Today's News

  • County fair brings back favorites and introduces lawn mower derby


    Entry Day for Exhibits - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    4-H Entry Day - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    FFA Entry Day - 1:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Culinary Department - 4:30 p.m.

    Flower Department Judging - 4:30 p.m.

    Garden and Fruit Judging - 4:30 p.m.

    Mark Comley Magic Show - 7 and 9 p.m.

    Parent/Child Look-A-Like Contest - 7 p.m.

    Heartland Songwriter Association JAM - 7:30 p.m.

    KOTTPA Truck Pull - 7:30 p.m.

    Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant - 8 p.m.

  • Youth Visit Warm Blessings

  • YOUTH ALL-STAR BASEBALL: E'town Red beats Meade for 12s district title (07/11)

    The first six hitters for the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission Red All-Stars had consecutive hits in the bottom of the first inning Sunday as EABC Red rolled to a 13-0 four-inning mercy-rule win over Meade County in the championship game of the Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament at Sonny Chaput Field in Elizabethtown.

    Elizabethtown finished with 15 hits, including three homers in its seven-run third inning.

  • E’town man charged in Iowa court

    An Elizabethtown man has been charged in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for failing to register as a sex offender.

    Bruce Anthony Myers, 43, appeared Thursday in U.S. District Court in Iowa on the charge that he knowingly failed to register as a sex offender between April 28 and May 17.

  • Photo: A busy buzzing
  • Vine Grove considers city hall repairs

    Vine Grove City Hall is feeling its age.

    The former Vine Grove elementary and high school building was built during the Franklin Roosevelt era by the Works Progress Administration, former mayor Donovan Smith said.

    The building might have been built in the late 1930s, but was more likely constructed in the early 1940s, he said.

    That time has subjected the building to structural and cosmetic concerns.

  • Senior Life: Ways to ease the caregiving conscience

    I suffer from “guilt-itis”, a condition I’m sure if diagnosed would consist of an overly active guilty conscience. I mull events and situations over and over again. My “condition” makes me stop and think about my actions every day. In almost every situation, I am left wondering if I said the right thing, did the right thing, or if I should have done something differently.

  • WAKEBOARDING: BGSG Day 2 Photo Gallery (07/11)

    Bluegrass State Games competition in both wakeboarding and water skiing at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown began Saturday and wrapped up Sunday.

  • TENNIS: State Farm E-town Open Day 2 Results & Photo Gallery (07/11)

    Results from Sunday’s final day of 179-player State Farm E-town Open, a Central Kentucky Tennis Series/Elizabethtown Tennis Commission event held at American Legion Park and University Drive Park in Elizabethtown, Central Hardin High School in Cecilia and John Hardin High School in Radcliff:

    Men’s Open Singles


    Tymon Smith def. Jacob Blevins 6-0, 6-2

    Joshua Smith def. Noah Swencki 6-1, 6-1


  • Berlin to Baghdad: Music career led Clark to the desert

    Paul Clark’s love for music has followed him throughout his professional career, and it was the primary weapon in his arsenal when he entered the Persian Gulf.

    The young music student, who now resides in Elizabethtown, was following his own template for life at Northern Arizona University when his trajectory drastically changed with one slip of paper.

    “After several years of study and still not getting a degree, Uncle Sam sent me a little letter and said ‘You’re drafted,’” he said.