Today's News

  • PREP WRESTLING: House willing to sacrifice (02/04)

    In the eyes of North Hardin wrestling coach Keith Smith, junior heavyweight Aaron House made the ultimate sacrifice last season.

    House evolved into one of the state’s top 215-pound wrestlers – he was ranked 13th in his class entering the last two weeks of the regular season. That left his older brother, Steven, in limbo when he wanted to drop from 285 because he felt he was better suited for 215.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin downs North for top seed (02/04)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs learned Thursday night how hard it is to get to the top.

    The Bulldogs built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter, but they had to hold off the feisty North Hardin Trojans for a 66-63 victory at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. The win gave John Hardin the No. 1 seed for the first time in the program’s history for the upcoming 17th District Tournament.

  • Black History Gallery to host open houses all month

    Residents are ensuring Black History Month is fully recognized with several events planned throughout the month, notably the open houses that will take place every Saturday at the Black History Gallery in Elizabethtown.

    This Saturday’s open house is from 1 to 4 p.m., with presentations at 3 p.m. that include poetry and a youth portrayal of Harriet Tubman, said Brenda Tucker, a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, sponsor or the event.

  • Lit festival provides families with fun, educational weekend event

    When outdoor play areas are off limits because of the cold and possible snow, picking up a book can be a cure for winter blues.
    The Lincoln Heritage Council/International Reading Association is hosting a literacy festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at John Hardin High School. The event will feature a book fair, presentations, activities and authors and illustrators on hand to promote reading among children.

  • Lawyer turned agent turned cheesehead planning on 'Super' trip

    A blizzard appears to be no match for Jon Rabinowitz.

    An Elizabethtown attorney and sports agent, the 33-year-old plans to leave Saturday morning  to be in Arlington, Texas, for Sunday night’s Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers.

    “I’m not really concerned about the weather. We’ll get there. If I have to get in a car and drive to Dallas overnight, we will be there Saturday,” Rabinowitz said Thursday morning at the Coleman, Lochmiller and Bond law office on Ring Road.

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  • Parrett files legislation to close Legislators’ Retirement Plan

    The News-Enterprise

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, filed legislation Tuesday to close the Legislators’ Retirement Plan and require the participation of new members of the General Assembly in the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, the same plan provided to state employees.

  • Former dental office employee receives final sentencing


    An Elizabethtown resident was ordered to reimburse her former employer and sentenced to 30 days in jail on theft charges in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Jennifer Rose Priddy, 30, entered guilty pleas to one count each of theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception over $300. The charges were in connection to her work as a bookkeeper for Dr. Douglas L. Baumgardner's dental office in Hodgenville.

  • 18th Century Market Fair takes visitors back in time

    Ever wonder what life was like hundreds of years ago?
    You can get a glimpse of it today and Saturday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown with the 14th annual 18th Century Market Fair featuring Kentucky’s frontier period. The event is sponsored by the Bucksnort Longhunters.
    “If you’re interested in that time period of life in Kentucky, there are a lot of nice things to see,’’ said Danny Hill, treasurer for the Bucksnort Longhunters. “We have people coming in from all around to set up here.’’

  • Radcliff home damaged by fire

    A Radcliff home was extensively damaged Wednesday night when a fire that started near the chimney spread into the attic.
    Units from the Radcliff Fire Department responded to the scene at 106 Potomac St. and were able to contain the fire. Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said firefighters were on the scene until after 10 p.m.
    Shumate said it appeared damage to the home was contained to the attic. The family was home when the fire broke out.
    “Fortunately, nobody was hurt,’’ Shumate said.