Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: Girls' Team-By-Team Previews (03/21)

    Elizabethtown’s girls’ tennis team aims for a near decade of dominance.

    With one more 5th Region Tournament championship this season, the Lady Panthers will make it their ninth straight.

    And with all the experienced players they have coming back, second-year coach Karen Henson hopes they can not only do that but also challenge for a team title at State.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: Boys' Team-By-Team Previews (03/21)

    The more things say the same, the more things Karen Henson has decided to change.

    Even though Elizabethtown returned 4-of-6 players, including both singles entries, which rolled to another 5th Region Tournament team championship, the Panthers’ second-year coach has tinkered with the lineup.

    The notable changes send junior Reza Haider back to singles, where he’ll rotate playing No. 1 and No. 2 matches with returning junior singles standout Zeeshan Bhatti, last year’s region tournament runner-up and conference tournament champion.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: Elizabethtown's Sallee swinging for history (03/21)

    Just how dominant has Jenna Sallee been during the Girls’ 5th Region Tennis Tournament?

    Over the past two years, the Elizabethtown senior hasn’t dropped a single set in singles play.

    She’s made reaching the State tournament look way too easy.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: 2011 Composite Schedule (03/21)


    John Hardin at Fort Knox                       4:30 p.m.

    North Hardin at Nelson County                      TBD

    Meade County at LaRue County             5:15 p.m.


  • Caregiver fatigue is real

    The day begins early, the same as it does every day. The alarm clock reminds that it was only a few hours ago since sleep was interrupted again.
    Time for a quick cup of coffee before the daily routine of caring for an older family member begins. The routine of toileting, showering, dressing, laundry, meal preparation, giving medications and housekeeping chores has to be completed before a doctor’s appointment later that morning.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Chocolate Gravy

    Ada W. Avery of Elizabethtown has sent in one of the most interesting recipes I’ve ever seen – Chocolate Gravy. When I first read the name, my stomach sort of did a flip … Chocolate? Yumm! Chocolate gravy?  Hmmmmm.

  • Clipped for a cause

    People filled the Knights of Columbus Hall on Sunday to clip for a cure.

    More than 50 people had their heads shaved for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation . It was the first event of its kind in the Elizabethtown area and had brought in tens of thousands of dollars before a set of clippers ever touched a head.
    The St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s mission is to raise money for childhood cancer research.

  • Photo: Super moon over Kentucky
  • Family celebrates birthday with $10,000 lottery ticket

    Merianne Johnson’s $30 worth of lottery tickets turned into a $10,000 birthday present for her mother.
    Johnson buys the tickets for her mother for birthdays and holidays. The most that Merian Johnson had won before was $37 until she scratched off a Betty Boop ticket March 14 for her 87th birthday.

  • Radcliff mayor questions census data

    Results from the 2010 census showed growth in Hardin County, which increased in population by 12.1 percent during the past 10 years to 105,543 residents. The national head count said Elizabethtown’s population leaped by 26.6 percent to 28,531 residents.

    But Radcliff showed a population loss and Mayor J.J. Duvall doesn’t believe it.

    The census recorded Radcliff as losing 1.2 percent of its population in the last 10 years, dropping to 21,688 residents.