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Today's News

  • HCS sets graduation dates

    Graduation dates have been set for high schools in the Hardin County Schools system.

    The ceremonies are on the following dates:

    The Hardin County High School/GED graduation is 2 p.m. at May 12 at Central Hardin High School.

    Central Hardin High School holds graduation ceremonies at 7 p.m. May 17, while John Hardin High School graduates at 7 p.m.  May 18. North Hardin High School graduates at 7 p.m. May 19.

    Each school’s graduation ceremony takes place at that particular school.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club attends Winter Conference

    Yvonne High, Maria Batistoni, Pat Nuccitelli, Sheila Enyart and Florence Mason of the Radcliff Woman’s Club attended the 4th District Winter Conference of the Kentucky Federation of Women’s Clubs held in Leitchfield on Feb. 25.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club has style show

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown met on March 2 at the Brown Pusey House. The lovely table with tulip centerpiece had many foods representative of the St. Patrick’s Day theme.

  • Stitchers Guild has February workshop

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild have been busy this year. Jonagwen Dew is shown with her kaleidoscope quilt that she worked on during a workshop in February and Whitney Antique shows her Block of the Month quilt. Antique along with many other members worked on different blocks throughout last year then participated in a workshop in February putting them together. The club hopes to have many quilts from these workshops and others at their annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show in September.

  • Rolling Thunder has March meeting

    Rolling Thunder Inc., Chapter Four monthly membership and business meeting was held on March 4 at Lebanon Junction Community Center. Charley Wachowski read a section of the constitution to the members. Petra Gill, Kent Myers and Randall Brantley received patches. The chapter received two new members Joe Newton Sr. and Glen Wilkins. 

    A parade will be held in Millersburg honoring military cadets on April 14. Members will be participating in that parade.

  • Middle school students use brain power in state competition

    More than a dozen students will represent Hardin County this weekend as they put their knowledge and recall skills to the test at a state competition.

    Sixteen local middle school students will compete in the Governor’s Cup State Finals, an academic competition in Lexington. Their challenge comes in the form of a written assessments — subject-specific tests such as science and math. Participants advance to the state level by ranking in the top five in regional competition.

  • Kentucky 86 Fire and Rescue gets a Quilt

    Kentucky 86 Fire and Rescue Department recently received it’s “quilt” to be mounted on the side of the firehouse and is similar to those that adorn barns throughout Hardin County. This quilt is unique to all others and detailed records are kept to ensure none are ever duplicated. The quilt is entitled “Courageous” and Kentucky 86 is the only department in the county with such.

  • Allegro presents Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'

    Allegro Dance Studio’s musical theater presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Friday at the Hardin County School’s Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The junior version is only 65 minutes long but the entire story and all songs are included, just shortened, said Carol Zagar, director of Allegro Dance Theatre, which is producing the show.

    There are 45 Allegro students ages 6 to 18 in the cast. Also in the cast are three men.

  • Photo: Rising above the clouds
  • Lawn care operator pleads guilty to theft

    The former owner of Hardin County Lawn Care has entered a guilty plea to multiple felony theft charges.

    Donald Simoneit Jr., 44, is the subject of three cases in Hardin Circuit Court and has been lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center since July 20. He pleaded guilty March 1 to four counts of theft by failure to make required disposition of property more than $500, theft by deception more than $500 and theft by failure to make required disposition of property under $500.