Today's News

  • Music students perform Christmas concerts

    Students of Joyful Noise Studio presented Christmas concerts Dec. 11 at Allegro at Helmwood and Morningview Gardens.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Surging Elizabethtown holds on at North (01/11)

    Scoring from the free-throw line continues to be a problem for the Elizabethtown Panthers. Scoring as a team does not.

    Senior guard Jansen Flood and sophomore guard Nic McDonald both scored a team-high 15 points and three other Panthers scored seven or more points as 17th District-leading Elizabethtown held off the host North Hardin Trojans, 62-60 on Tuesday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs knock off Central (1/11)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs were paying attention during Monday’s practice when Coach Mark Wells was discussing what they needed to do in order to be successful against the Central Hardin Bruins.

    Need proof?

    The Bulldogs led from wire to wire, jumping out to an 8-0 lead, and held on for a 58-51 victory over the Bruins in a 17th District game Tuesday night on Central Hardin’s Terry Buckles Court.

  • County to strengthen language about waste collection

    Hardin Fiscal Court on Tuesday approved the first reading of an ordinance clarifying language mandating all trash generated inside the county be taken to the Pearl Hollow Landfill.

    Kentucky statute places the county in control of where trash generated within its borders can be transported and the mandate has been implied for years in city franchise agreements without explicitly being stated in writing, said Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry.

  • Vine Grove to consider preventative maintenance

    Vine Grove officials must prepare to spend some of the city’s limited resources to perform preventative maintenance.

    Mayor Blake Proffitt told Vine Grove City Council members during their meeting Monday that some city equipment needs to be repaired or replace.

    Among the most immediate concerns is getting a new dump truck to replace one that has damage to the bed, making it only useful for ice and snow removal.

  • Photo: A sign of change?
  • Police arrest Elizabethtown man wanted on meth warrant

    The Elizabethtown Police Department arrested a man who had been wanted on a bench warrant for methamphetamine-related charges since June.

    Robin McFadden Sr., 65, was arrested Monday afternoon at his 126 James Street residence in Elizabethtown, according to the citation.

    Detective Rob Green with the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force said investigators had checked that address several times before, but McFadden had not been there.

  • Prosecutor files motion to dismiss charges against ex-teacher

    The Commonwealth’s Attorney Office filed a motion Tuesday morning to dismiss two charges of first-degree sexual abuse against former teacher Steven Gray.

    Gray, 29, was teaching social studies at Central Hardin High School when Hardin County Schools received an anonymous phone call alleging the teacher had engaged in sexual contact with multiple female students. Gray was fired and eventually arrested on sexual abuse charges in December 2010.

  • Differentiated instruction becoming the standard in Fort Knox schools


    I am delighted to announce the adoption of differentiated instruction in the Fort Knox Community Schools. 

    This initiative is adapted from Carol Ann Tomlinson’s 2002 book on teaching and learning, "Differentiating Instruction for Academic Diversity." 

  • With beer for sale, DUI arrests increase marginally

    With beer for sale at various locations in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove, driving under the influence arrests marginally increased in two of the cities during the holiday week from Dec. 24-Jan. 2.

    Area law enforcement agencies arrested more than 20 for impaired driving during the period, including nine DUI arrests in Elizabethtown, five in Radcliff and one in Vine Grove. In 2010, seven DUI arrests were made in Elizabethtown, two in Vine Grove and one in Radcliff.