Today's News

  • ECTC alumni to be recognized

    Nine Elizabethtown Community and Technical College alumni will be recognized Monday, Oct. 20, for exemplary service to their professions and communities with induction into ECTC’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

     The 7 p.m. ceremony in ECTC’s Regional Postsecondary Education Center is open to the public. A reception catered by students in ECTC’s Culinary Arts program will follow in the RPC Atrium.

  • Rolling Fork joins mission trip

    A team of Kentucky Baptists brought healing and hope to hundreds of people in the Philippines still recovering from Typhoon Pablo, a devastating storm that struck the island nation two years ago.

    The six-member team, including members of Rolling Fork Baptist Church in Boston, provided medical exams and treatment to nearly 900 people in the Philippines between Aug. 24 and Sept. 2. They also held worship services and led two pastors’ conferences.

    Rolling Fork pastor Bruce Nichols said much work remains for those trying to rebuild.

  • Lady Toppers' practices open to public

    Two Lady Topper Basketball practices during the preseason will be open for all season ticket holders and donors to attend on Thursday, Oct. 16 and Tuesday, Nov. 4. The practices are scheduled to begin at about 3 p.m. central time in E.A. Diddle Arena.

  • COLUMN: Temptation begins in the mind

    It is always there. It lurks just around the corner. We are never free of it. Temptation is our constant companion stalking us like a lion its prey.

    Temptation is always a potential danger. God in his word helps us understand the temptations we will face and helps us gain victory over them.

  • COLUMN: Corn test plot results available

    The LaRue County Extension Service annually conducts a corn variety test plot in cooperation with a local farmer and participating grain dealers. The cooperator for 2014 was Fresh Start Farms. 

    Seed companies supply seed (limit of two varieties), assist at planting and harvest, and sponsor a field day. Farmers use the yield information, along with other plot data and information to help decide which varieties to grow next year.

  • Body found in pond identified

     The body of a woman was found in a Hodgenville pond about 8 p.m. Thursday, May 22, according to LaRue County Deputy Coroner Brad Turner.

    She has been identified as Rose Marie Akin, 62.

    Turner said she lived in Lincoln Trail Mobile Home Park beside the pond – located in front of the county maintenance garage on Lincoln Boulevard.

    Two men, who were fishing, saw the body and notified dispatch. She was floating a few feet from the pond’s edge – mostly hidden by cattails. She was fully clothed.

  • Tractor pull rescheduled

     The Third Annual Burger King Breast Cancer Awareness Truck and Tractor Pull has been rescheduled due to forecasted inclement weather.

    The event, originally scheduled for October 10 and 11, will now be held on October 17 and 18 at 6 p.m. It will still take place at the Hardin County Fairgrounds in Elizabethtown.

  • Rocky Horror comes to Bardstown

    n the early 1970s, an English voice actor, writer, and theatre performer, named Richard O’Brien, had a bold idea for a humorous tribute to the science fiction and B horror movies of the late 1940s through early 1970s. He envisioned a musical, which tells the story of a newly engaged couple who get caught in a thunderstorm, and come to a castle which happens to be the home of a mad transvestite scientist unveiling his new creation, a muscle man named Rocky Horror.

  • Tornado watch for county

    More than half of Kentucky's 120 counties are under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. EDT Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service's Louisville office.

    Counties included are:


  • Magnolia Church shows hummingbird documentary

    A new feature-length documentary about hummingbirds, called “Refracted Glory,” is showing in Magnolia on Oct. 11. It’s a film that brings to the screen a tiny creature like never before — all for the glory of God.