Today's News

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue in sixth after first day at State (02/18)

    After the first day of the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Frankfort Convention Center, the LaRue County Hawks are in a good position to claim the school’s first state championship.

    The third-ranked Hawks sit in sixth place with 29 points, 13 points behind Day 1 leader Union Ryle and nine points back of two-time state champion Louisville Trinity.

  • Super Bowl winner in town Saturday to support sick child

    Addison Jo Blair is about to get some Super help in her battle with a cancerous tumor that stretches from her neck to her abdomen.

    Tim Masthay, a former University of Kentucky punter who won a Super Bowl ring earlier this month when the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, will sign autographs from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Play It Again Sports in Elizabethtown.

  • Faces and Places: A day at the roller rink
  • T.K. Stone’s Elmore ExCELs in the classroom

    Winning a teaching award in front of students he instructs daily was the most appropriate way for Thad Elmore to learn of his achievement.

    Elmore has been selected as the 2010-11 ExCEL winner for the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district. Elmore is a social studies teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School.

    Elmore has taught for 13 years, and has taught in three of four schools in the EIS district.

  • No driver's licenses issued Monday

    HARDIN COUNTY — The driver’s license division of the Hardin County circuit clerk’s office will be closed Monday because of a nationwide system outage planned for Saturday through Monday.

    The federal government is using the national holiday to upgrade its driver licensing operational systems, but a representative from the department in Hardin County said that office is usually open on President’s Day.

  • Re-trial set for March 14 in Burke case

    A fourth trial for murder defendant Brent Burke will begin next month with a new judge and new defense attorneys.

    A hearing involving the re-trial of Burke took place Thursday. Judge Kelly Mark Easton has replaced Senior Judge Janet Coleman on the case. Burke’s new attorney is William Clarke.

  • Mann takes over Recruiting Command at Fort Knox

    In a career that often requires changes of scenery and assignments, military officials say Maj. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr. has accomplished a lot.

    Campbell is leaving Fort Knox after serving there for about six years,  two years of which were in command of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. The position oversees recruiting for the Army.

    During that time, the area saw an increase in recruits with college degrees, an increase in the number of delayed recruits and recruitment results that exceeded Army goals.

  • Photo: Observing flight
  • Teens must be accountable for responsible dating

    No means no. Whether it is said to a toddler about to touch a hot stove or a teenager refusing advances on a date, the word has a simple and exact definition and should be respected.
    Parents lovingly tell children no from an early age to keep them safe and teach them right from wrong. Children learn to obey out of respect even if they do not agree or fully understand. Respectfully obeying authority is a foundation necessary for teenagers to learn healthy boundaries to internalize and later develop thier own understanding of right and wrong.

  • International Group gathers

    The International Group held a Valentine Dinner on Feb. 10 at the Lincoln Trail Country Club in Vine Grove. Two International Officers are pictured, Retired Col. Larry Mengel and his wife, Martha, seated is 1st Lt. Alhelmi Mohamad of Iraq and standing is 1st Lt. Jongroor Chol of the new country of South Sudan. A group of more than 50 members and guests enjoyed food and fellowship.