Today's News

  • Seymour speaks to Rotary Club members

    Heath Seymour of the Elizabethtown Heritage Council was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Sept. 6. He discussed the mission of the Heritage Council, improving the downtown area of Elizabethtown and some of the upcoming activities. Pictured from the left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Heath Seymour and Rotarian D. Dee Shaw.

  • Woman’s Club has September meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting Sept. 2 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.
    Martha Mengel, president, called the meeting to order and Gloria Whitford presented the devotional. Hostesses for the meeting were Jo Griffith, Debbie Jones and Becky Bishop. Fall refreshments were served prior to the meeting.
    Nina Atcher introduced the program and speaker, Steve Wright of The Wright Legacy Group, who spoke on retirement.

  • State legislators support revision of unification law

    Hardin County United has allies in its efforts to clarify laws governing unification.

    The volunteer organization said it has secured the support of the Hardin County legislative delegation in its efforts to revise a 2006 law related to formation of a unified local government.

    HCU has been assuring cities in recent weeks it will ensure a city’s majority vote would be respected if residents vote against unification, even if the county as a whole favors unification. To do so, HCU plans to present an amendment to the law to clear up the confusion.

  • Mom speaks to HCS board about bullying

    Hardin County Schools board members will consider recommendations from a Cecilia mother who said her child has been physically and verbally bullied for a long time.

    Angie Carter, mother of a West Hardin Middle School student, approached the board Thursday during its meeting.

    “I want to say, first of all, that I’m not here to start a revolution or anything like that,” she said. “I’m just here to set some goals so we can handle any situation that goes on.”

  • College honors 400th anniversary of KJV Bible

    Staff Report
    Campbellsville University has scheduled a series of Thursday evening lectures in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible.
    After years of translating and revising previous versions of the English Bible, a version authorized by King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland was published in 1611. For generations, it served as the standard for Christians in the English-speaking world.

  • Praise ranges from 9-11 events to 89-year-old's walk

    TOPIC: Kudos abound
    OUR VIEW: Good things going on

    Ten years ago, our country was hurting from the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa.
    The loss of 3,000 lives and our national sense of security have been long-lasting hurts.
    In Hardin County, we used more than words to show that we will never forget. There were countless events remembering the lost lives of emergency service personnel and innocent residents of the United States.

  • Tractor cruise honors late fire chief

    The late Louis Crosier spent most of his 63 years around tractors.

  • Western Hardin County Days cater to young and old

    Part of being a successful festival is the ability to attract a wide range of visitors.

    Lucy Lucas, one of the organizers of the 8th annual Western Hardin County Days, is hoping that offering activities and entertainment for young and old will drive attendance this weekend.

    Some events are for all age groups such as Saturday’s Rooster Crowing Contest at noon.

    “We’ll have categories for men, women and kids,’’ Lucas said.

  • Clarity ... Solutions for Women hosts annual walk

    Clarity ... Solutions for Women is hosting its annual fundraising walk at 9 a.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown Christian Academy.

    The pro-life ministry serves women facing unexpected pregnancy and is funded entirely by donations from churches and individuals, executive director Marcia Orban said.

    “We are a ministry; it is the core of who we are,” said Orban, who has been working at the center for seven years.

  • Ride raises money to purchase and install bicycle road signs

    Elizabethtown’s Share the Road Tour returns Saturday with a heightened focus on safety and awareness.

    The Central Kentucky Wheelmen plan to use all of the profits from the tour this year to purchase share the road signs, which will be installed on Elizabethtown roadways.