Today's News

  • Photos: An exhibition of taste
  • Waters run clean



    In the midst of rampant change at Fort Knox, a behind-the-scenes alliance has been recognized for its success.

    The partnership of Hardin County Water District No. 1 and Veolia Water has received an operation excellence award from the Kentucky/Tennessee chapter of the Water Environmental Association for its operation of the post’s sanitary and storm sewer systems.

  • Cruz crowned Miss Teen United States



    A local teen has made her mark on the national pageant stage.

    Candice Cruz, 19, won the Miss Teen United States contest July 15 in Las Vegas, after being crowned Miss Teen Kentucky United States. Cruz lives in Brandenburg and is formerly of Elizabethtown.

    Cruz will spend the next year traveling with the winners of the United States pageant system and doing charitable work such as visiting hospitals and U.S. troops.

  • July 30, 2010: Services


  • Southland Idol winner

    The winner of the Southland Bingo Hall Idol Contest is Stephanie Metcalf of Hodgenville. She is pictured with Sherry Holland, manager of Southland. Metcalf won the title of Southland Idol and $1,000 last Saturday by singing "Hallelujah" in front of a packed house. Songs performed by other contestants ranged from Elvis to Ella Fitzgerald. Southland Bingo Hall is located at 2360 S. Dixie Blvd. in Radcliff.

  • Cyclist OK after Wednesday collision



    An Elizabethtown cyclist struck  Wednesday night by a car on U.S. 31W at Warehouse Court in Elizabethtown was not seriously injured during the crash.

    According to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby, cyclist Dawn N. Rasmussen, 33, was pedaling against traffic — south along the shoulder of U.S. 31W's northbound lane — when a Plymouth NXP struck the bike when pulling into northbound traffic from a parking lot.

  • July 30, 2010: Our readers write

    Double standards on states’ rights

    It seems President Obama and his cronies have learned nothing from history. I remember a small fracas took place in this country more than a hundred years ago because of states’ rights. Abraham Lincoln did all he could to appease both sides, but hotter heads prevailed.

  • Photos: That's a lotta Lincoln
  • July 29, 2010: Obituaries

    Dorothy Bratcher Dorothy Bratcher, 78, of Leitchfield, died Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at her residence. She was born April 5, 1932. She was a homemaker and a member of Clarkson Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Bratcher; her son, Dennis Bratcher; her parents, Worthel Keller and Tresia Ann Higdon Bocock; and two brothers, Jerome and J.W. Bocock. S

  • Cyclist injured in Dixie Avenue crash