Today's News

  • Ask the expert: Health

    As the name implies, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a child younger than 1 year old. 

  • The Art of Performance: Kentucky basketball lessons

    March Madness has come and gone. A new NCAA basketball champion has been crowned. Unfortunately for those of us who live in Kentucky, the Kentucky Wildcats came close but did not win the title. Every NCAA basketball tournament provides some lessons to be learned about performing on the biggest basketball stage.

  • Young life sacrificed in a faraway place

    Working for a daily newspaper serving a military community makes news about our nation’s war effort in foreign lands a familiar thing. It occupies our pages frequently. And on more occasions than any collection of small towns should experience, we’ve published the stories of young men our area has given up on the battlefield.

  • Business decision may not be best for whale or trainers

    The issue: Tilikum returns to SeaWorld

    Our view: Questionable decision

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Farrow leads Panthers to win (04/06)

    Senior Cory Farrow struck out seven and scattered three hits in five innings to lead the homestanding Elizabethtown Panthers to an 8-1 win over Shelbyville Collins on Tuesday.

    Farrow (3-0) gave up one walk and one earned run.

    Sophomore Cannon Pender had three of Elizabethtown’s eight hits – including a double – and an RBI, while sophomore Zach Ditto had two singles and two RBIs.

    The Panthers (6-5) won for the fourth time in five games.

    elizabethtown 8, shelbyville collins 1

  • West Point goes moist

    West Point residents will be allowed to pop a top with meals in public should a restaurant qualify for a liquor license.

    In a special election Tuesday, voters supported a measure allowing limited alcohol sales in West Point. The vote was 90-19 to authorize the sale of alcohol in restaurants so long as the beverages are served with food. Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb said the vote included seven absentee ballots and only one spoiled ballot, which was not counted.

  • Homemakers to host first Spring Bazaar

    The local holiday bazaar is so successful it has the Hardin County Homemakers seeing double.

    The Homemakers will host its first Spring Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hardin County Extension Service. The Homemakers decided to host another bazaar after the success of the one held during the winter holidays, said Ginny Kean, chairwoman of the event.

    Admission is free.

  • Photo: True Kentucky spring scene
  • EHS sportswear deal is authorized

    A Tennessee sportswear company seeking business sponsorships for T-shirts has a signed agreement with the Elizabethtown High School baseball program.

    The community should have no concern about solicitations by Sportswear Promotions Inc., said Michael R. Tarr II, senior vice president for North American operations with Sportswear Promotions Inc. of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

    "How much clearer can it get?" Tarr said.

  • Fort Knox soldier killed in Afghanistan

    A Fort Knox soldier on his first combat tour in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, died Sunday from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his base with indirect fire.
    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert F. Welch III, 26, of Denton, Texas, was an ordnance officer assigned to Company B, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.
    He was less than three years into his military career.
    Welch attended high school in Wylie, Texas, and attended the University of North Texas in Denton from 2003-2007.