Today's News

  • LINCOLN DAYS: Railsplitter Run moves to Sunday afternoon

     One of the Lincoln Days Festival’s most popular events will be held on a new day this year.

  • Restaurant tax will not provide 'sustainable funding'

     A proposed 2 percent restaurant tax will not provide sustainable income to LaRue County Park and Recreation.

  • SOCCER: Ladies lose to Thomas Nelson

     Visiting Thomas Nelson rolled to an 11-1 mercy-rule win over the LaRue County Lady Hawks on Monday. The game was called 20 minutes early.

    Sophomore forward Rachel Wolf scored LaRue County’s lone goal, while senior goalkeeper Kasey Wells made nine saves as the Lady Hawks (3-3-1) lost their second straight. Thomas Nelson (2-3-2) won its first match since its season opener.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at Grayson County at 6 p.m. Friday

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Spencer

     It was heartbreak in Hodgenville on Friday night for the Spencer County Bears as a potentially game-winning 35-yard field goal attempt sailed a little wide to the left with just seconds left on the clock, sending the Bears to a 14-12 loss to LaRue County.

    A hard-fought battle from the very beginning, Spencer County took the ball at its own 22-yard-line with just under four minutes remaining to attempt a game winning drive. Behind the tough running of Shawn Boykin, the Bears were able to march down the field and into LaRue County territory.

  • New Haven man in critical condition after shooting

     A New Haven man who was shot by a Nelson County sheriff’s deputy Thursday afternoon is still in critical condition at University Hospital in Louisville.

    John Hagan, 61, was taken by ambulance to the Nelson County Fairgrounds after 3 p.m., where he was flown by helicopter to the hospital to be treated for a single gunshot wound.

  • New Haven woman leads police on chase

     Bardstown police were led on a high-speed chase after they tried to pull over a driver reported for reckless driving on New Haven Road Friday.

    According to Bardstown Police Chief Rick McCubbin, officers responded to a citizen’s complaint of a reckless driver around 4:30 p.m. on New Haven Road.

    An officer attempted to pull over Kelley M. Borders, 38, of New Haven, who was allegedly swerving in and out of traffic.

  • ECTC wins first soccer match

     Russ Mott started the game on fire offensively, but ended it on the bench because of yellow cards. It was of no matter, really, as Darwin Perez picked up where the former John Hardin High School star left off.

     Mott scored his team’s first two goals Saturday morning, while Perez assisted on the second before the ex-LaRue County Hawk scored the game winner himself as the Elizabethtown Community & Technical College men’s soccer team rallied for its first win in school history by knocking off the host Campbellsville University reserves, 3-2.

  • Form 1099 will change for farmers

    Calendar year 2012 brings several changes to the way FSA reports a producer’s farm program payments to the producer and to IRS.
    In past years, IRS Forms 1099-G would be issued to show all program payments received from the Farm Service Agency, regardless of the amount.

  • Color Run raises money for charities

    The regional domestic violence shelter hopes to raise funds through a benefit road race that doubles as a five-kilometer, sugar-coated kalideoscope of color.
    The Color Run is scheduled for 50 cities this year and already has made 23 commitments next year, including Louisville, Indianapolis and St. Louis. The events raise money for charities and the SpringHaven domestic violence shelter's board of directors are trying to get Elizabethtown on the 2013 schedule.

  • PHOTO: ALES tests

     First grade teachers at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School analyze their students' results on an achievement test. From left are Bethany Bowen, Carlene Gibson, Darcy Pruitt and Lisa Hawkins.