Today's News

  • Pantry helps eases area hunger

    Gayle Robinson of Sonora led 2-year-old Skyler Cook by the hand to a box of books to fill a shopping bag the girl held with “Cinderella,” juice, freezer pops and other little treasurers.

    “I gave her one of these bags,” Robinson said. “She couldn’t carry it. She had to drag it away.”

    Robinson is sometimes met in public by excited children who exclaim, “Candy lady!” as they run up to her.

  • United Way sets new fundraising goal high

    United Way of Central Kentucky is not satisfied with playing it safe.

    The organization has set its fundraising goal high again this year, hoping to notch $1,025,000 by the end of its campaign.

    The money collected each year is used to benefit agencies in Grayson, Hardin, LaRue and Meade counties. The organization recently expanded its service area to include Breckinridge County.

  • Mary Lou Hall, an artist in the groove

    Children have been a continual theme in artist Mary Lou Hall’s life. From teaching to raising her own children and life with her five grandchildren, children are the subject of her portraits.

    Hall, of Elizabethtown, is an established member of the local arts community with paitings displayed throughout Hardin County and Kentucky.

    Her medium of choice is watercolor and she thinks it’s the best way to present a child on canvas.

    Recently, she’s been inspired by reflections, particularly on surfaces such as glass.\

  • Radcliff earmarks up to $50,000 for amphitheater

    Radcliff City Council authorized up to $50,000 for construction of an amphitheater at Radcliff City Park North, earmarking additional revenues to be generated from property taxes this year.

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall said the council wanted to use the money to give back to the community through the quality-of-life establishment.

  • Local foundations combining resources

    Two foundations with a local presence are planning to broaden their focus in the coming months by consolidating resources.
    Members of the North Central Education Foundation have announced plans to merge the foundation with the Heartland Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Louisville. The merger would give the new foundation roughly $8 million in total assets and it would emerge as one of the larger foundations in the region, said Al Rider, president and chief executive officer of NCEF.

  • Teaching for the top: LCHS instructor says profession is her 'calling'

    A LaRue County teacher has received state recognition for her efforts in the classroom.

    Summer Garris, an English teacher at LaRue County High School, is one of 24 recipients of the 2012 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards.

    Teachers selected from across the state receive cash awards and certificates. From the 24, an elementary, middle and high school Teacher of the Year is chosen. From those three one will be named Teacher of the Year.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday's results (09/21)





    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Tuesday's match at the Elizabethtown Country Club:


  • PREP FOOTBALL: North's Jaggers puts jobs on the line (09/21)

    An offensive performance from North Hardin’s offensive line has prompted Trojans’ coach Crad Jaggers to make some wholesale changes.

    It’s open season this week – and all positions on the line are available.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin boys roll; No. 4 Central Hardin girls win seventh straight (09/21)

    Sophomore Jeremy Garcia scored twice to lead the host John Hardin Bulldogs to a 3-1 win over Spencer County on Tuesday.

    Senior Russ Mott also scored for the Bulldogs (9-4-1), who won their fourth straight. Freshman John Westwood, junior Alex Higdon and senior Erik Krivitsky each had an assist.

    Senior keeper Dylan Smith stopped three shots for John Hardin, which outshot Spencer County, 29-4.

    UP NEXT: John Hardin hosts Central Hardin at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs top Knox (09/21)

    John Hardin’s serving was on Tuesday night and the Lady Bulldogs aced their way past 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    John Hardin totaled 17 aces and rolled to a 25-9, 25-7 win over visiting Fort Knox.

    Senior Taylor Cecil totaled team-highs of eight aces and six assists, while senior Amanda Aumack had three aces and two kills. Senior Meaghan Warsaw and junior Tori Nelson added two kills apiece, while junior Bryanna Fraley had two aces.