Today's News

  • Lions Club has installation dinner

  • Walking Horse Show results released

    The following are results from Grayson County Walking Horse Show held June 25 at Grayson County Ag. and Rec. Park in Leitchfield.
    Class 1 — Stick Horse: Michael Dunn, Maggie Dunn, Madison Dunn, Mackenzie Stillwell, Robby Stannard, Riley Shartzer, Jacob Shartzer all received first-place trophies donated by Dr. and Mrs. Victor Duvall.
    Class 2 — Lead Line: first, Mackenzie Sillwell, Elizabethtown.
    Class 4 — Youth Walking Specialty: first, Preston Hicks, Paducah; and second, Emily Graves, Bell Buckle, Tenn.

  • Judge Shumate receives Law Related Education Award

    Hardin County Dis-trict Court Judge Kimberly W. Shumate received a 2011 Law Related Education Award at the annual Law Day ceremony May 2 at the state Capitol in Frankfort.

  • EIS rounds up reading skills over summer break

    By Kelly Graham
    EIS instructional coordinator

    Time for instruction, is it really important? It is essential to students’ learning. Summer break, is it necessary? Absolutely. But, perhaps both can go hand in hand when accomplishing the task of boosting reading levels and revving up enthusiasm and passion for reading.

  • Investigation of Brandenburg strip mall fire continues

    Every inch of the Brandenburg shopping center at 2320 Bypass Road is charred, blackened and crumpling to the ground except for abandoned shopping carts being used to hold up yellow police tape.
    While investigators have determined where Saturday’s fire started, they continue to search for what caused the blaze that claimed the shopping center, which opened in 1969.

  • Committee seeks donations for 9/11 memorial

    Area residents have an opportunity to contribute to a memorial honoring victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

    The 9/11 memorial at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff is a private endeavor directed by a local committee. I

    t will rely on donations of money, labor and services. A piece of steel from the World Trade Center in New York was delivered Wednesday to the cemetery.

  • Indiana man dies from injuries sustained in wreck

    A 19-year-old Indiana man died from injuries sustained in a single-car wreck on Ky. 79, about one-half mile north of the Meade County-Breckinridge County line.

    A 1991 Acura Integra was traveling north at 1:48 p.m. Wednesday when for unknown reasons the vehicle left the right shoulder, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. The car overturned several times, ejecting its occupants.

    Nicholas Holden Decker, 19, and Christina Kennon, 18, both of Corydon, Ind., were airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville.

  • World Trade Center piece arrives at Radcliff cemetery

    Sept. 11 survivor Tony Rose held back tears on a hot Wednesday morning as he described the symbolism of a twisted piece of metal delivered to the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.

    “Today, this piece comes to us as a result of evil, There’s no other way around it,” he said.

  • Operation Faithful Support strengthens wives, marriages

    Deployment is filled with challenges for families. And for an Army wife, someone who will let her vent and confirmation that she’s not alone in her feelings are precious.

    One Sunday each month, wives of the deployed soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division come together for these things and more. They find listening ears and common experiences. Above all else, they find the support they need to protect and nurture their marriages.

  • Youth Theatre forecast calls for 'White Christmas' this summer

    It’s beginning to look a lot like — summer. Not Christmas.

    But that isn’t stopping Youth Theatre of Hardin County from presenting “White Christmas,” its 40th production, in July.

    Director William P. Bradford II, who teaches theater arts at Trinity High School in Louisville, said performing a production called “White Christmas” in July isn’t really risky.

    “Don’t we wish that the spirit of the season of Christmas would come more than once a year?” Bradford mused.