Today's News

  • Winter weather coming tonight

    A winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service covers much of Kentucky east of Interstate 65, including Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties. The advisory is issued when significant snowfall is possible that could impact travel.

    Rain mixed with snow is likely to begin between 9 and 10 tonight before changing to all snow. Forecasters say the chance of precipitation is 100 percent.

  • Steier — Hall

    Jerry Steier and Barbara Steier, both of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer A. Steier, to Scott A. Hall, son of Scott and Lori Hall of Rineyville.

    The bride-to-be is employed at Kroger while attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College pursuing a career as a trauma nurse.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of John Hardin High School and also is employed at Kroger while pursuing a career in law enforcement.

    A summer 2012 wedding is planned. Formal invitations will be sent.

  • Under investigation: Police walk citizens through the investigative process

    When a crime occurs on a primetime TV drama, investigators respond to the scene, gather evidence, arrest a suspect and usually make an arrest or extract a confession within 42 minutes.

    Participants in area citizen police academies are learning a true criminal investigation is not solved in a matter of minutes. Investigators rely on deductive skill and hard work to solve a case as opposed to high-tech forensic equipment.

  • Yes means yes on casino amendment

    For more than a decade, there has been extensive discussion regarding the expansion of gambling in Kentucky. The last five years has seen intense debate and several plans put forward regarding the issue. This year’s session of Kentucky’s General Assembly brings us yet another plan, Senate Bill 151 – “an act proposing a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to casino gaming.”

    The persistent discussion of this topic has resulted in many state senators and representatives taking the position of “let the people decide.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Meade County, North Hardin Christian eliminated (03/04)

    The Meade County Green Wave’s cold shooting Saturday night led to the end of their season at the Owensboro Sportscenter.

    The Green Wave made just 33.3 percent of their shots from the field as they fell to Owensboro Apollo, 82-55 in the semifinals of the Boys’ 3rd Region Basketball Tournament.

  • PREP TRACK: Mason Dixon Results (03/04)



    LOUISVILLE — Results from Saturday's Mason Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena:


    Team Results

    5. Fort Knox (FK)                  42 points

    Individual Results

    55-Meter Dash

  • PREP BOWLING: Both Central Hardin, North Hardin teams go 1-1 at Phillips Lanes (03/04)




    CAMPBELLSVILLE —Results from Saturday’s two-round duals at Phillips Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):


    Round 1: North Hardin 4, Green County 3

  • Hardin County escapes most storm damage

    Better safe than sorry.

    Wednesday’s tornadoes might have prompted local officials to exercise extreme caution when warned of severe weather for Friday, but Hardin County largely dodged the powerful system that flattened parts of Southern Indiana.

    The worst weather reported in the area was pea-sized scattered hail near Sonora, despite tornado and thunderstorm warnings that affected Hardin County, said Doug Finlay, deputy director of Hardin County Emergency Management.

  • South Hardin news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The weather still is crazy. My family, friends and I recently went on a mini vacation and now I am ready for the pools to be open and summer to get here. We had a great time.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Christina Popejoy, Margaret Sherrard, Laura Highbaugh, Mabel Brooks, Jeremy Johnson and Morgan Roach.

  • Howevalley community news


    Margaret Sherrard Gilpin,735-7845

    The last day of February turned out to be a very busy day weatherwise. The day was filled with constant storm warning sirens going off during the morning hours. Tornadoes touched down in Elizabethtown, Hodgenvilleand Grayson County. There was one injury and no deaths reported, but there was a lot of damage to homes and businesses.

    My sister said they spent most of the morning at school taking precautions. She attends Central Hardin High School.