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Today's News

  • Vine Grove festival celebrates small-town living

    In its annual homage to small-town living, Vine Grove hosts the Mayberry Days festival Friday and Saturday.

    The event at Vine Grove Optimist Park begins at 5 p.m. Friday with carnival rides – which are new this year – an Across Kentucky Arts and Craft show and food booths, said Donna Broadway, event coordinator for Vine Grove.

    “Our people just love to get out and mingle together,” she said. “It’s an opportunity to get out, eat and chat with old friends.”

  • Class offers financial literacy

    In an effort to “live like no one else,” more than 90 students at Elizabethtown High School are taking control of their financial future through an elective course.

    The class, financial literacy, incorporates Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace into a semester. The curriculum teaches students how to avoid debt, budget, invest and build wealth.

  • Reclaim space by recycling

    ISSUE: E-Scrap event is Saturday in E’town
    OUR VIEW: Turn in electronics to help us all

  • Kitchen Adventures: Hot, melted-sandwich goodness

    Some days, there’s nothing like eating a good sandwich for dinner.

    At the end of a long work day, most don’t have the energy or appetite for a big meal with all the fixings. On those days, a sandwich with something tasty on the side hits the spot.

    The best sandwiches often are the ooey-gooey, hot, cheesy, melted kind. The perfect grilled cheese can be one of the best-tasting things in the universe. Add a little bacon and you’ve got the makings of something spectacular.

  • Dash of Class: Turn Easter leftovers into hearty dishes

    Usually, Easter leftovers are hard-cooked eggs with names written on them or decorated by children.

    There also might be eggs from egg hunts. Check those out carefully. If there are any cracks where dirt and germs could get into the egg, discard them.

    But for those of you who had baked ham, you might have so much that you get tired of ham sandwiches.

    The recipes I have for you today use leftover ham.

  • E'town donates more land to Habitat

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity on Monday added four more lots to use in its effort to revamp portions of Elizabethtown’s Haycraft neighborhood.

    Elizabethtown City Council approved the donation of 218, 316 and 318 Haycraft St. and 325 E. Railroad Ave. to Habitat for Humanity at no cost for construction of low-interest, affordable housing.

  • PHOTOS: Striping the town
  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Baskett, No. 4 Central Hardin beat Fort Knox (04/22)

    Junior Morgan Baskett threw a one-hitter to pick up her first varsity win Monday, leading the fourth-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 16-0 three-inning victory over 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    Baskett (1-0) limited the Lady Eagles to a double by freshman Taylor Stephenson.

    Senior April Pence went 4-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs for Central Hardin (16-2-1, 5-0 district), which won its 10th straight.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (04/22)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S MATCHES

    ELIZABETHTOWN 4, LARUE COUNTY 1

    Results from Monday’s match at University Drive Park in Elizabethtown:

    Singles

    Faizan Movania (E) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    Ibrahim Siddiqui (E) def. Alex Best (LC), 6-0, 3-6, 10-8

    Ameer Haider (E) def. Cole Constant (LC), 6-4, 6-1

    Doubles

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central Hardin surging after slow start to season (04/22)

    Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson has always described the high school baseball season as a marathon, not a sprint.

    It’s a good thing, because the Bruins wouldn’t have done well in a short-distance race. They started off the season 4-5, which included their first 17th District loss since 2010 and back-to-back losses in the Derby City Classic.