Today's News

  • Local politicians speak about business needs

    Politicians from the state and national stage spoke to about 60 local business owners Monday about their thoughts regarding national and state economies and regulations and listened to attendees concerns related to their businesses.

    U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green; 26th District Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown; and 10th District Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, discussed issues such as the federal stimulus package and regulations on businesses at Colvin Community Center on Freedom Way in Radcliff.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: LaRue falls to Bethlehem (10/11)

    BARDSTOWN — The host Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees scored three goals in the second half to pull away from the LaRue County Lady Hawks, 5-0 in the quarterfinals of the Girls’ 9th District Soccer Tournament on Monday night.

    LaRue County finishes the season 7-8-4.

    The Lady Hawks set a school record for wins and will have to replace seniors Misty England, Mariah Higdon, Nancy Howell, Paige Nalley and Megan Smith.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: LaRue moves into 18th District Tournament championship (10/11)

    It may have taken them 28 matches to do so, but the LaRue County Lady Hawks have found a rotation they’re comfortable in.

    It couldn’t have come at a better time after the Lady Hawks struggled to win 10 matches before knocking off Nelson County in their regular-season finale last week.

  • 17TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Bulldogs move on (10/11)

    There was no surprise from Fort Knox in the 17th District Volleyball Tournament this year.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs meet North with plenty at stake (10/11)

    Not a single word needs to be said in the John Hardin football locker room this week. The Bulldogs realize what’s at stake – which is plenty – this week.

    The Bulldogs travel to face arch rival North Hardin at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a Class 5-A, District 3 game at Ray Story Stadium. The rivalry was born in 2003 and has continued to build. It will reach a new level this year as the teams are district foes once again.

  • BOYS' 10TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS: John Hardin 3, Elizabethtown 1 (10/11)

    With John Hardin on its heels, Russ Mott got the fourth-seeded Bulldogs back on their feet, even though he isn’t very confident in one of his own.

    Awaiting a pass from senior Chris Wilk, Mott buried his right-footed shot in the final 5 minutes to all but do in the fifth-seeded Elizabethtown Panthers in a 3-1 win in Monday night’s late quarterfinal of the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament at Central Hardin.


    Midway through the first half of Monday night’s opening quarterfinal of the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament at Central Hardin, Meade County coach Matt Pollock approached the midfield line, kneeled and questioned his third-seeded Green Wave.

    “How many chances are we going to get, guys?” Pollock asked before quickly adding, “And how many of them are we going to waste?”

    The answers, unless he was being rhetorical or sarcastic, were a whole lot and quite a few.

  • City enters partnership with Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches for hall of fame

    Creation of a Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame in Elizabethtown took a pivotal step Monday.

    Elizabethtown City Council entered a memorandum of understanding with the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches, outlining the roles and responsibilities of both parties in creating the hall of fame.

    The city under the agreement will loan the KABC $25,000 that would be matched by the organization as seed money to start the project.

  • Galenski trial set to begin this week

    Jury selection started Monday in the case against Conner J. Galenski, one of three teenagers charged with killing Louisville teen Mackenzie Smyser last November.

    Kentucky State Police say Galenski, Ryan Wilt and Jason Gowers drove Smyser to a location in Radcliff off Ky. 313 near Patriot Lane and shot him repeatedly. Wilt and Gowers since have pleaded guilty to charges of complicity to commit murder and complicity to tamper with physical evidence.

    Galenski is pleading not guilty to the same charges, and the jury trial is expected to begin Wednesday.

  • Probable cause found in Hardin County bigamy case

    Hardin District Judge John David Simcoe found probable cause Monday in the case against Angela Christensen, a Vine Grove woman charged with bigamy.

    While stating his findings during Monday’s preliminary hearing, Simcoe said while prosecution “met the low burden of probable cause,” such a finding is not a determination of guilt.