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Today's News

  • The Best: Easy, boil-free lasagnas

    When we moved to Hardin County some 25 years ago and I started attending Radcliff Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), I fell in love with it. We had lived in Lexington previously and I had been employed as secretary to the minister of music at the church I attended, Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The church in Lexington was wonderful; it was a very large church that had a great, large choir and many activities for people of all ages.

  • Dash of Class: Reader-submitted cookies, pasta salad

    As usual, I am giving you some new recipes that have been given to me by readers or requested by readers.

  • EPD accepting applications for citizens police academy

    The Elizabethtown Police Department is accepting applications for its citizens police academy, which begins Feb. 20 and continues through March 26.

    The group meets Mondays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Those interested can call Virgil Willoughby, EPD’s public information officer, at (270) 765-4125 or stop by the police department at 300 S. Mulberry St. to pick up an application.

    Applications need to be submitted no later than Feb. 17.

  • Community input sought on downtown proposal

    Local residents will have another chance to voice their opinions about projects and design ideas related to downtown Elizabethtown.

    The city of Elizabethtown and the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council is sponsoring a second downtown design meeting from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Historic State Theater on West Dixie Avenue.

  • Conference to help pastors reach out to military families

    Congregation members at Faith Lutheran Church in Radcliff send care packages to military members, keep service members and their families in Sunday prayers and email Sunday sermons to deployed members of the church.

    One congregation member, who is retired from the military does free yard work for families of deployed service members.

    The Rev. Paul Horn, pastor, said that kind of service is to be expected from a congregation primarily made up of the families of active or retired military members.

    “They get it,” he said.

  • They've been workin' on the railroad
  • St. Clair receives another death penalty for '91 murder

    Convicted murderer Michael Dale St. Clair will be sentenced next month for his most recent murder conviction last Friday in Hardin County.

    A Hardin County jury unanimously found St. Clair guilty of the execution style killing of Frank Brady from a Sonora truck stop.

    St. Clair was convicted Friday on capital kidnapping and other charges in connection with 1991 abduction and murder of Brady following a three-week trial and less than two hours of deliberations.

  • Outlining skills needed by events coordinator

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown to hire events coordinator
    OUR VIEW: Qualified candidate must be a 'numbers' person.

    The city of Elizabethtown and Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau are working out details on a new partnership intended to fill a void left by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce in running the Heartland Festival, Cruisin’ the Heartland and other events.

  • GIRLS' PREP SWIMMING: Central Hardin's Snider shooting for more after surprise 50 breast win (01/24)

    Lane eight.

    It’s likely the hardest lane for swimmers. That’s where they battle turbulent, wave-filled water and have to avoid having it mess with their minds.

    Seeded last in her heat in lane eight and stuck on the outside with all the water drafting to her, Erin Snider wasn’t supposed to contend for the 50-yard breaststroke title two weekends ago at the 10th annual Rock the Blocks meet in Louisville.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town's Gilpin out for the season (1/24)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers received the news they had been dreading since Thursday night. Senior guard Tara Gilpin will miss the rest of the season after sustaining a concussion in a victory over Hart County. It is Gilpin’s third concussion since her freshman season.

    Gilpin’s loss creates a huge void for the Lady Panthers, who have won their last two games without their leader. Junior Alexis Powell has started in place of Gilpin.