Today's News

  • Guthrie unveils new website

    Staff report
    Second District Congressman Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, unveiled a redesigned congressional website Wednesday to keep constituents up-to-date.
    The site is www.guthrie.house.gov.

  • Elizabethtown firefighters raise money for muscular dystrophy

    Elizabethtown firefighters are taking their boots to the Walmart intersection off Dixie Avenue on Saturday to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

    Battalion Chief Rick Horn said Elizabethtown Fire Department started working with the MDA in late 2009. The department also raises money for the Crusade for Children, whom they’ve partnered with for more than 30 years.

    "It’s kind of new for us to work with a second charitable organization," Horn said. "It’s just help."

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Domschke leads North by Knox; Wiersema, Donahue send Central by Bardstown (08/18)

    Senior Taylor Domschke had two assists and one goal and junior Auburn Yates added two goals as the North Hardin Lady Trojans pulled away for a 6-1 10th District win Wednesday against the visiting Fort Knox Lady Eagles.

    Sophomore Kiera Jones, junior Ariana Martinez and senior Kelsey Yates also scored for North Hardin (1-1 overall, 1-0 district), which scored four times in the second half. Junior Tori King had an assist.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue County's Armes preps for final season opener (08/18)

    Rodney Armes is preparing for his last first game of his LaRue County football coaching career. And he’s doing so against a familiar foe.

    Armes’ Hawks open the season at 8:30 p.m. Saturday against the North Bullitt Eagles in the nightcap of the Forcht Bank Bowl at Campbellsville University’s Finley Stadium.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin faces 'daunting' task vs. Henry Clay (8/18)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs have been good at getting the season off on the right foot. The Bulldogs are 9-1 in season openers, winning nine consecutive after falling in the inaugural season.

    So it’s understandable the Bulldogs want to get this season started after going 13-1 last season and reaching the Class 5-A state semifinals.

    “I’m real hungry to get started,” John Hardin senior Jeremy Harness said. “I’m ready. I’m anxious. I wish it would hurry up and get here.”

    The Bulldogs better be ready.

  • GOP candidate promises to fight corruption

    Before about four dozen party loyalists, the Republican nominee for attorney general promised to establish an active and independent public corruption unit if elected.

    Todd P’Pool of Madisonville told the Hardin County Republican Women’s Club and guests Tuesday that he would "shine the light of truth on corruption in government, regardless of party."

    The county attorney of Hopkins County, P’Pool said, "I’m not in the Frankfort clique."

  • Girl Scouts offering more volunteer opportunities

    Finding volunteers always has been challenging for the Girl Scouts.

    Organization leaders are looking for options to make volunteering with Girl Scout more flexible for people who want to help but don’t want to make ongoing commitments, such as being troop leaders.

    One way they’re doing that is by more heavily promoting short-term jobs and volunteer opportunities that don’t require heavy time commitments.

    Some troops already have mastered the trick of getting a lot of parents involved in small roles, such as handling money.

  • Julia Richardson: Teacher, actress and lifelong resident of Summit

    Julia Richardson has devoted a lifetime to her community, remembering her mother’s words “a community not worth working for is not worth living in.”

    “I’ve spent all my life here in Hardin County, as a matter of fact, all of it in Summit,” Julia Richardson said.

    But Richardson, 84, might be known more for her portrayal of others, which stemmed from her beginnings as a teacher.

  • Event to honor women throughout area is Sunday

    A yearly celebration of gender equality on Sunday will recognize two servicewomen among those honored.

    It will be the first time in the four years that Women’s Equality Day has taken place that Fort Knox women have been recognized.

    The event begins at 4 p.m. at All Nations Worship Ministries on Wiselyn Drive in Radcliff.

    It is meant to recognize women who have made great strides and accomplishments in their careers and the community, said Gloria Fite, pastor of All Nations Worship Ministries and co-host of the event.

  • Elizabethtown Tourism supports Heartland Music Festival

    Elizabethtown Tourism chairman Jim Long pre-sents a $10,000 check to Brad Richardson, president of the Hardin County Chamber. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the 2011 Heartland Music Festival the first weekend in June. The 2-day event brought in thou-sands.