Today's News

  • Latest reinvention of your paper: Daily feature pages

    The newspaper is the rarest of all manufacturing systems. Each day the product must be designed and developed from scratch.

    We know we have paper. We know we’ll use ink. Everything else varies from deadline to deadline.

    No two editions are the same. We are in a constant state of inventing and reinventing our product. Modifications, revisions and improvements are part of our everyday life cycle.

  • BRAC comes to quiet end

    ISSUE: Completion of Fort Knox’s transition
    : We’re at the top, but at a precipice

    You may not have noticed it, but September has been a historic month for Hardin County.

    The Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area — which includes all of Hardin and LaRue Counties — was first on a list of 366 such areas for percentage growth in gross domestic product, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

  • Deadly stretch

    Victor Chacon, 26, Tatayna Alvarez, 11, and Brianna Chacon, 10, all of Chicago. Jeremy D. Byrd, 33, of Dayton, Ohio. August Stegemann Jr., 54, of Augusta, Ga. Sidolena Martinez, 2, of Louisville. April Crain, 20, of Upton.

    Since Jan. 1, seven people have lost their lives on the stretch of Interstate 65 near Glendale Exit 86.

    Of those seven, six were younger than 35. Three were children who were not restrained by a safety device. One was a motorcyclist.

  • Guilty plea entered in child porn case

    In front of an empty courtroom, Christin Nicole Dague pleaded guilty to an amended charge while prosecutors, citing insufficient evidence, filed a motion to dismiss charges against her co-defendant, Jeff Farmer.

    Farmer, 46, and Dague, 27, are accused of involving a minor younger than 16 years of age in a filmed sexual performance between 2007 and 2008 at a Radcliff residence, according to indictments.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown girls beats Sacred Heart in a shootout (09/18)

    The third-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers are becoming shootout queens.

    Elizabethtown captured its second tournament title via shootout, defeating No. 6 Louisville Sacred Heart 2-1 (5-4 in penalty kicks) on Saturday night in the championship game of the eight-team Lexington Catholic Cup.

    Elizabethtown (12-2) captured the SON Cup on Aug. 21, defeating South Oldham 2-1 (5-3 in penalty kicks) in the tournament title game.

  • PREP GIRLS' CROSS COUNTRY: Lever 'surprised' by invitational win (09/18)

    Katie Lever didn’t run her typical race during Saturday’s Central Hardin Invitational.

    She usually waits until the final 2,000 meters to make her move to the front of the pack.

    Not on this day.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown third at Woodford; Fort Knox goes 0-2 (09/18)

    Elizabethtown had its four-match winning streak snapped right off the bat Friday in the Woodford County Invitational.
    But the Lady Panthers rallied for a third-place finish Saturday in the 10-team tournament.
    Boone County defeated Elizabethtown 26-24, 19-25, 15-7 in the Lady Panthers’ opening pool-play match. Then they defeated Lexington Bryan Station (25-16, 27-26), Anderson County (25-12, 25-18) and Scott County (25-19, 25-19) to advance to the medal round.

  • PREP BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY: Strickland runs to title (09/18)

    There’s a new rivalry budding in area boys’ cross country.

    With former standout runners Andrew Stewart and John Egan now competing in college, Meade County junior Will Strickland and North Hardin sophomore Marcus Terrell have picked up where those two left off.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Saturday's Scores (09/18)




    GLASGOW Results from Saturday’s 23-tournament at the 6,277-yard, par-71, Glasgow Country Club:

    6. Central Hardin (322)

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker 862-4922

    NEW ARRIVAL. Congratulations to Shalonda and Renardo Foster on the birth of a baby daughter on Sept. 6 in Louisville. James and Donna Dixon are grandparents from this area.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Steve Booker, Wesley Cardin, Donna Pearson, Saundra Powers, David Johnson, Andy Hodge, Bonnie Ward and Richard Haslar.

    ANNIVERSARY WISH. Congratulations to Calvin and Patti Riggs on celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 17.