Today's News

  • Shortfall main topic at legislative breakfast



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Over coffee and eggs, local legislators and community members discussed Saturday the progress being made in the General Assembly’s short session.

    Rep. Jimmie Lee, D-Elizabethtown, Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, and Sen. Elizabeth Tori, R-Radcliff, met with Hardin Countians at American Legion Post 113 for a legislative breakfast, which gives constituents a chance to hear from their representatives and ask questions.

  • MS Awareness Week declared


    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry, Elizabethtown Mayor David Willmoth and Radcliff Mayor Sheila Enyart have signed proclamations declaring March 2-8 as Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in Hardin County.

    Every hour, a new patient is diagnosed with MS, a chronic disease of the central nervous system for which there is no cure. Multiple sclerosis interrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body and stops people from moving, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

  • Younger generations could learn from elders

    ELIZABETHTOWN — When the three women were but girls, the stock market was in the news a lot — what with New Yorkers jumping out of windows.

    The Dow is once again on the minds of these Atria senior living center residents. As the economy plunges deeper into a recession, they worry about their investments.

    This concern, of course, isn’t unique to their age group. What they know, in a way those of us who are younger can’t, is how a depression affects a person’s values.

  • Lost ring signifies life for those who seek it



    HODGENVILLE — The white gold ring with a blue stone and Daniel Parker were inseparable.

    If it wasn’t on his left hand, it was attached to his key chain with his car and house key. At times the ring could be found around his neck.

    It was rare that the ring wasn’t in some way with Parker.

  • Water district receives two KIA grants


    Hardin County Water District No. 1 has received two grants totaling $750,000 that will be used to replace an existing water main that runs through Vine Grove and Radcliff

    District No. 1 General Manager Jim Bruce said the main is old, and they’ve had several breaks over the years. He said it was an issue they needed to address.

    “It’s probably the most critical line in our system,” Bruce said.

  • Still at the top of the class



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Dr. William Godfrey was one of six individuals honored last week by the Catholic Education Foundation as a distinguished Catholic school alumni.

    The non-profit foundation’s chief function is to award grants to Catholic schools, families and parishes. Godfrey serves as secretary on the organization’s board of directors.

  • March 1, 2009: Services

    Charles Edward McNew, 58, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009. The funeral service is at 11 a.m. Monday at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove with Pastor Rayburn Reeves officiating. Burial will be in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff with military honors. The visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today and continues at 9 a.m. Monday at the funera

  • Radcliff invests in backup power



    RADCLIFF — The reality of the Jan. 27 ice storm coupled with the uncertainties of the future, particularly in tornado season, has led local governments to discuss the notion of purchasing generators to aid as backup power.

    The city of Radcliff moved from ideas to action in a special called meeting Friday, voting 4-3 to purchase two generators at a cost of $16,300.

  • Realtors working to school public on homebuying



    HARDIN COUNTY — Two local realty businesses are offering seminars to educate the public on the state of the housing market and opportunities available, as well as to give Hardin Countians a chance to ask their own questions about the home-buying process.

    Melloan Realty will host a seminar from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday at Heartland Elementary School in Elizabethtown.

  • Helmwood student accepted into ambassador program


    Those interested in helping can contact Tammy Daniels at (270) 766-9080 or at tammyd126@hotmail.com.



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A local elementary school student has been accepted into an international ambassador program and will travel abroad this summer.