Today's News

  • 11TH DISTRICT GIRLS' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Waves hold Frederick Fraize to six points (02/21)

    Facing Cloverport Frederick Fraize in the Girls’ 11th District Basketball Tournament semifinals gave the Meade County Lady Waves plenty of chances to see what they’ll be facing in two nights.

    The Lady Aces ran a zone defense Monday night, something the host Lady Waves could expect to see Thursday after rolling to a 64-6 win.

  • 18TH DISTRICT BOYS' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: LaRue County cruises past Caverna (02/21)

    GREENSBURG LaRue County didn’t let Caverna hang around this time.

  • Political strategist will speak tonight at GOP gathering

    Political strategist Scott Jennings will be featured at tonight's meeting of the Hardin County Republican Women's Club. The program, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. at Nolin RECC's offices off Ring Road in Elizabethtown.

  • KCTCS' Super Sunday proves to be super concept

    On Feb. 12, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College offered its second Super Sunday.

    The premise is simple: To encourage and recruit minority students, ECTC and its 15 sister colleges partner with other institutions that play a role in minorities’ cultures. In Hardin County, the partner institution was New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Radcliff.

  • 17TH DISTRICT GIRLS' BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Bruins overcome shaky start to top Knox (02/21)

    For coach Demond Thomas, the postseason opener Monday night for his Central Hardin Lady Bruins was much like a time-delayed text on his players’ phones – sure they got the message, but why did it take so long, exactly?

    After a lackluster first half in their quarterfinal against the fifth-seeded Fort Knox Lady Eagles, senior forwards Abbi Goedde and Alexis Johnson combined for 22 second-half points as the fourth-seeded Lady Bruins pulled away for a 55-38 in the 17th District Tournament at John Hardin.

  • Bowl for Kids' Sake gets funky

    Bowl for Kids’ Sake is giving cause to dust off the go go boots and tie dye this year.

    The annual Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser kicked off this past weekend at Dix-E-Town Lanes in Elizabethtown, where a predominant 1970s theme gave teams a chance to decorate lanes, bring back the funk and relive the disco era one roll at a time.

  • Mooserack opens at ECTC student center

    Steve Meredith had been waiting in line for two hours for Mooserack Coffee Co. to open in the newly redone student center at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. He was first in line to get a Grizzly Mocha and biscotti from the new restaurant on campus.

    The two hours were worth it to Meredith, a psychology student who has attended ECTC for two years, because he wanted to show his support for the business “from day one.” There hasn’t been a restaurant at the center for Meredith to go to since he started at the college.

  • E’town to act on alcohol at city-owned establishments

    If all goes as planned, Elizabethtown City Council will take a stance this week on alcohol use at city-owned establishments.

    After a few rounds of debate, the council is expected to take action today on new policies that would allow alcohol at some city establishments, said Mayor Tim Walker.

    Walkersaid he has spoken to members of the council and believes there is consensus to move forward on a policy for Pritchard Community Center.

  • Cecilia man arrested after runaway minor found in home

    A Cecilia man was arrested Sunday morning after police discovered a runaway juvenile female at his Duvall Lane residence.

    John R. Lashley, 33, is charged with second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor, custodial interference and possession of marijuana. Kentucky State Police also served him with an arrest warrant signed in December for a failure to appear at a Hardin Family Court date.

  • Man calls 911, threatens suicide

    Elizabethtown Police Department responded just after 8 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of West Dixie Avenue in regard to a man threatening suicide. Four hours later, the man was admitted to the hospital.

    Virgil Willoughby, EPD public information officer, said police responded to the man’s residence at 8:08 p.m. He called Hardin County Control several times threatening suicide and told a dispatcher he had a knife at his throat.

    Though a knife was involved, Willoughby said there was no hostage or gun at the residence.