Today's News

  • Introduction to cultural differences can be uncomfortable

    Our rituals and traditions seem common and make us feel comfortable.

    The rituals and traditions of others can seem odd and make us uncomfortable.

    As Flex Films celebrated its $180 million investment in a new manufacturing site that eventually will create 250 jobs in Elizabethtown, the first hour was devoted to a Hindu ritual.

  • KHSAA STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin earns sweep, advances to quarterfinals (10/29)

    Central Hardin’s volleyball team got off to the aggressive start it needed Friday afternoon in the first round of the KHSAA State Tournament. And thanks to some early power, the Lady Bruins advanced to the quarterfinals.

  • Death sentence again recommended for St. Clair

    Landmark News Service

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Over the past 13 years, 48 jurors have been asked on three occasions to determine the fate of convicted killer Michael Dale St. Clair.

    And, on all three occasions, the verdict was the same — death.

  • Treats, not tricks: Be safe on Halloween

    For a child, Halloween means donning a costume, collecting candy and maybe even pulling a few pranks. But an innocent night of trick-or-treating can spell disaster if children and parents aren’t careful.
    “We need to make sure our young people are safe,” said Bryce Shumate, public information officer at Radcliff Police Department. “Halloween should be enjoyable, but it also should be safe.”

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Smack talk spurs Price to first career win

    A little pre-race smack talk from a rival was all the motivation Josh Price needed Thursday night.

    It was enough to push Price to his first win of his career.

    A Central Hardin senior, Price won the 69-runner Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference Meet, finishing in 16 minutes, 58.50 seconds at the Brandenburg Telecom headquarters.

    “It’s been coming. I’m peaking right at the end of the year,” Price said.

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Lever, Lady Bulldogs sweep conference meet

    The only thing holding Katie Lever back Thursday night was the all-terrain vehicle at the head of the pack.

    No one was going to catch the John Hardin senior on this night.

    Lever cruised to victory in the 64-runner Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference Meet at the Brandenburg Telecom headquarters, winning her first conference championship in 19 minutes, 12.60 seconds.

  • Towne Mall closes briefly because of bomb threat

    A bomb threat Friday morning evacuated employees and customers of the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown.

    Elizabethtown police responded to a threatening call made to Towne Mall. The mall was checked by mall management, according to an e-mail from EPD. The mall was re-opened for business at 10:50 a.m.

    The investigation continues.


  • Parks named CKAG Artist of the Month

    At the Oct. 17 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, Elizabeth Parks was selected by the attendees as the Artist of the Month. The theme for October was “Clouds and Weather.” The painting is presently hanging at Cobblers Café in downtown Elizabethtown. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 21, at the Nolin RECC Building on Ring Road. Visitors are always welcome.

  • Warm Blessings makes ‘Empty Bowls’

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen is preparing for a fundraiser and awareness benefit in January called Empty Bowls. People attending will have a nice soup meal and will receive a handmade ceramic bowl to remind them that some people’s bowls are “empty.”

  • Elizabethtown Lions Community Service benefits children

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club recently participated in a Lions Children First project to assist children in the community by recently volunteering at Feeding America participating in their packaging of food items for the “BackPack Program for Children.”This volunteer activity occurred at Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland’s Volunteer Center located on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown.