Today's News

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Whelan strikes out 15, Trojans cruise past John Hardin (04/15)

    Ashley Vasquez had no problem hitting the ball Thursday night. Andrea Whelan did, but fortunately for herself and Vasquez, so did most of the other girls they were playing against.

    Vasquez had three hits against John Hardin after struggling at the plate last year and Whelan overcame a rare hitless evening by striking out 15 as the duo led the host North Hardin Trojans to a 6-1 win over the defensively inept Lady Bulldogs.

  • Photo: Early morning swim
  • Guthrie, Williams to headline Lincoln Day dinner Saturday

    Hardin County Republicans will reconnect with their roots to former President Abraham Lincoln this weekend during a forum designed to showcase the latest crop of political contenders.

    The annual Hardin County Lincoln Day Dinner will kick off at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown with a social hour in which visitors can meet and chat directly with candidates or their representatives. Dinner starts at 6 p.m.

    Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door, said Mike Phillips, vice chairman of the Hardin County GOP.  

  • WKU partnership forum to be held at ECTC

    Western Kentucky University will host its first forum on community-based research this week in Elizabethtown.

    Dr. John Green, director of the Institute for Community-Based Research at Delta State University, will conduct the two-day program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. It is open to students, faculty and the community.

  • Dennis Parrett selected for tobacco fund oversight panel

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett has been appointed to the Legislative Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee.

    "Some of my earliest and most lasting influences came from my agriculture background,” Parrett said. “I have a great deal of respect for farmers and the agriculture community.”

  • Hardin Fiscal Court to meet today

    Hardin Fiscal Court's regular meeting has been scheduled for 3:30 p.m. today at the H.B. Fife Courthouse in Elizabethtown.

    Deputy Judge-Executive Jim Roberts said the meeting was delayed because members of Hardin Fiscal Court were on a business trip in Washington, D.C., on behalf of Hardin Memorial Hospital for most of the week. In addition to serving on the court, magistrates have a dual role as trustees of the hospital.

  • ECTC supports Warm Blessings

  • Modern Woodmen support Addison's Road to Recovery

    Sylvia McCarty, district agent for Modern Woodmen of America, presents a check $22,440 to Bethany and Allen Brawner and their children, Bryleigh and Bryson. The Brawners were in charge of the auction held March 19 with matching funds from Modern Woodmen of America’s Hodgenville Chapter to benefit the Road to Recovery for Addison Jo Blair, a 3-year-old child with Neuroblastoma Cancer.

  • Veterans Tribute welcomes arrival of Army sculpture

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, a major supporter of the Veterans Tribute, welcomed the arrival of the Army soldier sculpture. For the next few months the sculpture will be on display in the lobby of the main office located on Dixie Hwy. and Route 313. Pictured from left, Carolyn Drake, Ray Springsteen, Rosemary Deaton, Veterans Tribute board member Rik Hawkins, sculptor Rich Griendling, Howard Williams, J. Marvin Hawk and Dick Ardisson.

  • Festival parade committee selects education theme

    The theme for this year's Heartland Music Festival parade will be "Education ExCELs in the Heartland."

    Community members were asked to submit entries that had to do with the larger theme of education. Festival organizers hope that the ExCEL winners, educators who have been recognized by WHAS and LG&E/KU, will be grand marshals for the festival parade.