Today's News

  • Civil Suits

     The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    Kentuckiana Finance LLC v. Katherine M. Swenson, et al, Fairviewcircle, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $4,348.82 plus interest.

  • Army Band concert series begins Sunday

    The 113th Army Band begins a free monthly concert series at 7 p.m. Sunday at Fort Knox’s Eastman Amphitheater. The concert is open to the public.

    The band will present “All that Jazz” with its “Rhythm Rangers” combo, a New Orleans-style ensemble, and its stage band, which specializes in big band standards.

    Future shows are at 7 p.m. the first Sunday of each month through Oct. 3, except for a July 4 Monday show at 7 p.m.

  • Photo: School's out for summer
  • Coca-Cola display could anchor at History Museum

    The Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia may have closed its doors, but some Elizabethtown officials are hoping to preserve the legacy of the collection for years to come.

    Sherry Murphy, executive director of the Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau, has approached the museum’s president, Larry Schmidt, about the possibility of donating memorabilia from the sprawling collection to a permanent display at the Hardin County History Museum. She announced the plan to the Elizabethtown Tourism Commission earlier this week.

  • Summer warning: Don’t leave kids, pets in hot cars

    You pull up at a bank. You need to go inside. It shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes. Your two children, both younger than 5, are in the backseat. You don’t want to take them in, but it is 93 degrees outside.

    What do you do?

    Children and animals are more susceptible to heat than adults. Leaving them in the car while you run inside for a few minutes could lead to heat exhaustion and even death.

  • West speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

  • Savannah to participate in Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship

  • Summer is a break from class, not learning

    The school year is over and in less than two months, we’ll already have started another year. Can you believe it? The old adage “time flies” is surely right.

    The summer break is a wonderful time to make memories and share some valued family time. I hope all our families can spend some time doing the things they enjoy most.

  • ECA seeks new principal

    What started as an expected brief stint as principal at Elizabethtown Christian Academy for Dan McCamish has turned into a much longer tenure at the school.

    Now, McCamish, a 30-year Hardin County Schools’ veteran, is ready to exit and the school is looking for a new principal.
    ECA Business Director Bobby Thompson said the school searched for a principal last summer, interviewing four people.

    “We just didn’t like what we had,’’ he said of the candidates.

  • Ask the expert: Health

    According to the Kentucky Asthma Surveillance Report 2009, asthma affects 8.6 percent of adults in Kentucky. Asthma is responsible for 6,000 hospitalizations per year, with approximately $62 million in inpatient hospital charges. A growing number of people are diagnosed with asthma each year. It isn’t clear why, though indoor and outdoor air pollution is known to be a contributing factor.