Today's News

  • Aire Serv makes “Franchise 500” List

    Entrepreneur magazine listed Aire Serv Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., which has an independently owned and operated franchise in Elizabethtown, at No. 197 in its 2011 “Franchise 500” list.

    The magazine bases its rankings on financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.

    The Aire Serv of Elizabethtown provides heating, air conditioning and indoor air quality service to home and businesses with 24 hours a day, 7 days a week emergency service, satisfaction guarantees and no overtime fees.

  • First Citizens Bank Announces Promotions

    First Citizens Bank announces the following promotions:

  • Minor accumulation leads to smashing morning

    January’s first semblance of winter created slick, snow-covered roads Friday morning and forced some area school districts to keep students home.
    “We forecasted less than an inch and that’s what we got,” Fort Knox Weather Station lead forecaster Mark Adams said of the overnight snow.
    But winter’s worst still could be on the way. More snow is forecast for later this week and January in Hardin County historically has been the most severe month for snow, averaging 5.5 inches.

  • The more fruits and veggies, the better

    All national health organizations recommend eating five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables each day to promote good health and reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic conditions.
    Fruits and veggies contribute to good health because they contain vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber and other essential nutrients. Most are low in fat and calories, high in fiber and contain no cholesterol.

  • Business Calendar



     Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • Moore, Moore, Moore: Musician to release third album


    Set to be released Tuesday, “In the Cool of the Day” marks the third album from singer, songwriter and former Elizabethtown resident Daniel Martin Moore.

    In 2008, Moore released his debut album “Stray Age.” His follow-up album, “Dear Companion,” was released in 2010 and included fellow musician and songwriter Ben Sollee and was produced by Jim James from the bands My Morning Jacket and Monsters of Folk.

  • Water line connects to Glendale industrial site

    As a crowd looked over the edge of a trench, a backhoe pushed a water pipe under Ky. 222 into the Glendale Industrial Site.
    The Thursday afternoon ceremony marked the arrival of a key piece of infrastructure for the 1,551-acre tract, which officials hope one day will be home to a large facility with thousands of workers.
    Hardin County Water District No. 2 began construction of the more than five miles of pipes in March 2009.

  • Hardin County man adds his vision to Capitol exhibit

    A local man is one of 39 artists invited to be part of Kentucky Visions at the Capitol, which showcases artwork in the halls, reception areas and conference rooms of Senate and House offices in the Capitol Annex in Frankfort.

    David Toczko of Hardin County was one of 12 providing photographic work for the exhibit coordinated by the Kentucky Arts Council, the state's arts agency.

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  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs put perfect mark on the line vs. Meade (01/07)

    John Hardin is off to its best start in school history.

    And the Bulldogs (11-0) are one of only four undefeated teams left in the state.