Today's News


    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students Iris Quinn and Tim Jones were guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Nov. 30. Pictured from left are Tim Jones, Iris Quinn and Dr. Sherry Miller of ECTC.

  • Judges to weigh probable cause in two murder cases

    Hardin District judges could decide today whether to submit to grand jurors the homicide cases against four individuals accused in two separate cases.
    Erik J. Buggeland, 35, was charged in October with the Sept. 21 bludgeoning and stabbing deaths of his parents, Margaret and Terje Buggeland. Buggeland is due in Hardin District Judge John Simcoe’s courtroom this morning for a preliminary hearing.

  • Memory Walks raise $680K for Alzheimer’s research

    Elizabethtown was among 11 cities whose combined efforts raised $680,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana this fall.

    Eleven cities — including Ashland, Bowling Green, Evansville, Elizabethtown, Greenville, Lexington, London, Louisville, Paducah, Pikeville and Tell City — hosted Memory Walks to raise funds to fight Alzheimer’s in Kentucky and Indiana.

  • Howevalley Community News


    Mona Holbert, 234-3298

    LET IT SNOW. Thanksgiving night the snow came and it was beautiful. We probably got about an inch. It didn’t hang around long so maybe we’ll get some more. We did have flurries on Dec. 2. The temperature has gotten colder since the new month started.

  • Dec. 3, 2010 editorial: Commendations for local Child Support Division

    Hardin County’s Child Support Division continues to work effectively on behalf of children as it builds a statewide reputation for excellence.
    Among county offices handling 4,000 or more cases annually, the Hardin County staff was honored as a top performer. In addition, Assistant County Attorney Stephen Wheatley received an award as the top child support attorney in the state.

  • Ex-CHHS teacher jailed

    A former Central Hardin High School social studies teacher and cross country coach, fired last week on allegations he engaged in “inappropriate behavior” with teenage students, was jailed Thursday after Kentucky State Police charged him with felony sex crimes.
    Steven Blake Gray, 28, of Elizabethtown, was charged shortly after 1 p.m. on two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of unlawful transaction with a minor. He was booked at the Hardin County Detention Center with bond set at $15,500.

  • Hosparus to help those grieving this holiday season

    While the holidays are full of good cheer and merriment for most, it can be a trying season for those grieving a family member or friend. Hosparus of Central Kentucky is coming to their assistance this weekend with an event meant to remember deceased loved ones.

  • Veterans tribute progressing

    An Army soldier, of course, is the first of five life-sized statutes — from each military branch — for the Hardin County Veterans Tribute.
    Local artist Rich Griendling, whose Elizabethtown studio is near the Fort Knox Army post, said he is about 95 percent finished with the clay sculpture. Next he will ship it to Bright Foundry in Louisville where workers will make a mold and then a bronze statue from it.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Meade girls, both Knox teams fall (12/03)

    The visiting Meade County Lady Waves couldn’t hold a five-point fourth-quarter lead Thursday night as Elizabeth (Ind.) South Central rallied for a 71-69 win.

    Freshman guard Carissa Schwartz paced the Lady Waves (0-2) with 16 points, four rebounds and one steal, while freshman guard Raley Johnson chipped in with 15 points, one rebound, one assist and one steal.

    Freshman guard Katelyn Cucino added 13 points, while senior forward Kristin Benton scored 10.


  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Meade set to host second Lady Wave Tip-Off Classic (12/03)

    Fans seeking a solid early season tournament won’t have to look any further than Brandenburg this weekend.

    Starting tonight, Meade County will host the second Lady Wave Tip-Off Classic with games slated for the high school and freshman academy gyms.

    Six teams – including three area schools – will play three games each over the two-day event. Competing teams include area schools Central Hardin, LaRue County and Meade County, Edmonson County, Russell County and Taylor County.