Today's News

  • Allegro Dance performs at Christmas in the Park

    The Allegro Dance Theatre Musical Theatre Ensemble under the direction of Carol E. Zagar and Eric Pope were invited to be the featured entertainment for the opening of Christmas in the Park. They performed the group’s Christmas production of North Pole Musical.

  • Hardin County Goat Producers hold Goat Show

    In September, Hardin County Goat Producers, along with Martin Meadow Farm, C&E Farm, Stuecker Farms and Nick Stuecker, hosted the first 4-H Participant Goat Show. Jackpot prize money awarded for showmanship and the overall weather went to Trenton Thomas, weather first; Ashton Hilton, weather second; Ashton Hilton, first showmanship; Trenton Thomas, second showmanship; and Cory Hilton, third showmanship.

    Guest participants were MacKensie, Keaton and Konner Walters and Brody Johnson.

  • Legion Riders raise funds for Toys for Tots

    Trish Richmond, director of the Hadin Post 113 American Legion Riders (ALR), presents a check to a United States Marine representing the 13th Annual Hardin County Toys for Tots Benefit Ride on Nov. 21. This charitable donation was just one of many made possible by the proceeds of the ALR’s annual Jackpot Poker Run.

  • Gen. Ben Hardin Helm Camp dedicates markers

    Pictured are members of the Gen. Ben Hardin Helm Camp attending the ceremony; from left, Tim Walker, Mike Sisk, Donald Stoval, Lester Crosswhite, Joey Oller, Geoff Walden Steve Walton, Tim Bowman, Clinton Williams, Henry Williams, John R. Clark and Steve Lindsay.

  • Johnsons celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

    Lewis Dale and Vanessa Dale Cundiff Johnson of Big Clifty celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Dec. 4, 2010.

    They were married Dec. 4, 1970.

    Mr. Johnson is retired.

    Mrs. Johnson is employed at Lakewood Elementary School.

    They have four children, Anissa of Hardin County, Teresa and Amanda, both of Grayson County, and Joseph of Louisville; and seven grandchildren.

  • Parents welcome Breanna Reese Barner

    Bryan and Sabrina Barner of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Breanna Reese Barner, on Nov. 19, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 15.5 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gail Logsdon of Big Clifty and the late Leonard Logsdon; and paternal grandparents are Kathy and Mike White of Rineyville and Mike Barner of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparents are Deloris Hodge and the late Wavely Hodge and Evelyn Barner and the late Kenneth Barner.

  • Sen. Tori has served us well

    The topic: Sen. Elizabeth Tori Our view: She served us well

    Elizabeth Tori is in her final days as a Kentucky state senator and too often the value of those who serve in political office are overlooked.
    Tori  has served the 10th District well over the years. The Radcliff Republican  spent 16 years in the Kentucky State Senate and made a difference in Hardin County.

  • Resentencing for murder conviction could happen soon

    and BOB WHITE

    Re-sentencing of the Oklahoman convicted of murdering Bardstown resident Frank Brady in 1991 could occur in March or April after years of delays and upsets.
    Senior Judge Ken Conliffe on Wednesday asked attorneys on both sides of a Bullitt County murder case against Michael Dale St. Clair to find a two-week time slot between March and April to accommodate resentencing.

  • Kids shop with cops

    “This year I am going to shop with a cop … from this end,” said Hardin County Deputy Sheriff Bud Baumgardner, remembering back to 1997, the year he became a deputy.
    Growing up, Baumgardner said his family was poor, and his brother would get picked by the schools for the Shop-With-A-Cop program, but he never did, noting his brother was a little messier than him.
    After that first year, returning to participate in the program was to “see the look on kids’ faces,” Baumgardner said.

  • Janet Perkins named Realtor of the Year

    When the Heart of Kentucky Association of Realtors was looking for a recipient for the Realtor of the Year award, they decided to Just Call Janet.
    Janet Perkins of the Janet Team RE-MAX Center has been named Realtor of the Year by the association. Perkins received the award, which was a surprise, at a ceremony last week.
    “I was shocked at first,” she said.