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Today's News

  • Martinez-Vinton

    Barbara L. Martinez and Terry K. Vinton, both of Sonora, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Donna S. Hebert of Vine Grove and the late Roland G. Hebert. She is a 1982 graduate of North Hardin High School and is a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with major in IT Networking.

    The prospective groom is the son of Robert and Mona Vinton of Rotonda West, Fla. He is a 1984 graduate of North Hardin High School and is an electrician.

  • Aldridge and Aldridge joins Chamber of Commerce

    Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting for one of its newest Chamber members, Aldridge and Aldridge PSC on April 22. 

    The law firm’s office is at 2600 Ring Road, Elizabethtown, in the Overall Building. Attending the ribbon cutting were attorneys Carey and Jeremy Aldridge, owners; Mayor Tim Walker; staff, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Adcock records first Major League victory (5/1)

    The final day in April will always be one Nathan Adcock remembers.

    The Kansas City rookie relief pitcher earned his first Major League victory as the Royals scored a run in the seventh and exploded for eight more in the eighth to pound the visiting Minnesota Twins, 11-2 on Saturday night.

    “It’s pretty neat to get that first win,” Adcock said. “It’s a big honor to win a Major League game. It’s what you dream of.”

  • Focus on Finance: Identity theft – what to know

    Question: What exactly is “identity theft”?
    Answer: Identity theft is stealing people’s personal information to defraud them. Using their personal information, criminals then make charges to a person’s credit cards or cellphone, or perhaps impersonate them for access to bank accounts and more. Identity thieves like to prey on elderly who often lack the clarity and technical sophistication of younger adults.
    You can take steps to reduce your exposure to identity theft. Three major strategies to take are:

  • Focus on finance: Identity theft – what to know

    Question: What exactly is “identity theft”?
    Answer: Identity theft is stealing people’s personal information to defraud them. Using their personal information, criminals then make charges to a person’s credit cards or cellphone, or perhaps impersonate them for access to bank accounts and more. Identity thieves like to prey on elderly who often lack the clarity and technical sophistication of younger adults.
    You can take steps to reduce your exposure to identity theft. Three major strategies to take are:

  • Hardin Countians 'March for Babies'

    Hardin Countians put on their walking shoes this weekend to raise money for the smallest among them.

    Walkers filled the parking lot of Elizabethtown High School on Saturday to begin the March for Babies event, sponsored by the March of Dimes. The three-mile walk began in the parking lot after participants fueled up with food and pumped up with Zumba demonstrations.

  • Mixing fun with fitness

    While New Highland Elementary staff and students spend their days during the week reading and ’riting, when Saturday rolled around, they tried a different “r” — running.

    New Highland Elementary School hosted a Family Fun Run on Saturday. About 60 students arrived at the school in the early morning hours to take part in a 2K run. Students started the run from the parking lot of the school and ran a route near Bluegrass Middle School and John Hardin High School.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: UK fan favorites visit Elizabethtown (05/01)

    Hundreds of fans greeted Josh Harrellson with a loud yell and round of applause as he entered the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown on Saturday afternoon.

    All the lone University of Kentucky senior, affectionately known as “Jorts,” had done this year was lead the Wildcats to their first Final Four since 1998.

  • Photo: Welcome home for R&R
  • Essential news arrived as nine-word post online

    Four Alabama refugees and their dog took shelter in our house early Thursday morning. My daughter’s family escaped without injury or significant property damage but not without some degree of impact.

    After our daily April storms, the constant storm watches and warnings almost became background noise. Another threat was predicted for Wednesday but when my wife described news of Alabama’s devastation the information didn’t immediately register.