Today's News

  • Somethings cooking in Kentucky

    If you have the best cookies on the block or know how to make SPAM into a gourmet feast then there are competitions at the Kentucky State Fair for you. 

    The fair is Aug. 18-28, but the registration deadline is July 1.

    Competitions include Fleischmann’s Yeast Bake for the Cure, Pillsbury Pie Baking Championship, Great American SPAM Championship and the Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club members participate in parade

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was represented at the Heartland Festival parade June 4. Past president Diane Willis and President Martha Mengel represented the club in a red corvette.

  • Youth Leadership Class has graduation

    The 2010-11 Hardin County Youth Leadership Class held its graduation at the May Hardin County Chamber luncheon. First Federal Savings Bank sponsored the graduation along with the Hardin County Chamber.
    Keith Johnson from First Federal Savings Bank served as the MC for the graduation. Darian Ditto, one of the HCYL students, spoke about the Youth Leadership classes.

  • In brightest day, in blackest night...

    “Green Lantern”
    Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of science fiction violence and action.
    Runtime: 105 minutes
    Release date: June 17
    Rating: three and a half out of five take slates 


    The summer of the comic book movie continues with the emerald super hero “Green Lantern.”

  • Local organization trying to Refresh Your World

    It all started with a concert.

    In August of 2009, Amy Green and her friend Ashley White took Green’s two sons to see the Jonas Brothers.

  • HC gov't nets national award for step-in-grade salary plan

    Hardin County government has been highlighted for innovative management practices on a national level.
    The county has received a 2011 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties for its step-in-grade salary plan, which took effect in January 2010.

  • 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.