Today's News

  • PREP TRACK: Despite pressure, North dominates region for title (05/13)

    Being the coach of the second-ranked team in Class 3-A and hosting the Region 2 meet, veteran North Hardin coach James Webb was under a lot of stress Friday night.

    “Tonight was stressful for a few reasons,” Webb said. “Being the regional manager was very stressful. I wanted everything to run smoothly and everybody happy when the meet was over; that was the major thing. Second, I hoped my athletes performed to their abilities and made it to State as we expected.”

  • E'town celebrates Relay for Life

    At just 7 months old, Jayvin Adams was diagnosed with leukemia. In November, he had a bone marrow transplant and six months later, on Friday, he was part of the Elizabethtown Relay for Life survivor lap.

    “I’m very thankful he’s here and able to walk as a survivor,” Jayvin’s mother, Lindsey Roark, said as she pushed the toddler around the track at Central Hardin High School.

    Roark estimated more than 20 family members and friends walked  with Jayvin in his first Relay.

  • Woman charged with assault after stabbing

    A Vine Grove woman was arrested Friday afternoon and police said she stabbed a man in the arm.

    Amanda C. Pie, 28, is charged with second-degree assault — domestic violence. Online jail records indicate she was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center just before 10 p.m. Friday and is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.

  • Attorney takes role with human rights commission

    After more than 10 years of private practice in Elizabethtown – just more than 20 years of practicing law in general – attorney Keith D. Duerr of Louisville has been named managing attorney and general counsel for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights in Louisville.

  • North’s Dennison ready for the last diplomas

    After more than a decade of leadership, North Hardin High School is saying goodbye to its principal.

    Bill Dennison, principal of North Hardin for 11 years, will spend his last day with students Wednesday. Dennison is retiring after this school year and his last work day is at the end of July.

    Dennison, who spent his entire 26-year career in education at North served longer than any North principal except Ray Story, who served in the position for 21 years.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members meet for lunch

  • Fort Knox, VFW sponsor veteran’s bowling tournament

    Fort Knox and VFW Post 10281 of Vine Grove recently sponsored a veteran’s bowling tournament at Fort knox. There were 26, five-person teams, ages 18 to 92, that bowled. A local team, Band of Brothers, was the winner. Pictured is Bob Pack, commander of VFW Post 10281 with Hal Gladsen of Newport and bowlers from other parts of Kentucky. An awards ceremony, dinner and dance was held later at VFW Post 10281.

  • Jury hears Galenski’s videotaped confession to police in murder case

    Jurors heard a full day of witness testimony Friday in the retrial of Conner J. Galenski, one of three teens accused in the shooting death of Mackenzie Smyser, 18, in November 2010 in Hardin County.

    In addition to testimony, the 14-member jury panel watched Galenski’s police interview, during which he told a Kentucky State Police detective he shot Smyser once in the chin.

  • VFW supports cancer aid and research program

    Commander Elect 2012-13 Butch Ferrell recently presented a monetary donation to the Deptarment of Kentucky VFW Ladies Auxiliary for its cancer aid and research program. Accepting the donation is Jenina Montgomery, Fourth District president.

  • Couch graduates from Army basic training

    COUCH. Army Pfc. Dillon W. Couch has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. A 2010 graduate of Liberty High School in Kissimmee, Fla., he is the son of Lori and Steve Couch Sr. of Radcliff.