Today's News

  • Tis the season for savings

    Though it was the day after Christmas, dozens of shoppers loaded their bright red shopping carts with wrapping paper, ornaments, bows and other festive decorations Monday morning at Target on Ring Road.

    They were searching the store’s 50-percent-off clearance sale of holiday items.

    “I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t half off,” said Rosemary Alexander, who was perusing the sales Monday with friend Becky Wilson.

  • The Best: Mini-muffin pan favorites

    These two recipes came from one of my co-workers, Terri Swain. Both are baked in mini-muffin pans (24 count), and both are delicious. Either would be great as finger food for a New Year’s Eve celebration.

    The Miniature S’Mores recipe always reminds me of my Girl Scout days. In fact, every time I even see this recipe, I feel the need to call or email some of my former Girl Scouts — so watch out, Maria, Toyondas and Katie-did.

  • Honorable actions

    ISSUE: Helping some, honoring others
    OUR VIEW: All deserve kudos

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: December woes continue for North Hardin (12/27)

    The North Hardin Trojans’ December woes continued Monday.

    North Hardin fell behind by 20 points at halftime to top-ranked Louisville Trinity en route to a 73-43 loss in the first round of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Mishaps troubling Hawks before tourney (12/27)

    Just when LaRue County boys’ basketball coach Paul Childress thought he’d have a nice, quiet holiday break, it’s turned into one mishap after another for the Hawks.

    Senior forward Jonathan Firquin injured his left knee in last week’s KFC Holiday Classic at McCreary Central and Childress doesn’t know how long he’ll be out.

  • Soldier killed in wreck identified

    Hours before he was killed in a wreck Sunday on South Wilson Road, 22-year-old Pfc. William Holbrook was helping direct traffic at Fort Knox as another flight of soldiers returned home from deployment in Afghanistan.

    Kyle Hodges, public affairs officer at Fort Knox, said Holbrook was a member of the rear detachment with the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Looking at fertility programs for next year


    Hardin County Extension Service

  • Sheriff’s office takes care of business

    For most Hardin Countians, businesses were closed Sunday for Christmas, but at the sheriff’s office, it was just another weekend.

    Though deputies explained they typically don’t serve warrants on Christmas Day, several were on call for eight-hour shifts during the holiday.

  • A family searching for answers

    Pam Brown said goodbye to her daughters before leaving her Radcliff home with a friend last year on Christmas night. She told her family she was going to meet someone’s parents.

    A little more than 12 hours after that 6:30 p.m. conversation, two firefighters with the Rineyville Fire Department found Brown’s body in a snow-covered ditch off Rineyville School Road.

    A year later, a white cross stands where her body was discovered and her loved ones still have many questions about what happened to the 45-year-old woman.

  • Task Force Duke celebrates Christmas in Afghanistan

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan – In the midst of redeployment, soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke, found time to celebrate Christmas by participating in worship services and enjoying a full spread at the Forward Operating Base Salerno dining facility.