Today's News

  • Cecilian Bank joins with Bluegrass E-Cycle

  • Fishbach announces first-ever retiree

     Fishbach USA Inc., announces it’s first-ever retiree, David Starcher. He retired May 7, 2011, after many years of service as the company controller. 

  • Elliott to lead First Federal in Meade, Radcliff, Knox and Indiana

    First Federal Savings Bank has named Norma Elliott as district manager in charge of First Federal’s retail operations in Meade County and Radcliff/Fort Knox in Kentucky, as well as Harrison and Floyd counties in Indiana.

    Elliott previously served as district manager for much of Kentucky for Chase, served as chief operating officer for iPay Technologies in Elizabethtown and most recently opened and managed First Federal’s new Fort Knox Banking Center. 

  • PREP SOFTBALL: LaRue County sends seniors out with 9-3 win over Elizabethtown (05/22)

    If Friday really was their last night playing in a LaRue County uniform, twins Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock went out in style.

    The seniors, both in the starting batting order for the first time in eight games, reached base seven times in a combined eight plate appearance and each scored three times as the Lady Hawks ended the regular season with a 9-3 win against the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: North beats Fairdale in regular-season finale (05/22)

    The North Hardin Trojans split two games over the weekend.

    North Hardin (17-17-1) beat visiting Louisville Fairdale, 7-6 on Saturday and lost to host Marion County, 6-3 on Friday.

    n With coach Ace Adcock in Kansas City watching younger brother Nathan make his first start for the Royals, former LaRue County standout Jason Abell notched his first career victory as the Trojans rallied past Fairdale.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Meade wins twice (05/22)

    The 18th-ranked Meade County Lady Waves closed their regular season Saturday with a pair of wins in the Thrill in the Ville at Louisville Mercy.

    Meade County (23-6) beat No. 17 Ashland Blazer, 2-0 in six innings and Floyd (Ind.) Central, 6-4.

    n Senior Scarlett Powers hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to lead the Lady Waves past Ashland Blazer. Senior Kristin Benton had two singles and a double.

    Junior Amanda Logsdon (11-6) struck out six, walked two and scattered two hits in the complete-game effort.

  • BOYS' PREP TRACK & FIELD: Trojans dominate region to claim fourth straight title (05/22)

    James Webb needs to make room in an already-crowded trophy case.

    The host North Hardin boys’ track team won its fourth consecutive Class 3-A, Region 2 championship Saturday in overwhelming fashion.

    The Trojans won six individual championships and every relay to finish with 180 points, more than double that of runner-up Warren Central (86 points).

  • PREP TENNIS: E'town teams fall in sectional play (05/22)

    Before Saturday’s KHSAA Team Sectional championship, some of Elizabethtown’s girls’ tennis players were concerned about how they could stay with Louisville Assumption’s power-packed team.

  • Bluegrass Cellular reaches business milestone

    Kentucky’s own cellphone company is celebrating two decades in the business.

    Bluegrass Cellular celebrated its 20th anniversary this past week, culminating Friday with a party including food and entertainment for employees and the public.

    Company officials recognize the role the community and its customers have played in keeping Bluegrass running for 20 years, said Michelle Tonietti-Goodman. marketing manager.

    “We wanted to say ‘thank you’ back to the community,” she said.

  • HCS budget shrinking

    Hardin County Schools’ tentative budget shows a district tightening its financial belt.

    The Fiscal Year 2012 budget, the second part of a three-part budget cycle, estimates revenues and expenses to sit at about $131.5 million, about a $9 million drop from the current year’s budget. It’s a decrease from last fiscal year’s actual revenue of $153.7 million, but also a decrease in expenditures, which were $134.1 million in the last fiscal year.