Today's News

  • Focus on Finance: Why estate planning is important – not just for the wealthy

    Question: My mother seems to think that because my siblings and I get along well that no estate planning on her part is necessary and we can just take care of everything together when she passes. I am trying to convince her that tough decisions in the best of families can cause conflict and put strain on relationships. What can I tell her to make her understand how important her involvement is now, even if she doesn’t have a lot of money?

  • Western Kentucky Parkway to receive weather maintenance

    Sections of Western Kentucky Parkway will receive pavement repairs as part of a statewide emergency maintenance project.

    Gov. Steve Beshear directed the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to repair sections of highway pavement damaged by severe weather last winter. In total, the 13 selected projects are expected to cost $13.6 million. Most of the roads are limited access highways but no money was awarded for Interstate 65.

  • Nolin RECC holds annual meeting
  • STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin wins school-record 36th game before tying for fifth (06/12)

    OWENSBORO Central Hardin finally ran into a team that could outslug the No. 11 Lady Bruins.

    After falling into the loser’s bracket Friday evening with a 2-0 loss to No. 3 Allen County-Scottsville in the winner’s bracket semifinals, the Lady Bruins started slow, rallied and then fell apart in a season-ending 10-8 loss late Friday night to the Calloway County Lady Lakers in the consolation semifinals at the KHSAA Softball State Tournament at Jack Fisher Park.

  • Photos: What would Jesus drive?
  • Home damaged by fire on College Street Road

    Eighteen Elizabethtown firefighters responded Friday to a house fire on College Street Road.

    The homeowner at 106 College Street Road noticed flames coming from the laundry room area, Battallion Chief Mark Malone said. Only the homeowner was in the house at the time of the fire and she made it out safely without injury, Malone said.

    When the firefighters arrived, heavy smoke and flames were coming from the laundry room, he said.

  • Fort Knox’s armor era ends

    The last members of Fort Knox’s U.S. Army Armor School stood steadily at attention through light rain Friday at Fort Knox’s Brooks Field.
    They took the parade field for a ceremony marking the end of the school’s 71-year history at Fort Knox. The ceremony, which drew a hearty crowd, also symbolized completion of the transition of the last remaining elements of the school to its new home at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Bus drivers take to Road-E-O circuit

    The rodeo came to town Friday, but the “bulls” in question were bright yellow, and a little larger and less temperamental than usual.

    The state School Bus Safety Road-E-O took place at Elizabethtown High School, as 33 drivers competed in a precision skills test in three categories of buses.

  • Louisville booksigning to be held for Radcliff author

    Radcliff author Darla Daniel will host a booksigning from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Old Louisville Coffeehouse at 1489 S. 4th St. in Louisville.

    Daniel’s book, “The Polluted Pump: Help for Cleaning Out the Filth in Our Lives,” was published earlier this year by Tate Publishing and Enterprises. The book encourages readers to investigate their true motives when it comes to tithing and serving in church.

  • Stitchers Meet For Ufo Weekend

    Kitty Neumann shows a quilt top she worked on during one of the Stitcher Quilt Guild’s UFO, unfinished objects, weekends. These are weekends or days that are set aside for members to come to the Hardin County Extension office and work on quilts in the making. Members are working to finish quilts that will be entered into the Hardin County Fair next month and the annual quilt show. The Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show Sept. 23-24.