Today's News

  • Feeding furry friends

    Area farm industry representatives are trying to prove they care about animals.

    Southern States in Elizabethtown, the Hardin County Cattlemen’s Association, Hardin County Farm Bureau and Farm Credit Services are donating 2,000 pounds of dog and cat food to the Animal Refuge Center, a no-kill shelter in Vine Grove. This is the second year the organizations have made such a donation.

  • Life or Something Like It: Crash landings and other unintended consequences

    So one minute you’re tooling along on the highway of life and the next minute someone stops short in front of you.

    An accident certainly changes all your plans.

    But then again, if you could plan for it, it wouldn’t be an accident.

    I was driving my mom back from her winter home in Florida at the end of March. In late afternoon on a two-lane road in Georgia, I realized I wasn’t going to be able to stop in time to avoid plowing into the pickup truck in front of me.

  • Ask the Expert: Home Organization

    In my last column, I wrote about things I say to comments often made by my clients. This month, I wanted to share with you some things I do not say to my clients. What’s the point in telling you things I would never say? Well, I guess if you never read on you will never know.

  • The List: Feed that crafts craving

    Cake decorating.

  • ECTC group holds Child Abuse Awareness Day events

    A club at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College worked Tuesday to stop violence and remembered those who could no longer be helped.

    The Phoenix Club at ECTC hosted its annual Child Abuse Awareness Day on Tuesday. The club set up displays in room 112 of the Administration Building on campus to disseminate information on child abuse and domestic violence. Later Tuesday, people gathered to honor victims of child abuse with a candlelight vigil.

  • Drill to promote earthquake preparedness is Thursday

    Hundreds of people across the county will dive under their furniture during an imaginary earthquake at 11:15 a.m. April 28.

    They’ll then take a few minutes to consider what they would do if they were in a real earthquake at home, at work, in the car, at the store or anywhere else as part of the Central U.S. Shakeout.

    The event includes 11 states that are considered to be in danger of experiencing an earthquake, including Kentucky. The state rests on some fault lines, including the New Madrid fault.

  • HMH re-examines its reach

    Michelle Murphy said the term “hospital” no longer adequately describes the role Hardin Memorial Hospital plays in Hardin and surrounding counties.

    Murphy, director of marketing and public relations for HMH, and her team have designed a new campaign she says better encapsulates the services HMH offers as a health system.

    Murphy is packaging the concept as Hardin Memorial Health, which she said is “all-inclusive” and accurate now that the hospital has expanded its reach into areas like LaRue, Meade and Nelson counties.

  • PREP TENNIS: Sallee aiming at fifth straight conference crown (4/20)

    Usually, Jenna Sallee is a nervous wreck before a major tournament.

    The Elizabethtown senior No. 1 singles player can be seen worrying herself into a tizzy, fretting about her stroke, her confidence and her overall game.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL: St. James wins seventh-grade title (04/20)

    East Hardin coach Jeremy Knight watched as his team’s confidence grew with every point Mariah Helton scored to start the second set of the Middle School Athletic Conference Seventh-Grade Volleyball Tournament championship against St. James.

    That confidence seemed to wane in the decisive third set.

    With Anna Hargan serving, the Knights turned what was a close game into a one-sided affair en route to a 21-18, 11-21, 21-15 win Tuesday night at East Hardin.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: North blanks Knox, 14-0 (04/20)

    Four pitchers combined on a one-hitter to lead the visiting North Hardin Trojans to a 14-0 win in five innings over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Tuesday.

    Junior Andrew Boyles (2-2), senior Aaron Yates, sophomore Eli Carman and senior Isaac Coty shut the Eagles (2-13 overall, 0-4 in district) down. Boyles struck out four and allowed the one hit in two innings.