.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Howevalley Community News

    Howevalley Community News

    By Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    END OF OCTOBER. Can you believe there’s only one more day of October? The weather just can’t make up its mind; it’s warm for a few days and then colder. A lot of people are sick with head colds, flu and pneumonia.

    The leaves on the trees changed colors really fast this fall, and they are falling. Time to get the rake out. I loved jumping and playing in the piles of leaves when I was a kid. Wonder if kids still do this.

  • Democrats stump in E'town as election nears

    With less than two weeks to go before the general election, members of the Democratic ticket offered an impassioned plea for its base not to let the favorable polls dissuade them from voting.

    Lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Abramson said Wednesday it is much too early to celebrate a victory.

    “We’re not ready to (stand) up in our stirrups,” Abramson told a modest crowd at Jerry’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

  • Hardin County Schools 'mock' the vote

    The gubernatorial election won’t be decided until the second week of November, but early results will be coming in from Hardin County high school students.

    Kentucky Secretary of State Elaine Walker visited Central Hardin High School on Wednesday to oversee mock elections allowing students an opportunity to practice voting. Mock elections also were held at North Hardin and John Hardin high schools.

  • Charges against ex-RPD officer amended

    Charges against former Radcliff police officer David Williams have been amended and a November court date in Brevard County, Fla., has been set.
    Williams, 38, of West Point, is accused of contacting a Florida father via instant messages to talk to the man’s 14-year-old daughter. All of his messages were received by an undercover agent.

  • 'The Shining' scares at the State this weekend

    As Halloween approaches, the Historic State Theater will present “The Shining Experience,” a program built around the celebrated horror film.

    The 1980 Stanley Kubrick film based on the Stephen King novel stars Jack Nicholson (“The Bucket List”), Shelley Duvall (“Popeye”) and child actor Danny Lloyd, who is rumored to reside in the Hardin County area.

  • A spectacle that's far from spectacular

    Take along a lot of crackers if you go to see “The Three Musketeers.” It’s very cheesy.

    Most modern productions of the Alexandre Dumas’ classic tale present it in a similar way.

  • Lessons from George McFly

    A teen forces himself out of bed on Monday morning. A new week at school has begun. He gets dressed and puts on the new jacket his mom bought him over the weekend. She knew something was wrong but he wouldn’t talk about it.

    He looks in the mirror, a slight smile on his face hoping today would be better. He grabs his bag and talks himself into stepping out the door.

  • Note to NHHS: Leave backpacks at home

    North Hardin High School is responding to a threat made toward the school that specified Friday as the targeted date.

    Officials have found it to be “non-credible” but are taking extra precautions to keep students safe.
    Administrators informed parents Wednesday via a letter and the OneCall system and asked them to ensure students don’t carry backpacks or large purses to school Friday, district spokesman John Wright said.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Conference meet to be held tonight in Brandenburg (10/27)

    No matter how much rain Brandenburg gets today, longtime Meade County cross country coach Larry Garner said tonight’s Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference Meet will go on as scheduled.

    The meet begins at 5:45 p.m. with the boys’ race at the Brandenburg Telecom Headquarters. The girls’ race will be held immediately after the conclusion of the boys’ event.

  • STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Central's smooth transition (10/27)

    Three months ago, Jeff Crady’s life seemed like it was in full swing.

    His wife, Melanie, had a baby on the way. He was prepping for fatherhood while helping out as a Central Hardin’s assistant volleyball coach. Life was busy but not too much of a sweat.