Today's News

  • Moving against MS
  • Dogs audition for PAC's production of 'Annie'

    Madison Case, 13, stood in a hallway at John Hardin High School. She was bent over, patting her knees with her hands.

    “Sandy! Sandy!” she called.

    Five-year-old miniature Australian shepherd, Grace Kelly, obediently ran to her, laid down and rolled onto her back, patiently waiting for Case to rub her belly.

    Grace was the third dog to audition for the role of Sandy in the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center’s production of “Annie,” Director Eric Pope said.

  • Deputy jailer arrested

    For the second time in nearly three months, a Hardin County Detention Center deputy jailer is behind bars.

    Kentucky State Police arrested Shadrick Blackmon, 32, on Friday following an undercover operation that allegedly discovered the deputy jailer took cash from a cooperating witness.

    Blackmon is charged with one count of bribery of a public servant. Jailer Danny Allen said the deputy had been working for the jail since August 2010 and his employment will be terminated.

  • Hardin County deputy jailer arrested

    A Hardin County deputy jailer was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with bribery of a public servant.

    Shadrick A. Blackmon, 32, of Radcliff was arrested as part of an undercover operation. Friday's operation revealed Blackmon taking cash from a cooperating witness at a location in Radcliff. 

  • ECA selects new principal

    Elizabethtown Christian Academy will have a new leader at the beginning of next month.

    Willie Dean Thomas, a retired chemistry teacher at LaRue County High School, has been hired as the new principal of the private school.

    Thomas began her teaching career in Hardin County Schools and went to LaRue County in 1994. Along with her time at the high school, she also served as an assistant principal at LaRue County Middle School.

  • Free lessons draw new faces to square dancing

    Dancers tentatively clasped hands and walked paths around folding chairs during a free lesson offered last Monday at the Hardin County Fair Squares building on Hodgenville Road in Elizabethtown.
    A caller directed the dancers to promenade, circulate and sashay.
    Move by move, he showed new dancers the basic steps that make up modern square dancing during one of the short series of free lessons the Fair Squares offer annually.

  • Crum graduates basic training

    CRUM.Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron K. Crum graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2009 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Steve Crum of Radcliff and Karen Sheets of Midland, Ga.

  • Blair retiring from Air Force

    BLAIR. Senior Master Sgt. Stephen R. Blair, 1976 Graduate of North Hardin High School, retired from the United States Air force after 26 years of distinguished service at Randolph Air Force base in Texas on July 29.

  • Staples graduates as instrumentalist

    STAPLES. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dayana Staples, daughter of Nancy M. and Ricardo E. Guerra of Vine Grove, recently graduated as an instrumentalist from the Music Basic Course at the School of Music in Virginia Beach, Va.

    Staples is a 2006 graduate of Meade County High School in Brandenburg and joined the Marine Corps in December 2010. She is a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green with a bachelor’s degree.

  • Local groups gather to discuss the upcoming event

    Members of The Elizabethtown Woman’s Club and the League of Women Voters met with Akebono representatives on July 18 to discuss the upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection event to be held on Sept. 10. Betty Hilliard and Maritza Johnson represented the Woman’s Club, and Martha Hannifan represented the League of Women Voters. Others attending were James Roberts, deputy judge executive; Robert Hall, Hardin County Fiscal Court; Dave Pedigo, Akebono senior environmental engineer, and David Senigas, Veolia Environmental Services representative.