Today's News

  • Police: Teens confessed to killing

    Police say three teens charged in last week’s fatal shooting of 18-year-old Mackenzie Smyser have confessed to roles in what is being described as a premeditated murder.
    According to Kentucky State Police Post 4 spokesman Bruce Reeves, Connor Jordan Galenski, Jason William Gowers and Ryan Wilt of Louisville admitted to investigators to that they took part in Smyser’s killing last Tuesday during interviews.
    A tip to Louisville Metro Police helped Kentucky State Police in Elizabethtown locate Smyser’s body near Patriot Lane, just off Ky. 313.

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: For what it’s (Whit)worth (11/12)


    After a breakthrough season as a sophomore, Elizabethtown’s Brittany Whitworth feels almost broken and betrayed by her body as a junior.

    It wasn’t supposed to be this way for Whitworth, who made a splash last year in her first season running cross country for the Lady Panthers. She finished in the top 11 in 8-of-10 races, placed second in the Class 2-A, Region 2 Championship in Edmonson County and earned a podium spot by finishing 10th out of 194 in the 2-A state meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Ray to lead local NAACP

    Marcus Ray wants the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to be involved in many aspects of the community.
    “We will have a three-pronged approach to getting more involved in the community,’’ said Ray, who became the local NAACP president on Tuesday when he ran unopposed for the top spot. “We want to be in the classroom, boardroom and courtroom, and to create economic prosperity for our community.’’

  • Hardin United to study consolidated government potential

    The first formal project by Hardin County United (HCU) will include a study of consolidated government and its potential for the Greater Hardin County community.
    “It reached a point that it became more than a group of volunteers could do,’’ said Ken Howard, HCU Governance Subcommittee chairman. “We needed the staff and assistance to get all the work to get done.’’

  • NHHS mixes it up with lunch program

    North Hardin High School incorporated life lessons into the lunch period this week.
    North Hardin participated Tuesday in National Mix it Up Day. The program is a day set aside for students to sit with new people at lunch as a way to meet others and break down social barriers. About 250 students signed up to participate in the lunchtime program.

  • Veterans Day: A sense of place

    Ret. Lt. Col. David Gray’s speech during a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday conveyed a sense of place.
    Looking around Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff, “you think of the beauty and the dignity of this place here on the hill,” Gray said.
    Under a clear autumn sky, the event also included patriotic songs, a wreath laying, a gun salute, prayers and a POW/MIA ceremony by members of the North Hardin High School Junior ROTC.

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  • Nov. 14 White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

  • Nov. 14 Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    We are still in need of rain, it is dangerously dry and the burn ban still is in effect. But my oh my, how beautiful the weather is for the time of year. I believe they are calling this “Indian Summer.” I dread winter so much, with being snow bound perhaps, if not the cold weather is very disagreeable to me.

  • Nov. 14 South Hardin community news

     South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223
       The colder temperatures are here and that means snow can’t be too far away. Thanksgiving is next week and the day after is the busiest shopping day of the year. I hope everyone rests this week for the rush of next week.