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Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL E-town, Knox on youth movements (1/3)

    Elizabethtown coach James Haire has given the Panthers basketball team a little bit of a respite over the final days of the holiday break.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bruins, Trojans try to end losing streaks (1/3)

    The Central Hardin Bruins haven’t won a game in two weeks.

    For 17th District rival North Hardin, it’s been even longer.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central stuns Lady Trojans (1/3)

    Although the play wasn’t designed to go to Central Hardin senior Abbi Goedde, she knew exactly what to do when she got the ball in her hands.

  • Woman arrested in connection to LaRue County slaying

    Another woman has been arrested in connection to Friday’s killing in LaRue County.
    Samantha Kolley, 19, of Elizabethtown, surrendered to police at about 7 p.m. Sunday on Wonderland Cavern Road in Hardin County, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police. Police were searching for Kolley because of her alleged connection to the murder of Kristie Lynne Allen, 28, of Buffalo. Allen was found dead Friday evening in a friend’s home.

  • Residential resolutions: Hardin Countians can reach New Year’s goals at home

    As January begins, the annual negotiations and bargaining to change an aspect of one’s lifestyle is here. But New Year’s resolutions don’t have to end up being failures by February.

    There are resources in Hardin County that can help people meet some of the most common yearly resolutions, which are, according to usa.gov, losing weight, quitting smoking, getting a better education, volunteering, drinking less alcohol, eating healthy food, getting a better job, managing debt and stress, recycling, saving money and traveling.

  • Baby's early arrival in time for New Year

    With a due date of Feb. 9, Kelley Jo Walton and Billy Joe Schmidt never expected to have the first baby born in 2012 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    The Bardstown couple delivered Aylah Brey Schmidt at 9:12 p.m. on Jan 1, one of the latest New Year’s deliveries the Hardin Memorial Hospital staff could remember.
    A few days before, Walton was having some issues with her pregnancy and was worried she would deliver early. But she didn’t expect it to be this early.
    “It was definitely a shocker,” Walton said.

  • Woman arrested in connection to LaRue slaying

    Another woman has been arrested in connection to Friday night’s killing in LaRue County.

    Samantha Kolley, 19, of Elizabethtown, surrendered to police at about 7 p.m. Sunday on Wonderland Cavern Road in Hardin County, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

    KSP received a tip on Kolley’s location, and after making a phone call to that residence she agreed to surrender.

  • Johnson inspires from local museum

    ISSUE: Museum remembers Vanley Johnson
    OUR VIEW: Learn from our past in this new year

    Because of his death in 1954, the world never would know it, but Vanley Johnson did have the right stuff.

    Part of the greatest generation, he became a heroic pilot who served in two wars and was teaching other pilots when he died. Smoke suddenly appeared in the cockpit and despite their best efforts, the crew was unable to find its way to a nearby airport.

  • Cremations increase in recent years

    How the dead are laid to rest is among the financial and social changes brought about in the last decade.
    Hardin County Coroner Dr. Bill Lee, who has to approve the cremation of anyone pronounced dead in the county, has seen a steady increase in the number of cremations during the past few years. He even mentioned the increase to county magistrates.
    By Friday afternoon there were182 cremations out of 490 cases. That’s up a little from 177 cremations out of 507 cases in 2010.

  • Central Kentucky Wheelman take to the streets