Today's News


    Tonight’s John Hardin-Central Hardin game is one of the four Bluegrass Cellular Battles in the Bluegrass. Russell County beat Pulaski County, 56-33 in the first battle.

    After the game, there will be highlights placed the Web site BattlesintheBluegrass.com where fans can vote for the play of the game. The winning school in the vote receives a check from Bluegrass Cellular and a chance to win more money if it’s chosen the play of the year.


  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs set to face familiar defensive coordinator (9/30)

    If there’s one coach who knows what the John Hardin Bulldogs like to do offensively, it’s Central Hardin defensive coordinator Jesse Simpson.

    Simpson played for John Hardin coach Mark Brown when he was at Nelson County and was an assistant coach for Brown for a year at John Hardin. Simpson was the defensive coordinator at Nelson County the last few years, so he has experience trying to shut down the Bulldogs.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central knocks off Meade (09/30)

    What looked like such a promising senior night for Meade County’s volleyball team turned into a mental meltdown.

  • EHS students attend Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting

    Darian Ditto and Ryne Kauffeld of Elizabethtown High School were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club on Sept. 27. Pictured from left are school counselor Lisa Mudd, Darian Ditto and Ryne Kauffeld.

  • For your health: Put away the phone and get to work safely

    The morning commute. Some days, we might not like where we are going but we do want to get there safely. Today is the start of Drive Safely to Work Week.

    The number one cause for most crashes is being distracted. This can be by taking your eyes off the road, taking your hands off the wheel or taking your mind off of what you are doing.

  • Medal of Honor recipient visits Fort Knox High School

    A recipient of the highest military award given by the United States government shared his less-than-award-winning moments Thursday with students at Fort Knox High School.

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Patterson, a Medal of Honor recipient, visited the post school to speak to the entire student body as well as visit with JROTC members. Patterson encouraged students to stay in school and avoid the “stupid things” he had done in his life.

  • Williams talks jobs with business leaders

    Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams received multiple standing ovations Thursday morning when presenting his jobs plan to more than 50 Hardin County business leaders at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

    The state senate president said two things are holding Kentucky back: a tax structure targeting productivity instead of jobs and a failure to have a right-to-work law.

    Regarding tax reform, Williams said the marketplace, not the government, should be picking winners and losers.

  • Family Resource Centers and other accolades

    TOPIC: Good news abounds
    OUR VIEW: It's what we do around here

    Unless you have utilized or assisted a school Family Resource and Youth Services Center, you have no idea of the value these centers bring to hundreds of Hardin County students and their families every day.

    But for 20 years, the centers have helped elementary school children and their families in various ways such as child care, and middle school and high school students and their families with finding work and ways to battle substance abuse.

  • Holeman promoted to sergeant at Radcliff Police Department

    On Sept. 15, Radcliff Police Department promoted Officer Michael Holeman to the rank of sergeant. Pictured from left, Mayor J.J. Duvall, Sgt. Holeman, Capt. William Wells and Chief Jeffrey A. Cross.

  • 200 pounds of marijuana brings probation

    A Radcliff man discovered with more than 200 pounds of marijuana last October on a Minnesota highway was sentenced to five years probation and a $3,000 fine last Friday in Freeborn County District Court.

    Minnesota court records found online indicate Shannon O. Gonzalez, 34, pleaded guilty in March to fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, a felony crime.