Today's News

  • PAWS Foundation shows promise

    ISSUE: New animal shelter
    OUR VIEW: Foundation offers vision and plan

    The future of the Hardin County Animal Shelter is a sunny one, but achieving it will require much work.

  • Ready for Brushy Fork round three?

    If Vine Grove city events coordinator Donna Broadway has her way, Vine Grove will see many more Brushy Fork Debates.

    “I certainly want to do it again,” she said. “I want to keep it going forever and ever.”

    Broadway said it’s hard to compare candidate turnout at Saturday’s debate with the first event last September. The 2010 event included local city and county candidates and the upcoming election features statewide races only.

  • Griendling receives plaque for work on veterans memorial

    Fort Knox Chapter AUSA president Gene Gudenkauf presents a Knox Strong Plaque to Rich Griendling, designer and sculptor at the Sept. 6 executive council meeting in appreciation for his work on the veterans memorial, a reality in the making.

  • MOWW wins national awards

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting Aug. 16 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

    The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of several awards that were won for activities the Fort Knox Chapter had performed during the 2010-11 chapter year.  Col. Christopher Smrt, the Region II commander had been to the MOWW National Convention, where the awards were presented. Col. Smrt added that the national commander and staff had added praise about the activities of the Fort Knox Chapter.

  • DAV Auxiliary members attend national convention

  • Radcliff Days is fun for all ages

    A new festival now has a place on the Hardin County calendar.

    Radcliff is combining several smaller events into new large event Saturday called Radcliff Day.

    Events such as the fall festival at Colvin Community Center, Radcliff Fire Department’s Kids’ Day and a yearly car show are now a part of Radcliff Day, Radcliff Recreation Director Lori Jury said.

    Other events have been added to make it a full day to celebrate the community.

  • Former deputy jailer waives hearing on bribery charges

    Over the course of less than three months, two Hardin County Detention Center deputy jailers found themselves facing the other side of the bars.

    Now they’re making their way through the Hardin County court system.

    Arrested Aug. 5 on a charge of bribery of a public servant, Shadrick Blackmon, 32, is accused of approaching a female visitor and offering to get her boyfriend out of jail in exchange for money, Jailer Danny Allen said last month.

  • Heartland Fillies seek new singers

    Visitors to Vine Grove’s Autumn Daze could hear the Heartland Fillies Ladies Barbershop Chorus long before they could see the group.

    Patrons wound around countless booths toward a slowly increasing feminine harmony resonating, “I’ve got a home in Gloryland that outshines the sun.”

    A right turn past the face-painting area brought the fuschia T-shirts marking the group of singers belting the smoothly melded tones as members of the Heartland Fillies.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade County preps for life without Thomas Wilson (09/19)

    The Meade County football team will be without its top offensive playmaker for at least three games.

    Now, the Green Wave have to figure out how to end their three-game losing skid with starting senior quarterback/cornerback Thomas Wilson sidelined.  

    Wilson suffered a broken ring finger on his right, non-throwing hand in the fourth quarter of Friday’s 21-14 loss at Jeffersontown. Longtime Meade County coach Larry Mofield said Wilson will probably be out four weeks, though it will depend on how the injury heals.

  • Senior life: Protecting against scams

    By MONICA RUEHLING, Senior Life columnist

    A check for $2,500 arrives in the mail. The letter with it says you’ve won a contest and your prize winnings are being delivered in the form of this authentic-looking check. All you have to do to claim your prize is deposit the check into your checking account. You don’t remember entering a contest, but it’s a deal you can’t refuse.

    Or should you?

    Scam artists now have entered your home, as easy as a check received in the mail and deposited into your personal account.