Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Whitlock twins lead LaRue County past Hart County (01/16)

    Knowing what was on the line Friday night, LaRue County twin seniors Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock weren’t about to let the visiting Hart County Lady Raiders beat them for the second time this season.

    Trailing by 10 points midway through the third quarter, the Lady Hawks rallied behind the play of their team’s only seniors to pick up a 53-50 win in a critical 18th District game.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town's night against North fit for a queen (01/16)

    Adelaide Luckett thinks Elizabethtown is making progress.

    The Lady Panthers’ defense surely did in Friday night’s physical 17th District game.

  • PSC allows rate hike for electric co-ops

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission granted East Kentucky Power Cooperative a $43 million rate increase Friday that will influence rates locally.

    The PSC approved both a settlement and the resulting pass-through rates to be charged by Nolin RECC and the 15 other electric distribution cooperatives that own and purchase power from EKPC.

    The new rates take effect immediately. Customers will see electric rates increase anywhere from $3.94 a month to a high of $5.85 monthly.

  • Serving dinner country style in White Mills

    In October 2010, a refreshing sight came to the community of White Mills. A restaurant called Haymakers opened with country style — coveralls and tractors welcomed.
    The community of White Mills is located about 15 miles southwest of Elizabethtown. There were two other restaurants in the area, Lee’s Landing and The Willow, but they have been closed for more than 10 years.

  • Thank you from the Perkins Brothers

    We would like to send out a big thank you to everyone who made our Elvis Birthday Bash show Saturday night, Jan. 8, at Pritchard Community Center, a huge success.

    Thank you to the staff at Pritchard Community Center. They were helpful, friendly and kind.

    Thanks to all our sponsors for all their help. They’re always there for us when we need help.

    A big thank you to WBRT Radio in Bardstown, for promoting our show all week. That meant a lot to us and helped tremendously.

  • Dow reports for duty

    DOW. Army Staff Sgt. John E. Dow has arrived for duty at the Waterloo Recruiting Station in Iowa.

    Dow, an army recruiter with 11 years of military service, is assigned to the Minneapolis Recruiting Battalion.

    He is the son of Rebecca Dow of Radcliff and Dennis Dow of Anacoco, La.

    His wife, Tonya, is the daughter of Lex Jeffries of Glasgow and Sharon Jeffries of Elizabethtown.

  • Garden Club Supports Brown-Pusey House

    Twylane Van Lahr, Brown-Pusey House director, accepts a donation from Ann Kowalkoski, president of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown. Support of this historic landmark building is an important part of the club’s activities, which include interests in preservation and improvement of the building, as well as maintenance of the on-site Cunningham Garden.

  • Allegro Dance Theatre to start belly dancing class

    Allegro Dance Theatre now offers American Tribal Style Belly Dance. Heidi Capps has been teaching this style of belly dance for many years and has now moved to the Radcliff area. She describes her classes as being well known for their stance on the acceptance of a woman’s body.

  • Kettle program falls short of goal

    Hundreds of volunteers who braved cold and wet conditions at store locations around Hardin County helped the Salvation Army Kettle program collect about $57,000 through its bell ringer campaign.
    That total still was short of the $65,000 goal the agency set.
    “We’re still very pleased with what was collected,’’ said local Salvation Army Director Lt. Marie Inmon. “We will use the funds we have collected throughout the year to help people with rent and utility costs.’’

  • Vine Grove Woman's Club members prepare for the holidays

    The Vine Grove Woman’s Club prepared for the holidays by making ornaments and decorating trees for the Vine Grove auction to support the Vine Grove Police Department’s shopping for kids. The members also cooked breakfast for the annual breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.