Today's News

  • College honors 400th anniversary of KJV Bible

    Staff Report
    Campbellsville University has scheduled a series of Thursday evening lectures in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible.
    After years of translating and revising previous versions of the English Bible, a version authorized by King James I of England and King James VI of Scotland was published in 1611. For generations, it served as the standard for Christians in the English-speaking world.

  • Praise ranges from 9-11 events to 89-year-old's walk

    TOPIC: Kudos abound
    OUR VIEW: Good things going on

    Ten years ago, our country was hurting from the terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa.
    The loss of 3,000 lives and our national sense of security have been long-lasting hurts.
    In Hardin County, we used more than words to show that we will never forget. There were countless events remembering the lost lives of emergency service personnel and innocent residents of the United States.

  • Tractor cruise honors late fire chief

    The late Louis Crosier spent most of his 63 years around tractors.

  • Western Hardin County Days cater to young and old

    Part of being a successful festival is the ability to attract a wide range of visitors.

    Lucy Lucas, one of the organizers of the 8th annual Western Hardin County Days, is hoping that offering activities and entertainment for young and old will drive attendance this weekend.

    Some events are for all age groups such as Saturday’s Rooster Crowing Contest at noon.

    “We’ll have categories for men, women and kids,’’ Lucas said.

  • Clarity ... Solutions for Women hosts annual walk

    Clarity ... Solutions for Women is hosting its annual fundraising walk at 9 a.m. Saturday at Elizabethtown Christian Academy.

    The pro-life ministry serves women facing unexpected pregnancy and is funded entirely by donations from churches and individuals, executive director Marcia Orban said.

    “We are a ministry; it is the core of who we are,” said Orban, who has been working at the center for seven years.

  • Ride raises money to purchase and install bicycle road signs

    Elizabethtown’s Share the Road Tour returns Saturday with a heightened focus on safety and awareness.

    The Central Kentucky Wheelmen plan to use all of the profits from the tour this year to purchase share the road signs, which will be installed on Elizabethtown roadways.

  • Small town turns out big for Upton Days

    As fall creeps up on Hardin County, every community in the area seems to boast its own unique festival. Upton is no exception, but this year, Upton Days has an emotional twist to its festivities.

    Rhonda Smith, Upton resident and president of the Civic Club, said the festival is in honor of her mother, Vina Chism, who is this year’s grand marshal and served as the secretary until passing away Aug. 4.

  • Carnival rides highlight Autumn Daze

    Autumn Daze won’t include fireworks Saturday, but it will feature carnival rides for the first time.

    After seeing carnival rides at events in Radcliff, Vine Grove City Council members thought the simple change would be a great addition to the annual event, which runs from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Optimist Park, said city events coordinator Donna Broadway.

    It wasn’t simple and was going to cost thousands of dollars.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue tries to get healthy vs. winless Nelson (09/16)

    Following last week’s 32-20 loss at rival Green County, LaRue County’s Drew Newberry and Caleb Canter found themselves at the hospital getting their ankles examined.

    The backfield mates were each made to wear a walking boot – Newberry on his left foot, Canter on his right – and their status for tonight’s game against visiting Nelson County was up in the air.

    Neither is completely healthy, and longtime LaRue County coach Rodney Armes said Thursday the decision to play tonight is ultimately theirs to make.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Bruins blank Green Wave (09/16)

    The race for the top two seeds in the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament became even more muddled Thursday night.

    Senior Noah Wiersema scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the host Central Hardin Bruins to a 3-0 win over Meade County in a crucial district game.

    Central Hardin, North Hardin and Meade County are all 3-1 in district play.

    “It keeps us alive for a bye, and that’s really important in the district tournament,” said Bruins coach Mike Wiersema.