Today's News

  • Give me an ‘E’ — for Elmore

    T.K. Stone Middle School usually focuses on the three Rs, but posters displayed Wednesday were bearing the three Es — E’town, ExCEL, Elmore.

    Thad Elmore, a social studies teacher at the school, was honored Wednesday at the annual ExCEL ceremony for Elizabethtown Independent Schools. Elmore’s ability to be a friend to all was noted by his colleagues and students at an afternoon ceremony at the school.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Panthers try to keep making impression (3/03)

    Now that the Elizabethtown Panthers have rocked their way into 5th Region tournament play, color coach James Haire a little astounded.

    He’s guided the Panthers since 1995. But this year’s squad, which features nearly a completely new starting lineup and roster, has made one of the largest leaps in his book.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Tigers take bite out of Bulldogs (03/03)


    GREENSBURG — Eight seconds is the goal of any bull rider, but Wednesday night, the same amount of time bucked the John Hardin Bulldogs out of the Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament.

    After taking a 51-50 lead with 3:10 remaining, the Bulldogs saw the game change in a matter of seconds. John Hardin fouled Bardstown junior Anthony Myrks, who made the first free throw but missed the second with 2:10 left. Senior Chance Grundy gathered the rebound and flipped to junior Cody Ramos, who made a shot and was fouled.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Marion stops LaRue (03/03)

    GREENSBURG Josh Brockman wasn’t shooting like a team’s leading scorer should, but when Marion County needed him the most Wednesday night, he came up huge.

    The Knights senior guard scored with 17 seconds left and the 20th District Tournament runner-ups outlasted three missed field goals by the LaRue County Hawks in the final 9 seconds as Marion County held off the 18th District champions, 55-53 in the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament’s opening quarterfinal at Green County.

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  • Marion nips LaRue; Bardstown edges John Hardin

    Marion County's Josh Brockman hit a short jumper in the lane as the Knights slipped by LaRue County 55-53 as theBoys' 5th Region Basketball Tournament opened Wednesday night at Green County High School.

    In Wednesday's second quarterfinal, Bardstown slipped by John Hardin, 62-57. The Tigers took control in an 8-second span, turning a one-point deficit into a 55-51 lead with 2:10 remaining.

    Bardstown and Marion County will meet in Monday's first semifinal game.

  • David Williams wants to refocus economic development efforts

    With a boost from technology, Senate President David Williams was able to keep his appointment Tuesday night in Elizabethtown without missing a key committee meeting in Frankfort.
    The Republican gubernatorial candidate appeared on screen at Nolin RECC and was able to interact and field questions from the Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots.
    Many of Williams’ remarks dealt with job creation as he drew contrasts with Gov. Steve Beshear, who is seeking re-election.

  • St. Vincent de Paul seeks space for thrift store

    The St. Vincent de Paul Society is looking for a landlord with a charitable heart to donate — or at least discount — a retail space for a thrift store.
    Volunteers and members of the board want to open a thrift store to generate money that can be used to help needy people in the community.
    Judy Banks, president of the Elizabethtown chapter of SVDP, said she formed the idea after attending a workshop with Habitat for Humanity, where she was also a volunteer.

  • Longtime Rineyville principal dies

    During the time Warden Thomas was principal at Vine Grove Elementary School, Raymond Vannatter served as principal at Rineyville Elementary School.

    Thomas and Vannatter were friends. On Wednesday, Thomas remembered Vannatter as someone who stood up for his students and teachers during his 17 years as Rineyville’s principal.

    Vannatter, 73, died Wednesday morning.

  • The Art of Performance: The performance of "The King's Speech"

    You might have wondered about the best picture selection of the “The King’s Speech” at the Oscar award ceremony this past week. This movie is the true story of King George VI of England who ascends to the throne just as England is entering into World War II against Germany. One of his first official acts is to inform the nation they are going to war to protect their country. This is one of the most important moments in England’s history and it was a performance of a lifetime for King George VI.