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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Fire damages John Hardin's Bulldog Stadium (08/04)

    A fire Tuesday evening at the John Hardin High School football stadium in Radcliff left a golf cart totaled and the concession area severely burned.

    Both John Hardin athletic director Greg Cecil and Radcliff Police Department public information officer Bryce Shumate said the fire is believed to be electrical in nature and both preliminary ruled out arson.

    Cecil said the fire is believed to have started with the golf cart, which charges near the concession area.

  • HCU tackles concerns about unification

    Hardin Circuit Judge Ken Howard told a roomful of elected officials Wednesday that Hardin County is in an age of prosperity and growth, which is the perfect time to consider looking at a unified local government.

    Without a crisis hanging over their heads or their backs against the wall, a more reasoned and careful examination of unification can be taken, he said.

    “We’re not bouncing checks that I know of,” he said of Hardin County’s successes.

  • County clerk verifies Y.E.S. petitions

    Some Hardin County residents will have a chance to vote on expanding alcohol sales this fall.

    Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb confirmed Wednesday that Yes for Economic Success had reached the number of needed signatures in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove to force three local option elections.

    “All three cities had the necessary number of signatures,” Tabb said Wednesday evening. “In fact, we went beyond what they needed in their count.”

  • Boys and Girls Ranch raffling Jeep Wrangler to raise money

    The Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch is raffling a 2011 Jeep Wrangler to be given away in September. Chances are $10 each and may be purchased from the local sheriff.
    The Boys and Girls ranch is a non-profit organization serving Kentucky’s youth through a summer camping program designed to build their self-esteem while teaching them respect for themselves others and law enforcement professionals. The camp is free to campers, thanks to the dedication and support of sheriffs, members and contributors.

  • Woman's Club supports Shop With a Cop

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown recently made a donation the the Shop with a Cop holiday program. Club President Martha Mengel, left, presents the donation to Elizabethtown Policeman Virgil Willoughby as Regina Lancaster, treasurer of the club, looks on.

  • Woman's Club gives back the community

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown made a donation to Wesley Hilltop House on July 8. Martha Mengel, president of the club, left, presents the donation to Becky Thompson, representing Wesley Hilltop House.

  • Milby speaks to Rotary Club members

    Leanna Milby of Consumer Credit Counseling was the guest speaker at July 26 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. She spoke on how to help people manage their finances and improve their credit. Milby is pictured with Elizabethtown Rotary Club President Michael Owsley.

  • Zonta Club of Elizabethtown has July meeting

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown held its monthly meeting at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale on July 28.
    Special guest Lisa Holmes of the SpringHaven Abuse Center was the speaker. She reported on the history, the work, needs and future of the center. Zonta members presented her with donations of paper products for SpringHaven.

  • Councilman participates in Radcliff 5K

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes, Senator Dennis Parrett and his daughter, Kristen Parrett, attended and participated the Race for Education 5k held in Radcliff by Dr. Gail Phoenix.

  • Hardin County Animal Control appreciates support

    I would like to publicly thank Hardin County Pet Protection Inc., located at Buried Treasure, 326 W. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown, for its recent donation of $10,000 to the 2011-12 Spay/Neuter Program.
    Since 2005, Pet Protection Inc. has donated $169,000 to Hardin County Animal Control that has been used for spay/neuter, veterinarian care and animal housing.