Today's News

  • No place like home

    Using a variation of the phrase uttered by Dorothy as she smacked her red slippers together and departed from Oz, Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry told a crowd gathered at Pritchard Community Center on Thursday that “there’s no place like Hardin County.”

    Berry joined several elected officials around the county to present a state of the county address during the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon.

  • Editorial: Stroke of luck for patients

    In what was described by CEO David Gray as an accomplishment resulting from roughly two years of work, Hardin Memorial Hospital has met the requirements to become certified as a primary stroke center. The designation places HMH among an elite group of hospitals in the state best positioned to treat patients who fall victim to stroke. The certification also serves as further evidence that HMH is expanding the value it delivers to its patients, our community and the region.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central downs Lady Bulldogs (01/14)

    Jordan Daniel didn’t have the best shooting night Thursday night. But the Central Hardin senior guard hit a clutch shot when her team needed it most.

    With the visiting Lady Bruins leading by four with less than 3 minutes left, Daniel calmly sank a 3-pointer from the right wing to push the lead to seven and Central Hardin held on for a 53-42 over John Hardin in a crucial 17th District game at the Dawg Pound.

  • BOYS PREP BASKETBALL: Trojans topple Panthers (01/14)

    North Hardin put the basketball in the hands of its steady point guard.

    And everyone got out of Trevino Coney’s way – Elizabethtown players included.

    With his team down by a point, Coney found a hole in the defense, drove the length of the court and hit a game-winning layup with 3.3 seconds left to lift visiting North Hardin to a 77-76 victory over 17th District rival Elizabethtown.

    Coney stayed patient and went to work.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs survive scare from Bruins

    The John Hardin Bulldogs continue to live on the edge. No one can seem to get them off it.

    The Bulldogs trailed by 12 in the first half Thursday night before rallying in the second half. They overcame poor free throw shooting down the stretch and held off a furious Central Hardin comeback to post a 51-48 victory in a 17th District game at the Dawg Pound.

  • E’town, Radcliff connector coming together

    With property purchases expected to wrap up in the next few months, highway officials plan to start construction on the first phase of the Elizabethtown to Radcliff connector this spring.

    The state is building the 7.6-mile, four-lane road to ease traffic on U.S. 31W — a crash-prone highway that more motorists are using because of the Fort Knox realignment.

    With the latest Base Realignment and Closure initiative, the U.S. Army post added to its civilian payroll and increased the population of the surrounding area.

  • Frye named CKAG 'Artist of the Month'

    William “ Ron” Frye of Louisville was voted “Artist of the Month” at the Dec. 20 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild. Frye painted a winter scene in watercolor  titled “Winter in New England.” The CKAG meets the third Monday of the month except January and February at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolin RECC. building on Ring Road. Visitors are welcome.

  • Garden Club presents donation to Let's Spruce Up

    Ann Kowalkoski, right, president of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown, presents Norman Freeman, Board member of Let’s Spruce Up, with a donation to be used for a water feature in the landscape of the Arboretum at Pritchard Community Center. The club has planted annuals, perennials, trees and has a Blue Star Memorial marker in this public park.

  • Heritage House needs only final touches

    After months of work, reconstruction of the Lincoln Heritage House at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown is almost finished.

  • Don't let this one sting you

    “The Green Hornet”
    Rated PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content
    Runtime: 119 minutes
    Release date: Jan. 14
    Rating: two out of five take slates


    What do you get when Seth Rogen stars, directs and writes a movie? You get a mediocre action flick with a lot of useless dialogue.