Today's News

  • Radcliff Homemakers has November meeting

    The Radcliff Homemakers November meeting was held at Colvin Community Center. Liz Kimble presented the lesson, “Falls Prevention.” Walkeska Westerman and Margaret Page were the hostesses of the month.

  • Drug task force leadership to change

    The Greater Hardin County Drug Task Force will have new leadership beginning Jan. 1 with retiring director Wayne Edwards being replaced by former Kentucky State Police sergeant and drug enforcement officer Ron Eckart.
    Edwards, 62, who was KSP Post 4’s commander prior to taking the helm of the task force six years ago, last month submitted his intent to resign and retire to a board that governs the task force.

  • Engineer Days at Camp Crooked Creek

    Boy Scouts from Troop 24, chartered by Longview United Methodist Church, participated in the biannual Engineer Days at Camp Crooked Creek. Groups help clean-up the camp as well as repair and build new buildings and tent platforms. In past years, scouts have helped the camp become more accessible for those with special needs. At right, Jonathan, Josh, Daniel, Corey and Michael from Troop 24 rake leaves during Engineer Days at Camp Crooked Creek.

  • The Mastersons have fire in their blood

    Since 1985, there’s been a Masterson with the White Mills Volunteer Fire Department. Currently there are four.

    Delbert, 67, has been with the department for 25 years. His son, Chuck, 45, is fire chief and has been a fireman since 1995. Chuck’s sons also are with the department. Justin, 22, joined three years ago and Drew, 16, joined the junior department when he was 14.

    They don’t realize how unique their family involvement with the department is.

  • More winter weather on the way


    On the heels of this season’s first big snowfall earlier this week, a mix of wintry precipitation is expected to glaze area roads, power lines and trees today and Thursday.

    The good news: “This is nowhere even close to the 2009 ice storm,” said John Gordon, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

    He predicted between 0.1 and 0.2 inches of sleet and freezing rain. Hardin County received between 2.5 and 3.5 inches of precipitation during last year’s ice storm.

  • Fiscal Court approves Glendale overlay zone


    Hardin Fiscal Court on Tuesday voted in favor of an interstate and highway overlay zone recommended earlier this year by the Hardin County Planning Commission to protect the economic strength of the Glendale mega site and remove highway distractions.

    But the approval included a caveat — the court has asked the Planning Commission to define the term “green space” as described in its proposal and to consider an alternative for buffers and building setbacks outlined in the plan.

  • Employment statistics back BRAC's impact

    Call it the BRAC impact, the big inhale or whatever nickname you like. What it adds up to is J-O-B-S.
    Thanks to its unique relationship with Fort Knox, Hardin County stood to gain from Fort Knox’s new mission as the home of the Human Resources Command’s Center of Excellence. That message was proclaimed from every governmental mouthpiece for five years. And now the numbers support their claims
    Local officials for years have touted the economic impact of the Fort Knox realignment. Recent government data is backing them up — big time.

  • Students earn spots in state technology program


    Several local students will compete in the state Student Technology Leadership Program competition May 13 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    The program was created to give students an opportunity to affect their schools and communities through technology. The program has six goals, which include developing activities that benefit students, the community and classroom instruction, and forming educational partnerships among students.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Checking in with former area players (12/15)

    Checking in with how former basketball standouts from our area are doing. The college basketball season is almost two months old and former area players are putting up some impressive statistics.

    n Alex Jones, a 6-foot-1 sophomore, was named the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Player of the Week on Monday. The Elizabethtown High School product averaged 19.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game last week.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Daniel shoots Central Hardin by John Hardin (12/15)

    Central Hardin had plenty of problems at home Tuesday night, ranging from significant foul trouble to ball handling woes to downright frigid shooting at times.

    One problem Jordan Daniel and the Lady Bruins have never had, however, is beating the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs.

    Central Hardin used Daniel’s big night from the arc to propel itself to a 66-57 win and move to 21-0 all-time against its 17th District rival.