Today's News

  • April 6, 2009: Our readers write

    Where is the outrage against North Korea?

    Now North Korea, an isolated, impoverished totalitarian dictatorship that has allowed millions of its people to starve, launched a missle over Japan. That, to me, is a very provocative and dangerous act that could threaten the stability of the region.

  • Baseball: A game that stirs memories

    I love baseball. Anyone who really knows me, knows that I love baseball. I love watching it, I love coaching it and I love being around the sights, sounds and smells of it. And of course, I love the Boston Red Sox. Think of the biggest University of Kentucky basketball fan that you know and that is me with the Red Sox. I skipped school in 1978 (Dad said it was OK; mom said it wasn’t

  • Local NAACP branch thinks national



    FORT KNOX – The Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will welcome a special guest, integral to the current incarnation of the NAACP, during its 19th annual Freedom Fund Banquet.

  • April 5 editorial: Thirty days done, drama-free

    Issue: End of General Assembly session

  • April 3 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission, Radcliff Planning and Zoning, and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Keith R. and Janaye M. Bond, 200 Woodsbend Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Dorothy Gump, 550 Sherwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: remodel building.

    Phillips Homes, 100 Gammon Court, county. Use: basement remodel.

  • Blasts from the past



    ELIZABETHTOWN – Keeping with the recent trend, city officials plan to bring two classic rock acts to Elizabethtown this summer that evoke images of an era when bellbottoms and long hair were prevalent.

    Councilman Kenny Lewis announced on Monday during the city council’s voting meeting that Creedence Clearwater Revisited will headline the summer concert series on Aug. 15 at Freeman Lake Park with Foghat opening.

  • Radcliff woman in stable condition after collision
  • The joys of toddlerhood

    Things my daughter has tried to eat: Cat food, deodorant, dish detergent, baby shampoo, a door handle, socks, shoes, any food item that has fallen on the floor, markers, crayons, Q-tips, cotton balls, paper towels and napkins, her stuffed cow, Betsy, the remote, the telephone, the list goes on.

    My daughter is not a billy goat. She’s a 19-month-old. She has teeth and she’s not afraid to use them. Lately, she’s not afraid of much, to be quite honest.

  • Bluegrass Cell Donates to Advocacy and Support Center

    Left is April Lamb, Marketing Administrator with Bluegrass Cellular and right is Shelley Adkins, Director of Advocacy and Support Center.

    Bluegrass Cell Donates to Advocacy and Support Center

    On March 11, Bluegrass Cellular presented The Advocacy and Support Center, a non proft child advocacy and rape crisis center located in Elizabethtown, a donation of $2500 for their annual Via Colori fundraiser held in Bardstown.


  • Local students grab chance to study abroad this summer




    They say the best way to learn a language is to become immersed in it.

    That was all the motivation James Lutz needed to board a plane earlier this week bound for Munich, Germany. The 18-year-old Elizabethtown High School graduate will spend five weeks studying the language and culture of the country from which his father’s grandfather traveled to the United States in the early 1900s.