Today's News

  • Belknap welcomed at Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting

    Bob Belknap of USA CARES was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Feb. 21. Pictured are Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, left, and Bob Belknap.

  • Wesley Hilltop Seniors celebrate Valentine's Day

    On Feb. 16, the seniors at Wesley Hilltop had a Valentine party. They ordered food from Kentucky Fried Chicken and everyone had a wonderful meal and fellowship. Seniors often play different games. Around the table from left, Vera Davenport, June Adams, George Coleman and Mary Lois Smith play Skip-Bo.

  • Dunbar completes basic training

    DUNBAR. Air Force Airman 1st Class Emoni M. Dunbar graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. Dunbar earned distinction as an honor graduate. A 2009 graduate of Fort Knox High School, she is the daughter of Lois Dunbar of Louisville and granddaughter of Marie Dunbar of Lewisville, Ark.

  • Webster University offers Proud to Serve Scholarship

    Military families with kids heading off to college have another funding opportunity if their child wants to attend Webster University. Building on its decades-long record of serving military students, Webster has established the Proud to Serve Scholarship for military dependents. The scholarship is available to qualified full-time freshmen and new transfer students at the university’s home campus in Webster Groves, Mo., who are dependents of active armed forces military personnel and veterans.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club members welcome CHHS students

    Central Hardin High School students Meredith Cross and Samuel Kennedy were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Feb. 21.

  • Comic Steve Hofstetter to perform on Fort Knox

    Comic Steve Hofstetter will appear at 9 p.m. Saturday at The Landing Zone. He has appeared on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “Comics Unleashed” and other comic shows.

    Hofstetter is a former columnist for Sports Illustrated and the National Hockey League. He currently is touring to promote a new album available on iTunes.

    To learn more about Hofstetter, go to www.stevehofstetter.com.

    Tickets are $3 and the event is open to anyone 18 and older.

  • Two Friday morning fatalities in Hardin County

    Two people died in early Friday in traffic crashes in Hardin County.

    Elizabethtown police responded to a single-vehicle crash on West Dixie Avenue near E.W. James. George H. Sutton, 62, of Brandenburg, died as a result of the crash around 4:20 a.m.

    According to police, Sutton was driving a 2006 Chevrolet 4d southbound on Dixie and for unknown reasons, police say, the vehicle exited the roadway, crossed a creek, hitting an embankment which caused the car to flip.

  • Dropout bills look to raise graduation numbers

    Legislators are making two more attempts to prevent students from leaving high schools at the age of 16.

    Bills concerning compulsory attendance age of those in public school are moving through the General Assembly, each has passed its respective chambers and moved into the other house. Local school administrators support measures that would put more diplomas in the hands of students, but believe issues such as funding or consistency could be problematic.

  • 'Dad the Hero' nominated at an independent film festival

    The Sampley family once again is a semi-finalist at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival.

    “Dad the Hero on Vacation” is the fifth of the family’s movies to be a semifinalist, Jamey Sampley said.

    The film is one of six screened at the festival over the weekend. It is in contention with movies including “Courageous” and “Seven Days in Utopia” starring Robert Duvall.

    The grand prize is $101,000.

  • Upton woman dies in wreck

    An Upton woman died Thursday morning when police say the 2001 Dodge Caravan she was driving crossed the center line and collided with another vehicle.

    Deanna M. Barton, 33, was westbound on Ky. 224 around 10:20 a.m. when her vehicle collided head-on with a 2000 Ford F-150 driven by Paul A. Neff, 56, of Hardinsburg.

    Barton was pronounced dead at the scene by Hardin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Spangenberger, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. Barton was not wearing a seatbelt according to the news release.