Today's News

  • Watching a friend's final transition

    As a pastor’s wife for almost 30 years, I’ve attended my share of weddings, funerals and baptisms and have accompanied my husband on hundreds of hospital and home visits.

    Not that I’m complaining. For the most part, that time with him is a joy as we serve together, united in a goal that’s greater than either of us.

  • Ask the expert: Home organization

    What if you could ask me a question about my experience as an organizer that has nothing to do with how to get organized, but has everything to do with the clients I have helped. Could you think of a question? I think you could because it happens to me all the time. When I first started my business my family and friends asked me vague questions such as, “How’s your business going?”

  • Learning a Kentucky music tradition

    Students at Vine Grove Elementary School have the opportunity to learn an instrument with historic significance to Kentucky.

    Once a week, fourth- and fifth-grade students meet for dulcimer club to learn an appreciation for the instrument and the value of teamwork.

    Dulcimers are fretted string instruments that typically have three or four strings.

  • Bowl for Kids' Sake running through March

    Big Brothers Big Sisters’ annual fundraiser hopes to attract a lot of participants looking for an activity right up their alley.
    Bowl for Kids’ Sake, one of the main fundraisers for Big Brothers Big Sisters,  is this month at Dix-E-Town Lane. Fundraising events are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. The same times will be used March 19-20 and again March 26-27. March 19 and 26 will also have midnight bowling.

  • Landowners challenge overlay zone in court

    Local attorney Dwight Preston is making good on his promise to challenge through the courts an approved interstate and highway overlay zone near the Glendale mega site.

  • Farm safety event to focus on distracted driving

    This year’s Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium on Friday might sound like a public service announcement for all drivers, not only agriculture workers.

    Dale Dobson, safety administrator of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, said that makes sense because distracted driving, including texting while driving, is an important issue that affects everyone.

  • Adkisson: Chamber merger a ‘major step’ for county

    Dave Adkisson described the influx of growth at Fort Knox as the “bright spot” of economic development in the state while many cities and counties are struggling.

    Now with the merger of the area chambers into the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Adkisson, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, said Hardin County is equipped to become a centralized hub for economic advancement, taking advantage of a location that is even better situated geographically than Lexington.

  • E’town’s Nathan Bush flexed his creative muscles in design challenge

    A visit to a green roof atop a Louisville building and a contest held by a floor covering company allowed Elizabethtown resident Nathan Bush an opportunity to do what he loves — create and design.

    Bush, who graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in interior architecture, entered Mannington Commercial’s tx:style Design Challenge 2011 with a carpet design called “Squiggle.”

    “I always had an interest in art and design,” Bush said.

  • Garden Club of Elizabethtown members learn about tropical plants

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club has March meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met March 4 at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.
    Melanie Hibbard introduced the guest speaker, Attorney John Scott, who gave the program “Aunt Martha’s Dilemma” about estate planning.
    Becky Bishop was introduced as a guest and possible new member. New members joining in Feb-ruary were Gail Hinton, Shelly Gardner and Diane McCamish.
    Members were encouraged to buy tickets to the Hosparus Tea. Betty French announced that the club would be participating in another Belk Charity Sale on April 16.