Today's News

  • Legislature considers ads on school buses

    ISSUE: Advertising on school buses
    OUR VIEW: Careful thought must be given

    Make sure when you stop for the school bus that you take the time to read the message from a local retailer on the side of the vehicle. If you don’t, you could miss this week’s special.

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Central's zone give Knox fits in 77-54 win (2/23)

    Central Hardin recorded its first 17th District Tournament win in three years. All the Bruins did was zone out Fort Knox.
    Central Hardin outscored Fort Knox by 26 points in the second quarter, thanks to its vaunted 1-3-1 zone defense, and the Bruins rolled to a 77-54 quarterfinal win Tuesday night at Central Hardin.
    Junior forward Andrew Kinney scored a game-high 23 points, while sophomore forward Alex Crowder added a career-high 14 off the bench and the Bruins’ frustrating zone defense forced 21 of the Eagles’ 22 turnovers in the final three quarters.

  • Officer commended for work on cold case

    Elizabethtown Police Department Detective Pete Chytla was given a distinguished service award Tuesday.

    He received the award during the Elizabethtown City Council meeting Tuesday for his work on the arrest of Daniel Paynter, 56, on charges of murdering his wife, 35-year-old Lori Paynter. Her body was found in Elizabethtown in December 2002.

    Daniel Paynter was arraigned two weeks ago in Ohio.

    EPD Deputy Chief Carl Bee said the case presented challenges, such as crossing multiple jurisdictions and moving slowly in its prosecution.

  • Musicians Club helps Central Hardin students connect, create

    When people think of music in schools they often think of the band they see on the football field at halftime or chorus performances throughout the year. Those are two important aspects of music in schools, but music education is found in many forms.

    At Central Hardin High School, The Musicians Club brings together students who play instruments of any type, write music or simply enjoy music.

  • Nationwide earthquake drill to test preparedness

    The nation is gearing up for an earthquake drill, but it won’t be about diving under desks and avoiding glass objects.
    Countless emergency management organizations, medical service facilities, emergency responders, National Guard posts and volunteer organizations will communicate with each other as if they were responding to earthquakes from May 16-20.
    The exercise is meant to help responders know what they should improve upon to be prepared to respond to an actual emergency.

  • Williams-Farmer campaign visiting Elizabethtown

    A leading Republican candidate in the 2011 Kentucky gubernatorial race will make a stop Wednesday evening in Elizabethtown.

    Senate President David Williams and his running mate, Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, are scheduled to meet with constituents from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Brown-Pusey House, said Iris Wilbur, field director for the Williams-Farmer campaign.

  • He came, he sawed, he conquered
  • Yeske graduates from basic training

    YESKE. Navy Seaman James M. Yeske, son of Beverly S. and James A. Yeske of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Yeske is a 2002 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • Legion Auxiliary packs boxes for soldiers

    American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 113 Chairman Patty Heath, with the help of LG&E employees, packed and sent 150 holiday boxes to soldiers overseas. Boxes consisted of candy, personal supplies, gifts and requested items by those in harms way.

  • Atterberry celebrates 80th birthday

    Beulah Atterberry of Elizabethtown celebrated her 80th birthday with 80 friends and relatives on Feb. 19, 2011, at Bethesda Ministries.
    She was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Vine Grove. She was a faithful worker in her local church, teaching Sunday school. In her younger years she taught youth. She was married for 56 years to the late Frank Atterberry.
    She has six children, Annetta Payton, Sharon Atterberry, Debbie Schlosser, Tim Atterberry, Steve Atterberry and Anna Hargis, all of Elizabethtown; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.