Today's News

  • Acknowledging a woman who recognizes others

    ISSUE: Donna Betson and Wreaths Across America
    OUR VIEW: Well-deserved recognition of volunteer and leader

    Morrill Worcester’s name may not be familiar to many Hardin Countians, but Donna Betson’s should be. Although they likely never met one another in person, there is an important connection these two incredibly giving people have with one another. And the beneficiaries of their connection are the soldiers and families their collective work memorializes through the Wreaths Across America organization.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue downs Trojans (12/14)

    The LaRue County Hawks haven’t had much luck against North Hardin, but they certainly caught the Trojans at the right time this season.
    And they took advantage of it.
    Junior Kelton Ford scored a game-high 27 points, including 17 in the fourth quar-ter, as the Hawks knocked off the Trojans, 68-62 on Tuesday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. It was LaRue County’s first win over North Hardin since the 1994-95 season.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: North knocks off Lady Hawks (12/14)

    North Hardin senior Brianna Woodson and junior Chanel Roberts spent much of the first half watching from the bench with two fouls. But they spent the second half on the floor, terrorizing the LaRue County Lady Hawks.
    Roberts and Woodson combined for 23 points in the second half as the Lady Trojans erased a four-point halftime deficit to post a 49-46 victory Tuesday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.
    “We knew they could hold it together,” said Roberts, who finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds. “But we knew we couldn’t foul anymore. We couldn’t hurt the team anymore.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Knox boys hold off Shawnee (12/14)

    Junior Rashaan Allen scored 19 points to help the host Fort Knox Eagles stave off Louisville Shawnee, 59-56 on Tuesday.

    Fort Knox (2-4) led 35-22 at the half, but Shawnee held the Eagles to 24 second-half points.

    Sophomores Mike Powell and Rashaud Orange each scored 16 points.


    Shawnee              8     14     17    17—56

  • Fund-raising event held for Michael Mullarkey

    2nd District Magistrate Doug Goodman, guest speaker Carol Christopherson, Michael Mullarkey and Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes attend the fundraising event to raise money to provide Mullarkey with a service dog. To donate to the cause, send donations to PNC Bank, 100 N. Dixie Hwy., Radcliff, KY 40160.

  • RPD presents Citizens Police Adacemy graduates

    Pictured is the Radcliff Police Department’s fifth graduating class of Citizen’s Police Academy. Graduates attend nine weeks of training along with a night of riding along with a Radcliff police officer. Classes are held twice a year; for information on future classes, contact Bryce Shumate at 351-4714.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin beats Central Hardin for first time in school history (12/14)

    Michelle Montgomery has watched her John Hardin Lady Bulldogs come close to beating Elizabethtown, North Hardin and Central Hardin time after time after time.

    Only this time, Montgomery wasn’t going to be denied a shot at her program making history.

    A 6-foot-1 junior center, Montgomery had 23 rebounds, 20 points and seven blocks – all game highs Tuesday night – as the Lady Bulldogs pulled away from the Lady Bruins, 48-36.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central Hardin topples John Hardin in OT (12/14)

    After watching his team waste away one chance Tuesday night to put away the host John Hardin Bulldogs, Central Hardin’s Andrew Kinney didn’t let the Bruins do it again in overtime.

    The senior forward hit a pull-up jumper within the final 14 seconds and the Bulldogs missed three point-blank shots in the waning seconds as the Bruins held on for a 56-54 win over their 17th District rival.

  • Fort Knox schools deliver comprehensive special education services


    In the Fort Knox Community Schools system, one of every seven students receives special education services.

    These nearly 300 children have disabilities categorized mostly as communication impairments (29 percent), specific learning disability (23 percent and developmental delay (20 percent). The remaining 28 percent of students have disabilities including autism and various health impairments.

  • Got to be Real: Recalling the magic of Christmas

    By Shonna Sheckles

    It is finally here. My most favorite time of the year, Christmas. I love the Christmas season more than my birthday and that is saying a lot. As a child, I would start bugging my parents just as soon as all my Christmas gifts were opened about what I wanted the next year. I know now that sounded a bit spoiled to say the least.

    Christmas at our house was a big deal. My mother would cook for what seemed like days in preparation for that day. You know, cook up a lot of food, just in case someone dropped by during the holidays.