Today's News

  • Visually impressive but a little over kids heads

    Po is back as the Kung Fu Panda, but this time around he has some secrets to unravel.

    He finds out what audiences have suspected all along — he’s adopted. He tries to find the truth of who he is to gain inner peace and defeat the evil Lord Shen. 

  • The Monarchs bring 50 years of rockin' to the Heartland Music Festival

    Since releasing their first recording, “Over the Mountain” in 1962, Louisville rock group The Monarchs has seen a lot of sock hops and teen dances.

    On Saturday night they will perform the brand of rock ‘n’ roll that has been their mainstay for the past 50 years when they appear in concert at Freeman Lake Park as part of the Heartland Music Festival.

    “The group started out as a five-piece combo called ‘The Blue Angels,’” Leon Middleton, sax player and band manager, said.

  • Heartland Winds close season with tribute to American composers

    The Heartland Winds will celebrate notable works when the group performs "A Salute to American Composers."

    The concert, which closes The Heartland Winds 2010-11 season, is at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

  • 'World-class' fireworks display to conclude festival

    The Heartland Music Festival will go out with a bang.

    As is tradition, a fireworks show will begin Saturday at dusk.

    “It’s the finale,” said Rene Bell, Heartland Music Festival chairwoman.

    Bell said the fireworks will begin immediately after the concert by The Monarchs.

    The display, put on by Zambelli Fireworks, will be accompanied by music provided by WAKY. The music will be piped from the bandstand speakers and broadcast on the radio station.

  • Councilman Palmer meets with Congressman Guthrie

     Radcliff City Councilman Edward Palmer has been an advocate for youth from the local levels right up to the national level since his arrival in Kentucky in 1997. Councilman Palmer, while in Washington, D.C. at a Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference, was able to meet with Congressman Brett Guthrie on Capitol Hill to discuss the budgetary appropriation of funds for the juvenile justice system and other youth-related issues. 

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club has May meeting

    The Club meeting was held in the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff on May 23. President Bev Rickey opened the meeting and Takaris Chancellor, grandson of Nancy Cox, led the opening Pledge to the American Flag.

    Shannon Rickey introduced the evening’s featured speaker, Coleman Eldridge, executive vice president Young Democrats of America. Eldridge is the Executive Assistant to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear.

    President Rickey stated that next month the scholarship awardees will present and make the presentations.

  • You'll want a slaw burger, fries and a bottle of Ski....

    Friday we can all go down to Dumas Walker, in song anyway, as The Kentucky HeadHunters rock Freeman Lake Park during the Heartland Music Festival.

    The entire festival has been renamed The Heartland Music Festival because of two weekends packed with music starting May 27 with Foreigner.

    Richard Young from the HeadHunters is excited to play Elizabethtown.

  • Fort Knox MOWW Briefed on Work Restitution Program

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) held its monthly membership meeting on May 17 in its new clubhouse in Building 2377 on Fort Knox.

  • Center Stage dancers to return to New York

    Yvonne Groves, owner of Center Stage Dance Studio, announces that two students were accepted into the Joffery Ballet Summer Intensive Program in New York City. Caroline Cabezas and Sara Obata will participate in studies of ballet, pointe, modern, character, yoga and health classes under the direction of the Joffery faculty including Francesca Corkle, Dorthy Lister, Michael Anderson, Gelsey Kirkland and Louisville’s Wendy Whelan.

  • Warm Blessings gets much needed help

    Members of Grace Church Elizabethtown are pictured after a morning of cleaning floors, walls and shelves at the Warm Blessings “soup kitchen” located at 609 E. Dixie Elizabethtown.  Grace Church along with other local churches participated in the “In As Much As...” project which is rooted in the biblical scripture from the book of Matthew chapter 25 verse 40.