Today's News

  • Photo: Is it the last straw?
  • Truck rollover, spill creates problems on U.S. 62

    An early morning one-vehicle crash created havoc on U.S. 62 for most of Thursday, sending motorists to seek various routes around the accident.

    Hardin County Sheriff’s officers were called at 2:55 a.m. on a report of a crash with injuries. When they arrived at the scene between Ky. 222 and Ky. 1375, they found a Scotty’s Paving truck had run off the road and then rolled over, Hardin County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Greg Lowe said.

  • Technology aids in reunion planning

    The multi-class high school reunion has become increasingly popular and success of such events is due, in large part, to finding classmates.

    That’s where technology has opened the door to more possibilities.

    “Last year, I’d say 80 percent of people we got in touch with was through Facebook or email,” said Carol Brown, 1970 Elizabethtown High School graduate. Brown was one of the coordinators for a combined class, or multi-year, reunion of EHS last year.

  • Spring Fest on tap Saturday in Glendale

    The ninth annual Glendale Spring Fest on Saturday will offer many of the treats they have over the last eight years, and this year the day will take on an even greater cause — helping many others.

    A 5K run/walk will be held at 8 a.m. in Glendale with proceeds going to help the family of Addison Jo Blair, a 3-year-old diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

    Also, a non-perishable item food drive will be held to benefit North Hardin HOPE.

  • American Red Cross offers swimming lessons

    Registration for swimming lessons from the Hardin County Chapter of the American Red Cross starts Saturday.

    The classes include seven lessons for $50 and are taught at the pool at American Legion Park in Elizabethtown. The class accommodates anyone from infants who haven’t spent much time in water to advanced swimmers ready to dive from the board, said Donnie Board of the Red Cross.

  • The List: Saving money

    By Sarah Berkshire


    Everyone’s trying to save a buck, it seems. And while there are endless ways to pinch pennies, there are a few things I’ve done to save big money over the years.

  • Radcliff bookstore closing after 35 years

    Technology may have killed a local bookstore.

    The Bookstore on Lincoln Trail Boulevard in Radcliff is expected to close in June. Owner Jerry Brown said he had a couple hundred customers, but he has lost about 10 or 20 percent of them and about half of his sales during the past year and a half.

    Customers have told him electronic readers likely are to blame for declining business because owners can download books onto them.

  • Local musician to open for Mark Chesnutt

    Brian Young is a musician who has a definite goal.

    “I want a record deal,” the Elizabethtown resident said.

    But just as definite is his idea about how he might or might not achieve such success.

    “If it goes any further, it’s God’s will,” he said. “I don’t pray for a record deal. I pray for God’s will.”

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Candi Redmond's Koobey and Tabouleh

    Candi Kayrouz Redmond of Rineyville sent me her family’s recipes for Koobey and Tabouleh a couple of months ago, but because fresh mint was an integral part of the Koobey recipe, I knew I would have to wait until spring (or Kentucky Derby time) to make it.

    These recipes are Lebanese — Candi’s father was from Becharre, Lebanon; her mother was Italian. Candi calls herself a plain, old-fashioned cook, but she says her husband, Eric, likes to try new things and loves to spice things up.

  • Vine Grove Optimist Park welcomes free country concert

    Vine Grove Optimist Park two-steps into action Saturday when it offers a free country music concert.

    Otter Creek Express, a country band featuring Jack Whelan, performs from 5 to 8 p.m. at the park. Whelan also is master of ceremonies.

    Also making up Otter Creek Express are Randall Brown, lead guitarist; James Mote, bassist; Ronnie Thomas, drummer; and Joe Layman, vocalist and guitarist.

    Though donations are appreciated, the concert is free.