Today's News

  • Vine Grove volunteers Christmas shop with holiday spirit

    Vine Grove volunteers plan to hit the stores tonight to make sure local children have gifts under the Christmas tree.

    Volunteers plan to meet at 6 p.m. at the Vine Grove Optimist Club building on Knox Avenue to begin a shopping trip for clothes and toys using money raised throughout the year, especially near Halloween.

    They’ll also wrap the gifts tonight.

    Club President Morris Coffey said the effort is important to the community, which is why so many volunteers have supported it for 29 years.

  • State representative receives award for statesmanship

    Portrayed by Disney songwriters as “king of the wild frontier,” Davy Crockett served as a state legislator in addition to his more fabled adventurers which ended at the Alamo.

    An award carrying Crockett’s name has been presented to state Rep. Tim Moore of Elizabethtown for demonstrating statesmanship, placing principle above partisanship and working to protect citizens’ inalienable rights.

  • Business community asked to get involved in pre-K education

    Local community members involved in business were asked for help in expanding educational offerings for preschool-age children.

    The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, in conjunction with the North Central Education Foundation, hosted a meeting Monday  for local business leaders at Brown-Pusey House to discuss the Business Leadership Council for Pre-K.

    The council is made up of business representatives across the state who have committed themselves to advocate for education for children younger than age 5.

  • Economic hardship disputed by E'town council

    Beef O’Brady’s co-owner Libby Cecil said she has no problem facing additional competition under loosened liquor laws, but she feels new restaurants should have to play by the same rules she’s faithfully followed for years.

    Cecil spoke out against an economic hardship declaration Monday as Elizabethtown City Council once again locked horns on an issue that would relax restaurant alcohol laws.

  • Front-door escape met with unacceptable reaction

    Minimum security incarceration in Hardin County now comes with a free pass to the community. With minimum attention and minimum supervision, two inmates recently receive opportunities to roam freely throughout our communities.
    The reaction from jail leadership: “Unfortunately, there’s nothing to change.”

  • GIRLS' PREP SWIMMING: Putting her best foot forward (12/13)

    Hannah Godfrey is ready to put her best foot forward. And this time, she hopes it stays intact.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Bulldogs aiming for first victory over Lady Bruins (12/13)

    District play means something to Demond Thomas.

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins’ first-year basketball coach wants to get them back into the 17th District title hunt and help turn them into contenders – like they were back in the mid-2000s.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin in for healthy battle with Central (12/13)

    John Hardin coach Mark Wells wishes the Bulldogs had some more practice time before their 7:30 p.m. 17th District matchup tonight against visiting rival Central Hardin.

  • Radcliff discusses City Hall parking lot renovation

    Radcliff City Engineer Toby Spalding believes the city soon needs to address a dilemma it has faced for years in combating stormwater runoff that perpetually seeps into City Hall.

    Spalding presented a conceptual plan Monday to renovate the City Hall parking lot in a manner that practically would obliterate stormwater runoff on site and rectify an issue that could pose long-term structural and safety concerns if left unchecked.

  • Local mayors meet with WKU students

    BOWLING GREEN  — Two local mayors took part in Dine with Decision Makers at Western Kentucky University.

    The college's Student Government Association invited campus officials, community leaders and members of the Kentucky General Assembly. Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall and Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker took part.