Today's News

  • Girl Scouts support PAWS Shelter Foundation

    Daisy Girl Scout Troop 161 of Gloria Dei Lutheran School presents a check to PAWS Shelter Foundation representative Diane Shoffner. The Troop donated profits from its cookie sales to help build the new Hardin County Animal Shelter. 

  • Warm blessings prepares for yard, bake sale

  • Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club has April meeting

  • United Way allocates funding to 18 agencies

    fter a record-breaking campaign, United Way of Central Kentucky has allocated more than $761,000 to local agencies in need within its five-county region.

    Executive Director Christopher Wilborn said 18 agencies have received funding this year, which is an increase from 14 agencies last year. Four of the 18 agencies — the American Red Cross, Grayson County Alliance, Good Samaritan Center and SpringHaven Inc. — received all of the funding requested, Wilborn added.

  • Museum reopening meant to honor public

    Bill Swope long has considered the free museum that has grown out of his personal car collection to be a gift back to the people who have supported the Swope Family of Dealerships for 60 years.

    “The cars in a sense, in a very real sense, belong to the community,” he said.

    Swope’s Cars of Yesteryear Museum will host a grand reopening at 5:45 p.m. May 10 with a ribbon-cutting.

  • Beshear signs bill into law at Central Hardin

    Dennis Parrett’s vision to give his daughter a high school diploma came true Monday, as the bill he created to do so became law.

    Special needs students taking an alternative curriculum in high school now can receive diplomas for their efforts, thanks to a Kentucky law signed by Gov. Steve Beshear. Residents gathered at Central Hardin High School to watch Beshear sign the law and students in the high school’s special education department looked on as a bill that could change the outcome of their high school careers was signed.

  • Police identify 15-month-old Radcliff shooting victim

    Police in Radcliff are trying to piece together the events that led to a 15-month-old toddler being accidentally shot by her brother Sunday afternoon.

    On Monday, Bryce Shumate, public information officer for Radcliff Police Department, identified the victim as Bella San Martin.

    Bella was the daughter of Angelica and Christopher San Martin, who is stationed at Fort Knox, Shumate said.

    Services for Bella will be in California, Shumate said.

  • PREP TENNIS: Region tournament opens Saturday (05/01)

    After strong regular seasons, area high school tennis players – especially on the girls’ side – were rewarded for their efforts Monday night during the 5th Region Tournament draw meeting at Elizabethtown.

    The 15-school, 180-player tournament opens Saturday morning at University Drive Park. First-round matches are Saturday, the second round is set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, the quarterfinals are set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday – with the eight total semifinals following later that night – and the four championship matches are slated for 5 p.m. Wednesday.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Hawks move past North (05/01)

    Bunting could be considered a lost art in high school baseball, but it sure wasn’t for LaRue County on Monday night.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: E'town tops Nelson County (05/01)

    Eighth-grader Hunter Sullivan scored on a wild pitch in the top of the eighth inning to lift the Elizabethtown Panthers to a 4-3 win in eight innings over 5th Region rival Nelson County on Monday.

    Sullivan also picked up his first save of the year as the Panthers (10-13) won for the seventh time in 10 games. Sophomore Preston Patterson (1-1) struck out two and gave up three hits to earn the win with one inning of relief.

    Freshman Zeke Pinkham singled, scored a run and had four stolen bases, while senior Brice Taylor singled, scored a run and had three steals.