Today's News

  • Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant contestants announced

    The Miss Hardin County Fair Pageant is at 8 p.m. July 11, opening night of the Hardin County Fair. Miss Hardin County Fair 2010 Kaleigh Campbell will crown this year’s winner. Twenty-three young ladies will compete for this year’s title. They include:

    Katie Carol Newton, 20, daughter of John and Anita Newton of Vine Grove, sponsored by Nancy McKee.

    Brianna Baker, 18, daughter of Jerry and Jamie Baker of Elizabethtown, sponsored by her parents.

    Aaliya Dice, 16, daughter of Joe and Veronica Dice of Radcliff, sponsored by Beauty by Grace.

  • ZimZaga Island opens in Towne Mall

    From left, Tee Masaniai, property manager, Towne Mall; Barbra Dawson, owner of ZimZaga Island; Theresa Steinemann, business development manager, Towne Mall, celebrate the opening of ZimZaga Island, an inflatable fun center for children and is located near Sears.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: EABC Red to meet Meade for 12s title (07/10)

    Matt Coolidge, Zach McKinney and Caleb Tarrence combined for a three-inning one-hitter and the Elizabethtown Red 12-year-old All-Stars erupted for 12 runs in the first inning en route to a 16-0 win over Elizabethtown White on Saturday in the Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament.

    Coolidge and McKinney each struck out one, while Tarrence struck out two of the three batters he faced at Sonny Chaput Field in Elizabethtown.

  • Kentucky rain keeps pouring down
  • TENNIS: Results from opening day of State Farm E-town Open (07/10)


    HARDINCOUNTY — Results from Saturday’s opening day of the 179-player State Farm E-town Open, a Central Kentucky Tennis Series/Elizabethtown Tennis Commission event held at American Legion Park and University Drive Park in Elizabethtown, Central Hardin High School in Cecilia and John Hardin High School in Radcliff:

    Men’s Open Singles

    Round of 16

    David Mills def. Steven Spalding 6-4, 6-4

  • WATER SKI: BGSG, Day 1 Results (07/10)

    ELIZABETHTOWN Saturday’s Bluegrass State Games results for water skiing at Freeman Lake:


    Group 1

    Boys’ 3

    1. Ryan Harris

    Men’s 6

    1. Leon Leonard

    2. Ed Sorace

    3. Andy Anderson

    Men’s 5

    1. Mark Coomers

    2. Bob Archambeau

    Men’s 3

  • America's resolve can be seen in twisted steel

    Draped in the stars and stripes, it received a police escort accompanied by dozens of patriots on motorcycles.
    Firefighters erected another huge flag to serve as a welcoming banner.
    Community leaders and everyday folks gathered in humid July conditions to welcome its arrival.
    It is a piece of steel.
    Yet it’s also so much more.
    A fractured part of the World Trade Center’s metal skeleton rests in Radcliff awaiting an opportunity to become the centerpiece of a grand memorial that will serve as a landmark to liberty.

  • Honoring the fire marshal
  • 3/1 soldier dies in Afghanistan

    A Fort Knox soldier died Tuesday from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade in Shemal District,Afghanistan.

    U.S. Army Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV, 36, of San Jose, Calif., was a Cavalry Scout assigned to Troop A, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.

    He first began his military service as a U.S. Marine rifleman in October 1995 and transferred to the Army in September 2005. He arrived at Fort Knox in January 2010.

  • Berlin to Baghdad: J.W. Thurman had a storied military career

    Retired Col. J.W. Thurman is a combat journal wrapped in skin and bones.

    The charismatic Oklahoma native excitedly moved about his Elizabethtown home discussing a robust military heritage he can trace to the American Civil War.

    Similarly, he doted on his mentors, such as Col. James “Jimmie” Leach and Maj. Gen. George S. Patton, and his comrades, calling himself the “most fortunate guy in the world.”

    “I never had to look back to see if someone was coming to get me,” he said of his time in Vietnam.