Today's News

  • E'town church holds service for World AIDS Day

    Today marks the annual World AIDS Day, and Metropolitan Community Church of Elizabethtown will hold a local service.

    The church at 119 Brooks St. will hold an interfaith service, Pastor Cathy Porter said, so community members of any faith will feel welcome. The service begins at 7 p.m.

    Porter said the service includes a speaker and candlelight vigil, and a “love offering” will be accepted. Money collected goes toward individuals and families affected by HIV or AIDS.

  • Survivor in LaRue County shooting released from hospital

    Kentucky State Police announced in a news release Tuesday night the survivor of a Nov. 22 shooting in LaRue County was released from the hospital over the Thanksgiving weekend.

    April M. Roberts, 32, of Elizabethtown, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries to her legs during the shooting that left her parents, David Walker and Barbara Walker, and Steven L. Bottoms dead.

  • PREP BOWLING: Wednesday's results (12/01)




    ELIZABETHTOWN —Central Hardin, John Hardin and North Hardin results from Wednesday’s season-opening tri-match at Dix-E-Town Lanes (In baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):


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  • PREP BOWLING: North girls, Central boys earn sweeps in opener (12/01)

    Central Hardin learned during Wednesday’s season-opening matches at Dix-E-Town Lanes that for a first-year squad, the Lady Bruins have a pretty good team. Now they just need a bigger one.

    Junior Keri Johnson led the Lady Bruins with a two-game 276 – tops among the 17 girls from Central Hardin, John Hardin and North Hardin who rolled twice individually – but the Lady Bruins still dropped their season-opening matches.

  • Dickens event to include new music, old traditions

    This year’s Dickens of a Christmas in Vine Grove will embrace all of the tradition of past events and feature a new musical act.

    The event begins Friday and features area residents dressed as characters from “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.

    This year, one of the musical acts featured is a bluegrass band called The Darling Express from Hodgenville, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the gym of the Brown Street School behind City Hall on Main Street.

  • Dile recognized for work in developmental education

    Beverly Dile has spent a good part of her life dedicated to the service of students who need an extra boost when transitioning to a higher-learning institution.

    And her work is gaining statewide attention.

    Dile, coordinator of the developmental education department at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, was recognized last month, receiving the Belva Sammons Award for Distinguished Service from the Kentucky Association of Developmental Education. Dile was nominated by her department.

  • Speakers with Spark: Learn valuable lessons from Rudolph this holiday season

    It is that time of year again … the Christmas movies of our youth pop up on television or DVD and remind us of our childhood. I recently had an encounter with an old favorite, “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer.” It was just as I remembered, but this time I saw it in a completely different way.

  • Tree lighting, caroling highlight weekend in Radcliff

    Radcliff will be hosting a sundry of Christmas festivities to ring in the season, but residents should not expect to see the traditional Christmas parade marching down Lincoln Trail Boulevard this year.

    Mayor J.J. Duvall said cost was a factor in the city’s decision to not host the Christmas parade, but he said a revamped parade will debut next year as the city looks to refresh its take on Christmas.

  • Local postal employees critical of downsizing plan

    U.S. Postal Service employees described mail delays blamed on inconsistent performance at a regional processing center in Louisville and expressed concerns of diminished mail service if additional cuts are implemented.

  • Allen Baugh: Doing what hits his warm button

    At age 81, Allen Baugh’s life is a mix of farming, faith, science and craftsmanship.

    He’s farmed all his life. He was born near West Point and his family moved to Jefferson County in the mid 1940s. In 1955, the family moved to farm in Hardin County and he’s lived in Hardin County ever since.

    Farming has always been something he enjoyed.

    “It just hits my warm button,” he said.