Today's News

  • Listing the reasons for lists

    A new year means resolutions for many, but I’ve pretty much abandoned that idea.

    That doesn’t mean I don’t have room for improvement in many areas of my life. Everyone has room for improvement, right?

    But, as fond as I am of lists, the New Year’s resolution list is one I’ve just never gotten on board with.

    It really doesn’t make sense, though, because, as my significant other, Rebecca Ricks, is fond of pointing out, I tend to make lists for everything.

  • Food bank makes notable advances

    ISSUE: Feeding America's leadership change
    OUR VIEW: Program's success is praiseworthy

    Gary Miles says he feels it’s time to slow down a bit, relax and enjoy his other life interests. After more than 13 years as executive director of Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland, Miles retires Jan. 1 and will pass along the reigns of leadership at the food bank.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown, LaRue County earn wins (12/29)

    Freshman post Zane Najdawi came off the bench to record a double-double and lead the Elizabethtown Panthers to an 81-44 win over Spencer County on Wednesday in the Nelson County Classic.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North advances to title game in Frankfort (12/29)

    North Hardin senior guard Brianna Woodson had 15 points, four rebounds and three steals to lead the Lady Trojans to a 46-41 win over Knox Central on Wednesday in the semifinals of the Lady Wolverine Christmas Tournament at Frankfort Western Hills.

    Junior forward Chanel Roberts added 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists for the Lady Trojans (10-2), who have won three straight. Sophomore guard Domeneque Taft chipped in with eight points.


  • Club installs officers and presents awards

    The Radcliff Woman's Club held its Dec. 12 meeting amidst the decorated trees at Colvin Community Center. After a catered dinner, Kyu Reisch added to the holiday atmosphere by playing  “O Holy Night” on her harmonica.

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau earns Safety Day 'Award of Excellence'

    In an effort to continue safety education among youth in the community, the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service partnered with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation to host its third annual “Safety Day” program in October. This has been a great opportunity not only for Hardin County youth but has served to involve local volunteer leaders, businesses and organizations working as a team to promote “Safety Awareness.”

  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: EKU's Denham runs wild in Richmond (12/29)

    All Eastern Kentucky junior running back Matt Denham wanted was an opportunity to show what he could do. Once the chance finally came, he ran with it.


    Denham’s opportunities were few and far between the first four games this past season, but once starting running back Jeremiah Williams went down with an injury, Denham instantly became the first-team running back. He made the most of the chance, bursting on the scene with a 216-yard performance in Eastern Kentucky’s 48-16 victory over Eastern Illinois.

  • Photo: Getting in the last rounds of the year
  • United Way helps meet community’s basic needs

    Louisa Bonano of Elizabethtown looked into helping with the Senior Companion Program about three months ago as a way to bring in a little extra money.

    “When I found out what it was, the money wasn’t important any more,” she said.

    The program connects residents who have trouble leaving the house because of age, disability or other problems with helpers who can do light housework, cook occasional meals and spend time with them.

  • Indictments handed down for woman accused of setting JC Penney fires

    Janice Coolidge, the woman accused of setting fires that damaged JC Penney and calling in bomb threats, has been indicted by the grand jury.

    Coolidge was indicted on two counts of first-degree arson, two counts of criminal attempt to commit first-degree arson, two counts of first-degree terroristic threatening and second-degree terroristic threatening.