Today's News

  • Motherhood & More: Winter, the kids and I are done with you


    I’m tired of cold. And it hasn’t even been that bad this year.

    But man, I spend a little too much time daydreaming about long, warm days filled with running and playing and swimming and better behavior. That last one is for my 3-year-old, who currently thinks he is in charge of everything and we all should do whatever he wants, whenever he wants. It’s been lots of fun.

  • Hardin County budget shows $2 million surplus

    Hardin County government is heading into the second half of Fiscal Year 2011/2012 with $2 million ahead in their annual budget, Judge-Executive Harry Berry reported Tuesday to Hardin Fiscal Court.

    The county so far has received about $16.2 million in revenue and has spent about $14.1 million at this point in the year.

    Berry pointed out the county still has slightly more than half of its budgeted expenses awaiting in the back half of the year, while it already has received slightly more than half of its budgeted revenue.

  • PREP BOWLING: North Hardin sweeps John Hardin; Central Hardin sweeps Nelson County (01/25)




    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Tuesday’s duals at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):


    Team Scores

  • New ApotheCARE pharmacy tries to keep personal touch

    A new drugstore in Radcliff is the third installment in what might be seen as a miniature chain developing in Hardin County.

    Owner Gary Hamm said he enjoys giving customers multiple options for their health care needs, but he doesn’t want to lose the personal appeal of independent businesses that made him get into the pharmacy business.

    ApotheCARE officially opened Jan. 16 in Radcliff after a soft opening four days earlier at Radcliff Square shopping center off East Lincoln Trail Boulevard.

  • From words to music, Ann Case is one of a kind

    Ann Case’s story begins in the deep South. She’s from Albany, Ga., and it was at the University of Georgia where she began a journey that lead her to Kentucky.

    Here, she is known as a longtime teacher in Hardin County Schools, a pianist who shares her love of music and someone who tells a tale with comedic flair.

  • Chilling reminder about fire safety

    ISSUE: Prepardness at home
    OUR VIEW: Smoke detectors save lives

    When Houston “Butch” Beswick and Carol Crain went to sleep late Sunday night or early Monday, Jan. 16, it’s a good bet they didn’t think it would last forever.

    Early that morning, neighbors sounded the alarm that Beswick’s home was on fire. When firefighters arrived, the home was “fully involved.” All the highly trained volunteers could do was keep the flames from spreading to other properties.

  • Putting E'town on the tube

    A freelance photographer working with former football player Terry Bradshaw’s show, “Today in America,” was filming Tuesday in Elizabethtown for an upcoming segment featuring small towns across the United States.

    Garrett Caffacus is a field producer/photographer based out of Florida. While in Elizabethtown, he said he interviewed city officials and residents and took footage from local businesses, restaurants and residential areas.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins fall to South Oldham (1/25)

    Three players scored in double figures, but the Central Hardin Bruins saw their two-game winning streak end with a 71-52 loss to South Oldham on Tuesday.

    Senior forward Andrew Kinney paced the Bruins (9-11) with 15 points, while senior forward Cameron Wright scored 13 and junior guard Troy Squires 12.

    South Oldham, which won for the fourth time in five games, outscored Central Hardin, 20-11 in the second quarter to take control.


  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin's Haley could miss rest of season with torn ACL (1/25)

    John Hardin sophomore wing Tajah Haley could miss the rest of the season with what could be a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her knee.

    Haley suffered the injury Jan. 16 in a win over North Bullitt.

    “Obviously we’re going to miss Tajah a lot,” John Hardin coach Bryan Todd said after Tuesday’s win over Fort Knox. “When she was playing I told her, ‘Tajah, it starts with you.’ And that’s true with any point guard: everything starts with the point guard.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs' offense comes to life against Knox (1/25)

    Fresh legs, focused minds and some “motion” had the John Hardin Bulldogs in a groove Tuesday night.

    They put together one potent offensive display and dispatched 17th District rival Fort Knox in a snap.