Today's News

  • Black History Gallery to host open houses all month

    Residents are ensuring Black History Month is fully recognized with several events planned throughout the month, notably the open houses that will take place every Saturday at the Black History Gallery in Elizabethtown.

    This Saturday’s open house is from 1 to 4 p.m., with presentations at 3 p.m. that include poetry and a youth portrayal of Harriet Tubman, said Brenda Tucker, a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, sponsor or the event.

  • Lit festival provides families with fun, educational weekend event

    When outdoor play areas are off limits because of the cold and possible snow, picking up a book can be a cure for winter blues.
    The Lincoln Heritage Council/International Reading Association is hosting a literacy festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at John Hardin High School. The event will feature a book fair, presentations, activities and authors and illustrators on hand to promote reading among children.

  • Lawyer turned agent turned cheesehead planning on 'Super' trip

    A blizzard appears to be no match for Jon Rabinowitz.

    An Elizabethtown attorney and sports agent, the 33-year-old plans to leave Saturday morning  to be in Arlington, Texas, for Sunday night’s Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers.

    “I’m not really concerned about the weather. We’ll get there. If I have to get in a car and drive to Dallas overnight, we will be there Saturday,” Rabinowitz said Thursday morning at the Coleman, Lochmiller and Bond law office on Ring Road.

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  • Parrett files legislation to close Legislators’ Retirement Plan

    The News-Enterprise

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, filed legislation Tuesday to close the Legislators’ Retirement Plan and require the participation of new members of the General Assembly in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, the same plan provided to state employees.

  • Former dental office employee receives final sentencing


    An Elizabethtown resident was ordered to reimburse her former employer and sentenced to 30 days in jail on theft charges in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Jennifer Rose Priddy, 30, entered guilty pleas to one count each of theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception over $300. The charges were in connection to her work as a bookkeeper for Dr. Douglas L. Baumgardner's dental office in Hodgenville.

  • 18th Century Market Fair takes visitors back in time

    Ever wonder what life was like hundreds of years ago?
    You can get a glimpse of it today and Saturday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown with the 14th annual 18th Century Market Fair featuring Kentucky’s frontier period. The event is sponsored by the Bucksnort Longhunters.
    “If you’re interested in that time period of life in Kentucky, there are a lot of nice things to see,’’ said Danny Hill, treasurer for the Bucksnort Longhunters. “We have people coming in from all around to set up here.’’

  • Radcliff home damaged by fire

    A Radcliff home was extensively damaged Wednesday night when a fire that started near the chimney spread into the attic.
    Units from the Radcliff Fire Department responded to the scene at 106 Potomac St. and were able to contain the fire. Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said firefighters were on the scene until after 10 p.m.
    Shumate said it appeared damage to the home was contained to the attic. The family was home when the fire broke out.
    “Fortunately, nobody was hurt,’’ Shumate said.

  • Nathan Adcock: Chasing the Dream

    On his cell phone there is one picture, a destination of sorts.
    It is Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. That’s where Nathan Adcock hopes to call home this year, and many years to come.
    The 2006 North Hardin High School graduate begins his quest to make it to the major leagues next week. He is scheduled to leave today for Surprise, Ariz., the spring training home of the Kansas City Royals.
    In five years as a professional player, the 6-foot-5, 225-pound right-hander with a calm demeanor and a friendly smile is with his third professional organization.

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