Today's News

  • Parents welcome Damarcus Charles

    Heidi Brown and Patrick Huntington announce the birth of a son, Damarcus Charles Huntington, on Dec. 3, 2010. He weighed 3 pounds, 5 ounces and was 15 inches long.

    Grandparents are Doris Brown, Darlene Huntington and Gregg Brown.

  • Joneses celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Vernon and Dorothy Jones will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a celebration in their honor from 6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 30, 2010, at Elizabethtown Baptist Church.

    They were married Dec. 30, 1950, at Southern Baptist Seminary by the Rev. Curtis M. Bean.

    They have two children, Debbie Bowman of Louisville and Lamar Jones of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Law enforcement to increase patrols

    HARDIN COUNTY — Beginning Thursday, police throughout Kentucky will increase traffic enforcement on state and local roads, targeting drunken drivers as part of the annual “Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest” initiative.
    The campaign to reduce the incidents of impaired driving can include safety checkpoints and saturated patrol areas.
    City, county and state police agencies are participating in the effort in and around Hardin County.

  • Guthrie lands seat on prime committee

    As opponent of the Democrats’ health care reform, U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie will be well-placed next year to hammer away at it.
    Guthrie, whose district includes Hardin County, has landed a prized seat on the Energy and Commerce Committee. The Republican from Bowling Green has set his sights on becoming a member of its Health subcommittee.
    Guthrie’s goals include repealing the health care law and offering a market-based alternative.

  • EIS in top pack for college and career ready students

    A local school district leads the way in preparing students for life after high school.
    Elizabethtown Independent Schools is one of only a handful of districts in Kentucky in which 45 to 61 percent of students are considered college or career ready. The readiness figures are derived from Kentucky Core Content Testing data. The majority of Kentucky districts fall into 16 to 32 percent brackets.

  • The sickest patient

    ISSUE: Medicare reimbursements to HMH

    OUR VIEW: The first of many

  • PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin puts perfect record on the line vs. North (12/17)

    Listening to North Hardin coach Ron Bevars and John Hardin coach Mark Wells, sometimes it’s hard to tell if they’re talking about their own team or the opponent because the adjectives they use can describe both.

    “They’re athletic and quick,” Wells said of North Hardin. “And that’s a good combination to have.”

    Here’s Bevars’ take on John Hardin.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Undefeated Lady Panthers host upstart Central (12/17)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers are off to a 5-0 start, but coach Tim Mudd said his team is far from a finished product.

    The Lady Panthers (2-0 in 17th District) have had to deal with a number of injuries to key players such as juniors Darian Ditto and Taylor Bridges, which has changed the rotation and forced Mudd to alter lineup combinations. Mudd said it’s those changes which has made it difficult to figure out this team.

  • Jones graduates from basic training

    JONES. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Ronal D. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Derek Hines of  St. Louis and Jennifer Jones of Elizabethtown. Jones graduated in 2002 from Normandy Senior High School in St. Louis.

  • Simmons receives Spirit Award

    Susan Simmons, board member of E-SHRM, the Elizabethtown Society of Human Resources, was awarded the Lyle Hanna Volunteer Spirit Award at the KYSHRM Leadership Conference on Dec. 2. The Spirit Award was first introduced in 2005 and is awarded annually to one Human Resources professional in Kentucky who, through their dedication of personal time, resources and expertise, helps to advance the human resources profession. From left, Lyle Hanna, Susan Simmons, E-SHRM board member, and Rita Johnson, 2010 E-SHRM president.