Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: E'town tops Knox; North, Central pick up wins (08/17)

    Senior Robert Baker had two goals and two assists and sophomores Travis Richardson and Conner Kauffeld each scored twice as the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers cruised to an 8-3 win over 10th District foe Fort Knox on Tuesday.

    Senior Alec Thompson scored on a penalty kick and freshman Nick Lawson also scored for the Panthers, who led 5-1 at the half and out-shot Fort Knox, 32-9.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: North, Meade notch wins (08/17)

    Junior Leah Shartzer served up six aces and sophomores Dalani Rainwater and Justice Bayless had five kills each as the host North Hardin Trojans earned a 25-17, 25-20 win Tuesday against 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    Shartzer also had eight assists and one kill. Rainwater had two blocks and one ace, while Bayless had a block.

    Freshman Amanda Patterson added nine assists and two aces and sophomore Tashara Jackson had four kills and four blocks.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Elizabethtown rallies to beat John Hardin in three (08/17)

    Mary Beth Russell turned what defines a libero on its heels.

    The Elizabethtown High School senior showed she’s more than just a defensive specialist. She’s got quite the offensive serving repertoire, too.

  • Radcliff to opt out of unification

    Radcliff City Council plans to draft a resolution opting out of plans for a unified local government in Hardin County.

    A majority of the council provided vocal support to the resolution, proposed by Councilman Don Yates, after several residents urged the council Tuesday night to reject unification efforts. Councilwoman Barbara Baker and Councilman Jack Holland were absent from the meeting, but both have expressed opposition to unified government.

  • Homeschool student makes splash with summer job

    Homeschool student Kerry Skiff snagged what many might consider the ideal summer job: working as a lifeguard at a pool.

    Skiff works at White Mills Christian Camp.

    “I like the idea of working in a Christian atmosphere,” Skiff said.

    But such a job is not just fun in the sun.

    “It’s really taught me a lot about responsibility,” Skiff said. “It was really sobering ... to find out how many different things can go wrong.”

  • Ceremony tonight promotes love, kindness

    Peggy Harbaugh of Elizabethtown said she is trying to get community members to honor soldiers and children tonight because God wants her to.

    “This was a spirit that the Lord put in me to do,” she said.

    From that conviction grew plans for the Ceremony for Fallen Soldiers and Innocent Children scheduled to begin at 8:30 tonight at Pritchard Community Center on Mulberry Street in Elizabethtown.

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  • Under Construction: Ashton Park

    Under Construction will appear each Thursday on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Ashton Park subdivision
    Location: Off Hayden School Road in Elizabethtown
    When it opened? The 83-acre development initially approved in February 2010
    Number of lots: Total is for 256 lots; first 30 lots have been recorded
    Lot size: Average lot acreage is 0.229 acres

  • Traffic checkpoints planned around county

    The West Point Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints this month and in September.

    Also, the Hardin County Sheriff's Department will conduct traffic safety evaluations on U.S. 31W and other roadways in the county during the next few months, according to a department news release.


  • The List: Plan now to make shopping more relaxing and debt-free

    The holidays will soon be upon us. OK, so back-to-school shopping still is in full swing, but enjoying a debt-free Christmas calls for advance planning and saving.

    The Kentucky Society of CPAs offers the following tips for gift giving with crashing your financial goals.