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Today's News

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central tops Green, improves to 10-0 against region teams (09/20)

    The host Central Hardin Lady Bruins remained unbeaten in 5th Region play with a 25-18, 25-17 win over Green County on Monday.

    The Lady Bruins (19-2) improved to 10-0 against region competition.

    “It’s a good win,” said Central Hardin coach Jeff Crady. “We were pretty much in control the whole time, and it’s nice to feel that way – especially against Green County.”

    Senior Nicole Lanford led Central Hardin with four kills, while junior Afton Conner added three kills, three digs and one ace.

  • Bluegrass Festival to honor genre founder

    The Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival honors a legend of the genre this week.

    The 12th annual festival, which runs from Thursday through Saturday, takes place the week after the 100th birthday of Bill Monroe.

    Monroe is credited with creating the style of music that came to be known as bluegrass after the band he was part of, “Blue Grass Boys.” He hails from Ohio County.

  • Hardin County Chamber supports creation of unified review commission

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind Hardin County United’s charge to form a unification review commission.

    The chamber’s support is a positive for HCU after facing strong opposition from several public officials, with Radcliff City Council electing to formally withdraw from the unification process last week.

  • PAWS Foundation shows promise

    ISSUE: New animal shelter
    OUR VIEW: Foundation offers vision and plan

    The future of the Hardin County Animal Shelter is a sunny one, but achieving it will require much work.

  • Ready for Brushy Fork round three?

    If Vine Grove city events coordinator Donna Broadway has her way, Vine Grove will see many more Brushy Fork Debates.

    “I certainly want to do it again,” she said. “I want to keep it going forever and ever.”

    Broadway said it’s hard to compare candidate turnout at Saturday’s debate with the first event last September. The 2010 event included local city and county candidates and the upcoming election features statewide races only.

  • Griendling receives plaque for work on veterans memorial

    Fort Knox Chapter AUSA president Gene Gudenkauf presents a Knox Strong Plaque to Rich Griendling, designer and sculptor at the Sept. 6 executive council meeting in appreciation for his work on the veterans memorial, a reality in the making.

  • MOWW wins national awards

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting Aug. 16 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

    The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of several awards that were won for activities the Fort Knox Chapter had performed during the 2010-11 chapter year.  Col. Christopher Smrt, the Region II commander had been to the MOWW National Convention, where the awards were presented. Col. Smrt added that the national commander and staff had added praise about the activities of the Fort Knox Chapter.

  • DAV Auxiliary members attend national convention

  • Radcliff Days is fun for all ages

    A new festival now has a place on the Hardin County calendar.

    Radcliff is combining several smaller events into new large event Saturday called Radcliff Day.

    Events such as the fall festival at Colvin Community Center, Radcliff Fire Department’s Kids’ Day and a yearly car show are now a part of Radcliff Day, Radcliff Recreation Director Lori Jury said.

    Other events have been added to make it a full day to celebrate the community.

  • Former deputy jailer waives hearing on bribery charges

    Over the course of less than three months, two Hardin County Detention Center deputy jailers found themselves facing the other side of the bars.

    Now they’re making their way through the Hardin County court system.

    Arrested Aug. 5 on a charge of bribery of a public servant, Shadrick Blackmon, 32, is accused of approaching a female visitor and offering to get her boyfriend out of jail in exchange for money, Jailer Danny Allen said last month.