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Today's News

  • House damaged by fire in Radcliff

    A Radcliff home was damaged by a fire Thursday night.
    The Radcliff Fire Department responded to a call on a fire at 775 Franklin St. about 11 p.m., city spokesman Bryce Shumate said.
    One half of the roof was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, but Shumate said they were able to get the blaze under control quickly. No one was injured.
    Vine Grove Fire Department, Hardin County Ambulance Service and the American Red Cross also responded.
    Shumate said the cause of the fire was undetermined, but it’s believed to have started in the kitchen.

  • Early bloomers: The stuff of legends

    Signs of life are popping up.

    The economy appears to be gaining momentum. And, on a less grand scale, in my yard last week stood a single yellow crocus – the first outdoor bloom I saw this year.

    In fact, the term crocus has an economic meaning: “The financial community sometimes refers to companies or economic sectors that rise early after an economic downturn as ‘crocuses’ in reference to the flower's ability to thrive in the late winter and early spring,” according to the Weather Channel’s Signs of Spring slide show.

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild keeps busy

    Cammie Brown working on her quilt during the Kaleidoscope workshop in January.

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild has already been busy this year. The club has had several meetings for their annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show held every September at Pritchard Community Center. It will be their biggest show yet. Currently the guild is working on lap quilts that will be presented to the Veterans Hospital in Louisville this summer.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary holds speech contest

    Participants in the Elizabethtown Rotary Club speech contest on March 1 were Jakob Burnham of Central Hardin High School and Elizabethtown High School students Logan Roberts and Arsh Haque. The contest winner was Arsh Haque.

  • Fort Knox MOWW Briefed on Scouting

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) held its monthly membership meeting on Feb. 15 in its clubhouse, in Building 2377 on Fort Knox.

  • Congressman Guthrie attends Farm Bureau Breakfast
  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Falcons fall (03/04)

    Sophomore guard Missy Schneider had seven points and eight rebounds, but the North Hardin Christian Lady Falcons fell to Lexington Blue Grass Baptist, 50-20 on Thursday night.

    Senior guard Haley Daniels had four points, five rebounds, four steals and two assists, while junior forward Lacey Lundy scored six points.

    The Lady Falcons (6-8) fell behind 28-8 at halftime and had 27 turnovers for the game.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Jay Bloyd, 61 Stratmoor Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Jason Mears, 302 Blackburn Road, Rineyville. Use: storage shed.

    John and Janet Lanz, 85 Monticello Place, county. Use: garage.

  • NOTES: Three former standouts earn all-conference honors (3/4)

    Three former Elizabethtown High School standouts have been honored by the conference they play in.

    nWestern Kentucky senior Steffphon Pettigrew, a 6-foot-5 forward, was selected to the All-Sun Belt Conference first-team, which was announced Thursday by the conference office. Pettigrew was a second-team pick last season and he was a preseason All-Sun Belt Conference first-teamer this year.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT: E'town meets LaRue in region semifinals (3/4)

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks are trying to get where the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have made a habit of going.

    The teams meet tonight at 8 in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament semifinals at Marion County High School’s Roby Dome. Elizabethtown has won six region championships, starting with its first in 1981. The Lady Panthers have reached the final 11 times. Meanwhile, LaRue County has never played for the title, going 0-3 all-time in the semifinals.