Today's News

  • Photo: Cheerful signs for Parrett
  • Local charities serve thousands for Christmas


    Many local homes enjoyed a more merry Christmas thanks to the work of local charitable organizations. Helping Hand and North Hardin HOPE served thousands over the Christmas holiday.

    North Hardin HOPE distributed toys to 1,208 children in the Radcliff area, in partnership with Salvation Army and Toys for Tots, said David Dozer, executive director of North Hardin HOPE and Helping Hand.

    The two-day distribution went well, Dozer said.

  • January emergency drill changes focus


  • Khaliah Ali to discuss weight loss at HMH

    Khaliah Ali, daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, will speak Jan. 8 in Elizabethtown about her struggles with weight loss and how she maintains a healthy lifestyle.

    Roughly 100 seats are available for the free program at Hardin Memorial Hospital. Registration is required and is available online at www.hmh.net or by call 737-4464.


  • Bluegrass JOOI Club has activities

    1 The Bluegrass JOOI Club recently presented Jordan Tipple, right, the Volunteer of the Month Award at its previous meeting for her service to the community. Left, JOOI’s Vice President Jonathan Berry, awards Tipple for her achievements and volunteer service.

    2 The Bluegrass JOOI Club packed shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child at its recent December meeting. JOOI is a volunteer club composed of middle and high school students who are dedicated to serving the community.

  • Students perform piano recital at Bluegrass Assisted Living

    Students of Ann Case performed a Christmas recital for residents of Bluegrass Assisted Living on Dec. 20.

    From left, front row; Anna Rose Patterson, Chelsea Yates, Erin McLane and Anna Knowles; second row, J.J. Bellware, Katherine Bellware, Olivia Hamilton, Ramsey Deaton, Aaron Prather and Ann Case.

  • A year has past: What was done

    It never fails. The end of the year always makes me want to look back at the past 12 months and evaluate things, ala a John Lennon/Yoko Ono song. (You know: “So this is Christmas and what have you done? Another year over and a new one just begun.”)

    It’s rarely the eye-opening occasion it maybe should be.

    I didn’t rescue children from a burning building. I didn’t discover a cure for cancer. I didn’t end world hunger.

    (“And what have you done?”)

  • A Dash of Class: A healthy new year to you

    At the end of a year and the beginning of a new year, many people make resolutions.

    Many people resolve to lose weight, but I wonder if you have a list for 2011. Does being a healthier or better cook, or trying more recipes sound familiar?

    As for me, I too want to lose weight, be a healthier cook and try new recipes. Maybe we can do those together.

    I resolve to:

  • O'Kingdom for a drummer


    In a relatively short time, local metalcore band O’Kingdom has found an audience, reaching more than 1,000 plays of its video, “The Appointed Boundaries,” on YouTube within five days of its release.

    The video, which was posted Sept. 4, now claims more than 15,000 plays.

    What the band really needs now is a drummer.

    “Drummers are hard to find around here,” Elizabethtown guitarist Brian Judd said.

  • ECTC's Morrison Gallery: A place of art and experience


    The Morrison Gallery on the campus of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has been a place of fine art and classical entertainment for at least 25 years.

    Noteworthy exhibits of late range from paintings and sculptures that explore the relationship between positive and negative space to three-dimensional chair forms in various stages of destruction by Japanese Beetles.