Today's News

  • LaRue County's mesonet station finally off the ground

    After a three-year delay, a real-time weather station, or “mesonet,” has been installed at the LaRue County Environmental Education and Research Center.

  • UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Radcliff Elementary

    Under Construction appears Thursdays on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? Radcliff Elementary School
    Location: 1145 S. Dixie Blvd.
    Project: Major renovation project at the former Radcliff Middle School including work on all classrooms, offices, gymnasium and cafeteria, and to the building’s exterior.
    Scheduled completion date: Late October to mid-November
    Cost: $11 million

  • Expert testifies in Hines hearing

    Hardin Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton heard half of the expert testimony Tuesday in a competency hearing for Joshua N. Hines, an Elizabethtown man accused of killing his neighbor in April.

    Hines, 24, is charged with murder in the shooting death of his neighbor, Toni M. Ballard, at her 6932 Bardstown Road home, according to Kentucky State Police. Investigators arrived after Hines called 911, informing police he shot his neighbor and might have killed her.

  • Motherhood & More: Three-year-old phase makes for some rough times

    Man. Three-year-olds. Three. Year. Olds.

    I’m guessing that anyone who has had or currently has a 3-year-old knows what I’m referring to and I can close up shop without elaborating.

    But for those of you who do not understand, let me explain.

  • Habitat's Mega Build upgrades community

    ISSUE: Habitat for Humanity's Mega Build 
    OUR VIEW: Project improves quality of life 

    Col. Samuel Haycraft is credited in Elizabethtown history as being one of three early settlers in the area. Along with Capt. Thomas Helm and Col. Andrew Hynes, Haycraft is recorded to have built three blockhouse stockades in 1779 as protective shelter and defense against the Native Americans that weren’t particularly happy to share the local wilderness with these newcomers.

  • 313 work to close road in Meade County

    Motorists in Meade County will face a road closure beginning Monday as part of the Ky. 313 extension.

    Woodland Drive in the Flaherty area will be closed near the Ky 144 intersection to through traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Traffic may detour via Ky. 1816 or Shircliffe Road to Ky. 2726 and back onto Woodland Drive.

    The closure will last two weeks with the road reopening by 7 a.m. Oct. 17.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Meade County edges John Hardin to force three-way tie for top seed (09/28)

    Having not won a 10th District Tournament title since 1999 and having not been the No. 1 seed for it since 2001, the Meade County Green Wave have gotten used to being in the shadow when district contenders are mentioned.

  • Wet-dry forum on HCEC-TV

    The informational forum Monday with the Kentucky Department of Alcohol Beverage Control in Elizabethtown will be broadcast over the next several days on Hardin County Educational and Community Television, a service available on local cable outlets.

    The forum regarding Tuesday's wet-dry elections in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove will be broadcast at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. today, at 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. Friday and at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Lady Bruins claim third consecutive region crown (9/28)

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Central Hardin Lady Bruins have made a habit of winning the Girls’ 3rd Region Golf Tournament and most times it hasn’t been close.

    That’s why when the Lady Bruins made the turn Tuesday trailing Grayson County by three strokes, Central Hardin coach Chris Adams was more than just a little nervous.

    “I got a little nervous,” Central Hardin senior Kasey Smallwood said. “We hadn’t played our best. We had to pick it up. We want it to be close. We wanted to make sure we had it.”

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lewis' hat trick propels Trojans, E'town falls to No. 4 Purples (09/28)

    Senior Darren Lewis had three goals and an assist to lead the host North Hardin Trojans to a 7-1 win over 10th District rival Fort Knox on Tuesday.