Today's News

  • Sultry Kentucky sunset
  • Readiness certificate to help job seekers

    Area job seekers have a new national resource.

    The Lincoln Trail Career Centers announced that the National Career Readiness Certificate is available for Kentucky job seekers and employers. The certificate is meant as a way for employees to show valid documentation of their work-related skills that can be accepted nationwide.

    It uses an assessment based on the ACT that measures workplace skills, such as math, reading for information and locating information.

  • Photos: North Hardin students graduate
  • 'X-Men: First Class' is a refreshing break from 3-D

    The best thing about “X-Men: First Class” is that no 3-D glasses are necessary. The director, Matthew Vaughn, understands every movie doesn’t work in 3-D. In fact I read he thinks “Avatar” has been the only movie released that really works in 3-D and the rest are, well, I can’t use the word he said, but you get the point.

  • Ryan graduates from basic training

    RYAN. Air Force Airman First Class Richard P. Ryan recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Rose Herrington of Rineyville.

    Ryan graduated in 2009 from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown. 

  • Garden Club Members travel to Frankfort

    Twelve members of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown traveled to Frankfort for a reception and tour of the Floral Clock and Rose Garden display at the Governor’s Mansion. The club made a donation to assist in the purchase of flowers and plants to refurbish the clock and garden. Pictured in front of the Floral Clock from left, Pat Zyrd, Betty Long, M.C. Meserve, Helen Miller, Ruth Johnson, Andrea McWright, Delma Kittrell, Debbie Skaggs, Clara Myers, Anita Owen and Rene Bauer. 

  • Potted Few Executive Board meets

  • Nutrition program provides free meals for children during summer

    School is out for summer, but Hardin County Schools is still providing free lunch to area children.
    The county school district is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the state education agency.
    Starting today, the meals will be provided free to all children younger than 18. Adults must pay $3.50.
    Four program locations are open to the public: John Hardin High School, Central Hardin High School, North Hardin High School and North Park Elementary.

  • Butler prepares for deployment

    BUTLER. Every year, thousands of military men and women deploy to the Middle East where they live and work under austere conditions in some of the most remote areas of the world. All of this while being on a continuous lookout for whatever attack an enemy force may make. The son of a Radcliff man recently experienced a glimpse of what life over there will be like when he spent a month at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. For two weeks he lived and worked in tents while under a constant threat of simulated attacks.

  • Yarnell graduates from training

     Army National Guard Private First Class Joshua L. Yarnell has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.

    He is the son of Becky Yarnell of Cecilia and Dennis Yarnell of  Louisville.

    Yarnell is a 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Cecilia.