Today's News

  • Campbellsville woman turns 111 in ’11

    Landmark News Service

    She sits in her chair, surrounded by photographs of those who love her.

    Her family has grown quite large over the past century and now stands at dozens of grandchildren, great- and great-great-grandchildren.

    “My family keeps growing,” she said with a laugh.

    Her hands, a bit more frail than last year, are no longer able to make as many crocheted bookmarks as she once did. She’s confined to the room, only moving from her chair to her bed each day.

  • Cutting consumption in E'town's city buildings

    The city of Elizabethtown now has some options for reducing energy consumption at city hall and Pritchard Community Center.

    Lexington-based Paladin Inc. presented the results of its energy audit at the two facilities this week to Elizabethtown City Council and offered recommendations on how the city could use available grant money to reduce the amount of energy usage at each facility.

    Many of the suggestions were cost-intensive, but Paladin modified its final recommendations to meet the city’s cost constraints.

  • Local community should act on study of BRAC traffic impacts

    ISSUE: Growing pains of post realignment

    OUR VIEW: Community should act on study

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club members ‘Go Red’

    Several members of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown attended “Go Red for Women” sponsored by Atria Senior Living Group in Elizabethtown on Feb. 9. Brunch was served to guests and a Valentine gift also was presented. Cheryl Vowels of Caretenders presented a program with facts on heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Handouts were available.

    Following the program Atria invited those attending to tour its facility, especially a model apartment.

  • Immigration bill would pursue restitution from federal government

    Rep. Tim Moore has filed a new bill in the Kentucky House of Representatives he hopes will turn the attention surrounding immigration back toward the federal government.

    Moore, R-Elizabethtown, has filed House Bill 485, which would direct state, county and local governments to persuade the state’s attorney general to approach the federal government for restitution for education, health care, housing or incarceration costs incurred on behalf of illegal immigrants.

  • Smartphones go from toys to teaching tools

    There seems to be no end to the ways a smartphone can simplify tasks, and no end to the everyday items it can make obsolete.

    Data usage is fueling the trend, and evolving technologies are expected to maintain this growth.

    Students in an advanced U.S. history class at John Hardin High School, a sample of the young market pushing many national mobile trends, said their phones are not distractions for idle chatter. Rather, these high school juniors said, phones have become essential tools. They are as needed as computers, televisions, books, even pencils.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: No. 6 Lady Panthers end skid; No. 9 Bulldogs roll (02/16)

    Elizabethtown ended its first losing streak this season and handed Grayson County its first home loss of the year.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: Loss spoils homecoming for Benock and his coach (02/16)

    LEXINGTON Beating the Kentucky Wildcats means something special to coaches and players who hail from the state, but go elsewhere. Maybe they felt snubbed or maybe they realize what wins over a storied program like Kentucky mean.

    If you think it doesn’t happen, look at Exhibit A from Tuesday night at Rupp Arena.

    With Mississippi State leading by five points in the closing seconds of the first half, a bizarre turn of events changed the complexion of the game and caused Bulldogs coach Rick Stansbury to lose his cool.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL: T.K. Stone wins eighth-grade title (02/16)

    Even though he was in foul trouble, Cody Bridges knew the T.K. Stone Panthers were counting on him Tuesday night.

    Playing most of the second half with four fouls, Bridges scored 10 points and had two assists to lead the Panthers to a 47-28 win over the East Hardin Rebels in the eighth-grade boys’ basketball championship game of the Middle School Athletic Conference tournament at Meade County High School.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL: East Hardin wins seventh-grade title (02/16)

    Not until the final buzzer sounded Tuesday night could East Hardin coach Ryan Reynolds relax.

    Justin Rouse and Ean Barker did their best to calm Reynolds’ nerves.

    Rouse scored eight points and had four assists and Barker hit three 3-pointers to lead the Rebels to a 39-26 win over the Stuart Pepper Green Wave in the seventh-grade boys’ basketball championship game of the Middle School Athletic Conference tournament at Meade County High School.