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Today's News

  • Well-defined rules vital to unification debate

    Beginning this week, Hardin County United will make formal presentations to local governments on the subject of unification. The informal organization’s volunteer members also have about two dozen presentations scheduled before civic clubs and community organizations.

    The challenge before them is significant. It was sharply defined when the Radcliff City Council took a stand against the idea before an appointment could be scheduled for a formal presentation.

    It appears unity can be a divisive topic.

  • Community Yard Sale planned today in Radcliff

    Radcliff has a bounty of new community events on tap over the next month aligning with a campaign promise issued by Mayor J.J. Duvall to bolster community spirit.

    The series of events starts Saturday with a Radcliff Community Yard Sale and will run through late September, when Radcliff launches a new parade.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins 'anxious' to get season started (08/23)

    The Central Hardin Bruins have patiently waited for the 2011 season to begin, but their patience is starting to wane.

    The Bruins have gone through the preseason, attending camp at Morehead State and having two scrimmages – one against Bardstown and one at Mercer County. After beating up on each other for weeks, they are ready to face someone new.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Monday's results (08/23)

    GOLF

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S EVENTS

    ELIZABETHTOWN167,

    PLEASURERIDGE PARK171

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Results from Monday’s match at the par-36 Heritage Hill Golf Club:

    Elizabethtown

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lady Bruins roll to 4-0 win (08/23)

    Seniors Lauren Norton and Meredith Cross and sophomore Mia Wiersema each scored to lead the host Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 4-0 win over Louisville Eastern on Monday.

    Senior Sam Donahue, junior Haley Ennis and Hailey Anderson each had an assist for the Lady Bruins (4-0), who scored their fourth goal on an own goal.

    Junior keeper Savannah Haberman made two saves.

    UP NEXT: Central Hardin plays at John Hardin at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: North Hardin upends LaRue in two, surpasses .500 mark (08/23)

    Justice Bayless said the North Hardin Lady Trojans are hitting their stride, while fourth-year LaRue County coach Ben Schell said it could be a month before his youthful and snakebitten team gets everything in order.

    That combination made for a frustrating evening Monday for Schell and a surprisingly easy victory for Bayless and her buddies, who cruised to a 25-17, 25-15 win over the host Lady Hawks.

  • E'town to approach AG again for classification clarification

    Elizabethtown is once again looking to the Attorney General’s Office in regards to classification.

    The Elizabethtown City Council on Monday called on City Attorney D. Dee Shaw to send correspondence on behalf of the city regarding laws governing classification, particularly the likelihood of the city retaining the restaurant tax through a grandfather clause if it reclassifies to second-class status.

  • Elizabethtown property tax rate could remain stable

    If Finance Director Steve Park has his way, Elizabethtown’s real property tax rates will remain the same this year.

    Park on Monday approached Elizabethtown City Council and recommended it set this year’s rate at 11.6 cents per $100 of assessed value.

    The rate, if approved, would remain in line with the rate approved for the last several years.

    Park said the amount of revenue produced from the rate will be slightly below budget, but he believes the city can easily recoup the money through the year.

  • Asher speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary

    John Asher of Churchill Downs was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on  Aug. 16. He gave an update on recent tornado damage at the track. Pictured from left are Rotarian Tim Asher, John Asher and Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley.

  • Jail aggressively responds to suspicions

    The issue: Deputy jailer arrested on bribery charges
    Our view: Two incidents don't mean all is bad