Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: 2011 Composite Schedule (03/21)


    John Hardin at Fort Knox                       4:30 p.m.

    North Hardin at Nelson County                      TBD

    Meade County at LaRue County             5:15 p.m.


  • Caregiver fatigue is real

    The day begins early, the same as it does every day. The alarm clock reminds that it was only a few hours ago since sleep was interrupted again.
    Time for a quick cup of coffee before the daily routine of caring for an older family member begins. The routine of toileting, showering, dressing, laundry, meal preparation, giving medications and housekeeping chores has to be completed before a doctor’s appointment later that morning.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Chocolate Gravy

    Ada W. Avery of Elizabethtown has sent in one of the most interesting recipes I’ve ever seen – Chocolate Gravy. When I first read the name, my stomach sort of did a flip … Chocolate? Yumm! Chocolate gravy?  Hmmmmm.

  • Clipped for a cause

    People filled the Knights of Columbus Hall on Sunday to clip for a cure.

    More than 50 people had their heads shaved for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation . It was the first event of its kind in the Elizabethtown area and had brought in tens of thousands of dollars before a set of clippers ever touched a head.
    The St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s mission is to raise money for childhood cancer research.

  • Photo: Super moon over Kentucky
  • Family celebrates birthday with $10,000 lottery ticket

    Merianne Johnson’s $30 worth of lottery tickets turned into a $10,000 birthday present for her mother.
    Johnson buys the tickets for her mother for birthdays and holidays. The most that Merian Johnson had won before was $37 until she scratched off a Betty Boop ticket March 14 for her 87th birthday.

  • Radcliff mayor questions census data

    Results from the 2010 census showed growth in Hardin County, which increased in population by 12.1 percent during the past 10 years to 105,543 residents. The national head count said Elizabethtown’s population leaped by 26.6 percent to 28,531 residents.

    But Radcliff showed a population loss and Mayor J.J. Duvall doesn’t believe it.

    The census recorded Radcliff as losing 1.2 percent of its population in the last 10 years, dropping to 21,688 residents.

  • Woman learns 'You can't put an age on cancer'

    As a wife and mother of two daughters, Carrie Weber looks forward to many of the small joys of everyday life.

    Sharing a conversation with her husband, laughing with her children, sitting and just watching what they do and how they do it.

    At 33 years of age, Weber already has dealt with some tough times in her life.

    A little more than three months ago, diagnosed with colon cancer, she faced surgery and an uncertain future.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Jacob L. Alexander (1986). Speeding 14 mph over; state traffic school. Total $172.

    Ashley V. Apple (1992). Speeding 17 mph over; state traffic school. Total $178.

    Jordan C. Clark (1983). Failure to report accident in excess of $500. Total $255.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Jennifer Lynn Glasser, 38, and Scott Edward Johnson, 38, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kimberly Dawn Sweesy, 35, and David Alan Calloway, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Samantha Ellen Faulkner, 21, and Robert Michael Mooney, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Elizabeth Ann Sharp, 29, Louisville, and Gregory Todd Hampton, 28, Elizabethtown.

    Malinda Kay Kendrick, 42, and John Philip Pippo, 38, both of Radcliff.