Today's News

  • Rush hour crash injures three

    Staff report 

    An Elizabethtown man and two juveniles were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday evening on Dixie Highway near Cabinet Lane.

    Steven Whitehouse, 34, of Elizabethtown and a juvenile male passenger in a separate vehicle were airlifted to the University of Louisville Hospital, said Elizabethtown Police Departmenrt Spokesman Virgil Willoughby. A juvenile female riding with Whitehouse was transported for treatment to Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • June 28 editorial: FDA to regulate tobacco products

    Nearly 3,500 young people will pick up their first cigarette today and smoke it. Just short of a third of them will develop a filthy lifetime habit likely to shorten their lives, condemning some of them to join the 400,000 annual smoking fatalities.

  • July 5 editorial: Children depend on adults' judgment

    Safety and prevention tips

  • July 21, 2009: Obituaries

    Catherine Geraldine 'Jerri' Hobbs Thompson

    Catherine Geraldine “Jerri” Hobbs Thompson, 80, of Ashland, died Sunday, July 19, 2009, at Hospice Care Center.

  • July 31, 2009: Services

     Rosemma Lemon Aaron, 71, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, July 27, 2009. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Jeffries Cemetery.

  • Grant day draws near



    GLENDALE — The U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday said the agency is finalizing its selections for $2 billion in stimulus funds to bolster domestic electric car battery manufacturing.

  • July 28, 2009: Services

    Thelma Elizabeth Campbell Cundiff, 95, of Eastview, died Saturday, July 25, 2009. The funeral is at 2 p.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Meeting Creek Cemetery. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.    

  • July 29, 2009: Services

    Alvin T. Burgess, 79, of Elizabethtown, died Monday, July 27, 2009. The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with burial with military honors in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today and continues at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.


  • July 17, 2009: Our readers write

    Separation of history and myth

    Recently there have been a few letters as well as news dealing with the First Amendment as it deals with religion, in particular the Ten Commandments. I would like to interject my opinion as well as historical facts.

  • Water district scores big for taste

    HARDIN COUNTY — A panel of judges recently decided Hardin County Water District No. 2’s water supply hits all the right spots. The district picked up a first-place award for “Best Tasting Water” in a competition held in Lexington by the Kentucky-Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association in July. “The District continues to thrive in exceeding the