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Today's News

  • Photos: Central Hardin hosts mock car crash
  • The Art of Performance: Basketball provides opportunity for community to heal

    Sometimes basketball provides an opportunity for a top performance outside the court.

    Recently a terrible tragedy hit the high school of Chardon, Ohio, which is a small rural school not far from Cleveland. On this day, a former student entered the high school cafeteria and opened fire on a table of high school seniors. Three of the five students who were shot have since died.

  • Feeling the pinch at the pump

    The gas pump can put a pounding on families with its fluctuations and spikes in prices.

    By the same token, businesses that depend on transportation must find ways to absorb or adjust to the expense when fuel prices soar, as they have done in the past month.

    According to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report, the average price of regular-grade gasoline is hovering around $3.77 per gallon nationally compared to about $3.48 per gallon a month ago and roughly $3.50 per gallon a year ago.

  • Options available to help those affected by tornadoes

    Anyone looking for a way to help those affected by last week’s tornadoes in Kentucky and Indiana have a few options when it comes to donating time, items and money.

    Monetary donations are the best way to help locally, said Sharon Thompson, director of the American Red Cross in Elizabethtown. Thompson said this allows the Red Cross to give families cards they can use to purchase needed items.

  • E’town woman in stable condition after domestic dispute

    An Elizabethtown woman involved in a Sunday morning domestic dispute that culminated in an attempted stabbing was upgraded Monday afternoon to stable condition from serious.

    Elizabethtown police responded at 3:43 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of Kimball Drive where they found Maila G. Kennedy, 42, bleeding from the neck, according to a news release from the Elizabethtown Police Department.

  • Kitchen Adventures: Introductions and Italian food

    Welcome to my kitchen.

    I’m probably like most of you, a self-made cook. I try to get fancy, slightly gourmet, with my cooking sometimes and at other times I’m looking for something quick to fix at the end of a tiring day at work.

    My passion for cooking leads me to drool over Food Network programs, collect a massive amount of cookbooks and skim websites such as Pinterest for the next recipe to try.

  • Monica Duff: One of Hardin County's Finest Cooks

    I have known Monica Snellen Duff, this month’s “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks,” for quite some time. She is the mother of four wonderful daughters and a son. Three of them were my students at West Hardin High School. She was nominated by her daughter, Barbara Hornback.

    Married for 62 years, Monica and her husband have five children, Dianne Atcher, Danny Duff, Barbara Hornback, Janice Brown and Laura Watts, 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. It’s a full house during holiday’s and special occasions.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: John Hardin rallies past LaRue in overtime (03/06)

    It wouldn’t have been strange to walk in the John Hardin locker room at halftime and hear Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing.” The Bulldogs found themselves in a nine-point hole after trailing by as many as 15 in the first 16 minutes.

    Instead of hitting the panic button, the Bulldogs stayed the course and continued to follow the game plan despite the deficit. Most importantly, they believed they could come back.

  • HMH to expand hospital art exhibit

    Elizabethtown resident Wendy Coverson recognized the photography contest at Hardin Memorial Health was a way for her to get her work and name out to a larger audience.

    Now her panorama — capturing the amber essence and rippling splendor of Cumberland Falls in autumn – is splashed on the walls of Hardin Memorial Hospital adjacent to the gift shop.

  • ECTC to host ‘That Takes Ovaries’

    The ovarian fortitude of local women will be celebrated at an international event coming to Hardin County this week.

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting an event called That Takes Ovaries, spawned from an international movement started in 2002. The event, which celebrates gutsy actions taken by girls and women, is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, which is International Women’s Day. The event is in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center on campus.