Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central knocks off North (4/25)

    The little things can make a big difference.

    The Central Hardin Bruins played flawless defense behind pitchers Josh Krupinski and Drew Harrington and they took advantage of their scoring chances Tuesday to post a 6-2 victory over the North Hardin Trojans in a 17th District game at James R. Aldridge Field.

  • Grand jury returns arson indictment

    A 22-year-old Irvington man has been indicted for second-degree arson by a Breckinridge County grand jury.

    The indictment was served on Robert J. Felker at the Hardin County Detention Center, where he was being held on unrelated charges, Kentucky State Police reported.

    Monday’s indictment stems from a Jan. 28 structure fire at 700 Whitworth Lockard Lane in Breckinridge County.

    Felker’s bond was set at $10,000 cash.

    The investigation by KSP Arson Detective Terry Scott in ongoing.

  • Former lawn care operator, BBB ‘Bad Guy,' sentenced to seven years in prison

    Donald Simoneit Jr., former owner of Hardin County Lawn Care and one of the Better Business Bureau’s “Bad Guys 2011,” was sentenced tuesday to seven years in prison in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Simoneit, 44, was the subject of three circuit court cases, all of which were related to his lawn care service. In March, he pleaded guilty to five counts of theft-related felony charges and an amended charge of second-degree persistent felony offender.

  • Attorney requests trial date change in Ferguson case

    The public defender representing Kelly C. Ferguson, an Elizabethtown man accused of forcible rape, requested a trial date change Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    The jury trial is scheduled to begin June 11, but defense counsel Carolyn Brown is attached to another case also scheduled for trial that day.

    Circuit Judge Ken Howard decided to continue the motion until a May 25 suppression hearing.

    Ferguson, 35, a registered sex offender, faces new charges of first-degree rape, sodomy and persistent felony offender.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members celebrate Greek culture

    Greek culture was celebrated at the April 9 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club. Refreshments consisted of the Mediterranean diet, fruit, vegetables and heart-healthy sandwiches.

    The program was how to prepare baklava, Greece’s most famous dessert. International chairman Anne Aubrey, Chef Maria Bell, who with the assistance of exchange student, Yucheng Zhan, and occasionally club members pitching in demonstrated the steps in making baklava.

  • Under Construction: Minit Mart in Radcliff
  • John Hardin seniors test drive "DUI"

     John Hardin High School staff let a few obstacles get in the way of seniors Tuesday to help them avoid larger barriers in life.

    The senior class participated in an obstacle course that simulated a drunken-driving experience as a way to show students the difficulties and dangers of impaired driving.

    The school has offered the obstacle course the past several years with Radcliff Police Department providing equipment for the past three years, said Peggy Snow, coordinator of the Youth Services Center.

  • Potted Few Garden Club members meet

  • Miller speaks to Stitchers Quilt Guild members

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild had Bonita Hayes Miller, an agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance, as guest speaker at the March meeting. Members learned everything they needed to know about insuring their quilts. Many quilt were shown during show and tell.

    Stitchers meetings are from 6:30 to 9 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month at the Hardin County Extension Office.

  • Cub Scouts have Raingutter Regatta

    Rineyville Pack 600 held it’s annual Raingutter Regatta. Pictured with Cubmaster Shawn Saltmarsh are, front row, Steven Barnes, Kase VanBlijenburgh, Tyler Meyer; seated, Will Walters, Noah Thomas, Seth Saltmarsh and Ethan Jones.