Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Hawks hold off E'town, 6-5 (5/17)

    When LaRue County junior Kyle Meredith scored in the top of the seventh, it looked like an inconsequential run at the time.

    But it turned out to be the difference in LaRue County’s 6-5 victory over the Elizabethtown Panthers in a battle of 5th Region teams Monday night at Panther Baseball Park.

    “That’s playing heads up baseball,” LaRue County coach Chris Price said. “Kyle’s one of our best base runners. He read it well.”

  • PREP SOFTBALL: E'town tops John Hardin, locks up No. 3 seed (05/17)

    Mary Beth Russell, Brittany Daniel and Brianna Taylor knew exactly what was on the line Monday night.

    If the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers beat the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs for the second time this season, they would lock up the No. 3 seed for the 17th District Softball Tournament. Lose, and they would be the No. 4 and be in the top half of the bracket with Central Hardin.

  • Two Radcliff precincts relocated within elementary school

    Voters in two Radcliff precincts will find their polling places relocated inside Radcliff Elementary School. The Radcliff South and Southeast precincts are set up side-by-side in the lobby. Construction work at the school building on South Dixie Boulevard and related parking changes forced the clerk's office to move from the building's cafeteria and media center.

    Polls are open from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Rain on tines
  • Jenny Oldham continues 'good work' of others


    Family: Husband, Dennis; daughters, Emma and Wesleigh; stepdaughters, Katye, Alecia and Heather.

    Favorite book: “To Kill a Mockingbird”

    Favorite music: An eclectic mix.

    Favorite TV show: News programming.

    Favorite movie: “I love all movies.”

    Pets: Cows; horses; Rusty, a black lab/Great Pyrenees mix; two cats, Jackson and Tucker.

  • Governor’s Scholars set for summer studies

    Hardin and surrounding counties will be well represented at this summer’s prestigious state academic program.

  • E'town man arrested for abuse, exploitation of an adult

    An Elizabethtown man was released from jail Monday after he was arrested late Saturday night on charges of abuse and exploitation of an adult.

    Joseph Alfonza Starks, 36, faces the felony charges after officers with the Elizabethtown Police Department were called to the residence of Starks’ parents on Adams Road. Police found the home in “extremely poor condition,’’ according to the arrest citation.

  • P.E. teacher Daniel Thorn loves the outdoors

    Many times students only associate their teachers with their school or classroom. Students might be surprised to know their teachers have lives that include hobbies and interests outside of school.

    Daniel Thorn recently finished his first year teaching physical education at T.K. Stone Middle School.

    During his off time he hunts.

    “My wife would call it an obsession,” Thorn said.

    His earliest memory of hunting was when he was 5 years old, hunting with his dad.

  • Drop and give me 20

    After completing state exams, local elementary students were ready for a different kind of test.

    Elementary school students from across Hardin County gathered Monday at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School to participate in the Marine Youth Physical Fitness Test. Twelve students each from a number of HCS elementary schools competed in push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups and the long jump.

  • Sylvia Stuckey teaches during the week and shows dogs on the weekend

    Many times students only associate their teachers with their school or classroom, but teachers have lives too. Some of them have interesting jobs or fun hobbies outside the classroom.

    Sylvia Stuckey teaches special education and digital photography at James T. Alton Middle School. She loves teaching but it can sometimes be demanding and stressful and she looks forward to her weekends.