Today's News

  • Poetry solicited for contests held by The Heartland Review


    Those with a poetic flair have until the postmark deadline of March 1 to enter The Heartland Review’s 2012 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize competition.

    The Heartland Review is a literary publication of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    First place winner will receive $350, second place receives $150 and third place receives $75.

    The tax-deductible contribution of $10 is requested per three poems entered.

  • Bland appointed to equal opportunity council

    A local attorney will be promoting diversity among all public higher education institutions in the state.

    JoAnne Wheeler Bland  has been appointed to a two-year term on the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Committee on Equal Opportunities. The council provides oversight to the Statewide Diversity Policy followed by public postsecondary institutions and will work to create a diverse student body and pool of employees at colleges and universities

  • It’s not about allowing the public to vote

    ISSUE: Casino gambling in Kentucky

    OUR VIEW: Legislators owe Kentuckians an honest vote


  • Columnist's interest isn't normal; it's paranormal

    In the past few weeks, I haven’t had a ghost of a chance at being bored.
    Yeah, that was a bad attempt at a paranormal-related pun.
    You see, this has been a particularly busy time for paranormal events and other related activity. Since the end of January, stars from three national TV shows — including one for which I was interviewed on-camera — have visited downtown Elizabethtown, and last weekend I was part of an investigation near Louisville with a paranormal investigation group I recently joined — yep, that makes two now.

  • And the Oscar goes to....

    Sunday night, Hollywood and all its glamour is on display for the 84th annual Academy Awards with Billy Crystal returning as host.
    This might be the first year in a long time I have caught most of the work nominated for best picture. One I didn’t see, “The Artist,” has picked up a lot of hardware from other awards in the industry including three Golden Globes and extensive recognition from critics and film festivals. The black and white, silent film is one of the frontrunners this year.

  • Oscar nominees

    Best Picture
    "The Artist"
    "The Descendants"
    "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
    "Midnight in Paris"
    "The Help"
    "War Horse"
    "The Tree of Life"

  • GIRLS' 17TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: North Hardin surges past John Hardin and back into final (02/23)

    The John Hardin Lady Bulldogs made history against North Hardin in the regular season, but the Lady Trojans weren’t about to let it happen again in the postseason.

    North Hardin never trailed after sophomore forward Morgan Barrick’s putback 52 seconds in and the third-seeded Lady Trojans rolled past the second-seeded Lady Bulldogs, 71-42 in the 17th District Tournament’s late semifinal Wednesday at the Dawg Pound.

  • GIRLS' 17TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: E'town cruises past Central and into final (2/23)

    Fans of the Elizabethtown girls’ basketball program saw a glimpse of the future Wednesday night, while getting a chance to enjoy the present.

    The Lady Panthers put together the right mix of old and young on the floor to cruise past the Central Hardin Lady Bruins, 82-24 in the first semifinal of the Girls’ 17th District Tournament at John Hardin’s Dawg Pound.

  • Radcliff officials respond to denied liquor applications

    Radcliff Councilman Edward Palmer on Wednesday said he hopes city officials can move on and work together for the good of Radcliff after the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control this week denied license applications tied to two of his colleagues.

  • Radcliff Rotary welcomes Watts as guest speaker