Today's News

  • Photos: Singing for a cause
  • Preston deems overlay zone "unconstitutional"

    Elizabethtown attorney Dwight Preston argued Thursday that residents affected by a proposed Glendale Interstate and Highway Overlay Zone are being unfairly discriminated against by the plan while having their land stripped from them without due process and just compensation.
    Preston appealed an October recommendation made by the Hardin County Planning Commission to approve the zone to Hardin Fiscal Court, which heard arguments from Preston and Planning Director Chris Hunsinger Tuesday night following a called meeting.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Wright has played cornerback the right way for John Hardin (11/24)

    Cornerbacks, by nature, usually attract attention to themselves. Look at famous NFL cornerbacks like Deion Sanders, Champ Bailey, Asante Samuel, Al Harris and Darrelle Revis, all of whom people are aware of for how they play and what they say.

    John Hardin senior cornerback Anthony Wright breaks the mold of a typical cornerback. The soft-spoken Wright prefers to let his play do all his talking for him.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: 2010 All-Area Team (11/24)

    Playing alongside the area’s leading scorer in senior striker Ashleigh Cunningham as well as someone who has posted back-to-back season double-doubles (goals, assists) in junior center midfielder Sam Donahue, it would be easy for the diminutive Lauren Norton to get lost in the mix.

    Unfortunately for Central Hardin’s opponents, that didn’t happen this season.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: 2010 All-Area Team (11/24)

    Lorenzo Mengoli showed this season a player doesn’t have to be a veteran to make an impact.

    A junior striker from Italy, Mengoli enrolled as a foreign-exchange student this summer at Central Hardin. He put on an offensive showcase in his unofficial debut, lighting up the alumni in the Bruins’ annual exhibition game against their former players, and never let up, scoring 20 goals and passing out nine assists in 25 appearances as the Bruins went 20-4-2 and advanced to the final four at Georgetown College for the first time.

  • Heartland Festival to merge with summer concert series

    “The Heartland Festival on steroids” is how Rik Hawkins described new changes to the festival that were revealed Tuesday.
    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce announced that the Heartland Festival and the City of Elizabethtown’s summer concert series would become one event next summer. The newly-merged event will be the first weekend of June, instead of the typical end-of-August date for the festival.

  • Chambers announce unification plan

    After almost two years of work, officials of the county’s four chambers of commerce on Tuesday announced a plan for unification.
    The proposal — revealed by the Heartland Chambers Alliance during a news conference at ZoZo’s Café in Radcliff — included a diagram of leadership structure and other details, such as office location, monthly meeting suggestions and staffing.
    Chamber officials called Tuesday a historic day.

  • CHHS teacher fired for 'inappropriate behavior'

    A Central Hardin High School teacher has been fired for allegedly engaging in “inappropriate behavior” with one or more students at the school, according to Hardin County Schools officials.

  • Nov. 24, 2010 Editorial: Communication is key for Hardin County United

    ISSUE: Hardin County unification
    OUR VIEW: Communication could have eased conflict

    Hardin County United’s informal organization of volunteers was born earlier this year in response to a research report called the Vision Project. The group’s initial mission was exploring the project’s 24 strategic goals that surfaced from interviews and meetings with community leaders.

  • Memorial United Methodist participates in shoe box ministry

    Memorial United Methodist Church members filled and are taking part in the annual shoe box ministry.