Today's News

  • 12-12 Religion Briefs


  • Medicare Part D Enrollment Information


    The calendar on the wall reminds us it’s Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. For most of us that means the beginning of another month, a whirlwind month filled with holiday planning, shopping and festivities.

    For others, especially those eligible for and receiving Medicare benefits, it reminds us the deadline of the Medicare Part D program, a prescription drug program, is fast approaching. The 2009 enrollment period  ends Dec. 31, 2008.

  • Photo: First sign of spring?
  • Methadone clinic bill passes Senate



    The state Senate earlier this week passed a bill that would tighten regulations on methadone clinics, such as the one that opened four months ago in Elizabethtown.

    The controversy surrounding that facility, E’town Addiction Solutions, spurred Sen. Elizabeth Tori, R-Radcliff, to file the proposal. The House will consider it next.

  • HMH set to host diabetes info event



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Pre-diabetics can get helpful information about their condition at a seminar next week.

    Hardin Memorial Hospital, Lincoln Trail District Health Department and the Hardin/ LaRue Diabetes Coalition are sponsoring a Taking Charge of Your Blood Glucose event for  National Diabetes Alert Day.

  • T.K. Stone rallies around student hurt in accident


    Mail to:

    University of Louisville Hospital

    Tyler Dile

    c/o 8th West Wing

    530 S. Jackson Street

    Louisville, KY




    Whether it has been money collected for the family, a care basket, T-shirts made honoring their son or the many visits by T.K. Stone Middle School staff, Eddie Dile said the support his son and family have received “has been just incredible.’’

  • March 19, 2010: Obituaries

    Lizzie Compton Lizzie Compton, 98, of Elizabethtown, died Thursday, March 18, 2010, after a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Hardin County, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Compton, in 1994.  She is survived by two daughters, Marcella Morgan and Bernard and Alice L. Hager, all of Elizabethtown; three granddaughters, Lynn Hager Durnil and John of G

  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore is open

    The Hardin County Habitat for Humanity ReStore is located at 6746 S. Wilson Road (the old Roy’s Furniture Store) in Elizabethtown. They accept donations of serviceable furniture, tools, appliances, and building materials during those hours and then re-sell them at attractive prices. All proceeds from sales go to the construction of homes. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturday. There is limited pick up capability. Call 270-505-2448 to schedule a pick up or for more information.


  • Last day June 2 for HCS

    Save the date

    The Hardin  County Schools board approved graduation dates for its three high schools and its GED program.

    GED program, or Hardin County High School, graduation is at 7 p.m. May 27 at Central Hardin High School.

    North Hardin High School’s graduation is at 7 p.m. June 3 at the school.

    Graduation for John Hardin High School is at 7 p.m. June 4 at the school.

    Graduation for Central Hardin High School is at 4 p.m. June 5 at the school.



  • Fort Knox middle schoolers focus on bully prevention


    Turret Senior Staff Writer

    Childhood can be a  terrible time for some children, particularly if they fall victim to bullies.

    According to statistics from Family First Aid, about 30 percent of teenagers in the U.S. have been involved in bullying, either as a bully or as a victim of teenage bullying.

    Linda Haberman, principal of Fort Knox’s Scott Middle School, said students wanted to focus on awareness about bullying after conducting research and understanding the possible long-term effects of bullying.