Today's News

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild makes quilt for Churchill Downs fundraiser

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Harness, Brown bring firepower back to offense (11/23)

    The firepower in John Hardin’s offense should be back this week. For how long, that’s anyone’s guess.

    Senior halfbacks Jeremy Harness and Quensie Brown will play Friday night at Bowling Green in the Class 5-A state semifinals at El Donaldson Stadium. Harness and Brown, who are John Hardin’s top rushers, both have been bothered by sprained ankles.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Holtsclaw, Ray bring attitude to John Hardin's defense (11/23)

    If it weren’t for the numbers on John Hardin’s jerseys, it would be hard to tell juniors Wade Holtsclaw and Garrett Ray apart. The duo is not only similar in stature, but how they perform as well.

    Holtsclaw and Ray both bring a fiery attitude that spreads to their teammates. They play with reckless abandon, having no regard for themselves or anyone in their path. Most of all, the duo are two reasons why the Bulldogs have one of the top defenses in the state.

  • Scouts participate in Veterans Day parade

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club collects eyeglasses for Afghanistan

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club recently partnered with Captain David Irving and his wife, Kathryn, to organize an eyeglasses collection for the people of Afghanistan. Captain Irving is a physician assistant deployed to Afghanistan stationed with the special troops battalion of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team out of Fort Knox.  One of his primary missions is to train and mentor the medical aspect of the Afghan Border Police, which is where he learned of the need for eyeglasses in the Gardez area.

  • Scouts spend a day at the museum

    On Nov. 5, Boy Scout Troop 221 spent Scout Day at the Kentucky Rainway Museun in New Haven. Pictured are Brayden Berving, Ben West, Scott Collins and Zachary Broome.

  • Police trying to piece together fatal shooting

    A day after three people died in a shooting on a rural road in LaRue County, investigators were trying to piece together the events that led to the shooting.

    Police say they believe the altercation stemmed from a domestic dispute and multiple weapons were used.

    “There are probably 100 different scenarios out there to what happened,’’ said Norman Chaffins, Kentucky State Police spokesman. “We’re just not sure who shot who or why anyone was shooting.’’

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  • Local mail processing services could move to Louisville

    The U.S. Postal Service is giving residents a chance this week to weigh in on a proposal to move mail processing operations from the Elizabethtown Customer Service Mail Processing Center to its Louisville Processing and Distribution Center.

    A public meeting is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Elizabethtown Performing Arts Center at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown. Postal Service managers will provide visitors with an overview of why the proposal is being considered and the ramifications of the decision while addressing input or concerns from the public.

  • Snow days equals snack time

    Along with the perfect indoor and outdoor snow day activities, you also have to think about what to eat on a snow day.

    Snow days are usually all about snacking.

    Samantha Rogers, a student at the University of Kentucky likes to snack on popcorn or chips and salsa on a snow day. Elizabethtown High School student Mallory Simon likes her nachos microwaved.

    Jackson Reeves, also a student at UK, kicks nachos up a notch. He calls his dish the Turbo-jet 5,000 nacho platter. He has specific instructions on how to prepare the dish.