Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: North, John Hardin lose; LaRue sets school wins record (10/06)

    Host North Bullitt scored twice in the second half Wednesday to pull away for a 3-1 win over the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

    Sophomore Alyssa Exler scored off an assist from sophomore Kiera Jones.

    Junior keeper Ariana Martinez made 15 saves – including one on a penalty kick.

    UP NEXT: North Hardin plays Meade County at 2 p.m. Sunday in the 10th District Tournament quarterfinals at John Hardin.

  • Don't wait for something to break

    “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is a common refrain when new ideas are generated. Although that may be partially true, why then do we love inventions and strive to build a better mousetrap?

    A colleague of mine recently penned an excellent analogy which follows. It speaks directly to what the unification effort is about – Examining ways we can work and operate better together for everyone’s benefit:

  • Unrealistic federal standards should be rewritten, not waived

    ISSUE: No Child Left Behind.
    OUR VIEW: Flaws must be corrected  

    In this turbulent economic and political climate, there are fleetingly few things leaders on both sides of the partisan aisle agree on. For the future of education in our nation, thankfully the Obama Administration and Congressional Republicans and Democrats agree there are major flaws in the No Child Left Behind that must be addressed.

  • Elizabethtown to go the ‘extra mile’

    Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker has joined forces with more than 200 other mayors around the country to encourage his city to go the extra mile.

    Walker said he will sign a proclamation designating Nov. 1 “Extra Mile Day,” part of a national campaign launched in 2009 to encourage people around the U.S. to take a personal stake in improving their surroundings.

    Walker on Wednesday said he was attracted to the effort because of the positive message it sends to challenge everyone to build up their own communities by giving more.

  • Lees celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Johnny and Edith Lee, formerly of Elizabethtown, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 4, 2011, at their home in Melbourne, Fla.

    They were married Oct. 4, 1951, by Dr. L.E. Martin in the pastor’s home in Elizabethtown.

    Mr. Lee retired from the transportation business.

    Mrs. Lee is a retired secretary who worked in Elizabethtown for an accounting firm for many years.

    They have three children, 10 grandchildren and are expecting their 11th grandchild in October.

  • Photo: On the fly
  • Radcliff restaurants would need liquor drink licenses to remove sales, space restrictions

    Residents in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove made their voices heard regarding expanded alcohol sales, but confusion remains regarding restaurant limitations in the cities, particularly Radcliff.

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall  plans to address concerns locally through the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, and he said the city may hold a local informational forum to ensure residents and those interested in obtaining alcohol licenses are savvy about the state’s alcohol laws.  

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I am enjoying this beautiful weather. What a beautiful time for the children to enjoy their fall break this week. I’m sure Tuesday will come again all to soon for their liking.

  • EHS Class of 61’ has 50th reunion

    On Sept. 9, a potluck supper was held at the Hardin County Fairgrounds for the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1961. One teacher and 24 classmates and spouses attended.
    On Sept. 10 the group gathered at their old high school, now T.K. Stone Middle School, to look around. The group then visited the Hardin County History Museum. Later the group had a social hour and toured the State Theater and had a catered dinner by Stone Hearth. At the dinner were five teachers and 35 classmates and spouses.

  • Hampton-Turner

    Jerry and Barbara Hampton, John and Sharon Allard and David Turner announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tara Shae’lee Hampton and Dylan Todd Turner.
    The wedding is at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8, 2011, at Hawk Creek Baptist Church in London, Ky., with a reception to follow at Crooked Creek Golf Community.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.