Today's News

  • Celtic concert Sunday to benefit Hosparus

    An afternoon of music Sunday in Elizabethtown will benefit Hosparus and promote cancer awareness.

    The Chattering Magpies, a duo consisting of Lorinda Jones and Greta Gillmeister, performs at the Historic State Theater at 3 p.m.

    Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Music and Arts Center of Cultural Learning office at 790 N. Dixie Ave., No. 800, in Elizabethtown.

  • Radcliff approves generator bid for shelter

    Colvin Community Center will be ready if another disaster on the level of the 2009 ice storm strikes.

    Radcliff City Council on Tuesday night approved a bid from Skyler Construction at $83,430 to install a generator at Colvin, making it the only Red Cross-certified shelter in the county to have backup generation power, Radcliff Fire Chief Jamie Henderson said. Skyler Construction is based in Hardin County and operated by Hardin County Magistrate Doug Goodman. The company offered the lowest of the two bids.

  • EIS among the state's best in college, career prep

    A local school district has been named one of the best in the state at preparing students for life after high school.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools was included in the top 10 districts with the highest rate of graduates who met qualifications of the College and Career Readiness indicator, another portion of yearly state accountability.
    Hardin County Schools also met its 2011 goal.

  • Red tape: The ties that bind

    ISSUE: Sense of federal overregulation
    OUR VIEW: Businesses deserve balance

    Their concerns varied in specifics related to the speaker's individual business interests. But sorting through the questions, one theme continually emerged among concerns expressed by operators of local businesses: Government over-regulation.

    Participating in a town hall meeting, a few dozen people spent a recent afternoon sharing concerns and inquiries with U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, state Rep. Tim Moore and state Sen. Dennis Parrett.

  • New leadership class introduced

    The first Leadership Hardin County class will be introduced tonight at the fall Community Relations gathering at the Proffitt family farm in Vine Grove.

    The 10-month program coordinated by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce is the first leadership program staged since the four local chambers chose to merge. It includes 24 participants from local banks,  businesses, schools and governmental entities.

  • Comer and P’Pool vow to fight ‘Obama’s EPA’

    James Comer and Todd P’Pool said they would block efforts by President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency to bankrupt two of Kentucky’s premier industries: agriculture and coal.

  • Under construction: Home Place of Kentucky

    Under Construction appears Thursdays on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Home Place of Kentucky office park
    Location: Drexler Circle in Radcliff
    Square footage: 3,584
    Start Date: Summer 2011

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs need to make corrections before playoffs (10/20)

    After starting the season 4-0 against a challenging schedule, the John Hardin Bulldogs let their guard down. They became complacent and fell into the trap of thinking every game after that would be easy.

    The John Hardin coaching staff said the performance in recent weeks hasn’t been up to the early season standard and even the players have noticed they haven’t been as crisp as they were in the midst of the four-game gauntlet to begin the year.

  • 5TH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Central rolls into final (10/20)

    BARDSTOWN — Central Hardin is back in another 5th Region Volleyball Tournament championship match.

    The Lady Bruins have already repeated as 17th District champs. Now, they’ll have a chance to defend their region title.

  • Galenski convicted of lesser charge

    Working late into Wednesday night, a Hardin County jury found a Louisville teenager guilty of tampering with physical evidence but could not reach a verdict on the charge of complicity to commit murder.

    Conner Galenski, 19, is accused of participating in the Nov. 2 shooting death of 18-year-old Mackenzie Smyser on Patriot Lane off Ky. 313 last November.

    The jury said they were deadlocked around 9 p.m. and Judge Kelly Mark Easton sent them back to further deliberate Galenski's fate. About an hour and a half later, the jury reported no change.