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Today's News

  • EIS adds 57 students through draw

    The rosters of Hardin County Schools and Elizabethtown Independent Schools increased after the districts held an annual draw to select students to attend schools outside the district in which they live.
    This year raised the total number of students attending EIS through the draw by 201, the limit assigned by the contract between the two districts. In future draws, the district only will select students to replace those who graduate or leave the district for some other reason. It also can receive more students based on the fluctuations of the HCS population.

  • Wathens to celebrate 40th anniversary

    William “Anthony” and Alexis Ann Wathen will celebrate their 40th anniversary at noon, Dec. 10, 2011, at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Flaherty by renewing their vows.
    A reception will follow the ceremony in the cafeteria of the school until 2 p.m.
    All friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Campbellsville University student Patty Mings has art exhibit

    Campbellsville University student Patty Mings of Eastview is having an art exhibit from Dec. 5-15 in the Campbellsville University Art Gallery, 205 University Drive, Campbellsville.
    The artwork will consist of graphite, pen and ink, pastels, soft and oils, colored pencil, watercolor, ceramics, 3-D design and photographs.
    There is a reception for Mings from 2 to 5 p.m.  Dec. 10, in the gallery. The public is invited.

  • 'Empty Bowls' will help feed the hungry

    WQXE radio personality Hollie Sexton, left, and Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive board chair, display a bowl made by Sexton for Warm Blessings’ “Empty Bowls”  soup dinner and fundraiser planned for Feb. 11.

  • Seniors gather to play Rook

    Wesley Hilltop seniors play their favorite gam, Rook. Front table from left, Gladys Givan, David Means, Wilby Johnson and Lucille Harper.

  • Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System appreciates support

    As we enter this season of giving and gratitude, I want to take this opportunity to thank the very generous and kind supporters of Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System and United Way of Central Kentucky.

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin splits with North Hardin (12/08)

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S SCORES

    NORTH HARDIN 5, JOHN HARDIN 2

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin beats visiting Fort Knox, 72-6 (12/08)

    JOHN HARDIN 72, FORT KNOX 6

    RADCLIFF — Results from Wednesday’s match at John Hardin:

    106: Ryan Wills (JH) def. Chandler Brochers (FK), 1:22

    113: Henry Crowdus (JH) def. Rayvin Edayan (FK), 7-5

    120: Derek Armer (JH) won by forfeit

    126: Aaron Bee (JH) won by forfeit

    132: Trea Wills (JH) won by forfeit

    138: Warren Tucker (JH) def. Kentura Newman (FK), 0:32

    145: Andre Dean (FK) def. Marquis Fleet (JH), 7-6 (3 OT)

  • E’town church celebrates King James Bible’s 400th anniversary

    The King James Version of the Bible celebrates its 400th anniversary this year.

    The translation was born out of religious transitions during turbulent Tudor-Stuart England. The Rev. Skip Dunford believes regardless of how the most celebrated English translation of the Bible came to be, the important thing to remember is God used its conception to share his word with people in a language they could understand.

    Sunday, Dunford’s church, First Presbyterian of Elizabethtown, will hold a celebration service commemorating the 400th anniversary.

  • The Best: A versatile seasonal selection

    This recipe for Cracker Candy, or Texas Crunch, first appeared in this column in 2008. The recipe came from Alicia Roades of Elizabethtown, who got it a few years earlier from a male coworker.