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Today's News

  • We all have a hand in curbing bullying

    Bullying is not limited to age, race or economic status. Bullies come in all shapes and sizes and terrorize in ways beyond the playground menace who takes lunch money. It seems as soon as children figure out they can have power over another human, the lessons of bullying begin. Whether we admit it or not we have all been on both sides of the equation.

  • HCS anticipating lean 2012 budget

    Hardin County Schools has begun the budget cycle for fiscal year 2012, but a clear picture of the financial forecast won’t be available until spring.
    Hardin County Schools Board of Education approved a FY 2012 draft budget Thursday at its monthly meeting, designating $93 million in revenue for the district’s general fund. That figure is the same as 2011’s working budget.
    In FY 2010, the district had $112 million in revenue to work with.

  • HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Winter weather could wreak havoc (01-21)

    This latest winter weather blast could put some of tonight’s Hardin County high school basketball games in jeopardy.

    But as of Thursday evening, most games were still scheduled with schools waiting to make their decisions until later this afternoon.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Trojan Invitational Tournament set for Saturday (01/21)

    North Hardin wrestling coach Keith Smith has long believed the Trojan Invitational Tournament is one of the best late-season tournaments offered across the state.

    With 17 teams joining Smith’s Trojans, Saturday’s tournament at Ron Bevars Gymnasium should be no different. Wrestling will start at 10 a.m. Finals are slated to start at 8 p.m.

  • Vine Grove man killed in crash

    Staff Report
    Winter conditions Thursday apparently contributed to a deadly crash on Rineyville Road, a local official said.
    Norman Caudill, 48, of Vine Grove, died Thursday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving collided with another vehicle, said Hardin County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Spangenberger.
    Caudill was pronounced dead at 3:53 p.m. after he was transported to Hardin Memorial Hospital.
    Spangenberger said the collision appears to have been weather related and alcohol did not appear to be a factor.

  • Fiscal Court hopes to shrink

    The eight magistrates on Hardin Fiscal Court hope to reduce their waistlines and simultaneously add to the coffers of the Hardin Memorial Hospital Auxiliary this year.
    Magistrate Fred Clem Jr. this week announced the Hardin County Magistrate Weight Loss Challenge, which begins this month and continues through November. Final results are set to be announced in December when magistrates donate proceeds to the HMH auxiliary.

  • Shepherdsville man charged with Dollar General robbery

    Solomon S. Evans, 33, of Shepherdsville, has been arrested and charged for the Jan. 9 robbery of the Dollar General Store in the Radcliff Plaza.
    Police say Evans was armed with a handgun and brandished it at the store demanding money. He fled the scene after placing employees in a side office area.
    Evans left the store with $200. He admitted to Radcliff Police detectives that he had committed the robbery and identified himself in the store’s video footage.

  • Snow scenes
  • Foggy morning drive
  • The Pac tackles classical literature with 'Peer Gynt'

    “It’s really exciting,” Bart Lovins, director of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, said of the theater’s first attempt at a non-musical pro-am production.

    First time out they will tackle Henrik Ibsen’s “Peer Gynt.”

    Ibsen is mostly known for deep drama like “A Doll's House,” Lovins said.

    “The things we had to read in high school and college and hated,” he said.