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Today's News

  • Project PASS not yet passe'

    ISSUE: Project PASS
    OUR VIEW: HCS finds ways to make it work

    In less than a year, Project PASS in Hardin County Schools has gone from a celebrated event with many of the U.S. Army’s top leaders visiting for an announcement ceremony to a program a week away from losing its federal funding.

  • Till Alzheimer’s do us part?

    When I first heard the Rev. Pat Robertson’s comment, I thought of Ronald Reagan’s response to incumbent President Jimmy Carter during the 1980 presidential debate, “There you go again.”  

  • Photo: Tiny troubled water
  • FRYSC celebrates 20 years in state education

    A vital program in public school education celebrated two decades of service.

    The Family Resource and Youth Services Centers in Hardin County Schools celebrated the 20th anniversary of the creation of the centers through the Kentucky Education Reform Act on Monday at John Hardin High School. The law was passed in 1990 and the centers were put in place the following year.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Meade tops Knox; Lady Bulldogs blank North Bullitt (09/20)

    Senior Shelby Miller and junior Allie Backstrom each scored to lift the Meade County Lady Waves to a much-needed 2-1 victory over 10th District rival Fort Knox on Monday.

    Sophomore Haley Adcock had both assists for Meade County (3-7 overall, 2-2 district), which led 2-0 at the half and snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Sophomore keeper Jessica Duncan made two saves.

    Senior Kiara Austin scored on a breakaway for the Lady Eagles (2-7-1, 0-3), who are on a five-game winless streak.

    Junior keeper Rebekka Stenman stopped nine shots.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central tops Green, improves to 10-0 against region teams (09/20)

    The host Central Hardin Lady Bruins remained unbeaten in 5th Region play with a 25-18, 25-17 win over Green County on Monday.

    The Lady Bruins (19-2) improved to 10-0 against region competition.

    “It’s a good win,” said Central Hardin coach Jeff Crady. “We were pretty much in control the whole time, and it’s nice to feel that way – especially against Green County.”

    Senior Nicole Lanford led Central Hardin with four kills, while junior Afton Conner added three kills, three digs and one ace.

  • Bluegrass Festival to honor genre founder

    The Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival honors a legend of the genre this week.

    The 12th annual festival, which runs from Thursday through Saturday, takes place the week after the 100th birthday of Bill Monroe.

    Monroe is credited with creating the style of music that came to be known as bluegrass after the band he was part of, “Blue Grass Boys.” He hails from Ohio County.

  • Hardin County Chamber supports creation of unified review commission

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind Hardin County United’s charge to form a unification review commission.

    The chamber’s support is a positive for HCU after facing strong opposition from several public officials, with Radcliff City Council electing to formally withdraw from the unification process last week.

  • PAWS Foundation shows promise

    ISSUE: New animal shelter
    OUR VIEW: Foundation offers vision and plan

    The future of the Hardin County Animal Shelter is a sunny one, but achieving it will require much work.

  • Ready for Brushy Fork round three?

    If Vine Grove city events coordinator Donna Broadway has her way, Vine Grove will see many more Brushy Fork Debates.

    “I certainly want to do it again,” she said. “I want to keep it going forever and ever.”

    Broadway said it’s hard to compare candidate turnout at Saturday’s debate with the first event last September. The 2010 event included local city and county candidates and the upcoming election features statewide races only.