Today's News

  • Bid process must be protected

    ISSUE: Public/private partnerships
    Good for us all

    Recently, Scotty’s Contracting and Stone Co. extended a financial hand of generosity to Kentucky. In a move unprecedented in the contracting world, Scotty’s has agreed to complete necessary paving on Interstate 65 and to finance the work.

  • PREP WRESTLING: North Hardin's House wins state title (02/20)

    FRANKFORTOne area wrestler capped off a perfect season with a state championship. Another ended with a heartbreaking defeat.

    And for yet another, just being in the state finals was a fitting way to end his career Saturday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.

  • Fire leaves home 'uninhabitable'

    The News-Enterprise

    An early morning fire was a close call for several Elizabethtown residents.

    Central Hardin Fire Department responded to the home at 403 Kentucky Drive, owned by Magnolia Caudill, shortly after 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The home caught on fire as seven people slept, Central Hardin Fire Chief Everett Roberts said. A passerby saw the fire and woke everyone.

    No one was injured, Roberts said.

    Valley Creek and Stephensburg fire departments also responded.

  • HCS to keep spring break

    Hardin County Schools plans to leave spring break intact if faced with more snow days to make up.
    After missing 11 days of school because of snow, the district will be in session until June 2.
    The district’s first makeup day is Monday, which  originally was scheduled to be a day off for President’s Day.
    Other make-up days are March 4, 7 and 18, May 6, 25, 26, 27 and 31, and June 1 and 2.

  • Reward offered in Radcliff man's death

    A reward is being offered for information about July 2010 homicide of a Radcliff man in rural northern California, the Red Bluff Daily News reports.
    Tehama County Secret Witness is offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the death of Larry Alan King, 66.

  • Garage, shed lost in fire Saturday
  • Shooting stars
  • Boldly going to visit a museum exhibit

    Warning: The following may seem a bit geeky.

    Recently, I bought an $18 ticket and paid another $5 to park for the opportunity to sit in an oversized chair and stand on a lighted Plexiglas platform. It all was part of the Louisville Science Center’s History of the Future exhibit.

    The “history” is a tour through one of modern entertainment’s more influential creations: Star Trek.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Eastern surges past E'town in second half (02/19)

    Elizabethtown senior Mitchell Henry admitted being a little intimidated while watching several Louisville Eastern players dunk during pregame warm-ups Friday night.

    The homestanding Panthers sure didn’t look nervous in the first half. Elizabethtown scored the game’s first eight points and held a six-point lead going to the second quarter. The score was tied at the half.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bardstown knocks off North (02/20)

    BARDSTOWN — A week after rallying from a 21-point deficit for a win, the Bardstown Tigers were nearly on the opposite end Friday night.

    Bardstown built an 18-point lead in the third quarter, but the North Hardin Trojans came storming back to pull within 64-60 with less than a minute remaining. The Tigers, though, hit 3-of-4 free throws down the stretch to come away with a 69-60 victory.