Today's News

  • Etown Florist receives honor

    Elizabethtown Florist has been selected as a Presidents Club member in Teleflora, Inc., for 2011.

    Teleflora is a national wire service organization of 17,000 professional florists from around the world. 

    The Teleflora Presidents Club is an elite program created exclusively for the best florists in America. Only five percent of Teleflora’s membership qualifies to become a President’s Club member.

  • Jim and Jerry’s Express Car Wash becomes BBB member

    Cathy Williamson, Branch manager for the Better Business Bureau presented an Accreditation plaque to Cheryl Howard of Jim and Jerry’s Express Car Wash. Jim and Jerry’s Express Car Wash recently qualified to be an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau. In order to be an accredited member of the BBB, the business must meet the 15 Standards for Membership established by the Better Business Bureau. To see if a company qualifies for accreditation contact them at 982-1289.

  • Batteries Plus holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting on April 2, for one of its newest chamber members, Batteries Plus at 948 N. Mulberry St. in Elizabethtown. Pictured at the ribbon cutting are David Paschall, owner; C.J. Furbush, manager; Chamber president and CEO Brad Richardson, employees, family, friends and Chamber Ambassadors.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers win four games in Louisville Southern tourney (04/10)

    Elizabethtown scored plenty of runs on its way to taking the Louisville Southern Spring Break Invitational over the weekend. The Lady Panthers scored 51 runs in five games and finished 4-0-1 in the tournament, including a 14-9 victory over Southern in the championship game to avenge a tie in their tournament opener.

  • GIRLS' PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: E'town goes 1-3 at DecoTurf High School Tennis Team Championships (04/10)



  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: North scores a lot of runs, but goes 1-2 in Bowling Green (04/10)

    The North Hardin Trojans went 1-2 over the weekend in the Bowling Green/Warren County Invitational.

    North Hardin (7-5) lost to Bowling Green, 2-1 on Saturday and split its Friday games – a 13-12 win over Jackson County in eight innings, and a 12-11 loss to South Warren in nine innings.

    n After racking up 34 hits in Friday’s games, the Trojans were held to two – singles by Brady Patterson and Isaac Coty – against Bowling Green.

    Tyler Hinds (2-1) struck out four and gave up six hits, three walks and two earned runs.

  • OPINION: Adcock's nerves show up finally (04/10)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nathan Adcock doesn’t get nervous, especially with the ball in his hand when he steps on the mound. That is where he feels the most comfortable.

    That’s his home away from home.

    Adcock has pitched a number of big games. He relishes the role of delivering a victory for his team in the most critical circumstances.

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Adcock has a Royal beginning to career (04/10)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s been a long, hard road for Nathan Adcock. Success hasn’t come overnight for a fifth-round pick in the 2006 draft, but it’s been a grind. It’s been just as hard on family members being there for the highs and lows.

    Adcock, who has spent the last five years in the minor leagues, has made countless phone calls during that time – most of them in the late night hours. Some were to let the family know how a particular start went. Some were more difficult as Adcock questioned what he was doing.

  • Free GED test offers valuable second chance

    ISSUE: GED is free through June 30
    OUR VIEW: Access opens doors to opportunities

    A good education is a vital foundation for a good life.

    Not everyone makes the most of their opportunities in school. For some who underestimated the value of education during their teen years, or who experienced circumstances that represented such difficulty that couldn’t be overcome at the time, life’s hard lessons often cause them to re-evaluate.

  • Hoping to renew the memory of sacrifice

    He’s been gone almost four years: On one hand, not such a long time. But considering he died at age 19, it equates to a big chunk of the life he lived.

    Sammie Phillips died a long way from home. The North Hardin High School graduate was killed in Rustamlyah, Iraq, on Sept. 10, 2007 – 43 months ago today. While in the service of his country as a member of the Kentucky National Guard, Pfc. Phillips’ vehicle overturned on a traffic control mission.

    His family and friends remember his sacrifice.