Today's News

  • Potted Few Garden Club has annual Christmas dinner

    The Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club met at the home of club President Anneliese Knoll in mid-December for the annual Christmas dinner meeting.
    Renate Gosser was co-host for the event. Many members brought their spouses, and everyone had a wonderful evening of great company, delicious food and a fun filled exchange of gifts.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club has Christmas banquet and installs officers

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its Christmas banquet and in-stallation of officers at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. More than 60 members and guests were in attendance. Wink’s Smokehouse catered the event. 
    Chef Winkenhofer presented Bev Rickey, club president, with a Kentucky Colonel’s certificate on behalf of Maria Batistoni, who was vacationing with family in Australia.  

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Bruins hoping for some more magic (1/5)

    After pulling off one big 17th District victory earlier this week, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins are hoping for a little more magic tonight when they visit the homestanding Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Holtsclaw receives rare invitation (1/5)

    John Hardin junior strong safety Wade Holtsclaw couldn’t hide his excitement when talking about his invitation to the U.S. Army National Combine this weekend in San Antonio.

  • Abdullah White arrested at Louisville motel

    A Radcliff resident wanted in connection with a LaRue County homicide last weekend was found Wednesday night at a Louisville motel on Preston Highway, according to Kentucky State Police.

    Abdullah R. White, 35, reportedly was seen fleeing the murder scene in the victim's vehicle that was later found in Taylor County.

    Kentucky State Police and the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force developed information leading to White's arrest. He has been charged with burglary and theft by unlawful taking.

  • Just call him 'Tim'

    After a year of managing Hardin County’s largest city, Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker maintains the type of mild-mannered disposition he held while operating a small business and serving as a member of Elizabethtown City Council for more than a decade.

    The soft-spoken Walker said his goal was to create an environment where employees looked upon him as a co-worker rather than a boss.

  • Got to be Real: What's my net worth?

    I was talking to a friend of mine who lives in Georgia, and she said, “Hum. The license plate in front of me says ‘weathly.’ Guess what kind of car it is?”

    Me being me, I said a Mercedes. She said no.

    “A new Jaguar?” No was the reply again.

    Finally I said, “I will guess one more time, and if I don’t get it right you will have to tell me. A Bentley?” No, again. Ugh.

  • Area elected officials vying for liquor licenses

    The alcohol business in Hardin County is not being courted just by convenience stores and corporate chains.

    City and county elected officials are making bids to acquire retail liquor licenses, joining a number of small-business owners in the applicant pool.

    In Radcliff, Councilman Don Yates has partnered with former Councilman Jerry Brown to obtain licensing for a package liquor store at 301 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd., which is the current site of Brown’s bookstore. The store would operate as Lincoln Trail Liquors, according to a legal notice.

  • Local jewelers feel a gold rush

    Some area residents have the gold bug and are part of a national clamor to sell gold for high returns.

    Wes Priddy, owner of Priddy Jewelers in Elizabethtown, said his store has seen an increase in the number of people who want to sell their gold.

    Most sellers came calling near the time gold prices peaked in July, he said.

    Priddy didn’t begin buying gold until he saw how many people were interested in selling.

  • Radcliff man accused in sex case waives preliminary hearing

    A Radcliff man charged with sexual abuse of a minor waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Hardin District Court.

    Elijah K. Hampton, 18, was arrested Dec. 27 and charged with second-degree sodomy and second-degree sexual abuse after accusations of a sexual encounter with a girl younger than 14.

    Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department, said the girl’s mother told police she caught her daughter and Hampton together, which caused Hampton to flee. Investigators found him later that day.