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Today's News

  • E'town approves agreement with Silver Gate Properties for Hayden School Road improvements

    After approving an interlocal agreement Monday with Hardin County government concerning improvements to the county section of Hayden School Road, Elizabethtown City Council approved an agreement with Silver Gate Properties to widen the road.
    The improvements were identified by the Elizabethtown Planning Commission and agreed to by the county. The plan is to improve traffic flow on the road as part of developing Ashton Park Subdivision, which is owned by Silver Gate Properties.

  • ExCEL Award honorees set the pace in education

    ISSUE: ExCEL Award winners
    OUR VIEW: Standout teachers earned their praise

    The annual ExCEL Award process identifies and honors innovative, enthusiastic teachers who are making a difference in education. The award and taking some time to celebrate the winners’ success has become tradition in this region.
    ExCEL, which is sponsored by WHAS-TV, LG&E and Kentucky Utilities, stands for Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership. Recently, a teacher from each of three local school districts was honored with the award.

  • 3/1 soldiers to participate in Louisville trolley hop

    Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, have a chance later this month to explore Louisville’s Frankfort Avenue in style.

    About 50 of the 3/1 soldiers will be treated March 30 to a reception and trolley hop on Frankfort Avenue, according to a University of Louisville news release.

    Soldiers and their spouses will be escorted from Fort Knox by chartered bus to Crescent Hill United Methodist Church, where a reception is at 5:30 p.m.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: No. 9 Lady Bruins knock off No. 4 Owensboro Catholic (03/21)

    Senior Abbi Goedde hit a two-run homer, doubled, singled and drove in three runs as ninth-ranked Central Hardin blanked No. 4 Owensboro Catholic, 5-0 on Tuesday.

    Freshman Kelsey McGuffin went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while junior Jordan Lasley had an RBI double.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Glasgow hangs on for 3-2 upset over No. 2 Central Hardin (03/21)

    The Glasgow Scotties jumped out to a three-run lead after two innings Tuesday and held on to upset No. 2 Central Hardin, 3-2.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Myers honored by E'town's gesture (03/21)

    For 30 years, Ron Myers was a fixture in the Elizabethtown High School baseball dugout.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade County beats North Hardin, 10-0 (03/21)

    Ashley Nikolao provided the lone bit of power Tuesday night at Trojan Field, but the rest of the Meade County Lady Waves contributed where they could.

    The sophomore catcher capped off the Lady Waves’ seven-run fifth inning with a two-run home run to put the mercy rule into effect, and eight of her teammates reached base or scored a run as 13th-ranked Meade County opened its season with a 10-0 win over the homestanding North Hardin Trojans.

  • Radcliff to continue funding One Knox through fiscal year

    Radcliff will remain a partner of One Knox for at least a few more months.

    Radcliff City Council on Tuesday backed a recommendation from Mayor J.J. Duvall to pay the remainder of the money allocated to One Knox in this year’s budget. It also agreed to place about $1,800 in the 2012-13 budget to cover another quarterly payment because the agency back bills the cit.

  • HMH hires new chief medical officer

    After a meticulous search, Hardin Memorial Hospital has found Dr. Jody Prather’s successor.

    HMH has named Dr. Stephen K. Toadvine new chief medical officer. He is slated to start April 30. HMH President and CEO Dennis Johnson said the start date is warranted because of Toadvine’s commitments to his outgoing employer.

    Toadvine replaces Prather, who left the hospital in late January after taking on the role of chief medical officer for Baptist Healthcare System.

  • Louisville woman dies from injuries sustained in Hardin County wreck

    A Louisville woman involved in a three-vehicle collision Sunday night in Hardin County died from her injuries at 8:54 a.m. Tuesday at University Hospital.

    Police say Shelly Thrasher, 30, was northbound on Interstate 65 near the 101-mile marker when for unknown reasons her Toyota Corolla drifted right and struck a guardrail. The car veered left, crossing northbound lanes and the median, sending it into the path of southbound traffic.