Today's News

  • Evangel church prays for 'righteousness' in Hardin County

    Members of Elizabethtown’s Evangel World Prayer Center gathered on the steps of the H.B. Fife Courthouse on Friday evening to pray for righteousness in the cities of Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove.

    “We’re really concerned about the wet-dry vote coming up,” Pastor Ray Romero said. “We just want to get the word out to let people know to get in to register and vote. Of course, we want them to vote ‘no.’”

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Central Hardin 53, Elizabethtown 6 (09/03)

    Senior Jared Cromartie scored on a 51-yard pass two plays into the game and the Central Hardin Bruins continued to pour it on Friday in a 53-6 pasting of the winless Elizabethtown Panthers.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: John Hardin 38, Meade County 0 (09/03)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs beefed up the schedule this season, but one thing hasn’t changed – they continue to churn out wins.

    The Bulldogs, ranked second in Class 5-A, remained undefeated as they cruised past the Meade County Green Wave, 38-0 on Friday night at Bulldog Stadium.

    John Hardin’s defense put the clamps on Meade County, which came into the game averaging 39 points a game. The Green Wave mustered only 125 yards of total offense. Senior quarterback Thomas Wilson was held to 37 yards rushing and 19 yards passing.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Butler County 42, Fort Knox 34 (09/03)

    The short-handed Fort Knox Eagles nearly pulled off one big comeback at home Friday night.

    Down 16 in the third quarter to the Butler County Bears, the Eagles rallied to cut their deficit to two in the fourth behind the passing of junior Brandon Franklin and running of senior Dominic Dingle.

    Fort Knox, however, came up just short in its quest for a come-from-behind victory as it fell, 42-34.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Spencer County 21, LaRue County 20 (09/03)

    LaRue County coach Rodney Armes deemed it probably the most embarrassing loss of his 16-year career.

    The Hawks’ special teams’ mental and coaching mistakes cost them and left the team reeling Friday night.

    Host Spencer County scored two touchdowns off LaRue County special teams’ mistakes and stopped senior halfback Drew Newberry’s conversion run attempt with 3:58 left to hang on for a 21-20 victory.

  • EHS band ready to 'ride'

    The Panther marching band is ready for its audience to take a ride with them.

    This year’s show for the Elizabethtown High School marching band features many different styles of music, all in an effort to recreate a nighttime train ride.

    The show “A Night on the Dinner Train” sets the scene of people boarding a train, dining and traveling through the night.

    The styles of music on display include tango, jazz and swing, Band Director Mark Eck said.

    “There’s a lot of variety in the show,” Eck said.

  • Mother traveling to D.C. for cancer fundraiser

    A local woman who lost her son to cancer is working to raise money to ensure other families can avoid similar losses.
    Cheryl Alonso, who along with her husband co-founded the Isaiah Alonso Foundation, will travel Sept. 21 to Washington D.C., to shave her head as part of a fundraising effort for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research.

  • Moved by the music: Performance to demonstrate faith, community

    Alexandra Stewart of Radcliff was only held in her chair by gravity when a praise song spilled from the nearby CD player.

    She rolled her shoulders and pumped her hands in front of her as the pointed toe of one of her dance shoes raised delicately off the ground.

    Before her, Kristie McLaurine and Patricia Stevens, both of Radcliff, performed a dance exercise in which they took turns following each other’s movements.

  • Woodland Elementary hires new principal

    A Radcliff school administrator is staying in the northern end of the county as she takes on a leadership role in Hardin County Schools.

    Dawn Tarquinio has been hired as the new principal of Woodland Elementary School. Tarquinio is the assistant principal of Meadow View Elementary School and begins her new position Sept. 12.

    Tarquinio said the similarities of the two schools, which are just minutes from each other in Radcliff, was appealing to her in taking the new position.

    “Woodland families are just like Meadow View families,” she said.

  • Walk MS to include surrounding counties

    The area’s sixth annual Walk MS event Saturday will be larger than any in the past as surrounding counties walk in Radcliff.

    The local event will include participants from Breckinridge, Bullitt, Grayson, Hart, LaRue, Meade and Nelson County to promote awareness about the disease and raise money to help people affected by it.

    The county events were merged to cut down on the amount of resources needed to host multiple events in the area, said Theresa Steinemann, an organizer for the walk.