Today's News

  • Lovins Hosts Guests At Rotary Club Meeting

     Bart Lovins, director of the Performing Arts Center, brought two guests to the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting May 17. Lydia Tharp, left, PAC Kid Spotlight winner for June and Lindsay Harper, center, May PAC Kid Spotlight winner. Also pictured is Bart Lovins. 

  • College advice and tips: Choosing a college and major

    Before even thinking about facing the challenges of college, the graduating high school student has a couple other considerations to face, namely which college to attend and what to major in.

    Jessica Shartzer, an Eastern Kentucky University student and 2010 North Hardin High School graduate, said high school students should look at what courses any prospective college offers.

    “The main reason why I chose Eastern is because it's only one of three schools in the state of Kentucky that offers speech/language pathology as a major,” Shartzer said.

  • Some roads still blocked by flood waters

    A few days of rain in May added to the great April deluge still has a few roads in Hardin County blocked.

    The latest report from the Hardin County Road Department includes four closings.

    Hansborough Road off Ky. 1375 is closed as well as Old Sonora Road and South Black Branch Road in the Cecilia area. Nolin Road in southern Hardin County is closed between Payne Road and Davenport Lane.

    High water also is reported on Sonora-Nolin Road and Spears Lane.

  • ECTC delivers a variety of options, services

    By Thelma White

  • Woodland Elementary School Drums and Choir entertains

    Radcliff Rotary Club members recently were  entertained by members were the Woodland Elementary School Drums and Choir under the direction of Aaron Dale. The ensemble performed a medley of percussion tunes accompanied by voices with energy and enthusiasm. 
    Following the musicians, the club heard from guest speakers Tammy Quetot and Robyn Mroszczyk from Survivor Outreach Services at Fort Knox. Its mission is to assist family members of fallen soldiers cope with their loss and assist with understanding and applying for benefits and entitlements.

  • Buggeland indicted on charges of parents' murders

    Erik John Buggeland, the Elizabethtown man accused of killing his parents in September, was indicted in April on two counts of murder, two counts of first-degree robbery and theft by unlawful taking more than $500.

  • First Coca-Cola collectible auction set for September

    Collectors attending Septemberfest, an annual gathering in Elizabethtown of Coca-Cola memorabilia enthusiasts, will have an added bonus this year with the first live auction of approximately 850 Coca-Cola collectibles during the event at the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia.

    “It’s not by accident,’’ said Larry Schmidt, the museum’s president.

    His parents, Bill and Jan, opened the museum in 1977. It was announced last month that the museum would close and the estimated 80,000 collectibles valued at $10 million would be sold.

  • Hooray for Heroes

    As May winds down, many thoughts turn to Memorial Day and the meaning behind that holiday. However, another significant holiday takes place each May, giving us another opportunity to recognize and honor our uniformed heroes: Armed Forces Day.

  • Seniors, ready to celebrate, fill Pritchard

    A number of Hardin County services came together Thursday to assist the community’s seniors in getting their questions answered and needs met.

    The 25th annual Senior Celebration took place at Pritchard Community Center. The event provided informational booth, speakers and entertainment pertinent to those 65 years of age and older.

  • BASEBALL: Adcock to make first career start Saturday (05/20)

    Kansas City rookie pitcher Nathan Adcock will make his first Major League start Saturday when the Royals host the St. Louis Cardinals at Kauffman Stadium.

    Adcock, who the Royals selected in the Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings, had never pitched above the Class A level until this season. In eight relief appearances, Adcock is 1-0 with a 2.16 earned run average although he’s given up 19 hits including two homers in 16 2/3 innings.