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Today's News

  • Scam Jam to empower seniors against fraud

    Several state and national organizations have combined forces to help elderly residents avoid the pitfalls of scams.

    The Senior Scam Jam is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, AARP of Kentucky, the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, the Better Business Bureau and the Kentucky Department of Insurance.

  • Suspect connected to 2010 shootout arrested

    A new arrest has been made 16 months after an Elizabethtown shootout and three months after other suspects were sentenced.

    Detroit resident Taran Watkins, also known as Christopher Norris, is charged with attempted murder, receiving a stolen firearm and failure to appear, according to a citation. The charges stem from a May 10, 2010, shootout in the Xavier Healthcare parking lot on North Dixie Avenue, according to an arrest warrant.

  • Rotary Club members welcome student guests

    Central Hardin High School students Kaity Pashetto and Jakob Burnham were guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Sept. 6. Pictured from the left are Jakob Burnham, Central Hardin High School counselor Kim Kardin and Kaity Pashetto.

  • Seymour speaks to Rotary Club members

    Heath Seymour of the Elizabethtown Heritage Council was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Sept. 6. He discussed the mission of the Heritage Council, improving the downtown area of Elizabethtown and some of the upcoming activities. Pictured from the left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Heath Seymour and Rotarian D. Dee Shaw.

  • Woman’s Club has September meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting Sept. 2 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.
    Martha Mengel, president, called the meeting to order and Gloria Whitford presented the devotional. Hostesses for the meeting were Jo Griffith, Debbie Jones and Becky Bishop. Fall refreshments were served prior to the meeting.
    Nina Atcher introduced the program and speaker, Steve Wright of The Wright Legacy Group, who spoke on retirement.

  • State legislators support revision of unification law

    Hardin County United has allies in its efforts to clarify laws governing unification.

    The volunteer organization said it has secured the support of the Hardin County legislative delegation in its efforts to revise a 2006 law related to formation of a unified local government.

    HCU has been assuring cities in recent weeks it will ensure a city’s majority vote would be respected if residents vote against unification, even if the county as a whole favors unification. To do so, HCU plans to present an amendment to the law to clear up the confusion.

  • Mom speaks to HCS board about bullying

    Hardin County Schools board members will consider recommendations from a Cecilia mother who said her child has been physically and verbally bullied for a long time.

    Angie Carter, mother of a West Hardin Middle School student, approached the board Thursday during its meeting.

    “I want to say, first of all, that I’m not here to start a revolution or anything like that,” she said. “I’m just here to set some goals so we can handle any situation that goes on.”

  • College honors 400th anniversary of KJV Bible

    Staff Report
    Campbellsville University has scheduled a series of Thursday evening lectures in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible.
    After years of translating and revising previous versions of the English Bible, a version authorized by King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland was published in 1611. For generations, it served as the standard for Christians in the English-speaking world.

  • Praise ranges from 9-11 events to 89-year-old's walk

    TOPIC: Kudos abound
    OUR VIEW: Good things going on

    Ten years ago, our country was hurting from the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa.
    The loss of 3,000 lives and our national sense of security have been long-lasting hurts.
    In Hardin County, we used more than words to show that we will never forget. There were countless events remembering the lost lives of emergency service personnel and innocent residents of the United States.

  • Tractor cruise honors late fire chief

    The late Louis Crosier spent most of his 63 years around tractors.