Today's News

  • Central Hardin reaches Bands of America semifinals

    Central Hardin High School’s marching band this past weekend earned a place in the semifinals of the Bands of America competition for the first time in the band’s history.

    The band placed 26th place overall out of 92 bands from across the nation that competed Thursday and Friday. The top 30 bands from that competition were accepted into the semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts.

  • String of E'town businesses broken into over weekend

    A string of Elizabethtown businesses on the 2400 block of Ring Road and Towne Drive were broken into over the weekend.

    Elizabethtown Police Department report various tools were used to break into the locked businesses. In some cases, the neighboring business was entered before entry was forced through an interior wall.

    No video footage was recovered from the businesses, said Virgil Willoughby, EPD public information officer. Police are continuing to investigate.

  • St. Christopher seeks community's help for Thanksgiving meal

    St. Christopher Church in Radcliff is asking for the community’s help in delivering Thanksgiving meals to Hardin County families who cannot provide one for themselves.

    Parish administrator Dean Sears said the church has been sponsoring the Thanksgiving meal with the help of other area churches for more than 10 years. The event is conducted through Hardin County Helping Hand of Hope.

    Community members donate cooked turkeys and pies as well as cans of corn, green beans and jellied cranberry sauce, and volunteers prepare and deliver the meals to families.

  • Penn State refrain: 'Say it ain't so, Joe'

    Upon hearing the news of Joe Paterno’s failure to do more to protect the kids in the case of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged crime, my first thought was, “Say it ain’t so, Joe”— the line the little boy supposedly spoke to baseball legend Shoeless Joe Jackson as he walked down the steps of the courthouse after appearing before a grand jury for allegedly fixing the 1919 World Series.

  • Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1051, the Gold Vault Patriots, gather for banquet

    Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, The Gold Vault Patriots, held their “first annual” banquet on Nov. 4 at Elizabethtown Vocational and Technical School Culinary Arts Department.

  • Civic groups back creation of commission to review unification

    Two rural civic groups have approved resolutions in favor of studying government unification in Hardin County.

    The Cecilia Ruritan Club and Glendale Lions Club voted to endorse formation of a unification review commission that would draft a plan for consideration by voters.

    Members of both clubs said the decisions were reached to resolve lingering questions they feel cannot be answered without the review commission’s creation.

  • Farm-City Day offers Fort Knox tour today

    Tuesday marks this year’s Farm-City Day, an annual event during which the farming community and Hardin County Chamber of Commerce get together and “share notes,” chamber President Brad Richardson said.

    This year the chamber was responsible for organizing the event, which changes hands year-to-year, he said.

    Farm-City Day begins at 8 a.m. at the American Legion Post on Ring Road, where pastries and coffee will be offered, he said, and at 8:30 a.m. a bus will transport participants to Fort Knox for a tour.

  • Diabetes Day meant to educate residents

    Area medical representatives and community service organizations will try today to educate residents about managing diabetes and avoiding the disease.

    The disease is a metabolic disorder in which a person doesn’t produce enough insulin, which is used to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy.

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and today is World Diabetes Day.

  • Protection as performance in sports

    The Art of Performance by Dr. Keith Wilson

  • 66-year gig with 88 keys for 77-year old Warren Moore

    As a pianist and organist, 77-year-old Warren Moore has been the sound of Sunday service at Vine Grove United Methodist Church for 33 years.

    In fact, Moore has been playing piano and organ for the last 66 years at several churches in and out of Hardin County.

    “I took private piano lessons in my early years,” said Moore, who lives near Fort Knox just inside Meade County.

    Moore was 10, to be exact, when he started taking lessons. A year later, he was playing piano for church. He is self-taught on the organ.