Today's News

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Balanced E'town routs Washington (1/27)

    Four players reached double figures as the 11th-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers rolled to a 73-32 win over 5th Region rival Washington County on Thursday night.

    Senior guard Kaylyn Cecil led the way with 16 points, five rebounds and three steals, while junior post Alexis Powell scored 13 points.

    Freshman guard Livie Bowling added 12 points, and sophomore guard Kinsey Mudd chipped in with 10 points and two assists.


  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Panthers vow to learn from loss to J'town (1/27)

    LOUISVILLE — The Elizabethtown Panthers let a victory slip through their grasp Thursday night, but they vowed to learn from this loss.

    The 14th-ranked Panthers trailed only 14 seconds in the first three quarters, but the 11th-ranked Jeffersontown Chargers used a series of Elizabethtown mistakes to rally for a 73-66 victory at Raymond Adams Gymnasium.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Back to full strength, Hawks are hungry (1/27)

    The LaRue County Hawks are back at full strength and ready to make a run at their sixth State Duals title.

    After competing last weekend without senior Shawn Hull, top-ranked LaRue County expects to have its starting 14 intact Saturday at Lexington Henry Clay.

    Hull, who’s ranked No. 1 at 160 pounds by kentuckywrestling.com, missed last weekend’s North Hardin Trojan Invitational Tournament with turf toe.

  • Building permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

  • Tom Mabe headlines night of comedy at Historic State Theater

    The Historic State Theater hopes to have audiences rolling in the aisles when it hosts comedian Tom Mabe at 8 p.m. today.

    Mabe, who is famous for prank calls and stunts, is the featured performer in the Historic State Theater Comedy Series. Mabe’s show, “Mabe in America,” airs on CMT.

    Opening for Mabe are comedians Zan and Sean Smith.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Roberts punishes Central (1/27)

    Plagued by foul problems, North Hardin junior Chanel Roberts sat on the bench and sulked in most of her team’s Jan. 2 road loss to the Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    When the teams renewed their rivalry Thursday night, Roberts stayed on the court – and her Lady Trojans stayed out in front.

    Playing all but 2 minutes, Roberts punished the depleted Lady Bruins with 29 points, 13 rebounds and four steals in her team’s 54-34 foul fest of a win at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • Officials discuss downtown design guidelines

    Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council Executive Director Heath Seymour said city officials are determined to breathe life back into downtown so residents won’t feel the need to travel to Bardstown or Louisville.

    “We want to see all the places (in downtown) filled up,” Seymour said. “We want to see some life down here.”

  • CHHS hosts region cheerleading competition

    Central Hardin High School is hosting the Kentucky Association of Pep Organization Sponsors Region 5 cheerleading competition Saturday.

    The competition begins at 1 p.m. in the main gymnasium at CHHS and concludes that afternoon. According to the KAPOS handbook, the winning team at regional competition advances to the state-at-large competition.

    The state competition is Feb. 18 at Western Kentucky University’s Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, according to the website.

  • Photo: Radcliff facility gets fresh look
  • Zach Medler exhibit comes to ECTC

    The Morrison Art Gallery at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a Zach Medler exhibit through Feb. 9.

    His exhibit, Country Fair, explores Middle America through the cultural tradition of county fairs.

    Medler is an Indiana artist who works with functional ceramics, assemblage paintings, video, prints on paper or shirts, sculpture and installations.

    He uses block-printed and stenciled imagery to express Midwestern life.