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Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue remains perfect in district play (2/5)

    The LaRue County Hawks snapped out of a recent offensive funk by turning up their defensive pressure.

    The Hawks forced 23 turnovers which led to easy baskets to spark them to a convincing 62-42 victory over the visiting Green County Dragons in an 18th District game Friday night.

    “We picked up our intensity on defense,” said senior guard Kyle Meredith, who had 13 points and five rebounds. “One guy picked it up and then the next guy picks it up. It spreads to the whole team and everyone feeds off it.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue remains perfect in district play (2/5)

    The LaRue County Hawks snapped out of a recent offensive funk by turning up their defensive pressure.

    The Hawks forced 23 turnovers which led to easy baskets to spark them to a convincing 62-42 victory over the visiting Green County Dragons in an 18th District game Friday night.

    “We picked up our intensity on defense,” said senior guard Kyle Meredith, who had 13 points and five rebounds. “One guy picked it up and then the next guy picks it up. It spreads to the whole team and everyone feeds off it.”

  • Workshop addresses sexual abuse

    Area experts dispelled myths about sexual violence and armed 15 area men and women with knowledge Saturday for coping with sexual assault and abuse and identifying and helping others who have been victimized.

    Nikki Ellis and Jen Rapke from the Advocacy and Support Center shared the information during the workshop “Hope and Healing: Addressing the Experience of Sexual Violence in Ourselves and Our Loved Ones” at St. James Catholic Church.

  • Feeding America honors Russell DeSpain

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland Volunteer of the Month, Russell DeSpain, was presented a certificate by Executive Director, Don Fulford.

  • ECTB supports Coca-Cola event

    Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau Chairman Jim Long presents a $1,200 check to Joe Wilson of the Mid-South Coca-Cola Collector’s Club. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the 2011 Septemberfest event. The event drew in Coca-Cola collectors from all over the country to Elizabethtown.

  • Market connects vendors to history

    Carl King of Dry Ridge has been a blacksmith for 20 years.

    In a world of mass production and injection molding, King uses traditional pole-fired forge, hammer and anvil to hammer out cooking utensils, wall hooks and other metal wares.

    “It’s just like it was done 200 years ago,” he said.

    King found a market for his hobby at events such at the annual 18th Century Market at Pritchard Center in Elizabethtown, which took place Friday and Saturday.

  • Club members welcome ECTC students

    Stephanie Hart and Kevin Vittitow of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 31.

  • Fellows participate in 'Empty Bowls' fundraiser

  • Musical celebrates past, looks to future

    Rian Johnson twirled, stretched and leapt. She bent far back with her fingertips nearly brushing the floor and tipped herself forward again gracefully, with a leg lifted steadily parallel to the floor.

    “To me, dance explains a lot of things,” she said.

    Johnson, a seventh-grader at North Hardin Christian School, decided to participate in the Gospel Musical Celebrating Black History Month for the first time Friday using her training in ballet and modern dance to praise God in a way other than singing.

  • Man in critical condition after U.S. 62 crash

    An Elizabethtown man remained in critical condition Saturday after receiving serious injuries in a collision Thursday between an SUV and a motorcycle.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown responded at 4:45 p.m. that day to an injury collision near the intersection of U.S. 62 and Tunnel Hill Road.

    Lucy Olivo, 63, of Radcliff was attempting to turn left in her 2010 Lincoln Navigator as she was eastbound on Tunnel Hill Road when she turned into the path of a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle, according to police.