Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Mercy tops Lady Panthers (02/14)

    Elizabethtown got a glimpse of what type of opponent it could see with a deep state tournament run.

  • Ryan Pait is Lions Club Student of the Month

    The Elizabethtown Lion's Club welcomed Elizabethtown High School January Student of the Month Ryan Pait. Ryan is the son of Billy and Sarah Pait. He is the co-editor of both the Etonian Yearbook and the Panther Prowler newspaper, as well as president of the Art Club. Ryan is involved in the Beta Club and has received the EHS Academic Achievement Award, the Book of Gold Award and first place in the Kentucky 4th District Foreign Language Festival. Pictured are Lion Al Mather, Ryan Pait and his parents Sarah and Billy Pait.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Defense sparks North past Marion (02/13)

    After back-to-back three-point losses, including one in double overtime, the North Hardin Trojans were a little defensive.

    Ask the Marion County Knights and they might say the Trojans were more than just a little defensive.

    The Trojans turned in their best defensive performance of the season as they handed the Knights a 53-35 loss in a record-setting night Friday at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. The 35 points were the fewest North Hardin has allowed this season.

  • NARFE announces events

  • Daughters of American Colonists, Griendling honor veterans

    Attending the Hardin County Veteran's Tribute were members of the Daughters of the American Colonists, Margie Martin of Elizabethtown,  State Regent Majorie Shelton of Lexington and Jessieanne Wells of Bardstown. Also pictured is Rich Griendling of Elizabethtown, who was host and sculptor for the event. A scaled-down version of the tribute is shown here. A life-size clay sculpture of the Army soldier is the first of the series of military services.

  • Republican Women's Club hosts meeting

    The Hardin County Republican Women's Club will meet Tuesday at Back Home Restaurant in Elizabethtown. A dinner is at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. Republican candidate for Secretary of State, Hilda Legg, is the event's guest speaker. For information, contact Rose Harris, 268-1248.

  • Keiths celebrate 60th anniversary

    Roy Sr. and Susan Shipp Keith will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 24, 2011.

    They were married Feb. 24, 1951, at the Baptist parsonage in Hodgenville.

    They have five children, Lon Keith (Angela) of Los Angeles, and Roy Keith Jr. (Linda), Mary Bell (Dick), Sue Greenwell (Paul) and Beth Pardue (Ernest), all of Elizabethtown; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

    They will celebrate with a family dinner at a later date.

  • German POWs left mark on Fort Knox

    Palm tree drawings on some Fort Knox chimneys aren’t from a mason’s Florida vacation fantasy – they are the mark of German prisoners of war.
    Symbolizing the Afrika Korps expeditionary force, the trees at least lack the swastika on the trunk of the official seal.
    The Army post during World War II was home to thousands of enemy soldiers, some of whom were put to work repairing officers’ homes after a big storm, said Antonio Thompson, a history professor at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.

  • Turnaround results in collision
  • National Symphony Orchestra chamber trio presents PAC concert

    A chamber trio from the National Symphony Orchestra will bring the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Shubert and others to the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center on Saturday.

    “That’s our very first program,” cellist Steven Honigberg said, referring to the PAC venue being the first of three where the trio will play.

    Along with Honigberg, who described himself as a Midwesterner, Russian violinist Natasha Bogachek and Japanese violist Tsuna Sakamoto will perform in the program.