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Today's News

  • CASA comes together
  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club members welcome student guests

    Rebecca Hinkle and Reza Haider, seniors at Elizabethtown High School, were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Aug. 23.

  • Parade of Homes set for two weekends this month

    The Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association held a kickoff banquet Wednesday to honor builders, lenders, sponsors and other participants in its annual Parade of Homes.

    New houses will be on display around the community Sept. 10-11 and again Sept. 17-18.

    The admission fee for the entire tour is $5 per person.

  • Thank you from Radcliff/Fort Knox and Elizabethtown Tourism

    The Radcliff/Fort Knox Convention and Tourism Commission and Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau would like to say thank you to the volunteers that staffed the Hardin County Tourism booth at the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 18-28. The two tourism commissions sponsored and coordinated the exhibit, which showcased the arts and culture in Hardin County.

  • 4-Hers are back in the saddle

    Throughout the year I have been working with a number of parent volunteers from 18 counties in the District (5) region to prepare youth enrolled in the 4-H horse program for the State 4-H Horse Show  held July 2-9 at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center in Louisville.

  • Rain needed for crops, fire safety

    Hardin County finished well below average rainfall for August.

    More precipitation is needed to avoid fire hazards and help area crops.

    Only one day of rain was recorded from Aug. 15 through Wednesday at the Fort Knox Weather Station. Even the day it rained offered very little precipitation, said Tim Deely, a meteorological technician at the station.

    The station recorded 0.73 inches of rain last month, compared to 3.1 inches averaged during August over the past 25 years.

  • Project PASS loses federal funding

    Just nine months after it began, funding has been pulled from the Project PASS program in Hardin County Schools.

    Project PASS, a partnership between the U.S. Army and the National Association of State Boards of Education, brought the Junior Leadership Corps to six districts in the country, including HCS. The program was implemented at North and J.T. Alton middle schools.

    The district recently learned federal money for the program is no longer available and it will lose the director of community involvement position held by Rudy Garcia.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: No. 2 Elizabethtown falls at No. 3 Assumption (09/01)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers and Louisville Assumption Rockets put on quite the show Wednesday night.

    In what was arguably one of the best early-season games this year, third-ranked and homestanding Assumption handed No. 2 Elizabethtown its first loss in a 2-1 win.

    “We actually dominated the second half, I thought, with possession and opportunities,” said Lady Panthers coach Jerry Crabtree. “We played good soccer, we just didn’t finish. It was going to be a dead-even game, and it was.”

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Wednesday's results (09/01)

    GOLF

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S EVENTS

    HARDIN COUNTY-BULLITT COUNTY CHALLENGE

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s match at the par-36 front nine at Pine Valley:

    TEAM SCORES

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles ready to rebound from loss (09/01)

    While breaking down film of the Butler County Bears, one thing jumped out to first-year Fort Knox coach Shawn Thompson: The Bears have an array of playmakers on offense.

    It starts with senior Clay Embry, who’s accounted for nearly half of Butler County’s total offense. In two games, Embry has rushed seven times for 220 yards and five touchdowns and caught five passes for 65 yards and another score.

    “I think he is probably their best athlete. He apparently does everything for them,” Thompson said.