Today's News

  • May 12, 2010 editorial: Community combats cancer

    Maybe you have had cancer?

    Or maybe you have had a family member battle the disease?

    Maybe you know a loved one who has seen someone close to them succumb to cancer?

    Or maybe you know somebody who went eye-to-eye with it and beat it?

    Cancer is one of those words that is numbing because we all know overcoming it is not easy.

    This weekend at Central Hardin High School, hundreds of attendees will celebrate life and celebrate surviving cancer, while not giving up the battle against it for those who lost their lives to the disease.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Polly Shaw's Fresh Corn Cakes

    By MARY ALICE HOLT Polly Shaw of Elizabethtown has once again shared a recipe that I am absolutely wild about, and it will be perfect when corn is harvested in Hardin County in a few weeks.

  • May 9, 2010: Our readers write

    Sheroan for District 4

    A few years ago we, the voters of Hardin County, voted for a Fiscal Court consisting of three commissioners and the judge-executive. No offense to the commissioners, but at the first opportunity we wanted our local magistrate representation back and will soon have it. Bobby Sheroan is a lifelong member of our county. He knows the county, he knows and understands how to solve complex issues, and most importantly, he knows us.

  • Trying to shake a grudge against May

    I  used to like May.

    It’s a busy, fun time away from the inconveniences and discomforts of winter, past much of the spring storm season and not yet burdened by the blistering conditions of an Ohio Valley summer. Mild temperatures and reasonable humidity make the world grow and people go.

    But for the past few Mays, I’ve been trying to shake a little grudge against the month. It’s full of too many reminders of a painful event.

    Friday was my mother’s 70th birthday.

  • Ask ECTC: Kids College offers fun for summer

    NUMBERS TO KNOW Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (270) 706-8800 – Welcome and Admissions Center (877) 246-2322, Ext.

  • May 11, 2010: Our readers write

    Mollison for magistrate Like many voters I have become somewhat cynical about politics and politicians. So, I was very pleasantly surprised when a former military peer filed for magistrate in Hardin County. He does not fit the mold of what I would consider a typical politician. But, he certainly has all the qualities that are needed for public office. Unfortunately, I reside in a

  • Hot time tips



    For those who don’t have air conditioning or are looking to reduce electric bills or environmental footprints, here are some tips on surviving summer the old fashioned way.

  • May 16, 2010: Our readers write

    Martin for District 4

    I do not live in District 4, however I feel compelled to inform the voters of District 4 about the character of Mr. Emery Martin, candidate for magistrate in that area.

  • A Dash of Class: Recipes for Dairy Month


    When you think of June what do you think of? Father’s Day? Flag Day? School letting out?

    Something you may have forgotten is that June also is Dairy Month.

    You might think to yourself, “big deal.” But it is a big deal.

    Without your dairy farmers, there wouldn’t be milk, cheese, cottage cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, yogurt or ice cream. Yikes! No ice cream. See, it is a big deal.

  • Questions about processes, purposes of E'town proposal

    The agenda for Monday’s Elizabethtown City Council special meeting contains a proposed municipal order entitled “Approving Construction and Management Agreement with Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau for the Elizabethtown Sports Park.”

    Unlike a city ordinance, a municipal order can be read and adopted at the same meeting instead of being read twice before adoption.