Today's News

  • Market connects vendors to history

    Carl King of Dry Ridge has been a blacksmith for 20 years.

    In a world of mass production and injection molding, King uses traditional pole-fired forge, hammer and anvil to hammer out cooking utensils, wall hooks and other metal wares.

    “It’s just like it was done 200 years ago,” he said.

    King found a market for his hobby at events such at the annual 18th Century Market at Pritchard Center in Elizabethtown, which took place Friday and Saturday.

  • Club members welcome ECTC students

    Stephanie Hart and Kevin Vittitow of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 31.

  • Fellows participate in 'Empty Bowls' fundraiser

  • Musical celebrates past, looks to future

    Rian Johnson twirled, stretched and leapt. She bent far back with her fingertips nearly brushing the floor and tipped herself forward again gracefully, with a leg lifted steadily parallel to the floor.

    “To me, dance explains a lot of things,” she said.

    Johnson, a seventh-grader at North Hardin Christian School, decided to participate in the Gospel Musical Celebrating Black History Month for the first time Friday using her training in ballet and modern dance to praise God in a way other than singing.

  • Man in critical condition after U.S. 62 crash

    An Elizabethtown man remained in critical condition Saturday after receiving serious injuries in a collision Thursday between an SUV and a motorcycle.

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown responded at 4:45 p.m. that day to an injury collision near the intersection of U.S. 62 and Tunnel Hill Road.

    Lucy Olivo, 63, of Radcliff was attempting to turn left in her 2010 Lincoln Navigator as she was eastbound on Tunnel Hill Road when she turned into the path of a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle, according to police.

  • Driver arrested, two hospitalized after Thursday wreck

    Two people were hospitalized and one was arrested after a vehicle collision Thursday on Rock Creek Road.

    Kentucky State Police from the post in Elizabethtown responded at 4:28 p.m. that day to an injury accident on Rock Creek Road two miles south of Summit.

    Ricky D. Wilson, 53, of Leitchfield was traveling north on Rock Creek Road when the 1992 Oldsmobile passenger vehicle he was driving dropped off the right shoulder of the road, according to police.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Green County 59, LaRue County 46 (02/04)

    Green County’s Micah Jones has been a thorn in the side of LaRue County for years, and the senior guard added some more frustration in her final appearance at LaRue County.

    With the No. 1 seed for the 18th District Tournament on the line, Jones poured in 26 points to go along with 10 rebounds and seven assists as the Lady Dragons pulled away in the second half for a 59-46 victory.

    Jones, a Western Kentucky signee, owns an 11-1 record against the Lady Hawks. She missed all of last year with an injury when LaRue County won both meetings.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL UPDATE: LaRue County 62, Fort Knox 42 (02/04)

    The LaRue County Hawks snapped out of a recent funk with a convincing 62-42 victory over the visiting Green County Dragons in an 18th District game Friday night.

    The Hawks (16-6 overall, 6-0 in district) had lost four of their previous seven games.

    LaRue County will be the top seed for the district tournament. The Hawks have won three consecutive district tournaments and they are 34-4 in the last five years in district play.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin stuns North Hardin, 55-51 (2/5)

    Michelle Montgomery and the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs grew tired of hearing how they had never beaten the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

    After Friday night, that streak is ancient history.

    Montgomery, junior Desireah Mills and sophomore Nawdya Fletcher combined to hit 5-of-8 free throws in the final 25.2 seconds and host John Hardin knocked off North Hardin, 55-51 in a 17th District game at the Dawg Pound.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Legends Night at T.K. Stone shows Elizabethtown's Panther Pride (02/05)

    The easy part, albeit not a cheap one, for Dr. Strat Warden on Friday was acquiring a piece of area history.

    The more difficult part for the retired Elizabethtown physician is deciding what to do with it.

    In what he deemed a $2,500 donation, Warden became the new and proud owner of the big “E” from half court of the old gym floor from T.K. Stone Middle School. Elizabethtown High School’s basketball teams played on the floor from 1956-71 before moving to their current location at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium at the high school.