Today's News

  • Ask the Expert: Lose weight with portion control


    In America, portion sizes are increasing almost everywhere we go: Huge containers of food at the grocery store. Gigantic super value meals at both fast food and sit-down restaurants. Horse-sized buckets of popcorn at the movies.

    All of these things lead to a greater consumption of calories. When you combine this with the steady decrease in physical activity, it’s no wonder our collective waistlines are expanding.

  • Aug. 30 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Amber Nicole Adams, 19, Fort Knox, and Liam Patrick Wilmet, 21, Louisville.

    Cllie Elaine Ambrose, 49, Lebanon, and Jimmie Rose, 50, Raywick.

    Jessica Lynn Bullard, 20, Radcliff, and Ronald Domond Carter Jr., 20, Syracuse, N.Y.

    Natalie Susan Gaines, 26, and Mohammed Rodwan Abouharb, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Lana Sue Medina, 27, Radcliff, and David John Macht, 28, Elizabethtown.

    Heather Mae Tubbs, 28, and Brandon Lee Self, 19, both of Vine Grove.

  • Sept. 9, 2009: Services

    Woodrow Clayton Clark, 51, of Radcliff, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Memorial service is at 4 p.m. Saturday at North Hardin Christian Church in Radcliff; a time of fellowship begins at 3 p.m. Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Clara I. Ross, 87, of Latrobe, Pa., died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009. The funeral is 10 a.m. today at Latrobe United Methodist Church with burial in St. Clair Cemetery in Greensburg. John J.

  • 9/11 commemorations planned for Friday



    HARDIN COUNTY — Several local events are planned Friday to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which some say used to be more unifying and fresh in the national consciousness than it is now.

    While state Rep. Tim Moore said he doesn’t think local attitudes of the have changed much, “I think sadly at the national level there has been a kind of collective forgetfulness.”

  • Movie Listings

    MOVIE PALACE, Elizabethtown, 769-1505 “Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself” (PG-13) 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. “Whiteout” (R) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

  • HCS passes tax increase for new school year



    HARDIN COUNTY — Taxes in Hardin County Schools are going up after the board passed a new tax rate for the upcoming school year at a special board meeting Tuesday.

    The board approved a tax rate of 51.7 cents per $100 of real estate for the 2009-10 school year.

  • Try to remember ...

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA  It can’t be September. No way. Really? Way? I think a time warp is involved here somehow. While fall is probably my favorite ti

  • Sept. 4 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Double L Properties LLC to Joey S. Speaks, lot 7 Forrest Hills Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $108,000.

    Bill and Sherry L. Dawson to Stephen M. and Krista M. Hedge, lot 1 Dawson Three Subdivision, $82,200.

    Reynolds Homes LLC and Butler Homes Inc. to Troy A. and Dana S. Basham, 504 Green Crest, Cecilia, $32,000.

    Robert Hopfner to Maryellen McIntyre, 139 Loretto Drive, Elizabethtown, $186,900.

  • Dollars and Sense: Starting your own business

    A recession may seem like a bad time to launch your own company, but many people are considering this option. Even a troubled economy can create new opportunities, so this may be the right time for your start-up. If you have entrepreneurial ambitions, here are some tips from the Kentucky Society of CPAs on how to get started in uncertain times.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Elizabethtown beats Lexington Christian (09/09)