Today's News

  • Allegro camp keeps kids’ toes tappin’

    The Allegro Dance Center is keeping kids in step — and in rhythm — this summer.

    The center hosted a musical theater camp this week, where children ages 6 to 13 worked on a performance of “The Little Mermaid.” The camp culminates with a performance at 7:30 p.m. today at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    Director Carol Zagar uses the camp to identify new talent for other programs in the center and the community. At 13, children can become part of Youth Theatre of Hardin County.

  • Father faces up to 60 years in prison for threats

    An Elizabethtown man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to 12 counts of threatening communications with the intent to injure.

    Anthony Gambino, 45, had been accused of making threatening phone calls to a Hardin County Social Services worker, a Constituent Services employee and two foster parents.

    He now faces a combined maximum penalty of 60 years in prison, a $3 million fine and supervised release for a period of up to three years.

  • GOLF: Hintons make the cut at State Am (06/09)

    The Hinton trio – Clay, Grant and Garrett – made the cut Wednesday at the Appalachian Wireless Kentucky State Amateur.

    Clay Hinton is in a seven-way tie for 36th with a two-day total of 149, Grant Hinton is in a 13-way tie for 43rd with a total of 150 and Garrett Hinton is in an 11-way tie for 61st with a 152 at Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington. The top 70 golfers qualified for today’s final round.

  • Non-smoking area designated at Optimist Park

    A conflict at a baseball game at Optimist Park in Vine Grove has prompted a no-smoking designated area at the park.

    Some fans on an opposing team at a recent game were smoking in the bleachers. The smokers were confronted by other spectators concerned about the health of the children, said Kary Broussard, city clerk and treasurer.

    She said the confrontation almost culminated into a fight before it was diffused.

  • Former police officer posts bond in Florida

    David Williams, a former Radcliff police officer charged with computer solicitation of a minor, posted bond May 22 in Brevard County, Fla., and now awaits arraignment.

    Williams was extradited May 20 to Brevard County. His bond was $100,000, according to the Brevard County Clerk of Court’s online court documents.

    An arraignment was scheduled for June 30, but was canceled because the state attorney’s office has yet to file information on the case.

    Williams has retained an attorney, James Kontos of Melbourne, Fla.

  • Red Cross hosts blood drive today

    To celebrate the beginning of summer, the local American Red Cross is dressing up a blood drive with festival flair.
    Red Cross is hosting the Celebrate Summer - Celebrate Life Blood Drive from noon to 7 p.m. Friday at Pritchard Community Center. Along with the drive, donors will be treated to food and live entertainment.

    The event, formerly known as Cooking for Life, is in its 20th year, said Sharon Thompson, director of the local Red Cross office.

  • The dad and daughter dynamic

    For the past four years, Dr. Shannon Holt has worked side by side with her father, Dr. Lucian Moreman, at Elizabethtown Physicians for Women.

    While her mom, Phyllis, was a bit leery, thinking the working situation would be stressful, she now sees that it has been a wonderful experience for both of them.

  • FSA reminds producers about paperwork requirement

    The Farm Service Agency is reminding producers that each must have an adjusted gross income verification consent form on file with the Internal Revenue Service to receive USDA program payments.

  • Y.E.S. launches direct mail campaign

    Yes for Economic Success has added another layer to its campaign to place expanded alcohol sales on the ballot in Hardin County.

    The collaboration of local economic development organizations and individuals who believe expanded alcohol sales is a needed economic tool launched a direct mail campaign in Elizabethtown this week to drum up additional support from petitioners in Hardin County’s largest city.

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