Today's News

  • Two views: The case for hunting sandhill cranes

    The eastern population of sandhill cranes migrates through and winters in portions of Kentucky. Sandhill cranes are the most abundant crane species on the planet, with more than 700,000 spending part of their year in North America. The eastern population is the world’s second largest, numbering between 60,000 and 100,000 birds.
    The population continues to grow and has become increasingly visible in Kentucky in recent years. Peak counts in Kentucky now approach 20,000 cranes in the Barren River Lake area.

  • Boil water advisory issued for some Radcliff residents

    A boil water advisory was issued Tuesday for some customers of Hardin County Water District No. 1 in Radcliff.

    Residents along South Wilson Road between Shelton Road and Nalls Lane and any roads off South Wilson between Shelton and Nalls is under the advisory until further notice.

    Do not drink tap water or use it in food preparation without first boiling it to remove impurities.

  • Elizabethtown donates property to Habitat for Humanity

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity now has another property to continue to develop a series of new homes near the Haycraft neighborhood in Elizabethtown.
    Elizabethtown City Council voted 5-0 Monday to donate a portion of city property at 310 McLeod Place to Habitat for Humanity so it can be used to build a new home for a family chosen by the organization.
    Councilman Kenny Lewis was absent from the meeting.

  • Remembering the Holocaust
  • Federal Reserve orders mention First Financial

    The Federal Reserve announced enforcement actions Tuesday for First Financial Service Corp. of Elizabethtown, the holding company that owns First Federal Savings Bank.

    To ensure its stability, the company agreed not to pay dividends, incur or guarantee debt, or purchase any shares without prior approval from the Fed. The order also said First Financial will detail cash flow projections within 60 days, according to the statement.

  • Farmer says marketing experience an advantage for ag commissioner

    Robert “Bob” Farmer said he holds a card in the race for agriculture commissioner no other candidate on either side of the aisle possesses: inherent marketability.
    Farmer, a Democratic candidate and private businessman, said his extensive background in marketing and public relations can help raise the office’s profile and diversify its ability to promote the state’s agriculture industry.

  • Jonas graduates from One Station Unit Training

    JONAS. Army Pfc. Jordan T. Jonas has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). A 2010 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Lori M. Endicott of Vine Grove and the grandson of James L. McCollum of Sharon, Tenn.

  • B.R. Young Masonic Lodge introduces Lincoln Chapter No. 3 of De Molay

  • Glendale Lions Club members welcome Elizabeth Biggs


    Glendale Lions Club Lion President Kent Hagan presents East Hardin eight-grade student Elizabeth Biggs as the April Student of the Month. Elizabeth is the daughter of Keith and Lori Carter.

  • Several roads closed by high water

    High water this morning forced motorists to take detours including major highways. Hardin and all of its neighboring counties also were under a flood warning today.

    Pre-school classes at Valley View Education Center on Hawkins Drive in Elizabethtown were canceled Tuesday and alternative students were moved to Elizabethtown High School.

    Schools in LaRue and Nelson counties were closed Tuesday because flooding has made some primary roads impassable, including U.S. 31E near Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Hodgenville.