Today's News

  • No written driving tests today

    There will be no written driving test offer today at the Hardin Circuit Clerk's office, but road tests will be scheduled.

    Written tests will be held Friday from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Road tests Friday will be scheduled in the afternoon. Call 766-5002 to schedule a road test.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Wednesday's results (03/31)





    Results from Monday’s match at the University Drive Park Tennis Courts:


    Reza Haider (E) def. Tyler Edlin (JH), 6-1, 6-1

    Zeeshan Bhatti (E) def. Sage Knock (JH), 6-1, 6-1

    Daniel Crain (E) def. Thomas Lanham (JH), 6-2, 6-1


  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Muir leads Lady Bulldogs past Seneca (03/31)

    Senior Emily Muir  had two doubles and two RBIs to lead the homestanding John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 12-1 win in five innings over Louisville Seneca on Wednesday.

    Junior Catherine Greenwell went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and a stolen base for John Hardin (5-1), which scored eight runs in the first inning.

    Senior Olivia Greenwell (5-1) scattered three hits and two walks in five innings. She struck out three.


  • Safety checks planned for county

    Traffic safety evaluations by the sheriff’s office will be held on Hardin County roadways over the next few months.

    According to a Hardin County Sheriff’s Office news release, the safety checks most often will be held at night when impaired driving traffic is at a maximum. Officers also may initiate checkpoints at other times and places during the month.

    The primary focus of the safety checks is to reduce the incidence of drug- and alcohol-impaired drivers on roadways. Officers also will check for child safety seats and seat belt use.

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  • Fire heavily damages Elizabethtown home
  • New CEO embracing role at HMH

    Dennis Johnson’s transition to Hardin Memorial Hospital has been anything but dull.

    Two months into his new position, Johnson said the experience is comparable to “drinking water from a fire hose” in terms of intensity and breadth of processes to absorb.

    Johnson was appointed president and chief executive officer by Baptist Healthcare System, which manages HMH, and took over in February after former HMH President and CEO David Gray was promoted to president of Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.

  • Prosecution finishes case with man victim was seeing, Burke coworkers

    Prosecutors finished their case against Brent Burke at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, and the defense began its case by trying to get a witness testimony approved and briefly questioning a few witnesses.

    Burke is on trial for the death of his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, which occurred in September 2007 in Comer’s home in Rineyville. This is the fourth attempt at a trial.

  • New Highland helping student, family through fundraiser

    New Highland Elementary School is hoping pizza and games can bring some good luck to one of its own.

    Staff at New Highland is hosting a fundraiser for first-grader Alex Frahler from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Gatti’s Pizza to raise money for his upcoming surgery. Alex, 7, will be undergoing a risky surgery to have a cochlear implant removed because of improper placement of the device.

    The electronic device allows Alex to have some hearing, though Alex uses American Sign Language as his main form of communication.

  • Radcliff celebrates construction of new restaurant

    A new restaurant is being constructed in the fast developing area near Ky. 313's intersection with South Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon for Colton's Steak House and Grill. The 240-seat restaurant will be on a lot n front of the new Hampton Inn and Suites. Mayor J.J. Duvall, members of Radcliff City Council, Hardin Fiscal Court and other city staff members joined representatives of the restaurant and construction company for the event.