Today's News

  • Operation Fellowship
  • A stubborn child and his Christmas mule

    The holidays are a time to visit and enjoy the company of old friends.

    One close acquaintance comes to mind each Christmas season. He’s always ready for a good time and displays a constant, warm grin beneath smiling blue eyes and chubby cheeks.

    Our first meeting was uneventful, not much more than a passing glance. Who would have thought that weeks later, he would come to live in my house. I don’t remember all the circumstances because I was not quite 4. My parents shared the details as one of those oft-repeated family tales.

  • Driver phone laws effective soon


    Since legislators passed new limits on driver cell phone usage in June, some law enforcement officers have worked to educate young drivers on the danger of driving while distracted and how the new law impacts them.

    How well those lessons were learned could become apparent after Jan. 1.

    That’s when police across Kentucky can begin ticketing drivers for breaking the new law.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin hosting North Hardin today (12/18)

    The North Hardin at John Hardin boys’ basketball game, originally scheduled for Friday, Dec. 17, has been rescheduled for tonight.

    The junior varsity game is set for 4 p.m. and the varsity will immediately follow.

  • Vine Grove Elementary School renovation documents approved

    Hardin County Schools has taken another step in beginning a renovation project on a north end elementary school.
    The Hardin County Schools board approved a project application form for the Vine Grove Elementary School renovation at its regular meeting Thursday. The form goes to the Kentucky Department of Education for approval.
    The board approved the document unanimously, with board member John Emary absent.

  • Local officers recognized for making DUI arrests

    Five Hardin County-based law enforcement officers were recently applauded for their efforts to reduce the number of impaired drivers traveling local roadways.
    Their recognition was part of the annual Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards Ceremony. This year’s event, which recognized the efforts of police officers from throughout Kentucky to combat impaired driving, was held Dec. 1 in Lexington.

  • Hardin County Farm Bureau receives excellence award


    Hardin County Farm Bureau received the 2010 Gold Star Award of Excellence for recent achievements in its Young Farmer Program during the recent Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.

    With more than 500,000 member families statewide, Kentucky Farm Bureau is the state’s largest farm organization. Approximately 1,300 members attended the 91st annual meeting, December 1-4, to recognize this year’s achievements and adopt policy for 2011.

  • Edward Jones Ranks No. 1 in Region

    JC Carroll and Patricia Hoffie of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Elizabethtown recently received the firm’s Client Service Excellence award for being the No. 1 client service provider in their region.

  • Bluegrass Cellular Hires District Manager


     Bluegrass Cellular Inc. announces the hiring of Jason Raymer as district manager. In his new role, Raymer is responsible for the strategic management of multiple retail locations in the northern area including Hardin, LaRue, Nelson, Spencer counties and more.

  • EPD warns of pickpockets

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown police are warning shoppers to be extra cautious when sitting near, or walking by strangers this holiday season.
    According to EPD spokesman Officer Virgil Willoughby, city police have investigated three separate wallet thefts this past week.