Today's News

  • Whobrey begins work at Basketball Hall of Fame

    Operating in borrowed office space behind a desk relocated from the basement of his own home, Rick Whobrey began work as executive director of the new Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame.
    It’s a modest beginning for a 53-year-old Elizabethtown resident who spent nearly two decades as an executive with Kentucky Farm Bureau. The Hall of Fame has no site and no exhibits and has yet to name the first members of its inaugural class of 100 inductees.

  • Students compete at State Governor's Cup

  • Rebeleers reunion planned by East Hardin grads

    Some people might feel a tinge of nostalgia when they hear the phrase, “Rebeleers, sound off!” It’s the cheer for the East Hardin High School band. Angela Carter wants to hear from those who remember.
    Carter, a 1975 graduate of East Hardin High School, is planning a reunion of the East Hardin Rebeleer Band from 4 to 11 p.m. June 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The reunion is open to any member, parent or volunteer who worked with the program. Carter hopes many Rebeleers with fond memories will want to catch up.

  • PHOTO: Black History Month lesson

    Hodgenville Elementary School kindergarten students celebrated Black History Month with the help of Gordon Thomas who told stories, sang songs and answered students’ questions. Students pictured are Seth Graham, Cutter Boley, Will Ray, Nayland English, Cammie Allen, Lexi Wheeler, Carris Ford, Lenayah Andrews, Kelsea Baker, Chase Pellman, Seth Strock and Margaret Johnson

  • PHOTO: Wheeee!
  • Magnolia Bank offers ‘Preparing for Success’ scholarships to students

    Twenty sixth-grade students from Hardin and LaRue Counties were awarded the fifth annual Magnolia Bank “Preparing for Success” Scholarships. Students were asked to write an essay telling what would make a great career and how they plan to pursue that career.  
    “The goal of this program is to get kids and their families talking about college early. We want to help students in our area get off to a good start saving for their future,” said Stefanie Rock, vice president at Magnolia Bank.    

  • Senior Activities updated 3-14-12

    Prime Time Band to perform
    A dance will be held 7-10 p.m. March 16 at the LaRue County Senior Center, 112 N. Walters Ave., Hodgenville. The Prime Time Band will perform with musicians Jim Walters, Ronnie Priddy, Leroy Sherrard, Larry Seelye, Doug Gary and Joyce Oliver. For more information, call 737-5655 or 270-766-4437.

    EHLRTA to meet

  • Hart County indictments

    The Hart County Grand Jury handed down several indictments in February:
    Denise E. Horn, 56, of Lone Star Road, Upton, was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and complicity; trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and complicity; possession of precursors with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and complicity; possession of drug paraphernalia and complicity; and possession of marijuana and complicity.

  • New Haven Library to open by late April

    Patrons of the New Haven Library can expect the new location to open by late April. Challenges presented by the construction have caused a delay in the grand opening and inadvertently gone slightly over budget.
    Librarian Director Sharon Shanks reported to the library board Thursday the unforeseen expenses resulted from complications in the construction of the parking lot for the New Haven Library. Initially bid at  $990,000, the library is currently over by $20,534.84.

  • PHOTO: World Day of Prayer