Today's News

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club Members Welcome Student Guests

    Rachel Ball and Alex Thompson of Central Hardin High School were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 18.

  • Parents welcome Catherine Scarlett

    Kyle and Tara Redmon Goodlett of Elizabethtown, announce the birth of a daughter, Catherine Scarlett. “Cate” was born Nov. 23, 2010. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Glenn and Kaye Redmon of Garrett and Steve and Beth Goodlett of Lawrenceburg.

    Great-grandparents are Charlie and Joyce Mills of Ekron, Calif., Jessie Norris and Eunice Robinson, both of Lawrenceburg and the late Elsie Redmon, John Cecil Goodlett and Bill Tom Robinson.

  • Georges celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Donald and Wilma Gray George will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception in their honor at 2 p.m., Feb. 5, 2011, at Baymont Inn and Suites, 209 Commerce Drive, Elizabethtown.

    They were married Feb. 8, 1961, at First Baptist Church of Sonora by Archie Allison.

    Mr. George is the son of the late Chris and Lottie George. He is retired from Gates and is a 50-year member of Sonora Volunteer Fire Department.

    Mrs. George is the daughter of the late Herman and Goldie Gray and is a department manager for Walmart.

  • Best Buy creating 200 jobs in Shepherdsville

  • Elise Slaughter's Chicken and Dressing Casserole

  • McConnell vows to disrupt health care reform

    Less than 24 hours after the Republican-led House pushed through a vote to repeal health care reform, the U.S. Senate’s leading Republican said his party will continue to challenge implementation of the bill at every step.
    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell addressed a packed crowd Thursday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown, in which he explored health care reform’s future, the nation’s uncertain timeline for exiting Afghanistan and the political climate in Washington. The midday meeting was one of several stops McConnell made as he toured the state.

  • We all have a hand in curbing bullying

    Bullying is not limited to age, race or economic status. Bullies come in all shapes and sizes and terrorize in ways beyond the playground menace who takes lunch money. It seems as soon as children figure out they can have power over another human, the lessons of bullying begin. Whether we admit it or not we have all been on both sides of the equation.

  • HCS anticipating lean 2012 budget

    Hardin County Schools has begun the budget cycle for fiscal year 2012, but a clear picture of the financial forecast won’t be available until spring.
    Hardin County Schools Board of Education approved a FY 2012 draft budget Thursday at its monthly meeting, designating $93 million in revenue for the district’s general fund. That figure is the same as 2011’s working budget.
    In FY 2010, the district had $112 million in revenue to work with.

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Winter weather could wreak havoc (01-21)

    This latest winter weather blast could put some of tonight’s Hardin County high school basketball games in jeopardy.

    But as of Thursday evening, most games were still scheduled with schools waiting to make their decisions until later this afternoon.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Trojan Invitational Tournament set for Saturday (01/21)

    North Hardin wrestling coach Keith Smith has long believed the Trojan Invitational Tournament is one of the best late-season tournaments offered across the state.

    With 17 teams joining Smith’s Trojans, Saturday’s tournament at Ron Bevars Gymnasium should be no different. Wrestling will start at 10 a.m. Finals are slated to start at 8 p.m.