Today's News

  • Horrocks named Lions Club’s EHS Student of the Month

    Claire Horrocks was presented to the Elizabethtown Lions Club as its Elizabethtown High School Student of the Month at the May 12 meeting by Lion Robert O’Bryant.

  • Skees-Rose



    Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thomas Skees Jr. and Carol Goodman, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amber Renee Skees, to Matthew Dewayne Rose, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Rose of Owensboro.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green and is a third-grade teacher for Warren County Public Schools in Bowling Green.

  • I-65 fatality wreck Friday at area unprotected by barrier



    LEBANON JUNCTION — A wreck along a span of Interstate 65 unprotected by cable median barrier occurred shortly before midnight Friday, killing an Indiana man and injuring another.

    The death marks the second fatality along several miles of interstate outside where cable median barriers were installed earlier this year.

  • County fair to return with new pavilion

    If you go

    The Hardin County Community Fair is July 6-12 at the Hardin Co. Fairgrounds, located on U.S. 31W about five miles south of Elizabethtown. Admission is $9 for full access to all shows, exhibits and rides. For more information, log on to www.hardincofair.com. 



  • July 3, 2009: Services

    Mary Elizabeth Hagan Brangers, 73, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009. The funeral Mass is at 1 p.m. today at St. James Catholic Church with burial in St. James Cemetery. Visitation continues at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

    Shurilda M. ‘Pee Wee’ Harrison Embry, 80, of Bonnieville, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. CDT today at Brooks Funeral Home in Munfordville with interment in St. Benedict Cemetery in Wax. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. CDT today at the funeral home.

  • July 3, 2009: Obituaries

    J.R. Gonterman, 62

    Frances Almeda Johnson, 92

    Mildred Allen Payton, 98

    Cliston Coy Reynolds, 81

    Ollie Marue Russell, 90

    Frieda Shultz, 78

    J.R. Gonterman

    J.R. Gonterman, 62, of Upton, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    Arrangements are incomplete at Manakee Funeral Home in Upton.

    Frances Almeda Johnson

  • June 28, 2009,Obituaries

    Kristopher Kiah Ashby

    Kristopher Kiah Ashby, 31, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, June 26, 2009, at his residence as the result of an accidental overdose.

    He was a native of Fort Bragg, N.C. and formerly worked for Nett Construction Co.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Randall V. Ashby and his grandparents, Kiah and Evelyn Foster.

  • Elizabethtown man remembers the Fourth of July differently



    ELIZABETHTOWN — When 82-year-old Arville Crabtree thinks of July 4, it’s not fireworks that first come it mind. It’s not cookouts set to a red, white and blue backdrop, either. It’s a sunny Independence Day in Stearns  in 1942 that he says led him to join the U.S. Army at 15 — a choice he says changed his life for the better.

  • TENNIS: E-Town Open still growing (07/03)


  • College search colored by many factors




    HARDIN COUNTY — Jacob Hughes has always wanted to attend the University of Kentucky. He selected this particular institution not because he had heard it was well-respected academically, or because he thought Lexington would be a good location to set up residence for the next four years. He chose his new educational destination because he likes the basketball team.