Today's News

  • Dixie road work wraps



    ELIZABETHTOWN — With recent resurfacing work on U.S. 31W, local drivers got a bonus — the extension of a third southbound lane from Ring Road to the U.S. 31W Bypass.

    The $1.4 million project began June 15 and is expected to be finished by this morning’s commute, said Becky Judson, a spokeswoman for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 4.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Barren County sends Elizabethtown 9s into loser's bracket (07/19)



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Playing two days after winning a game in which they could do little wrong, the homestanding Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission’s 9-year-old All-Stars could do little right Saturday morning in a 13-2 loss to Barren County in the winner’s bracket semifinals of the Cal Ripken West Kentucky State Tournament.

  • Learning what goes on beyond ‘happily ever after’



    RADCLIFF — For 17 members of the Hardin County community, the glass slipper fits.

    Of the 47 who auditioned, those 17 were selected to bring storybook characters to life in the pro-am musical, “Into the Woods,” this year’s production of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

  • July 2, 2009: Our readers write

    Building families

    I wanted to take a moment to thank the fathers who were able to share the Daddy-Daughter dinner and dance.

    I know there are many who wanted to be a part of this special event but because of other commitments, were not able to attend.

    The responsibility of being a parent is one of the most challenging jobs any human can take on. Strong families recognize that the bond of a family will mean a great deal now and in the future.

  • July 10, 2009: Our readers write


    Health care is a right

    All people living in this country should have access to quality health care they can afford. This should not be based on how much they are worth or how much money they make.

    An individual should not have to worry about losing their financial foundation due to medical expenses because he or she cannot afford the excessive costs of health insurance.

  • The cadets have familiar faces



    FORT KNOX — Adam Ward and Clayton Yates call Vine Grove home, but they met in an Army program attended by people from all over the U.S.

    Ward and Yates are cadets at Fort Knox’s Leader’s Training Course, a four-week crash course in Army life and training for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, commonly known as ROTC.

    It’s a chance for college juniors to catch up with their peers who enrolled in ROTC right after high school.

  • Three contracts for further BRAC analysis awarded



    HARDIN COUNTY — The local area development district is helping to continue the study of how the realignment of Fort Knox will affect Hardin County.

    Three contracts from the Lincoln Trail Area Development District were awarded to entities interested in studying the impact the transition will have on Hardin County and surrounding areas.

  • Gloryland Harvest opening school in fall



    RADCLIFF — Parents will have another educational option for their children this fall.

    Gloryland Harvest Church will open Harvest Preparatory School on Aug. 5 for preschool through fifth grade students.

    Principal Mandy Riggs said having a school has always been a goal for the church.

    “We want to instill the life of God into as many children’s hearts as we can,” Riggs said.

  • Norton/Anthem dispute hits E-town



    The fallout from a dispute originating in Louisville between Norton Healthcare and insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has now reached Elizabethtown.

    Norton Healthcare’s contract with Anthem was terminated July 1 after negotiations failed to clamp the disagreement. As a result, local affiliate Norton Community Medical Associates joins all of Norton’s Louisville facilities in being out of Anthem’s network.

  • Indictments include sexual abuse, robbery, attempted murder


    An indictment by a grand jury is not proof of guilt or innocence but a finding by a majority of grand jurors that evidence against a defendant exists which is substantial enough to pursue a criminal case in Circuit Court. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.