Today's News

  • Group to send letters of protest against pulled ads

    Area advocates of tolerance in religion are writing letters of protest after what they see as un-American discrimination of the Islamic faith.

    Heartland Interfaith members are writing letters to Lowes Home Improvement and Kayak expressing their hurt and disappointment at the companies’ decisions to pull advertisements from the reality television show “All-American Muslim.”

    The show on The Learning Channel is about the daily lives of five American Muslim families.

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue breezes to region duals title (1/8)

    Caleb Canter knows the LaRue County Hawks are built to make a run at the state tournament championship, but qualifying for the KWCA State Duals each year remains one of the team’s goals.

    The 170-pound junior was 1-of-9 wrestlers to go 6-0 during Friday and Saturday’s Region 2 Duals at LaRue County High School as the top-ranked Hawks advanced to the State Duals for the 16th straight season.

    LaRue County beat North Hardin, 71-6; John Hardin 70-12; Boyle County, 75-3; Anderson County, 47-24; Danville, 61-2; and Fort Knox, 69-10.

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary's principal dies in wreck

    A Hodgenville principal died Saturday in a vehicle collision.

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Principal Amber W. Thurman, 47, of Hodgenville, was pronounced dead by the LaRue County coroner at the scene on Ky. 84 one mile west of Hodgenville, according to the Kentucky State Police post in Elizabethtown.

    Police responded to the collision at 5:04 a.m.

  • Radcliff expo stresses good health, safety

    Tommy Crane talked about fire a lot Saturday – grease fires, electrical fires, fire extinguishers and emergency escape plans.

    The Radcliff Fire Department deputy fire marshal was trying to prepare area residents at Radcliff’s fourth annual Health and Wellness Expo at the Colvin Community Center.

    Next to him, Radcliff Police Department spokesman Bryce Shumate made free identification cards for children and talked to passersby about emergency preparedness and general safety.

    He said those are important parts of being healthy.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin turns back Meade County (1/8)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs continued their dominance over the Meade County Green Wave.

    The Bulldogs knocked off Meade County, 65-54 on Friday night at John Hardin High School for their third consecutive victory. It was their fourth consecutive victory over Meade County and 10th in the last 11 games. Their only loss in that span came in the 2007-08 season.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown completes sweep of Central Hardin (01/08)

    Bryce Byrd and the balanced Elizabethtown Panthers are youth in revolt – all the way to the top of the 17th District.

    The sophomore guard was 1-of-7 Panthers who scored at least seven points Friday as homestanding Elizabethtown overcame a horrendous night at the foul line to complete a regular-season sweep of the Central Hardin Bruins, 71-61.

    Byrd had 12 points, four rebounds and a game-high seven assists as the Panthers (9-4 overall, 3-0 district) won their fourth straight.

  • Animal cruelty charge filed in Hart County

    A Munfordville man was charged with cruelty to animals after Kentucky State Police investigated a complaint on Johnson Cemetery Road near Bonnieville.

    Post 3 in Bowling Green had received prior animal cruelty complaints mentioning the same Hart County address but the instances were unsubstantiated, police said. When Trooper Jonathan McChesney arrived Wednesday, he found animal remains in a wooded lot next to the residence, according to police.

  • Hodgenville woman dies in single-car crash

    A fatal car crash occurred early Saturday on Kentucky 84, one mile west of Hodgenville.

    Amber W. Thurman of Hodgenville was traveling west when her vehicle crossed the centerline for unknown reasons, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. The 47-year-old driver then overcorrected and lost control of her 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue, police said. It  left the right side of the roadway, struck an earth embankment and overturned. 

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Hawks steamroll Green County (1/8)

    GREENSBURG - At halftime, LaRue County coach Paul Childress told Kody Key he wasn’t displaying enough strength down low.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Dragons edge LaRue County (1/8)

    GREENSBURG - Turnover problems, foul trouble and a lack of aggressive rebounding left the LaRue County Lady Hawks with a sinking feeling after a frenetic final minute Friday night.