Today's News

  • Happiness (Pt. 3 of 4)

    (Editor’s note: The following is the third of a four-part story. In previous installments, library worker Charlotte met and began training her job shadow, Kundun, the Dalai Lama.

  • Youth conference yields economic boost


    Officials with the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau said the state youth conference held at Central Hardin High School by the Baptist Women's Missionary Convention last Friday and Saturday provided an estimated economic boost of more than $208,000 to the community.

    The numbers are based on prior estimates of attendees, broken up between overnight guests and one-day visitors, said ETCB Executive Director Sherry Murphy. Murphy said they estimated about 500 overnight guests per night, with an estimated 1,500 one-day visitors on Saturday.

  • Federal funds may restart Wind Energy production


  • EPD: ATV riding at reservoir must stop



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown police say ATVs have caused extensive damage to land around Buffalo Creek Reservoir.

    The area around the reservoir is open to walking, fishing and non-motorized activities, but not open to ATV riding, or any other motored fun.

  • Ask the Expert


    Sometimes, we think if we eat salads we are eating low fat and low calorie. Let’s take a look at where that thinking could be wrong. 

    If a salad has a lot of vegetables or fruits and very little else, then you are eating a healthy, lower-fat, lower-calorie salad. When you choose salads that are drenched in dressing, covered in meats and cheeses and heavily sprinkled with bacon bits, croutons or other crunchy treats, then you are lying to yourself. This is not a healthy salad. 

  • HCS kindergarten registration is Friday



    HARDIN COUNTY —Though it still will be a little while before this year’s kindergartners advance to first grade, it’s time for next year’s classes to begin preparation.

    Kindergarten pre-registration for the next school year at Hardin County Schools is Friday. Parents can register their children at the schools they will attend between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and then spend the next months preparing for the big day.

  • Radcliff woman injured in Sunday wreck

    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff woman is in critical condition at a Louisville hospital after being injured in a wreck Sunday blamed on standing water due to heavy rainfall along Ky. 313. According to Kentucky State Police, Brenda L. Reesor, of Radcliff, was a passenger in a northbound Ford Explorer when it hydroplaned, crossed into the southbound lane and struck a guardrail shortly after 2 p.m. Reesor was ejected upon the collision with the guardrail, police said.

  • April 12 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Amir Abel Jimenez, 36, and Nadica Marie Ferguson, 24, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    John Edward McCormick, 50, and terry Jeanne Ishmael, 52, both of Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Dustin Anthony Weber, 23, Columbus, Ohio, and April Lynn Kulbacki, 25, Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Carlos Ricardo Cruz, 43, Delrio, Texas, and Belinda Fuentez, 44, Elizabethtown. Married 20 years.

  • International product has local roots


  • April 12 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Russell D. Brumley (1975). Failure to wear seat belts; failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $659.

    John D. Lee (1969). Total $25.

    Elizabeth M. Lewis (1985). Speeding 10 mph over; state traffic school. Total $164.