Today's News

  • Study shows children’s health improving

    Children’s health in Hardin County overall is improving, but local residents lag in a few key areas, according to 2012 data compiled by Kentucky Youth Advocates.

    Local health officials shared data and discussed implications Wednesday at the 21st annual KYA Kids Count Conversation at Lincoln Trail Health Department.

  • Police: Tarafa shot Knapp nine times using two weapons

    Probable cause was found Wednesday in the case against a man accused of shooting another man nine times in a fight over a woman.

    In addition to murder, Robert J. Tarafa, 26, of Elizabethtown faces charges of tampering with physical evidence, being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and receiving stolen property. The grand jury will determine whether there is enough evidence to proceed to trial.

  • Get growing

    It’s time to garden.

    We say that not because it’s the first full day of summer, but because it’s a habit we need.

  • An inspiring story of doing what is right

    What is the cost of doing what is right?

    “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer said.

    I’m reading a biography on Bonhoeffer called “Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy” by Eric Metaxas. As the words cross the page, a remarkable man walks out of history. He’s a man who could not be silent in the face of evil.

  • 'Brave': Beautiful artistry but not family friendly

    Previews for Disney and Pixar’s “Brave” make the film look like a fun and exciting adventure for the entire family. Sadly, the reality is quite different.

    In “Brave,” Princess Merida wishes to rebel against tradition and find her own way in the world. But she doesn’t do this, as the previews suggest, by having a brave adventure through the Scottish highlands.

    Because Merida and her mother, Queen Elinor, cannot agree on what to do, Merida seeks the aid of a witch to change her mother. No adventure, just trickery.

  • Radcliff's blast of summer fun

    What is produced when you sprinkle fireworks, Zumba, magic, live music and square dancing into a good-natured societal mix?

    For Radcliff, it represents the components of a premiere summer welcome.

    Summer Blast will be unleashed at 6 p.m. Friday with the first Junior Miss Radcliff Pageant followed by the second annual Miss Radcliff pageant at Colvin Community Center opening up the festivities along Freedom Way off West Lincoln Trail Boulevard.

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  • GOLF: Smaller field for Lady Bug (06/21)

    Lady Bug Invitational organizer Marilyn Maffet hopes a smaller field can produce some compelling drama Saturday.

  • GOLF: Bumpy opening day at PGA Youth Championship qualifier (06/21)

    Area golfers had a rough opening day Wednesday at the Junior PGA Championship qualifier at Bardstown Country Club’s Maywood Course.

    Only one of the 13 area golfers is within five shots of his or her age group leader and the rest are all six or more shots behind.

  • WOMEN'S GOLF: Smaller field for Lady Bug (06/21)

    Lady Bug Invitational organizer Marilyn Maffett hopes a smaller field can produce some compelling drama Saturday.