Today's News

  • Art paints path for mom

    Under the watchful eye of Courtney Ballard, the three children draw horizontal lines on the inside of the circle they created with colored Sharpies, designating the head of what will be a ladybug.

    “It looks like a window,” Davis VanZant, 6, said.

    “Good job, Emily,” Ballard tells 4-year-old Emily Bach, who draws eyes on her ladybug while beside her Mason Baldwin, 5, carefully adds color to his work.

    Ballard was in fiddlesticks, a children’s store in Elizabethtown, conducting Sprout Studio, an art class for children.

  • Alpha Phi Alpha goes bowling

    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., participated in the 2011 Bowling for Kids Sake. Pictured are Ulton Listenbee, Jason Luckey, Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes, Willie Little, Joshua Hayes, Anthony McCormick, Chapter President Carl Millsap and Curt Hinton.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club has shower for SpringHaven

    The March 14 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club was showered with blessings. The group made their meeting very special by sponsoring a shower for SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program.

    Members arrived at the meeting loaded with items which had been requested by project coordinator Josette Roush. They included diapers of all sizes, baby wipes, toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, paper plates, hygiene products, towels and bleach.

  • Photo: Feels like Monday
  • Ladies Auxiliary president visits Vine Grove VFW

    Cortina Barnes on Monday joked she was uncertain her hunger could wait for brunch.

    The cheery Barnes, national president of the Ladies Auxiliary for Veterans of Foreign Wars, spent her morning at VFW Post 10281 in Vine Grove, addressing the post’s ladies auxiliary over an ample feast.

    Barnes was touring various auxiliaries in Kentucky as part of a year-long tour of the 51 departments under her watch. Barnes told the modest crowd assembled that this was approximately her 40th department tour since taking over as national president.

  • Heavy winds strike homes, Harry Owen Trucking

    Heavy winds and rain that pushed through Hardin County this morning leveled a home on Hodgenville Road and ripped through the Harry Owen Trucking building along the Lincoln Parkway.

    Debris from Harry Owen Trucking is littered throughout the area. Lights also are out on south Dixie.

    Multiple tornado warnings had been issued throughout the morning hours. 

  • National Library Week is April 10-16

    The Hardin County Public Library, located at 100 Jim Owen Drive in Elizabethtown, is offering many special activities and events for children and youth to celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16.

  • Learning to weather the storms

    As I lay in bed listening to my home groan with the gusts of wind that pressed against it, I had to remind myself it’s that time of year.

    Along with spring come the rain, wind and threat of severe weather.

    I’d like to think I’ve gotten used to it after all these years, but, in truth, I think the reverse is actually true.

    The more I’ve learned things over the years, the easier it is for my mind to reel with possibilities.

  • Jurors to judge in Burke case: We can't reach a verdict

    Jurors considering the fate of accused killer Brent Burke were unable to come to a unanimous decison Monday night, and for the second time in the last nine months, a mistrial has been issued in the case against the former U.S. Army sergeant.

    Burke is accused of killing his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, in 2007 in Rineyville.

    The jury reported just before 8 p.m. Monday to Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton that they could not come to an agreement. 

  • Will UK freshmen stay or go?

    ISSUE: UK basketball freshmen class
    OUR VIEW: Players should do what is best for themselves

    Now that the college basketball season has ended for the University of Kentucky, the question being shouted out on message boards and talk shows is this: How many, if any, of Kentucky’s highly touted group of freshmen will exit?

    For guards Brandon Knight and Doron Lamb and forward Terrence Jones, the next few months could be filled with plenty of drama surrounding their Wildcat futures.