Today's News

  • 2010 Primary election: Despite lack of pay, duties, candidates vie to be constables



    Because of the return to eight magisterial districts, Hardin County soon will again be served by eight constables, not three.

    However, because of a limited field of candidates, only District 4 will see activity during the May 18 primary when its two Democratic candidates vie for the constable’s position. There is no Republican challenger. District 4 is one of four districts serving parts of Elizabethtown.

  • Capsize ends longtime friends’ adventures



    Had their plans worked out, two good friends today would have been recovering after a weeklong paddling excursion on the Green River through Mammoth Cave National Park.

    Dangerous and powerful floodwater and unpredictable river debris, however, consumed their kayaks and Bobby Atcher’s life Monday afternoon.

  • Black bears nose closer to Hardin County



    Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ biologist Brian Clark said last week that Kentucky black bears have been spotted throughout the Rolling Fork basin.

    Bear sightings have been reported from Adair, LaRue and Nelson counties, with hair samples having been retrieved from Marion County, near the Rolling Fork’s headwaters, according to Clark.

  • Taylors celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Harold and Maryjane Wiley Taylor of Bowling Green, originally from Glasgow, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 22, 2010. They were married April 22, 1960 in Haywood by Brother Chris Ellis.

    They have two children, Toy Baker and Penni Warren, both of Bowling Green, and four grandchildren.

    They will celebrate with a trip to Texas this spring. Their family is helping them celebrate by requesting a card shower. To share in the celebration, mail cards to 1911 Elmhurst Way, Bowling Green, KY 42104.


  • Sister welcomes Logan Conner


    Christina Fulkerson announces the birth of a brother, Logan Conner Fulkerson on Dec. 17, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Anthony and Jennifer Fulkerson of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Dirk and Heidi Wright of Elizabethtown and Martin and Angela Fulkerson of Big Clifty.


  • May 2 White Mills news


  • Drought concerns put to rest



    Just a few weeks ago, the possibility of a drought was raising concerns in the agriculture community.

    Not so much now.

    While the downpours during the first two days of May put needed moisture in the soil, they also threw a wet blanket over this year’s planting season.

    Precipitation totals in the area ranged from 4 to more than 6 inches, with the ag-intensive southern part of the county receiving the most.

  • Down the driveway with a paddle

    Stories from the Heartland

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN While some old timers no doubt recall walking uphill to school in 20-below weather, while blinded by a volcanic ash cloud or something, a Hardin County girl last week provided evidence that today’s students also won’t let Mother Nature keep them from hearing the first bell.

    After all, the Kentucky Core Content Test was going on.

  • Vine Grove April Yard of the Month

    The Vine Grove Woman’s Club gave Patricia Wilson at 313 Glenwood Drive, the April Yard of the Month award. Her early spring phlox and flowers are beautiful in a yard of ongoing work.


  • Radcliff Woman’s Club goes to convention

    1 Barbara Hayes, left, and Kathy Eubanks while attending the convention.

    2 As Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs President, Anne Aubrey presided over the sessions.