Today's News

  • Vine Grove musician celebrates sound

    Everyday sounds are musical components in the soundtrack of life as far as Vine Grove musician Jordan Myer Dale is concerned.

    “There’s no moment in life that’s dull,” Dale said.

    Dale finds beauty in off beats, chaos and city sounds.

    “That together is the symphony of our lives,” Dale said.

    At the beginning of 2010, Dale released his album “The Soundtrack,” which includes tracks crossing a wide variety of genres. Pop, experimental, rap and new age are some of the syles represented on the album.

  • Hardin County Playhouse tackles "Leading Ladies"

    Starting this weekend, The Hardin County Playhouse tackles a farce with “Leading Ladies” and for this production, there’s a new director at the helm.

    The story is a comedy about two Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who are a down on their luck. They discover an elderly woman is about to leave her fortune to two long lost English nieces. They pose as the nieces and the complications begin.

    “It’s ‘Bosom Buddies’ meets ‘Tootsie’ meets ‘Some Like it Hot’,” actor Jay Hemphill said.

  • EDITORIAL: City, police trying to curb theft of metals

    The topic: Stopping metal thieves
    Our view: E'town is being pro-active

  • Japanese musician offers free piano concert

    Japanese pianist, orchestra conductor and businessman Masazumi Aso, who goes by the name Sami, will present a free piano concert at 7 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

    The concert is presented by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Fine Arts Committee and the Multicultural Committee.

    Aso is from El Paso, Texas, and he completed his master’s degree in music in 2004 at the University of Texas at El Paso. His music incorporates classical and contemporary sounds.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Fudge


    Charlie Nunn of Hodgenville is sharing some fudge recipes that will make your Valentine very happy!

  • Jazz quartet at ECTC to feature world-renowned musician

    Jazz music will fill the Morrison Gallery at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College  when Jamey Aebersold Quartet offers the public a free performance at 3 p.m. Sunday.

    The performance is part of the ECTC Fine Art Series sponsored by the ECTC Fine Arts Committee.

    The Jamey Aebersold quartet is comprised of saxophonist and jazz educator Aebersold, pianist Steve Crews, bassist Tyrone Wheeler and drummer Jonathan Higgins.

  • State Theater offers Valentine's Day showing

    The Historic State Theater is hosting an event for area couples to have the time of their lives Valentine’s Day.

    The Valentine’s Day special movie package includes a showing of “Dirty Dancing.” The movie, which features Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, will be shown at 8 p.m. Feb. 14.

    Couples can enjoy the package at a cost of $20 for two tickets, two popcorns, two 20-ounce sodas and a special treat.

  • Pizza places prepare for pigskin parties

    The Super Bowl is the biggest event in football, but it’s also one of the biggest days in pizza sales.
    It’s all hands on deck for many local pizza places for game day, because preparation, customer service and delivery must be bolstered to handle a swell in orders.
    The business that Hungry Howie’s in Radcliff sees is “literally double” compared to other Sundays, said Matt Jobson, owner and operator. He increases his game day staff by 75 percent or more compared to an average day.

  • Camp Nevin, soon not to be forgotten

    The stubbly grain fields near Glendale look unassuming; however, this countryside has drawn the attention of not only automobile companies looking for an unoccupied industrial site but also the Union Army.
    In fact, for a few months during the fall and winter of 1861, so many troops were stationed there that Hardin County’s population nearly doubled.

  • Robert O. Skaggs

    Robert O. Skaggs, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.