Today's News

  • Point/Counterpoint Facebook is the Worst

    By Autumn Sandlin

    With 110 million users in the United States alone, Facebook is one of the biggest social networking sites out there right now. Teens have found solace in the site with their status updates, pictures and easy access with friends.

    Something about Facebook really just rubs me the wrong way, though. Having deleted my profile back in October, I can’t convince myself to go back.

  • Conservation group acquires 115 acres

    The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky recently sold 115.76 acres  along the Green River in Hart County to Southern Conservation Corps.

    Jeff Jones, executive director of SCC, said the upper Green River the organization plans to complement land protection work under way in the Green River watershed by The Nature Conservancy, Western Kentucky University, Kentucky Wild Rivers program and others.

  • Central Hardin's Wiersema ready for the next level

    By Janelle Williams

    Unlike most seniors at Central Hardin High School, Noah Wiersema might not be dancing in a rented tux and singing off key to the latest hit song at prom this April.

    Instead, he might spend that evening sprinting in muddy cleats on a soccer field at a tournament in Michigan.

    “I’ve been playing soccer for pretty much forever.” said Wiersema, captain of the Bruins’ boys varsity soccer team. Quitting has never been an option, he said.

  • Teens and their friends

    By Kerry Skiff

    When teenagers hang out, the atmosphere can seem noisy and chaotic and one might wonder what the teens see in their friends besides a good time.

    Teenagers often appear to choose their friends based on appearances, but upon a closer look, it's clear that beneath the loud exterior lies a relationship filled with good things.

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  • Girl Scouts at the Capitol Day

    Girl Scout Troop 404 of Rineyville attended Girl Scouts at the Capitol Day in Frankfort recently, celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts. They had an extensive tour of the Capitol including the House of Representatives Chamber, the Senate Chamber and the Supreme Court Justice Courtroom.

  • 'My Week With Marilyn' not worth the hype

    “My Week with Marilyn” has received several nods during awards season but didn’t make it to local theaters. It’s now available for rental.

    The film chronicles young Colin Clark’s experience working on the set of the film “The Prince and the Showgirl” staring Marilyn Monroe and Sir Lawrence Olivier.

  • Absentee voting opens for club liquor decision

    The Hardin County Clerk’s office will provide absentee voting for members of the Country Club precinct who will be unavailable for the April 17 wet-dry election.

    The Elizabethtown Country Club on Hodgenville Road is asking for the ability to offer alcohol sales. State law permits golf courses to petition for an election to allow limited alcohol sales. Only voters living in the precinct can vote on the measure.

  • Landers speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club members

  • McKain awarded second achievement medal