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Today's News

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Second-seeded Bulldogs hammer Central, 86-60

    Such a simple defense caused such a humongous problem.

    John Hardin’s full-court pressure defense gave the Central Hardin Bruins a first-half headache, as the Bulldogs blasted themselves out of Thursday night’s 17th District Tournament semifinals and into the championship game.

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: North stuns top-seeded E'town (2/24)

    The North Hardin Trojans have faced adversity – some of it was their own doing – the entire season, so they didn’t blink when it showed up again Thursday evening.

    After trailing for only 43 seconds the first three quarters, the Trojans found themselves in a hole early in the fourth quarter after Elizabethtown surged ahead. But fourth-seeded North Hardin kept its composure and rallied the final 6 minutes for a 61-58 victory to stun the top-seeded Panthers in the Boys’ 17th District Basketball Tournament at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium.

  • This dance is on the house

    A new business in Radcliff is looking to make its mark on the community by making a senior-year milestone memorable for local girls.

    The new Old Glory Bar and Grill in Radcliff is accepting prom dresses to help families in need send daughters to the big dance in style. Those wishing to donate dresses can take them to the bar at 1396 N. Dixie Blvd. near Sonic and Fort Knox Inn.

  • Greenspace has first board meetng of 2012

  • Dr. Haider speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

  • Boy Scouts visit state capitol

  • Local mail processing canceled

    The U.S. Postal Service announced plans Thursday to consolidate the Elizabethtown mail processing center into the Louisville Processing and Distribution Center in an effort to save money in the face of sharp mail volume declines.

    The Postal Service has been studying the feasibility of closing the local center and incorporating its functions into the Louisville facility since September, and announced its determination this week.

  • United Way exceeds campaign goal

    The challenge has been met and surpassed.

    United Way of Central Kentucky officials Thursday announced the agency broke its goal to raise $1,025,000 for its 2011 campaign, raking in roughly $1,031,236 before a press conference at The Cecilian Bank’s Hillcrest Banking Center on Leitchfield Road.

    Campaign Chairwoman Marilyn Ford admitted the goal was steep and significantly higher than last year’s total, which was less than $950,000, but she said the five-county region served by United Way rose to the occasion to set a record campaign total.

  • Laurels

    TOPIC: Recognitions are music to our ears
    OUR VIEW: Well deserved honors

    Two of the most recognizable names in Hardin County music were or will be honored by state and national organizations.
    In her 29th year as a music teacher at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School, Debby Duda was selected as Elementary School Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Music Educators Association. In addition to the prestigious honor, Duda received $500 with the award to be used for materials for her classroom.

  • Child sets bed on fire, ignites bedroom

    A 6-year-old autistic boy is facing long-term hospitalization after he set his bed on fire Monday, requiring his family to temporarily move out of their Radcliff apartment.

    Verneda Wood, 27, said her son, Nickolas May, is 68 percent mentally handicapped. She said she thought she’d put her lighter in a place where Nickolas couldn’t reach it, but the child retrieved it early Monday morning.

    “He was just trying to make it flicker,” Wood said.