors follow a swan as he grows up ugly in a family of ducks before recognizing his full potential. Audiences learn the lesson of overcoming adversity and understanding each other’s differences.

  • Dance company brings socially aware performance to Hardin County

    She choreographed “AVATAR,” prompted a revision of a computer system and is coming to Elizabethtown.

    Lula Washington, who founded Lula Washington Dance Theatre for which she is artistic director and choreographer, will bring her dance company to Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center on Sunday.

    Erwin Washington, Lula’s husband and executive director/co-founder, said when James Cameron was looking for a choreographer for “AVATAR,” he asked around for suggestions.

  • Consignment assignment
  • BOYS' 3RD REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Green Wave rolling along (03/02)

    OWENSBOROOversized by yet another opponent, the Meade County Green Wave relied on their speed to carry them into the Boys’ 3rd Region Basketball Tournament semifinals.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: North, Marion meet yet again (03/02)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers don’t have much history with the Green County Lady Dragons, while the North Hardin Lady Trojans have plenty of history – albeit not much positive for the local team – with the Marion County Lady Knights.

  • Alan Vance art exhibit on display at ECTC’s Morrison Gallery

    Artist Alan Vance’s paintings will be on display through March 9 in Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Morrison Gallery.

    The exhibit, “Disconnected: Paintings by Alan Vance,” can be seen 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the gallery.

    Vance enjoys working with abstracted figures to create images that have an allegorical presence with a hint of melancholy.

    A reception takes place from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the gallery.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    William Cassidy, 216 W. Warfield St., Elizabethtown. Use: utility building.

    Chris Strothoff, 913 Winchester Blvd., Elizabethtown. Use: basement finish.

    Kent and Lori Williams, 235 Apple Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Tigers trump Trojans (03/02)

    North Hardin’s season could be summed up Thursday night in the Trojans’ 63-57 loss to the defending champion Bardstown Tigers in the Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament quarterfinals at Central Hardin’s Bruin Gym.

    The Trojans had spurts where they played well and looked capable of pulling out a win, but they had too many stretches where they struggled to score where turnovers. They also failed to keep the Tigers off the offensive glass at times which cost them dearly.

  • The day after: Residents clean up, reflect upon storms

    Glendale’s C.J. Shepard can’t believe the run of bad luck her family has had beginning with the death of her husband 14 months ago.

    Since then, she had to care for her mother after a wreck, her brother died and an electrical fire in her outbuilding caused thousands of dollars of damage to items stored there, including three vehicles.