Today's News

  • HMH holding half million dollar shortfall

    Hardin Memorial Hospital’s budget is facing some struggles midway through the fiscal cycle.

    HMH Chief Financial Officer Elmer Cummings presented a report to the Board of Trustees Tuesday morning showing the hospital is holding a roughly $571,000 budget shortfall after a rough November and a December that showed modest gains.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Wilson's seven 3s spark Meade County by North Hardin (01/18)

    The North Hardin Trojans had a hard time Tuesday night keeping an eye on Meade County senior guard Bo Wilson when he was on the court.

    Take the ball off the court and the Trojans didn’t fare much better.

    Three of Wilson’s game-high seven 3-pointers came from direct passes of inbound passes and the host Green Wave nearly blew a 15-point lead in the final minutes before holding off the Trojans, 66-61.

  • PREP BOWLING: Tuesday's Results (01/18)




    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Tuesday’s duals at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):


    Team Scores

  • Church construction aimed at outreach

    An Elizabethtown church is closer to settling in a new building.

    Site work has begun on the 17.6-acre property on North Miles Street to construct a new home for First Christian Church.

    Planners have completed architectural drawings and submitted them to state officials for approval.

    Congregation members moved in November 2010 out of the building on North Mulberry Street near Elizabethtown High School, which they had occupied for 50 years.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Trojans, Lady Hawks notch wins (1/18)

    Junior forward Chanel Roberts had 20 points and nine rebounds as the visiting North Hardin Lady Trojans snapped a two-game losing skid with a 53-46 win over 5th Region rival Nelson County on Tuesday.

    Senior guard Brianna Woodson added 13 points and five rebounds, while sophomore guard Domeneque Taft chipped in with eight points, three assists and three steals.

    North Hardin, which had lost 2-of-3 entering Tuesday, snapped Nelson County’s five-game winning streak.


  • Daycare appreciates grant from Dow Corning

    The staff, children and parents of Linda Goncher’s Daycare would like to extend our gratitude and thanks for the gener-ous FSA grant bestowed upon us from Dow Corning. It has been a wonder-ful gift that greatly has enhanced our playground areas inside and outside. The children have been over joyed by the new play items.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Flood, E'town edge John Hardin in OT (1/18)

    Elizabethtown senior forward Jansen Flood was in the right place at the right time Tuesday night, and it proved to be the difference.

    After Elizabethtown sophomore guard Bryce Byrd missed a 3-pointer, freshman center Zane Najdawi saved the ball as it was going out of bounds right to Flood, who was able to lay it in to give the Panthers a 61-60 victory over the John Hardin Bulldogs in a 17th District game at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium.

  • T.K. Stone LEGO team places ninth in portion of state tournament

    The LEGO League at T.K. Stone Middle School placed ninth Jan. 14 in the Mission category of the Kentucky FIRST LEGO League State Robotics Competition. The team placed ninth out of 42 teams. The Mission category consists of programming robots to perform tasks.

    The team also placed second in the Inspiration category, which rates teams on its enthusiasm, adviser Celeste Lawson said.

    “We were very pleased,” Lawson said.

  • HMH to buy electronic health record for ER

    The Hardin Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a plan to expand the hospital’s electronic health record into the Emergency Department.

    The board authorized the purchase of the T-System Emergency Department Information System for $967,880 for the ER as part of HMH’s efforts to integrate the hospital to digital records to meet the requirements of a federal mandate.

    The plan includes more than $860,000 in software licensing, implementation and training costs as well as $100,000 in hardware costs.

  • E’town prescription shop broken into

    Elizabethtown Police are investigating a weekend break-in at Jeff’s Prescription Shop at 2415 Ring Road.

    Police responded to the business just after 7 p.m. Saturday because of an activated alarm, according to a news release.

    Upon arrival, officers found the front door glass was broken out and several items were knocked over and pushed off the counter, according to the release. The suspects already had fled the scene.

    No medication appeared to have been taken, said Virgil Willoughby, EPD public information officer.