Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bowling Green defense has been superb (11/23)

    When John Hardin coach Mark Brown prepares to face an opposing team, he usually has to guess at what defense the Bulldogs might see. With so many spread offenses, it’s hard for Brown to know what an opposing team might do against his Wing-T attack.

    That won’t be the case Friday night when the Bulldogs take on the Bowling Green Purples in the Class 5-A state semifinals at 8 at El Donaldson Stadium.

  • E'town approves new alcohol regulations, zoning standards

    Elizabethtown is ready for whatever the changes in alcohol laws bring.

    City Council on Monday approved new alcohol regulations governing expanded alcohol sales and zoning changes designating where distilled spirits, wine and malt beverages can be sold.

  • Radcliff Elementary construction complete

    The cloud of construction has cleared at Radcliff Elementary School.

    The substantial completion date for the renovation of Radcliff Elementary is scheduled for Friday, but most of the tell-tale signs of construction were gone Monday.

    Renovation of the school began at the beginning of 2010, with the majority of the interior complete when school began for the 2010-11 school year. In the second phase of the project, the exterior of the building was renovated along with the gym, library and cafeteria.

  • Teen Court provides real-world look at the court system

    By Janelle Williams

    While the defendant buried his head in his hands, defense attorney, Diante Elcock, fought valiantly to defend him in a recent court case.

    Elcock is only 17 years old.

    “I want to help to give defendants a second chance in society,” he said. “I want to give them a second chance at life.”

  • Auxiliary honors veterans with special dinner and program

    The Ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 148 in West Point, held its annual Veterans Day Program on Nov. 12.
    The night started with a program by Patsy Chatman and Linda Drummond. Amanda Walker sang “God Bless America.” The program was followed by a balloon release and a free spaghetti dinner.

  • Officers and civilians from HRCommand help Habitat in mega-build
  • Man arrested after running out of family courtroom

    A man was arrested and lodged at the Hardin County Detention Center Monday after he "bolted" out of Family Court, said Greg Lowe, spokesman for the Hardin County Sheriff's Office.

    Bailiffs reported Richard D. Hogue, 33, was "acting strange" prior to the incident, Lowe said. Hogue ran out of the courtroom after a judge gave him 90 days in jail for failure to complete an anger management class.

  • RV Student Editor: November Alexis Piscatello

    Alexis Piscatello is this month's student editor.

    Alexis is a 17-year-old senior who is home schooled. She is involved in choir, dance and Junior Optimists Octagon International. She also enjoys singing, creative writing, playing the piano and needlecraft.

    As a volunteer, Alexis plays the piano for church services at Helmwood Healthcare. Her future career interests include journalism, vocal performance and accompanist.

    She joined Rising Voices because she loves to write and wanted to gain experience and a better understanding of journalism.

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  • After reviewing documents, judge agrees to end prosecution on Farmer's sex charges

    After reviewing more than 70 pages of police documents and the grand jury proceedings, Judge Kelly Mark Easton has approved the commonwealth attorney’s motion to dismiss charges against Jeff Farmer of Elizabethtown.

    Because Easton dismissed the charges without prejudice, Farmer could be indicted again if new and incriminating evidence surfaces.