Today's News

  • State Theater offers Valentine's Day showing

    The Historic State Theater is hosting an event for area couples to have the time of their lives Valentine’s Day.

    The Valentine’s Day special movie package includes a showing of “Dirty Dancing.” The movie, which features Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, will be shown at 8 p.m. Feb. 14.

    Couples can enjoy the package at a cost of $20 for two tickets, two popcorns, two 20-ounce sodas and a special treat.

  • Pizza places prepare for pigskin parties

    The Super Bowl is the biggest event in football, but it’s also one of the biggest days in pizza sales.
    It’s all hands on deck for many local pizza places for game day, because preparation, customer service and delivery must be bolstered to handle a swell in orders.
    The business that Hungry Howie’s in Radcliff sees is “literally double” compared to other Sundays, said Matt Jobson, owner and operator. He increases his game day staff by 75 percent or more compared to an average day.

  • Camp Nevin, soon not to be forgotten

    The stubbly grain fields near Glendale look unassuming; however, this countryside has drawn the attention of not only automobile companies looking for an unoccupied industrial site but also the Union Army.
    In fact, for a few months during the fall and winter of 1861, so many troops were stationed there that Hardin County’s population nearly doubled.

  • Robert O. Skaggs

    Robert O. Skaggs, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.

  • Toliver joins ECTC as cultural diversity director

    A new director has been hired to focus on the diversity of the population at the local community college.
    Felicia Toliver is the new director of cultural diversity at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Toliver is handling the implementation of and coordination of activities that encourage and highlight the diversity on campus and in the community.

  • Hubbs gets a green light

    Elizabethtown native Amy Hubbs goes primetime Tuesday as a writer for the new FOX sitcom “Traffic Light.”
    The 1998 Central Hardin High School graduate, now living in Los Angeles, credits hometown connections with encouraging her love of the arts and continuing to inspire her as she spends her workdays with some of Hollywood’s funny people.
    High school band experience ensured she’d be creative the rest of her life.
    After seeing a Facebook post about the show, her high school band director, Allen Couch, posted he was proud of her.

  • The game itself is what's super

    On this weekend, it seems everyone is a football fan. The Super Bowl impacts our culture like no other single-day sporting event.
    I consider myself a serious, big-time NFL fan. While other sports, other activities and interests capture my off time now and then, nothing consistently holds my interest like the 32 teams that comprise the National Football League.
    Most folks who know that fact expect me to be excited about the Super Bowl. But I don’t look forward to the big game with awe.

  • Part of ‘foundation of America’ showcased at open house

    The Black History Gallery kicked off Black History Month by opening its doors to those who wanted a lesson about the past.
    The first in a month-long series of open houses at the gallery was Saturday. Members of Delta Sigma Theta sorority opened the doors and invited the public in to see what the gallery has to offer.

  • The game gets back to business

    Flash back to Jan. 15, 1967. It was a monumental day in American sports history and in the social heartbeat of the U.S. While at that time we may not have imagined the significance of the day or the event, nonetheless many of us watched it on our TV sets in black and white. It was the first world championship, contested between the American Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs and the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers. The Packers defeated the Chiefs 36-10 to claim the title of world champion.

  • Cheerleaders compete in 5th Region KAPOS

    Local high school cheerleading squads — North Hardin, Central Hardin, John Hardin, Elizabethtown and LaRue County — competed in the 5th Region KAPOS competition Jan. 30 at Central Hardin High School with the winners advancing to the state competition at Western Kentucky University on Feb. 19.