Today's News

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Hope everyone had a joyful Thanksgiving with their families. Distance separates so many families it is an especially joyous occasion when everyone can get together to enjoy each other, reminisce and to see how much the children have grown since we saw them last.

  • South Hardin community new

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The Christmas season is here. I have seen lit trees from windows and strung lights on lawns. I wish everyone a happy season.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Kaitin Blair, Carol Pruitt, Joe Akers, Evelyn Cruse, Jarrett Skees, David Highbaugh, Joe Oliphant, Travis Ramsey, Butch Hess, Bianna Borders, Becky Bird, Mark Goodman, Rita Riggs, Frank Vinson, Stephanie Ash and Rachel Padgett.

    ANNIVERSARIES. Happy anniversary wishes go to Laconda and Dillard Wells today; and Bill and Lou Hatfield on Monday.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    END OF NOVEMBER. The month has been wet and cooler. Winter may not be far off. Dare I mention snow? Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving with their families. Some people already have started decorating for Christmas.

    BAND. Central Hardin High School Band will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Performing Arts Center.

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends and family. I hope everyone has had a blessed Thanksgiving with all the food and joy that we should be thankful for.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    HOLIDAY EVENTS. Just a reminder the annual parade, meal and bridge lighting is tonight in White Mills. The parade is at 5:30 p.m. with lineup at 5 p.m. The meal will be at 6 p.m. and the bridge lighting is at 7:30 p.m. Also, there will be a special tribute to Betty Sallee and her late husband, Grover. Desserts and cookies are needed for the meal.

  • Task Force Duke celebrates Thanksgiving

    By Maj. Travis Dettmer, U.S. Army
    TF Duke Public Affairs

    KHOWST PROVINCE, Afghanistan — The Fort Knox-based 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke took Thursday’s Thanksgiving celebration seriously. In some cases, that meant delivering full Thanksgiving feasts complete with ice cream via Blackhawk helicopter to remote combat outposts in the far corners of their area of operations.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin falls in state semifinals to Bowling Green (11/27)

    BOWLING GREEN — Mama didn’t say there’ll be days like this.

    The John Hardin Bulldogs had their worst game of the season in their biggest game of the season and the result was an embarrassing, lopsided loss – the fourth worst in the program’s 11-year history.

  • Faces and Places: A night of long faces

    Faithful fans of John Hardin High School traveled Friday to Bowling Green to cheer on the Bulldogs as they played the Purples in the Class 5-A state semifinal. The cheers were few and far between as Bowling Green took advantage of several mistakes to hand John Hardin one of its worst defeats in school history. The Purples rolled to a 62-20 win and a spot in next week’s state championship game against Anderson County.

  • PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Bowling Green pounds John Hardin (11/26)

    BOWLING GREEN — The John Hardin Bulldogs saw their season end in disappointing fashion Friday night.

    The Bowling Green Purples erupted for 34 points in the first quarter and cruised to a 62-20 victory over the Bulldogs in the Class 5-A state semifinals at El Donaldson Stadium. It’s the third time in four years the Bulldogs have lost in the state semifinals.

    John Hardin finished the season 13-1. This year’s seniors finished their careers with a 52-5 record. The 52 wins are the most in a four-year span at John Hardin.

  • Shooting ruled murder-suicide

    Tuesday's shooting in rural LaRue County which left three people from Hardin County dead has been ruled a murder-suicide by Kentucky State Police.

    KSP confirms that Steve Bottoms, 55, of Radcliff, died from a gunshot wound to the head. Barbara Walker, 51, of Elizabethtown, died from gunshot wounds to the chest and torso. KSP has ruled those deaths as homicides.

    Walker's husband, 51-year-old David Walker of Elizabethtown, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, police say.