Today's News

  • Tractor cruise honors late fire chief

    The late Louis Crosier spent most of his 63 years around tractors.

  • Western Hardin County Days cater to young and old

    Part of being a successful festival is the ability to attract a wide range of visitors.

    Lucy Lucas, one of the organizers of the 8th annual Western Hardin County Days, is hoping that offering activities and entertainment for young and old will drive attendance this weekend.

    Some events are for all age groups such as Saturday’s Rooster Crowing Contest at noon.

    “We’ll have categories for men, women and kids,’’ Lucas said.

  • Clarity ... Solutions for Women hosts annual walk

    Clarity ... Solutions for Women is hosting its annual fundraising walk at 9 a.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown Christian Academy.

    The pro-life ministry serves women facing unexpected pregnancy and is funded entirely by donations from churches and individuals, executive director Marcia Orban said.

    “We are a ministry; it is the core of who we are,” said Orban, who has been working at the center for seven years.

  • Ride raises money to purchase and install bicycle road signs

    Elizabethtown’s Share the Road Tour returns Saturday with a heightened focus on safety and awareness.

    The Central Kentucky Wheelmen plan to use all of the profits from the tour this year to purchase share the road signs, which will be installed on Elizabethtown roadways.

  • Small town turns out big for Upton Days

    As fall creeps up on Hardin County, every community in the area seems to boast its own unique festival. Upton is no exception, but this year, Upton Days has an emotional twist to its festivities.

    Rhonda Smith, Upton resident and president of the Civic Club, said the festival is in honor of her mother, Vina Chism, who is this year’s grand marshal and served as the secretary until passing away Aug. 4.

  • Carnival rides highlight Autumn Daze

    Autumn Daze won’t include fireworks Saturday, but it will feature carnival rides for the first time.

    After seeing carnival rides at events in Radcliff, Vine Grove City Council members thought the simple change would be a great addition to the annual event, which runs from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Optimist Park, said city events coordinator Donna Broadway.

    It wasn’t simple and was going to cost thousands of dollars.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue tries to get healthy vs. winless Nelson (09/16)

    Following last week’s 32-20 loss at rival Green County, LaRue County’s Drew Newberry and Caleb Canter found themselves at the hospital getting their ankles examined.

    The backfield mates were each made to wear a walking boot – Newberry on his left foot, Canter on his right – and their status for tonight’s game against visiting Nelson County was up in the air.

    Neither is completely healthy, and longtime LaRue County coach Rodney Armes said Thursday the decision to play tonight is ultimately theirs to make.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Bruins blank Green Wave (09/16)

    The race for the top two seeds in the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament became even more muddled Thursday night.

    Senior Noah Wiersema scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the host Central Hardin Bruins to a 3-0 win over Meade County in a crucial district game.

    Central Hardin, North Hardin and Meade County are all 3-1 in district play.

    “It keeps us alive for a bye, and that’s really important in the district tournament,” said Bruins coach Mike Wiersema.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Price twins enjoy fun sibling rivalry -- on and off the course (09/16)

    Josh and Michael Price love to compete against each other, no matter what they’re doing.

    Whether on the track or a cross country course, the Central Hardin juniors thrive on that sibling rivalry.

    Josh, the younger twin by 10 minutes, already has a leg up on Michael in cross country. Josh began running a year before Michael, qualified for the state meet last season and was named the Boys’ Area Sophomore of the Year.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: North Hardin boys, Elizabethtown girls beat ranked teams (09/16)

    Junior Devin Sowells scored off an assist from junior Elijah Linscott with about 12 minutes left to help the host North Hardin Trojans overcome a one-goal halftime deficit in a 3-2 home upset Thursday of No. 25 Nelson County.

    Linscott also assisted on a goal by senior Ryan Caves that tied the game with 25 minutes left. Junior Stevie Packer scored North Hardin’s first goal in the first half.