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Today's News

  • 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.

  • CHHS student struck by vehicle

    A Central Hardin High School sophomore suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning when he was struck by a vehicle near the school.

    John Wright, community relations specialist for Hardin County Schools, said the student was on his way to school when he crossed the road and into the path of a vehicle driven by Robert R. Hodges, 69, of Elizabethtown.

    Elizabethtown police officers were called to the scene at 7:45 a.m. in the area of North Black Branch Road at Williamsburg Drive.

  • Allene Craddock memorial fountain dedicated
  • Red Cross facing urgent need for blood

    The American Red Cross has announced an urgent need for all types of blood.

    The organization is experiencing a higher-than-typical period of blood usage, said Katy Maloy, program manager for communication for the River Valley Blood Services Region.

    “Currently, blood products are going out the door as soon as they’re coming in, so we’re encouraging all blood donors to come in and see us,” she said.