Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Morehead State signee turns attention to All-Star tryouts (04/14)

    Natalie Greenwell put some finishing touches on her prolific Elizabethtown High School girls’ basketball career Wednesday evening when she signed a national letter of intent to play basketball this coming season for Morehead State University.

    “It’s the start of a new chapter,” said the Lady Panther point guard, who announced her college selection Feb. 17 prior to her senior night game against Lexington Henry Clay.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Bruins knock off Bulldogs (4/14)

    Scoring chances come at a premium in a pitcher’s duel and that was certainly the case Wednesday evening with Central Hardin senior Austin Walters and John Hardin senior Cody Creamer on the mound.

    When the opportunity presented itself, the Bruins pounced on it, showing a variety of ways to produce runs on their way to a 6-1 victory over the visiting Bulldogs in a 17th District game.

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  • Five inmates file civil suit against LaRue County jailer and employees

    Five women who allegedly suffered rape and abuse at the hands of two former LaRue County deputy jailers, filed a civil suit Monday in LaRue Circuit Court.

    Alleasha Knox Butler, Brandi Dennis, Stephanie Mason, Jennifer Nichols and Betty Cox were inmates at the jail, according to the suit filed by Elizabethtown attorney Ronald Hines.

    The women claim they were “mistreated, harassed, assaulted, forcibly raped and forced to perform sexual acts” while incarcerated.

  • Holt included in Redford's 'The Conspirator'

    Robert Redford’s new historical drama “The Conspirator” will include a portrayal of Kentuckian Joseph Holt, who served as Judge Advocate General of the Army under President Abraham Lincoln.

    “The Conspirator” focuses on Mary Surratt, who was one of four individuals who allegedly assisted John Wilkes Booth in assassinating Lincoln in 1865. Holt was the lead prosecutor at the conspiracy trial and will be played by actor Danny Huston.

  • Duvall proclaims National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall presented a city of Radcliff proclamation celebrating National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week April 10-16. Receiving the proclamation is Radcliff Police Department telecommunications supervisor Cheryl Lewis and Radcliff Police Chief Jeffrey A. Cross.

  • Caleb Vaughn participates in Eagle Scout project

    Eagle Scout Caleb Vaughn of Troop 221 participated in his Eagle Scout badge project with his dad, Mike, and fellow Eagle Scouts Matthew Willis and Austin Mason when they painted the front rooms, Narthex and stairwell of Gloria Dei. Other Eagle Scouts of Troop 221 who were involved but not pictured were Phillip Gleitz, Braxton and Mitchell Kirkman. Scout Master of Troop 221 is Monte Gleitz. Friends of Eagle Scout Troop 221 who also helped were Jonathan Berry and Cody Thomas.

  • Habitat dedicates home to the Gray family

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity recently completed a home for Jamie Gray and his daughter, Ashley, at 91 Valley Creek Spur in Elizabethtown. 
    On April 3, the home was dedicated by members of the HCHFH Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and family and friends of the Grays. Glen MacPherson, board president, opened the ceremony with a reading from Genesis, noting that this is a new beginning for the Gray family. This house was sponsored by an anonymous donor who gave $31,000 toward its construction.

  • Regional traffic fatality figures rise slightly

    While locally there is a slight increase, national statistics indicate that 2010 could have the lowest number of traffic-related deaths in more than 60 years.

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expecting traffic fatalities for 2010 to be the lowest since 1949. Locally, however, the number of crashes reported through Kentucky State Police Post 4 rose slightly from 2009 to 2010.

  • BRIDGES getting started with WRI program

    A program to assist youth in fulfilling court-ordered obligations took another step Tuesday in beginning its mission.

    The BRIDGES council hosted an open house for its Work Restitution Initiative to explain the program to potential youth, employers, mentors and community members who might be interested in participating.