Today's News

  • OneMain Financial has name change ceremony

    CitiFinancial has changed their name to OneMain Financial. The Hardin Chamber of Commerce sponsored a name change/ribbon cutting on July 13. They are located at 181 Towne Drive, Elizabethtown and can be reached at 769-1356. Present at the Ribbon Cutting were Tom Hewlett, chairman of the chamber, OneMain Financial representatives, friends and Chamber Ambassadors.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: EABC 11s go 1-2 in regional; EABC 15s still alive at State (07/24)

    The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 11-year-old All-Stars went 1-2 on Friday and Saturday in the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional tournament in Galesburg, Ill.

    Elizabethtown beat Mill Creek, Ohio, 10-4 and lost to tournament host Galesburg, 7-1 on Saturday, and fell to Newburgh, Ind., 8-4 on Friday.

    EABC moves on to the single-elimination tournament that begins today. EABC plays Homewood, Ill., at 12:30 p.m.

    n Trailing 1-0 in the third, EABC scored seven runs and took advantage of four Mill Creek errors to finish out pool play.

  • SWIMMING: Host Dolphins having solid State (07/24)

    Backed by a combined four gold medals from the duo of Manuela Sampaio and Dalton Hardesty and a strong overall meet by Emma Coakley, the host Dolphins are having a solid showing entering today’s final day of competition in the four-day Kentucky 13-and-Over Long Course State Championship at the E-town Swim & Fitness Center.

  • Bridge to somewhere

    The floor of one room of Radcliff United Methodist Church was littered with the remains of 4,200 cloth bags full of school supplies on Saturday.
    A steady flow of residents flocked to Bridging the Gap: Back to School Explosion to enjoy themselves and pick up supplies.
    The event, which was hosted by the Radcliff-North Hardin Ministerial Association, was organized this year after area faith leaders learned tight budgets would prevent some student resource centers from offering free school supplies to students in need.

  • I-65 closed at Glendale after serious wreck

    Emergency responders closed northbound Interstate 65 at the 86 mile-marker Friday shortly before 5 p.m. after a single-vehicle rollover wreck.  One lane of southbound I-65 also was closed, leading to long traffic lines in both directions.

    A witness said two patients were airlifted from the scene and a third person may have died.

    There's no word on when the interstate may re-open. Travelers may want to use U.S. 31W or U.S. 31E to avoid the area.

  • Cars cruise on silver screen not just city streets

    Cars, cars and more cars are part ot Cruisin’ the Heartland on Friday and Saturday as vintage automobiles take over the streets and racecars take the silver screen.

    As part of the two-day vintage car show that includes a variety of attractions and events, the Historic State Theater will show two car-themed movies.

    First up on Friday is “Talledega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.” The 2006 movie, which will show at 8 p.m., stars Will Farrell.

  • Concerts provide soundtrack for Cruisin' event

    Cruisin’ the Heartland is not just about vintage automobiles, it’s a taste of fun and nostalgia, and the soundtrack will be provided by two concerts.

    Local band The Headstones, will have visitors dancing in the streets when they provide a free street concert Saturday. The concert will be held in the parking lot of the Historic State Theater.

    The street concert is slated to begin 5:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.

  • Cadet Command welcomes deputy commander

    By Caitlin VanOverberghe
    U.S. Army Cadet Command
    Col. Peggy Combs does not credit her success to luck. She knows it was her mother who set her career as a U.S. Army officer in motion.
    Then a staff sergeant in the Army Reserves, her mother, Pat, brought home an ROTC flyer for Combs when she was a junior in high school. She received an ROTC scholarship and attended Syracuse University, later commissioning as a second lieutenant.

  • Hardin County Playhouse to hold "Deathtrap" auditions


    Twists and turns characterize the plot of “Deathtrap,” a play for which Hardin County Playhouse is holding auditions.

    Auditions are 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater complex.

    Needed are two women, one man and supporting cast. No preparation is necessary.

  • Hardin County Branch NAACP seeks nominations

    Hardin County Branch National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s 20th annual freedom fund Banquet is at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 27, at the Fort Knox Leader’s Club. The keynote speaker will be University of Kentucky Associate Professor of History Dr. Gerald L. Smith Pd.D. The theme for the banquet is “Moving Forward Uniting Our Community: What is your Assignment?”