Today's News

  • Lupresto named CKAG Artist of the Month

    The Central Kentucky Art Guild held it’s monthly meeting March 19 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethtown. The Artist of the Month, voted on by the membership in attendance, was Joyce Lupresto of Elizabethtown. Her watercolor, “My Tomatoes,” was painted from photographs of her garden. The next meeting is April 16 at Nolin RECC in Elizabethton. Guests and and interested individuals always are welcome. The business meeting and program are part of the regular meeting held the third Monday of the month.

  • Pair of guitarists latest offering in concert series

    A night of performances from two musicians Saturday is the latest offering from the Acoustic Guitar Masters Concert Series 12 at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center.

    Pat Kirtley and Tim Grimm perform at 7:30 p.m. as part of the concert series presented by Trinity Music Productions.

    Incorporating genres that range from Bluegrass to Brazilian, Kirtley has written numerous compositions for guitar. Named U.S. National Fingerstyle Champion and inducted in the Thumbpicking Hall of Fame, Kirtley has produced six albums.

  • ECTC Fine Arts Committee offers free concert tonight

    Music ranging from Bach to Appalachian mountain songs awaits guests who attend a free concert Wednesday at Morrison Art Gallery on the campus of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    The concert, sponsored by the ECTC Fine Arts Committee, begins at 7 p.m. at the gallery in the administration building.

    Kevin and Christina Shank performs the flute and guitar concert, which includes selections of music from Bach, Tarrega, Piazzolla and Appalachian mountain songs.

    For more information, call Kevin Shank at (270) 706-8495.

  • E'town reveals more than $11 million in anticipated sewer work

    Elizabethtown officials divulged plans Monday to invest roughly $11 million in new sewer work in the city where sanitary sewer overflows are prevalent.

    The plan devised by HDR Engineers targets the Poplar Drive, Valley Drive, Hawkins Drive and Harvard Drive areas and offers projects officials believe will ease overflows and upgrade a system that has eroded.

    In making the improvements, the city must create solutions rather than clear one problem upstream and push the problem downstream, said City Engineer Scott Reynolds.

  • This invitation looks like a map

    ISSUE: Fort Knox driving tour
    OUR VIEW: Invitation extended

    After a very short tenure as commander of Fort Knox, Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald is moving on to another posting, but he leaves behind important changes initiated during his watch. Those changes have the potential to further cement the already strong relationship between the post and the public.

  • This invitation looks like a map


  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: North Hardin's Gumm to play for Florida State (03/27)

    It was the Monday qualifying round for the 2005 Women’s State Amateur Championship at Shelbyville Country Club when Elizabethtown’s Kim Hartlage had her first encounter with Lydia Gumm.

    Hartlage was a group ahead of Gumm and had just finished play on a challenging par-three hole when an 11-year-old lefty surprised her by knocking her drive within 5 feet of the pin.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's results (03/27)



  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin hits four homers against Nelson (03/27)

    It was a powerful display Monday for the eighth-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    Visiting Central Hardin scored 10 runs in the first inning, hit four home runs and routed Nelson County, 14-0 in five innings.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Westerfield powers Bruins past Nelson County (03/27)

    Powered by senior Derek Westerfield, the second-ranked Central Hardin Bruins won their second straight game Monday.

    Westerfield had three hits, including a double, and three RBIs to lead the host Bruins to a 9-2 win over Nelson County.