Today's News

  • Ask the Expert: Family travel

    By BECKIE HENRY For Wednesday's Woman Family travel can be a pleasant experience with lifetime memories or a never ending nightmare. Families looking to make those travel memories special should repeat the mantra, "Plan ahead." Traveling with children of any age, especially teens, requires a well thought out game plan. You know your children and what will keep their interest.

  • March 26 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Sharing the Good News

    Like most Easter mornings, local churches will be packed today as members, guests and visitors celebrate the resurrection.

    In addition to worship, Easter serves other purposes. In many cases, it's an annual family gathering or a chance to display brightly colored spring clothing. Like Christmas, it has become a chance to fuss over our children and grandchildren with gifts of chocolates and stuffed bunnies.As the day drew near, I again read the Bible account and took part in a contemplative reminder of Christ's death, burial and resurrection in a candlelit church auditorium.

  • Photo: One-vehicle crash briefly closes interstate
  • April 4, 2010, editorial: Shaping the Vision

    With astounding growth spawned by changes at Fort Knox, including a $322 million increase in the annual economy, Hardin County needs to expect change. Reacting to it, however, is quite different than preparing for it.

  • New waters run deep

    For more information about the camp and registration, log on to www.whitemillschristiancamp.com.



    White Mills Christian Camp was established to spread the love of God to those who pass through its doors and it openly embraces the value of entertainment, Camp Manager Ben Fulcher said.

    Showing its dedication, the camp has invested in a half-million-dollar expansion of the swimming pool facilities, which will be open for use by the time campers show up in early June, Fulcher said.

  • Hit the lights



    Hardin County residents left without power in frigid conditions after last year’s ice storm understandably wanted to know when crews would restore service.

    The next time a storm blacks out the grid, Kentucky Utilities and LG&E customers can take their laptops to a place with Internet access — or maybe get in touch with someone who has electricity and can get online — to consult a real-time power outage map with approximate restoration times.

  • Blinded with science

     Katie Dorminey and Samantha Dorminey – first place in Anatomy and Physiology

    Micah Farmer and Christian Brawner – first place in Astronomy

    Emilee O’Brien and Michael Viers – first place in Cell Biology

  • April 5, 2010: Obituaries

    Ret. 1st Sgt. Earl L. ‘Big John’ Johnson Ret. 1st Sgt. Earl L. “Big John” Johnson, 77, of Radcliff, died Saturday April 3, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. Survivors include his loving wife, Gisela Johnson.  Arrangements are incomplete at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.   Reva Mae Kerfoot Reva Mae Kerfoot,

  • Extension Service to teach Internet social networking intro



    Those of us who don’t live under rocks face a barrage of social networking terms such as Twitter, Facebook and Skype.

    To find out more about these and similar popular Internet sites, residents in the Hardin County area can attend a workshop today at the Extension Service on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.

    The free workshop, which starts at 1:30 p.m., will be an introduction to the technology and an explanation of why people use it.