Today's News


    The playoffs are nearly set although some teams already know where they will be the opening weekend of the postseason.

    John Hardin and Meade County locked up district championships last weekend. John Hardin could be at home the first three weeks of the playoffs, while Meade County could be home the first two. Meanwhile, North Hardin is the third seed and will be on the road.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central looks to get back on track (10/21)

    The Central Hardin Bruins have faced adversity before this season and each time they have responded in a positive fashion.

    Coach Mark Perry is hoping that’s the case once again. Central Hardin lost at Meade County, 58-14 last week. The two previous times the Bruins lost they bounced back to win the next week.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION SOCCER TOURNAMENT FINAL: Central Hardin 2, Elizabethtown 0 (10/21)

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins weren’t doomed to repeat their dismal history Thursday night against Elizabethtown. Instead, they made history against the top-ranked Lady Panthers.

  • From Fabric to Fiber: 4-H Supports UK’s Denim Drive

    Many people know they can recycle plastic, aluminum and paper, but they might not be aware they can recycle their blue jeans. Hardin County 4-H teens now are collecting used jeans for the UK denim drive sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture and School of Human Environmental Sciences .
    The UK denim drive is conducted in conjunction with Cotton, Incorporated’s Cotton. From Blue to Green denim recycling program. Cotton, Inc. takes used jeans and converts them into natural, cotton fiber insulation to use in building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

  • Suits filed against LaRue deputies, sheriff's office

    Two LaRue County deputies and the LaRue County Sheriff’s Office are facing civil suits in separate cases.

    Two women are alleging false imprisonment and false arrest against the department.

    The cases were filed in September in LaRue Circuit Court. The defendants’ attorneys already have filed responses.

  • Family on mend after plane crash

    Nine weeks ago, three members of the Marksbury family were involved in a small plane crash outside Hodgenville.

    Many prayers, surgeries and physical therapy sessions later, they are on their way to recovery.

    Four-year-old Jacob Marksbury returned to school last week, according to his uncle Jim Shaw.

    "All braces and casts are off; he’s 100 percent,” Shaw said.

    His parents, Joshua and Jamie, received more severe injuries, but the last four weeks have brought “a lot of progress,” Shaw said.

  • Chrysalis is a weekend of growth

    By Caleb Moore

    Ahh, fall. The time of the year when leaves begin to change, the air begins to cool, and holidays seem to come nonstop. But for some students from Hardin and surrounding counties, autumn means more than breaking out the jackets and sipping warm beverages.

    More than 40 teenagers from the surrounding area will be taking part in Chrysalis for the first time. Chrysalis is a Christian retreat that has been a biannual event for more than 20 years, with this fall’s event marking the 48th retreat.

  • Blair family makes gift to Kosair

    During Addison Jo Blair’s fight against cancer, the community rallied around the child and her family.
    She died in May at the age of 3.

    Today her parents, Kelly and Wes Blair, will honor her life and spirit and rally around other children and parents with a $3 million gift to Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.

    The gift, made through the Children’s Hospital Foundation, is from the Addison Jo Blair Foundation combined with an irrevocable estate intention from Kelly and Wes Blair.

  • Fort Knox soldier on first deployment killed in Afghanistan

    Fort Knox lost one of its own as the death toll of the decade-long war in Afghanistan rises.
    U.S. Army Spc. Michael D. Elm died Friday in Afghanistan from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.
    Elm graduated from high school in 2004 and was active in extracurricular activities at Greenway High School in Phoenix.
    The soldier started his military career less than three years ago. His first deployment as a soldier at Fort Knox was in Khowst Province, Afghanistan.

  • Former Hardin County resident publishes first novel

    A former Radcliff resident has published his first novel.

    Nescher Pyscher, who now lives in Ohio, published “Tales of the Fallen” through A-Argus Better Book Publishers.

    “Tales of the Fallen” is a fantasy novel and is available in paperback and ebook from www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com.