Today's News

  • Millpond financial request raises philosophical issues

    ISSUE: Millpond’s request for financing
    OUR VIEW: Weigh investment against risk

    The dust has settled for now on the Millpond Business Center off Kentucky 313 in Radcliff. The North Hardin Economic Development Authority’s requested $800,000 to level 40 more acres of land to attract potential industry. The Radcliff City Council authorized $475,000 following a 50/50 split of council and a tie-breaking vote from then-Mayor Sheila Enyart.

  • ECTC begins a new year
  • Parrett sworn in
  • Benefit auction planned for auctioneer

    David L. Knight, who has auctioneered at benefits, soon will be helped by such a fundraiser.
    A benefit supper and auction is planned Jan. 15 for Knight at Upton Community Center. The 62-year-old Sonora native suffered a stroke in September, and the event will help his family with expenses.
    Knight founded Knight’s Real Estate and Auction Service in Cecilia.
    The fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. with food and live music. The auction starts at 7.

  • Berger, Thomas throw support behind sports park

    The honeymoon period ended as soon it started Monday for the new Elizabethtown City Council.
    The council this week resumed its work on the Elizabethtown Sports Park, approving the latest round of bid packages in a mammoth series received in early December as part of phase five. Planning Director Ed Poppe said the phase houses about 30 packages.

  • Hodgenville police officer's condition improves

    A Hodgenville police officer Tuesday afternoon was listed in fair condition and had been moved out of the Intensive Care Unit at University Hospital in Louisville after being struck by a pickup truck Monday morning.
    Officer Dennis Wells, 55, was directing traffic near Hodgenville Elementary School when 42-year-old Jimmy Murphy ignored Wells’ signals and struck him with his GMC pickup, police said.

  • Reservations for Freeman Lake Park shelters now accepted

    Freeman Lake Park shelter reservations for 2011 are now being accepted on a first come, first serve basis from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Elizabethtown Parks and Recreation Department.
    The department is located in Pritchard Community Center at 404 S. Mulberry St.
    Because of construction in the park, reservations made after July 31 can be for Ernie Williams Pavilion only. Payment is required when the reservation is made.
    Beginning Sunday, all reservations must be made at the Freeman Lake Park office at 769-3916.

  • Going a stitch above

    Getting to know Terry Whitehead:
    Favorite author: Karen Kingsbury
    Hobbies: mostly sewing
    Favorite music: country
    Family: four kids — two boys and two girls, four grandchildren and husband, Jim


    The 2nd Platoon of Crazy Horse Troop Tiger Squadron 3rd ACR stationed out of Ft. Hood Texas received a special treat for Christmas.

  • The Art of Performance: Overcoming mistakes

    As the new year begins, it is a good time to focus on a skill that allows performers to let go of errors. As we look back over the past year, it is clear we all make mistakes. As we begin a new year we set new goals for ourselves in performance. A great goal is to learn the skill of letting go.

  • Soldier, fiancee have ‘SNAP’ wedding

    Magistrate Doug Goodman’s workout on a treadmill at SNAP Fitness Center in Radcliff came to a halt Monday morning — so he could officiate a wedding.
    Soldier Christopher Barbari, who is stationed at Fort Knox, and his fiancee, Leighnara Staser, were married by Goodman at the fitness center shortly before Barbari was scheduled to be sent for training and later deployed to Afghanistan.