Today's News

  • Photo: Just chillin'
  • Search continues for pair in connection to fire

    An agent with the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force released the names of two people wanted for questioning in connection with a suspected meth lab explosion and fire that damaged a South Dixie Highway mobile home Friday evening.
    Agent Rex Allaman said investigators are searching for Jason Giffin, 28, and Janey Thacker, 29, who lived at the home.
    Giffin may have sustained burns to his arms during what Allaman suspects was a fiery mishap with a one-step meth lab.

  • Biz park withdraws Millpond request

    Improvements at the Millpond Business Center in Radcliff will be delayed until summer 2011 at the earliest.
    The North Hardin Economic Development Authority has turned down a $475,000 offer from Radcliff City Council, withdrawing a request to grade a portion of the business park to grade to make the site more attractive for potential developers.

  • Man struck by SUV after fleeing Justice Center

    A man was struck by an SUV on Monday afternoon after running from the Hardin County Justice Center upon hearing there was a warrant out on him for his failure to appear in court.
    John B. Elliott ran from a clerk's window in the Justice Center after being told that there was a bench warrant for him. Chased by a deputy sheriff, he ran into traffic on Dixie Avenue and was struck by a Suburban, said Sgt. Danny Kelly of the Elizabethtown Police Department.

  • Case against alleged owners of vicious dog to continue Feb. 18

    Parties to a vicious dog case are due back in court Feb. 18 for a pretrial conference.
    Webb Mill Road residents Howard and Linda Miller are accused of violating a county ordinance relating to vicious animals in connection to the November 2009 death of Karen Gillespie.
    According to state police and Gillespie’s husband, Karen Gillespie was walking on land adjacent to the Millers’ property when Millers’ dogs attacked and killed her. 

  • Districts draw names

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools next year will have almost four dozen students who come from outside district boundaries.
    The district and Hardin County Schools completed their annual random draw Friday for students to attend schools outside of the district in which they live.
    EIS drew the names of 45 students, bringing  to 175 the number of students who attend the district while living outside of it boundaries.

  • So, you want to be a farmer


  • PREP BASKETBALL: Both Central Hardin teams look to get back on track against John Hardin (12/14)

    Both Central Hardin basketball teams started off fast this season before running into trouble last week.

    Coach J.C. Wright’s Bruins were 3-0 before falling at 17th District rival Elizabethtown on Friday and losing to Louisville Fern Creek on Saturday in the Army Bulldog Classic at John Hardin.

    Coach David Robbins’ Lady Bruins won their first three games before dropping their next three contests.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Area players compete in All-Star game (12/14)

    LOUISVILLE Kentucky defeated Louisville, 28-12, in Sunday’s Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Game for outgoing high school seniors at St. Xavier.

    Three area players competed for Louisville. North Hardin linebacker Alik Rucker had two solo and three unassisted tackles, while John Hardin defensive back Anthony Wright had one solo tackle and two pass deflections and John Hardin lineman Matt Linton had one solo tackle, deflected a pass and forced a fumble.

  • Mrs. Claus


    Name: Jessica Claus

    Address: 123 Main Street, North Pole.

    Hobbies: Baking cookies; decorating and making sure there is a Christmas tree in every room of the Claus household.

    Favorite songs: “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”

    Favorite movie: “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “Annabelle’s Wish”