Today's News

  • COLLEGE TRACK: Stockton leads Campbellsville to first outdoor victory (4/11)

    Joey Stockton’s Campbellsville University Tigers achieved a first Saturday, earning the program’s first men’s outdoor track and field title by winning the 16-team University of the Cumberlands Invitational in Williamsburg. Stockton’s Lady Tigers were third out of 15 teams.

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Rookies fit right into Kansas City's bullpen (4/10)

    KANSAS CITY – If first impressions mean anything, the Kansas City bullpen – littered with rookies and their common haircuts – is in good hands. Make that good arms.

    The Royals took a chance with their bullpen, putting four rookies in it. But the youthful relievers have been dominant through the first week of the season and the bullpen has picked up all four wins.

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Royals bring excitement back to Kansas City (4/10)

    KANSAS CITY – Don’t look now but the Kansas City Royals are tied for second place in the American League Central.

    The Major League season is less than two weeks old, but the Royals are 5-3 and only one-half game behind the division-leading Cleveland Indians, who played at Seattle late Saturday night.

    “I’ve never had more fun playing baseball than I’ve had this week,” Kansas City first baseman Billy Butler said. “This team just feels like it will find a way to win. We never give up.”

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Adcock earns his roster spot (4/10)

    KANSAS CITY – When Nathan Adcock walked into the spacious Kansas City Royals’ clubhouse, he was in awe of his surroundings. After spending five years climbing the minor league ladder, Adcock had reached the ultimate destination.

    But as Adcock walked over to his locker – the biggest locker he says he’s had – the first thing he noticed wasn’t the jersey hanging with his last name on it or the numerous Kansas City gear hanging up.

    “There was a UK jacket in there,” Adcock said.

  • Economic development news coming Wednesday

    An economic development announcement expected to mean jobs for Hardin County is scheduled for Wednesday.

    The Elizabethtown Industrial Foundation joined with the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and Elizabethtown city government to issue invitations for a ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the First Federal Gallery of the Historic State Theater.

    Details have not been released but news of a new manufacturing facility coming to Elizabethtown is expected.

  • Shooting victim remembered as a 'sweet soul'

    She was a woman who loved her family, loved her friends and loved her dog.

    Toni Michelle Ballard, the victim of a Thursday shooting on Bardstown Road, is remembered by friends as someone with an upbeat attitude, even when circumstances weren’t positive.

  • Jane Beshear tours USA Cares headquarters

    Kentucky’s first lady received a royal tour Friday when she arrived at USA Cares’ headquarters in Radcliff.

    Joined by Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall, USA Cares founder Roger Stradley and his staff gave Jane Beshear a glimpse into the mission of the local military charity from its start in 2003 to its national prominence today. Beshear was in town visiting several sites in and around Fort Knox.

  • Tunnel to Towers runs to honor fallen 9/11 firefighters

    USA Cares plans to honor the heroics of a Brooklyn firefighter on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

    The Radcliff-based military support charity has partnered with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run Foundation and Blue Star Mothers of America to host Tunnel to Tower runs across the United States on Sept. 11. The goal is to send a firefighter from each run to New York City on Sept. 25 to participate in the Stephen Tunnel to Towers Run.

  • Photos: We are the (yellow brick) road crew
  • Breakfast comes with a side of politics

    Medicaid and budget issues overshadowed much of the activity of the General Assembly session and the special session which immediately followed. Similarly, the same topics dominated Saturday’s legislative breakfast.

    State Rep. Jimmie Lee said much of the hoopla was motivated by election-year politics.

    Lee, an Elizabethtown Democrat, said unnecessary disputes arose because two major players in the Medicaid debate are seeking election to the same job.