Today's News

  • Tribute recognizes Arflin's contribution

    The topic: Tom Arflin
    Our view: He has led by example

    Much of Tom Arflin’s life has been spent on the fields of play in Radcliff as a leading and passionate advocate for youth football and baseball in the city.

    His recent afternoon of recognition was not only appropriate, but long overdue. The man has been the backbone of the North Hardin Youth Football League for years.

  • Camp to make 'superstars' out of these chefs

    Hardin County kids kicked their cooking skills up a notch this week with help from the local extension service.

    Local children are taking part in a Superstar Chef Camp this week at the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service. Children ages 8 to 12 started Monday by learning to make healthy foods. The camp runs through today.

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin slams Apollo (06/16)

    LEXINGTON Central Hardin senior Matt Nichols has seen this tactic from teams before, but this time was different.

    At least the outcome was.

    With runners on second and third in the top of the fifth, Owensboro Apollo elected to intentionally walk senior Ryan Squires to get to Nichols, who made the Eagles regret their decision.

  • Brent Burke set to walk

    Family members have waited almost four years through four attempts to prosecute former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke on  charges of murder.

    Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw is expected Tuesday to dismiss without prejudice the charges against Burke, according to a letter Shaw sent to Michelle Kerstetter, daughter of Karen Comer.

    For Stanley and Irene Burke, Brent Burke’s parents, this means a chance to see their son outside a courtroom for the first time since his 2007 arrest.

  • Attorney general candidate makes campaign stop in Hardin County

    The Republican candidate for attorney general made his first campaign visit Tuesday night to Hardin County.
    At a reception at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown, Todd P’Pool addressed about 40 attendees, including former U.S. Rep. Ron Lewis and Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry.

    The GOP views this attorney general’s race against Democratic incumbent Jack Conway as a pivotal one for the state.

  • Recycled oil coming to area Valvoline stations

    Area residents soon will have a green option when they’re having their oil changed.

    Valvoline Instant Oil Change stations in Elizabethtown will join with other Valvoline stations nationwide in offering the company’s NextGen motor oil.

    Manager James Sheehan said the station likely will have the option available later this month.

    The recycled motor oil product is made of 50 percent recycled material.

  • Kelley installed as president of EHLRTA

    William “Bill” Kelley was installed as president of Elizabethtown Hardin LaRue Retired Teachers’ Association on May 19. Joining Kelley in leadership positions are Lin Linder, president-elect; Ramona Jeffries, vice-president; Joy Carroll Miller, treasurer; Susan Cross, secretary; and Donna Carter is immediate past-president.

  • Helmwood Heights students place in junior golf tournament

    Tyler Ates, 7, right, and Patrick Carter, 8, students at Helmwood Heights Elementary School, joined the ranks of the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour and completed their first tournament at Long Run Golf Course in Louisville on June 3. While competing with young golfers from across the state, Tyler placed ninth and Patrick placed 11th in their first 6-hole golf tournament.

  • Modern Woodman presents check to benefit Mary Bradley

    Sylvia McCarty, district agent for Modern Woodmen of America presents a matching fund check for $4,643.20 to Lisa Wilson for a spaghetti dinner and auction at Big Clifty Community Center on May 6 to benefit Mary Bradley, who needs a lung transplant.

  • Wallaces celebrate 60th anniversary

    William J. and Shirley Wallace of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 16, 2011.
    They were married June 16, 1951, at Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville.
    They have two children, Debbie Henderson and Susie Toy, both of Elizabethtown; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.