Today's News

  • Accused killer required to surrender DNA sample

    Accused killer Joshua Hines appeared Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court for 2012’s first motion hour day.

    The Commonwealth’s Attorney Office filed a motion requesting that Hines be swabbed for DNA testing. Defense attorneys did not object and Judge Kelly Mark Easton ultimately approved it.

    Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Heather Paynter said the swabs should have been taken to begin with, referring to the fact that haven’t already been taken as an “oversight.”

  • Chef Maria Bell loves cooking fresh, healthy Greek food

    It’s a long way from Greece to Radcliff, but Maria Bell kept her love of Greek cooking with her through the miles.

    Bell is from Ierapetra, Crete Greece. She is 10 years older than her younger brother, and when her mother was sick she and her grandmother cooked for her father and two brothers.

  • Everyone must deal with bullying problem

    Bullying today is not about pranks or double dog dares or even threats of a recess fight. In our rapidly changing world, bullying has became such a problem that many states are addressing the issue with legislation targeting offenders and often parents.

  • Bardstown man arrested in shooting

    A Bardstown man stands accused of shooting a man in the stomach on New Year’s Eve.

    Roger Cahoe, 34, of Bardstown, was in stable condition at University Hospital in Louisville late Tuesday morning.

    Edward “Eddie” O’Bryan was charged with first-degree assault after an argument between Cahoe and his girlfriend allegedly escalated into an argument between Cahoe and O’Bryan, according to a news release from the Bardstown Police Department.

  • Infrastructure updates expected in Proffitt's next year

    Residents might not be seeing many effects from Vine Grove Mayor Blake Proffitt’s first year in office.

    That’s because he and city council members have spent much of their time and energy laying the groundwork for coming infrastructure improvements that could begin as early as this spring.

    Proffitt said that was one of the major issues he ran on after serving three two-year terms as a city councilman.

    “We’ve got an old town with old infrastructure,” he said.

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  • The Best: Favorite Betty Treadwell recipes

    I  always make birthday cakes for my co-workers in the newsroom, and for the last 20 years the most requested cake has been the late Betty Treadwell’s Chocolate Chip Cake.

    I originally ran the recipe in one of my early columns, more than 20 years ago. At that time, Betty Treadwell’s granddaughter, Beth Burzlaff, who is now Beth Jackson, was in my Girl Scout troop. That was probably how I connected with Betty, although I can’t remember for sure.

  • Dash of Class: Apple Butter Glaze for Pork is a recipe worth saving

    Here we are at the beginning of a new year again. It seems like the Christmas holidays went so very fast. Now as we begin 2012, we start to think about the year ahead and our goals. Many people call those resolutions. I have failed so many times because of unrealistic expectations, so this year I am going to call my personal ones my goals. I looked back at my first column of 2009, and many of my goals then remain, some goals are new ones and some are coming off my list.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Brown leads LaRue past Breck (01/03)

    HARNED — Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double in eight games to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 66-28 win over Breckinridge County on Monday.

    Brown had 25 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Bulldogs, Lady Hawks clash tonight (01/03)

    John Hardin Lady Bulldogs coach Bryan Todd doesn’t remember last year’s meeting with the LaRue County Lady Hawks very fondly.

    Visiting John Hardin fell behind 15-0 in the first 5 minutes in Hodgenville and rallied to trim the lead to 12 in the third quarter, but two technical fouls 21 seconds apart dashed any hopes of a comeback.