Today's News

  • ECTC hosting parent orientation

    The local community college is hosting an event to soothe the nerves of possibly the most anxious group of people involved in college enrollment — the parents of incoming freshmen.
    An orientation for parents of incoming college students is at 7 p.m. July 28 at  Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in Room 212 in the new Regional Postsecondary Education Center.
    The orientation is specifically aimed at parents of new students and questions they have, which can differ from those of students, said Chuck Spataro, one of the event’s organizers.

  • 2011 ALL-AREA SOFTBALL: Central Hardin takes 5-of-15 spots (07/13)

    Central Hardin had a record-setting season and the Lady Bruins were handsomely rewarded for their efforts on the annual All-Area Softball Team.

  • Vine Grove hopes to bring Mayberry to life

    Vine Grove residents will find themselves in the middle of a spring day in Mayberry next year.
    Officials are changing the traditional Spring Fling to Mayberry Days, based on “The Andy Griffith Show.”
    The event’s name might be tweaked, but plans for April 28 include placing checkerboards, tables and chairs along Main Street and asking residents to dress as Mayberry characters.

  • Red Cross opens cooling center in Pritchard

    With Hardin and LaRue counties under heat advisory Monday and Tuesday, the American Red Cross opened a cooling center in Pritchard Community Center.

    Red Cross volunteer Bobby Thompson said the organization will open a cooling center depending on orders from Hardin County's Emergency Management Department.

    "We let the people who are in charge tell us what to do," Thompson said. "If it's not really hot (Wednesday), we may not open."

  • Miss Hardin County Fair crowned

    After finishing as second runner-up last year and winning titles in other county fairs, Elizabethtown resident Brittany Beauchamp is now able to wear the Miss Hardin County Fair crown.

    Beauchamp won the 2011 Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant on Monday in the annual start to the fair. She beat first runner-up Alysha Benitez-White, and second runner-up and Miss Congeniality Candace Cox.

  • Hardin County remembers

    The topic: Hardin County's 9/11 Memorial
    Our view: It's a community monument

    Few American tragedies have been as chilling as the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

    Now, nearly 10 years after thousands of lives were taken on American soil, we have an opportunity in Hardin County to always remember and honor those lives with a memorial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.

  • CKAG Names Milliner Artist Of The Month

    At the June18 meeting of the Central Kentucky Art Guild, Sharon Milliner was selected by the attendees as Artist of the Month. The theme for August was “Covered Bridges,” and her painting was entitled “Over the Elkhorn.” The painting is featured at Cobbler Café in downtown Elizabethtown. The next meeting of the CKAG is at 6:30 p.m.  July 14 at the Nolin RECC building on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. Visitors are welcome.

  • Colgan Adds Patriotic Theme To Barr Library

    The Potted Few Garden Club places a flower arrangement each month at the Barr Library at Fort Knox for the community to enjoy, and this July patriotic contribution is from Jan Colgan, left, who stands with Jennifer from the library. The next Garden Club meeting is Sept. 21.

  • Neary graduates from sergeant’s academy

    On June 24, Sergeant David P. Neary of the Elizabethtown Police Department graduated from the Department of Criminal Justice Training’s (APS) Academy of Police Supervision. The APS, also referred to as the sergeant’s academy, is a three-week, 120-hour, training program for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency’s promotion list.

  • North Hardin Lions Club installs officers

    The North Hardin Lions Club installation of new officers was June 21 at the North Hardin Lions Club building. The guest speaker was district governor Lion Tony Bishop from the Elizabethtown Lions Club and his wife, Becky.