Today's News

  • EDITORIAL: City, police trying to curb theft of metals

    The topic: Stopping metal thieves
    Our view: E'town is being pro-active

  • Japanese musician offers free piano concert

    Japanese pianist, orchestra conductor and businessman Masazumi Aso, who goes by the name Sami, will present a free piano concert at 7 p.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

    The concert is presented by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Fine Arts Committee and the Multicultural Committee.

    Aso is from El Paso, Texas, and he completed his master’s degree in music in 2004 at the University of Texas at El Paso. His music incorporates classical and contemporary sounds.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Fudge


    Charlie Nunn of Hodgenville is sharing some fudge recipes that will make your Valentine very happy!

  • Jazz quartet at ECTC to feature world-renowned musician

    Jazz music will fill the Morrison Gallery at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College  when Jamey Aebersold Quartet offers the public a free performance at 3 p.m. Sunday.

    The performance is part of the ECTC Fine Art Series sponsored by the ECTC Fine Arts Committee.

    The Jamey Aebersold quartet is comprised of saxophonist and jazz educator Aebersold, pianist Steve Crews, bassist Tyrone Wheeler and drummer Jonathan Higgins.

  • State Theater offers Valentine's Day showing

    The Historic State Theater is hosting an event for area couples to have the time of their lives Valentine’s Day.

    The Valentine’s Day special movie package includes a showing of “Dirty Dancing.” The movie, which features Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, will be shown at 8 p.m. Feb. 14.

    Couples can enjoy the package at a cost of $20 for two tickets, two popcorns, two 20-ounce sodas and a special treat.

  • Pizza places prepare for pigskin parties

    The Super Bowl is the biggest event in football, but it’s also one of the biggest days in pizza sales.
    It’s all hands on deck for many local pizza places for game day, because preparation, customer service and delivery must be bolstered to handle a swell in orders.
    The business that Hungry Howie’s in Radcliff sees is “literally double” compared to other Sundays, said Matt Jobson, owner and operator. He increases his game day staff by 75 percent or more compared to an average day.

  • Camp Nevin, soon not to be forgotten

    The stubbly grain fields near Glendale look unassuming; however, this countryside has drawn the attention of not only automobile companies looking for an unoccupied industrial site but also the Union Army.
    In fact, for a few months during the fall and winter of 1861, so many troops were stationed there that Hardin County’s population nearly doubled.

  • Robert O. Skaggs

    Robert O. Skaggs, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
    Arrangements are incomplete at Brown Funeral Home.

  • Toliver joins ECTC as cultural diversity director

    A new director has been hired to focus on the diversity of the population at the local community college.
    Felicia Toliver is the new director of cultural diversity at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Toliver is handling the implementation of and coordination of activities that encourage and highlight the diversity on campus and in the community.

  • Hubbs gets a green light

    Elizabethtown native Amy Hubbs goes primetime Tuesday as a writer for the new FOX sitcom “Traffic Light.”
    The 1998 Central Hardin High School graduate, now living in Los Angeles, credits hometown connections with encouraging her love of the arts and continuing to inspire her as she spends her workdays with some of Hollywood’s funny people.
    High school band experience ensured she’d be creative the rest of her life.
    After seeing a Facebook post about the show, her high school band director, Allen Couch, posted he was proud of her.