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Today's News

  • Vine Grove keeps property tax rates firm

    The Vine Grove City Council addressed trick-or-treat hours, property taxes and solid waste disposal during a called meeting Wednesday night.

    Trick-or-treat hours were set from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 for children 12 years old and younger.

    Property taxes were set by a 4-1 vote to remain at the same level for the current fiscal year that they were during the previous year. Councilwoman Donna Betson was absent.

  • Warm Blessing shares 'Empty Bowls'

    Pictured making a ceramic bowl for an upcoming Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen fundraiser is Elizabethtown Police Chief Tracy Schiller. Chief Schiller’s bowl, along with other community leaders handmade bowls, will be auctioned at a soup dinner, titled “Empty Bowls” on Jan. 14.

  • Edmondson speaks to DAR members

    On Sept. 16 the Captain Jacob VanMeter Chapter of the DAR was honored to have as their guest speaker, Col. Mauhee Edmondson. Col. Edmondson, who is the deputy commander for Mobilization Health Services, USA MEDDAC at Fort Knox, gave a presentation entitled “911 at the Pentagon”.

  • Club members attend state convention

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Women’s club members enjoyed three days of meetings with state Democratic candidates,  food and entertainment sponsored by the Nelson County Democratic Club and lots of great fellowship.
    Meetings were held at various locations around Bardstown, giving members an opportunity to see the best of the old town.
    The NHCDWC, for the third year in a row, won the state competition for best club scrapbook and club poster. The club also was recognized as a merit club for accomplishments throughout the year.

  • Club members attend state convention

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Women’s club members enjoyed three days of meetings with state Democratic candidates,  food and entertainment sponsored by the Nelson County Democratic Club and lots of great fellowship.
    Meetings were held at various locations around Bardstown, giving members an opportunity to see the best of the old town.
    The NHCDWC, for the third year in a row, won the state competition for best club scrapbook and club poster. The club also was recognized as a merit club for accomplishments throughout the year.

  • Club members attend state convention

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Women’s club members enjoyed three days of meetings with state Democratic candidates,  food and entertainment sponsored by the Nelson County Democratic Club and lots of great fellowship.
    Meetings were held at various locations around Bardstown, giving members an opportunity to see the best of the old town.
    The NHCDWC, for the third year in a row, won the state competition for best club scrapbook and club poster. The club also was recognized as a merit club for accomplishments throughout the year.

  • Cattlemen's Association members visit Canada

    Recently some members of the Kentucky Beef Cattlemen’s Association took the 2011 Facts Tour to Calgary, Canada. Several feedlots and ranches were visited. pictured from left at Banff National Park were Gary Priest, Chuck Crutcher, Tim Smallwood, Tony Taylor, Nan and Butch Filburn and Ronnie and Bea Filburn.

  • HCU plan pitched at chamber luncheon meeting

    Ken Howard learns more about what residents think about unified government and what it might look like every time he speaks to a civic organization.
    Howard, circuit judge and Hardin County United’s governance committee chairman, addressed a Hardin County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Wednesday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.
    He talked to members about potential advantages of unification and reasons to support creation of a commission that would further explore the issue.

  • Great special effects meets a predictable storyline in 'Real Steel'

    Robots take over the boxing ring in DreamWorks Pictures “Real Steel.”

    The story might sound familiar but the special effects are beyond expectations.

    Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”) is an ex-boxer who is trying to make a name for himself in robot boxing. He’s not having much luck. An ex-girlfriend dies and he spends time with a son they had together, Max (Dakota Goyo, “Thor”) to get money out of the boy’s aunt.

  • Pinterest: An obsessive new distraction

    My mind is fluttering in about 50 different directions. I have so many ideas, but I can’t seem to focus on any of them.

    I blame my newest social networking obsession for this. Yes, I’m often on Facebook, I tweet and watch funny videos on YouTube but lately, thanks to a friend, I discovered Pinterest.