Today's News

  • CORRECTED: Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse of a minor

    Detective Kelly Slone is passionate about all the cases she works. But the conclusion in a case of an Elizabethtown man accused of raping a girl younger than 12 had a jolting impact on the Elizabethtown police veteran.

    Edward Calli, 33, pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree sexual abuse. The charges were amended from first-degree rape.

  • County's surplus can be traced to Berry's commitment

    The issue: Hardin County's fiscal surplus
    Our view: Top-down accountability pays 

  • BASEBALL: Mariners promote Central Hardin grad Delabar to Triple-A (08/09)

    Steve Delabar once thought his professional baseball career was over. Now the 2001 Central Hardin High School graduate finds himself one level below the major leagues.

    The Seattle Mariners have promoted Delabar from their Double-A affiliate in Jackson, Tenn., to their Triple-A affiliate in Tacoma, Wash. Delabar found out Friday before Jackson was scheduled to play at Birmingham, Ala.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin, LaRue County open with wins (08/09)

    Seniors Nicole Lanford and Cheyenne Mills combined for 12 kills to lead the visiting Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 25-12, 25-13 victory over 17th District foe Fort Knox on Monday.

    Junior Abbey Sorrells had six assists, while senior Elle Lallo chipped in with five assists. Junior Courtney Helton added six digs.

    It was Jeff Crady’s debut as interim coach. Crady took over the team when Wendy Boeglen suddenly resigned Monday afternoon.

  • Area financial advisers point out positives as Dow drops 635 points

    As the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 600 points Monday — the largest one-day free fall since December 2008 — local financial advisers urged investors to be cautious with their reactions, and even found some positives in the situation.

    Jeff Thomas, a financial adviser for Edward Jones, said he always tells customers to remember their long-term goals, and that there was “no reason to push the panic button” because of short-term market fluctuations.

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Monday's Results (08/09)

    VINE GROVE — Results from the first day of the Hardin County Cup on the front nine (par 36) of Lincoln Trail Country Club:


    Central Hardin                                        160

  • Radcliff considering scrap metal ordinance

    With a rash of copper thefts confounding local investigators, Radcliff Police Chief Jeff Cross on Monday encouraged city officials to adopt an ordinance that would monitor local junk, secondhand and scrap metal dealers to give the department more leverage when approaching those businesses.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central Hardin's Boeglen resigns before opening match (08/09)

    In its successful 11-year history, the Central Hardin High School volleyball program had just one coach. Shortly before they began their 12th season Monday, the Lady Bruins suddenly had their second.

    Wendy Boeglen said she officially resigned Monday afternoon, just hours before the reigning 17th District Tournament and 5th Region Tournament champion Lady Bruins opened their season at district rival Fort Knox. Jeff Crady, who is in his eighth year on the coaching staff, was named interim coach.

  • Chuck Campbell leaves legacy with his students

    Years after students have cleared out of their high schools and life has taken them in various directions, reflecting on the people who impacted their lives is natural.

    For students who found their way into band, Chuck Campbell touched many lives in Hardin and Clark counties.

    The former band director at North Hardin High School, East Hardin High School and George Rogers Clark High School died July 30 in Nashville after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 70.

    Campbell’s love for music and people won’t be forgotten.

  • Summer job is part of college plan for EHS student

    When Elizabethtown High School student Kimberly Morris decided to look for a summer job, she began sending out resumes.

    One of the places she sent a resume to was Stone Hearth Restaurant. Her mom had heard they were hiring, Morris said.

    “I had actually applied to literally 10 other places and none of them called me back,” Morris said.

    When Morris called the restaurant to see if someone there would be interested in reviewing her resume, she snagged an interview. It was less an interview, she said, than an orientation.