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Today's News

  • Owner, city disagree on home demolition

    An Elizabethtown property owner said he plans to take the city to court for demolishing a house he had been renovating.

    City officials said the structure was unsafe and the owner received notice before Tuesday's demolition.

    Cecil Cundiff, who lives in another house he is working on in Lexington, said he learned that his house was demolished when a friend called and told him.

    “I was totally surprised when they did that,” he said.

  • 'Structurally balanced'

    The much-touted economic recovery from the Great Recession still is tricking down to Kentucky, but here in Hardin County, fiscally conservative Judge-Executive Harry Berry has presented another “structurally balanced” budget for the new fiscal year which begins July 1.

    The $29 million spending plan continues county services at current levels and leaves tax rates unchanged. The plan is, Berry says, the second lowest in 20 years.

  • Time to revisit the beginning

    By AL RIDER, guest columnist

  • Weather brings out mosquitoes

    The last seven weeks have brought more than 21 inches of rain to Hardin County, and with it, plenty of annoying mosquitoes, local officials say.

    Mosquitoes are out in higher numbers than usual because of heavy rains and standing water.
    Officials are trying to keep the population under control, but need some dry days for the most effective treatments.

  • A time honored tradition

  • North Hardin students form chain of hope

    “I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same,” Rachel Scott, Columbine shooting victim, on the Rachel’s Challenge website.

    Rachel Scott was the first person killed in the Columbine High School shooting in 1999.
    North Hardin High School students recently took up her challenge and a paper chain long enough to more than circle the football field was their evidence. Each slip of paper noting an act of kindness.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The weather can’t seem to make up its mind. Summer is just around the corner though.

  • Howevalley community news

    Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

    MAY. Cooler temperatures and still some rain. Highway 86 still is closed off around Franklin Crossroads. It just seems the water won’t go down.

    CONCERNS.I received a voicemail from a community member stating that more support is needed from the community whenever special events are planned in the community.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    ANNIVERSARY WISHES. Happy anniversary to Brother Don and Brenda Flanigan, who will celebrate their 40th anniversary May 28.

    BIRTHDAY WISHES. Happy belated birthday this past week to Ally Faith Helm.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Charles B. Ray, Ernest Holcomb, James Alberts, Robert Hornback, Jewell Jones and Eva Cecil.

    APPRECIATION. The White Mills Fire Department appreciates everyone who came out and supported its chicken barbecue supper last Saturday night.

  • Cecilia community news

    Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Where did our summer go? It will be back within a few days I hope, then many will be complaining about how hot it is. Oh well if we weren’t complaining about the weather, we would be whining about something else, now wouldn’t we?