Today's News

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday's Results (08/10)




    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Results from Tuesday’s tri-match at the par-36 (front nine) Heritage Hill Golf Club:


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  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Injuries sideline USC’s Washington, UK’s Goblirsch (08/10)

    Two Division-I products of Elizabethtown High School have seen their seasons likely ended by injuries.

    University of Southern California men’s basketball sophomore post Curtis Washington has been diagnosed with a left labrum tear and is slated to undergo surgery between Aug. 22-28 at USC Hospital in Los Angeles. University of Kentucky women’s soccer senior Jenna Goblirsch injured her right knee in practice Thursday, said Wildcats coach Jon Lipsitz.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: John Hardin sweeps North Hardin in season-opener (08/09)

    After a first-set win, John Hardin’s volleyball team nearly let itself relax a little too much. That’s a characteristic Lady Bulldogs’ coach Brian Walters wants spiked out of their system today.

  • Hosparus event raises awareness and boosts donations

    The Hosparus Thrift Shoppe recently hosted a Back to School Fashion Show at its Helmwood Plaza location. A dozen models ranging in age from six to 17 sported the latest styles. With name brands like Tommy Hilfiger and Guess, these threads were cool enough for the most discerning young wardrobe.

  • Democratic Women attend summer board meeting

    Members of the Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club attended the Summer Board Meeting of the Democratic Woman’s Club of Kentucky on July 30 at Centre College in Danville. President Debbie Donnelly, second vice-president Dorothy Leonard and secretary Becky Bishop were in attendance at the meeting.

  • Area tops in income growth

    The area has captured the top ranking in personal income percentage growth in 2010.

    The Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area earned the top spot with 10.1 percent growth for last year compared to 2009, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis.

    That’s the greatest percent growth of the nation’s 366 metropolitan statistical areas.

    That has meant more consumer spending, job creation and economic prosperity in the area, Judge-Executive Harry Berry said.

  • RPD Citizens Police Academy seeks applicants

    The Radcliff Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens Police Academy.

    Deadline for applications is Sept. 12. Applications can be found online at Radcliff.org or picked up at Radcliff City Hall or Radcliff Police Department.

    For information, call RPD public information officer Bryce Shumate at (270) 351-4714.

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  • Hail to the chief: Tracy Schiller acclimates to E’town

    Chief Tracy Schiller stood in the middle of the Elizabethtown Police Department seal on the gray tile floor of the South Mulberry Street headquarters. As a photographer climbed on top of a chair, Schiller placed his hand on top of his bare head.

    “How’s my part?” he joked.

    Just more than two weeks have passed since city council approved Schiller, 58, to succeed former Chief Ruben Gardner.

  • Burke to face court martial

    The investigating officer in Brent Burke’s Article 32 investigation has recommended charges be referred to a general court martial, but the U.S. Army has yet to set a trial date, Fort Campbell officials announced Tuesday.

    Burke, 33, is charged with two counts of murder for the Sept. 11, 2007, Rineyville slaying of his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer. Hardin County failed to convict the Army sergeant multiple times before dismissing charges against him without prejudice in June.