Today's News

  • Engineers deployed from Fort Knox complete 220 projects in Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR Airfield, Afghanistan — Members of the 533rd Engineer Detachment, Forward Engineer Support Team-Main have completed 220 engineering projects in Afghanistan since deploying April 4 from Fort Knox. The count is continuing.

    Maj. Gen. Kendall P. Cox, commander of Transatlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, praised team members March 1 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

    “You guys are phenomenal. Completing 220 projects is huge,” Cox said.

  • Diecks Drive business reports second burglary in three days

    Two Elizabethtown businesses reported break-ins Saturday morning, and televisions were taken from both locations.

    At 11:17 a.m. Saturday, Elizabethtown police responded to Hospice & Palliative Care at 105 Diecks Drive in reference to a burglary, according to an EPD news release. The same business reported a burglary three days before.

    Police said suspects entered by shattering a window.

    The same method of entry was used in the March 7 break-in during which suspects attempted to remove a television but were unsuccessful, according to EPD.

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN: Hall leads young Golden Eagles (03/13)

    In most of Johnson Central’s contests, the young Golden Eagles’ game plan has been simple and effective: Get the ball to Shane Hall.

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN OPINION: It's been a wonderful year for Wells, his family and his Bulldogs (03/13)

    When John Hardin coach Mark Wells looks back at 2012 years from now, it will always hold a special place in his heart. It’s one of those years that will stand out personally and professionally.

    Earlier in the year, Wells and his wife, Kristi, found out they were expecting their second daughter. The couple has a daughter, Kiley, who just celebrated her second birthday in February.

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN: Greene gives John Hardin an inside presence (03/13)

    Despite his immense size and gaudy statistics, Daveon Greene is a relative newcomer not only to the John Hardin Bulldogs, but to the sport of basketball in general.

    Greene knew little about John Hardin and even less about the Bulldogs’ hardwood history before transferring from Ohio last April, less than a month after earning Division-II Southwest All-District special mention honors while playing for Bellbrook.

    Consider the 6-foot-2, 240-pound forward a quick learner.

  • GIRLS' GOLF: Gumm wins Georgia tourney (03/13)

    Lydia Gumm didn’t have the best weekend on the links, but the North Hardin High School senior did just enough to win her second International Junior Golf Tour championship of the season.

    Gumm fired a two-day total of 156 (78-78) to win the IJGT Border Battle at Callaway Gardens Resort’s Mountain View course in Pine Mountain, Ga., on Sunday.

  • Pasture cleanup concerns

    Recent tornadoes that damaged parts of Hardin, LaRue and several other counties in Eastern Kentucky left many fields and yards covered with all sorts of debris. To say the least, cleanup in these situations is daunting, but for those with livestock pasturing those areas, it can be a very critical, hazardous task.

  • E'town authorizes coordinator position for events program

    Elizabethtown city officials have authorized creation of an events coordinator position to manage city festivals, concerts and programs and have narrowed down a pool of nearly 50 applicants to two.

  • Library reopens north branch

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  • Radcliff to discontinue funding for One Knox

    One Knox soon could be losing one source of its funding.

    Radcliff City Council plans to vote next Tuesday to discontinue its funding for the program that played a critical role in preparing Hardin County during the Base Realignment and Closure initiative, which was mandated by Congress in 2005 and wrapped up last year.

    The council verbally committed to pulling the city’s funding for One Knox during an informal work session Monday and likely will make the cut before the budget cycle ends in June.