Today's News

  • Indiana man charged with sexual assault

    An out-of-state man was arrested Thursday night after police say he broke into a woman’s Upton home earlier this month and sexually assaulted her.

    William Scott Burden of Georgetown, Ind., is accused of breaking into the home Aug. 15 through an unlocked window, according to the arrest warrant.

    The home’s occupant was asleep when Burden, 49, entered the home, according to the warrant.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: No. 3 Elizabethtown pulls away from No. 8 Central Hardin (08/28)

    Abby Patterson put third-ranked Elizabethtown on the scoreboard at home Saturday night before Dani Wilson and Lexy Hazle put eighth-ranked Central Hardin away.

    Patterson broke open a scoreless back-and-forth game late in the first half when she headed in a questionable corner kick to give Elizabethtown the lead against the Lady Bruins before Wilson and Hazle both scored in the final 11 minutes as the Lady Panthers pulled away for a 3-0 win.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Hardin slays Dragons (08/28)

    North Hardin football coach Crad Jaggers’ new offensive scheme worked nearly as well as he envisioned.

    His defense – after a mid-game meltdown – came back to put on a fourth-quarter shutout with a knockout show.

  • You could look it up

    ISSUE: Library development
    OUR VIEW: Increased commitment needed

    There’s been a lot of breast-beating lately about Hardin County’s place in the world. We’re tops in income growth and in the top 10 on a number of other lists for quality of life issues, safety and more. There’s a lot to be proud of.

    But there are lists where Hardin County does not rank near the top. In fact, it consistently falls in the bottom 10. Those lists are statistical comparisons of public libraries in Kentucky.

  • Focus on finance: Budgeting for retirement

    Question: I am concerned about having enough money to retire. Where do I start?

    Answer: As we approach retirement age we are confronted with many challenges and questions about which to stress. Probably the most frequent question in the minds of those contemplating retirement is “Will we have enough money?”

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  • Flaherty man charged with assault, trespassing

    A Flaherty man was arrested Friday in Elizabethtown for assault and trespassing.

    Kentucky State Police said Logan M. Noyes, 22, was charged with assault, fourth degree, and criminal trespassing, first degree, after an altercation broke out with another man at a home on Alexander Drive.

  • Howevalley, Sonora Days exude small town charm

    Summer may be winding down, but the familiar sights, sounds and smells of local festivals could be found in large supply this weekend.

    Howevalley-Vertrees Days and Sonora Days rolled out their annual offerings, sending a jolt of small town charm in the direction of visitors.

    In Howevalley, the low hum of tractors and steady strut of horse hooves hit the highway as the annual parade marched down Ky. 86 through town. Kids dived for candy while old friends gathered over a plate of food.

  • What's in a name? It's a topic that might not matter

    One thing that advocates, opponents and the indifferent can agree upon: The topic of local government unification has produced plenty of conversation. Most of which start with questions.

    How would it work? Who will benefit? What about the restaurant tax? Will it impact alcohol sales? Will it save money? Will it be more efficient? Who raised this idea in the first place? Do we need a merger? Why? Why not?

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Central Hardin 37, Louisville DeSales 19 (08/27)

    The Mark Perry era at Central Hardin got off to a shaky start, but the Bruins quickly recovered to give Perry a win in his debut.

    After the Louisville DeSales Colts scored less than 2 minutes into the new season, Central Hardin senior Tyran Hopson returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown and the Bruins never looked back on their way to a 37-19 victory in the Big M Chevrolet/First Citizens Bank Bowl at Central Hardin.