Today's News

  • OPINION: World Cup fever is gone after U.S. loss (6/28)

    I have to admit I caught the World Cup fever. I caught myself watching matches even when the United States wasn’t playing, but my interest was piqued because of how well our country was playing. I’m not what you would call an avid soccer fan. I played soccer – indoor and out – for a few years when I was much younger. I enjoy watching high school matches.

  • OPINION NOTEBOOK: Actually, Sireno was Meade's first non-pitcher Player of the Year (06/29)



    Random notes and thoughts on area sports typed in while looking for oil-resistant swim trunks prior to my annual excursion to the Gulf Coast next month:

    In hindsight, I should have checked the non-existent record book.

    Back in 1997, lanky pitcher Carissa McCoy led the Meade County Lady Waves to a fourth-place finish in the softball state tournament. For her efforts, she was named Area Sophomore of the Year as well as Area Player of the Year on the annual All-Area Softball Team.

  • Pellmans celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Wesley and Jewell Monin Pellman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 18, 2010.

    They were married on June 18, 1960.

    They have one son, Kenny Pellman.


  • Former Wildcat shooter to admit guilt



    Former University of Kentucky basketball player Derrick G. Millar is set to enter a guilty plea in Elizabethtown’s 9th Circuit Court today in response to felony theft charges brought against him last year.

    The charges, brought against Millar by Elizabethtown police in September, allege the 1986-90 record-setting shooter sold tickets to Wildcat fans, but never delivered them, causing fans in Hardin County to lose more than $1,000.

  • Retired Army officer indicted on felony charge



    A retired U.S. Army officer charged with vandalizing a Cherry Wood Drive resident’s pickup was indicted Tuesday morning by a Hardin County grand jury on one felony count of first-degree criminal mischief.

  • From the bookshelf: 'This Business of Music'

    "This Business of Music"

    M. William Krasilovsky, Sidney Shemel, John M. Gross and Jonathan Feinstein

    Billboard Book (2007)


    Five bookworms


    When my husband, Ray, first began playing and writing music, I asked a friend of mine in the music business: What do I do now?

    Buy this book," Jesse said.

    I did. And here I am now passing that good advice on to others. "This Business of Music" may not have all the answers, but it comes real close.

  • Students take advantage of Kids' College



    Students were spread across the Regional Education Center at the community college, but these weren’t traditional college classes they were taking.

    Students have been attending classes all summer at the Kids’ College hosted by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students in fourth grade have attended classes on a variety of subjects that range from the artistic to the scientific.

  • Standard Register fire sparks arson charge

    By Bob White


    Radcliff police charged an Elizabethtown man with first-degree arson Friday for a flash fire that occurred inside a trash receptacle a day earlier at Standard Register’s Dixie Boulevard plant.

    According to police, temporary worker Philip Tyler Hudson, 20, soaked compacted trash with isopropyl alcohol, then ignited it, causing a fire inside a trash-compactor room shortly after 4 p.m. last Thursday.

  • Ask the Expert: Why you need iron


    Women are at a high risk for developing iron-deficiency anemia, especially women who are pregnant, teenage girls and those who have heavy periods.

    Iron is important to have in the diet because it makes hemoglobin, which supplies oxygen to the body. Iron helps to build and maintain healthy blood, and it helps your cells make energy.

    Some common symptoms of iron deficiency anemia are: feeling fatigued, weak or dizzy, and sometimes craving non-food items like ice chips, clay or dirt.

  • Dust and dash

    Report and photos by NEAL CARDIN


    Tassels of corn in the 125-acre field sway in unison Tuesday afternoon as a gentle breeze moves across the field.

    The large field creates a serene feeling when suddenly the stillness is shattered as crop dusting pilot Stanley Hebert’s helicopter rises from behind a hill and makes a sweeping pass over the corn, barely clearing the tassels, before pulling up hard at the end of the field to avoid trees.