Today's News

  • Radcliff Woman's Club members 'Go Red'

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members, from left, Margo Kampe, Becky Brecht, Barbara Proffitt, Marilyn Williams and Jeanene Shipp, took part in the Go Red for Women American Heart Lunch at Atria on Feb. 9. The club raised $600 at the February 2010 meeting for the American Heart Association and is expecting to raise the equal amount or more at this year’s meeting.

  • Radcliff Rotary learns about athletics at WKU

    Recent guest of Radcliff Rotarian Dr. Bill Perks was Ross Bjork, athletic director at Western Kentucky University. Bjork gave the club a review of the athletic program at WKU and his plans to expand in the future. He was grateful for the opportunity to share WKU’s message with the community; in search of excellence not only in athletics, but in academics as well.

  • Boy Scout Troop 244 has banquet

    Boy Scout Troop 244 of White Mills recently held its annual Blue Gold Banquet and recognized boys who earned their Eagle Scout award in 2010, which also was the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts. From left, Craig Powell, Dillon Miller, Scoutmaster Ron Heller, Lyndell Hornberger and Dylan Jaggers.

  • Rising Voices: Point/Counterpoint: Semesters or Trimesters

    By Savanna Bolin 

    High school, for some, is meant to be a time of readying yourself for college. It's an opportunity to gain knowledge and experience to help you succeed in whatever plans you have for the future.


  • Rising Voices: Lost in Translation

    By Amira Bryant

    Other than a smile, mathematics is the universal language of the world, but many students don't speak it fluently.

    Math presents a variety of struggles, according to students and education professionals.

    Donna Herringshaw, a John Hardin high school math teacher, thinks it's an issue that can be traced back to elementary school.

    “Students have been taught from a very young age that math is difficult,” Herringshaw said. 

  • Rising Voices: Point, Counter Point: Semesters or Trimesters

    By Autumn Sandlin

    Every school you go to has a different way of running things, including scheduling.

    There has been a lot of talk recently about semesters and trimesters. Some schools divide the year into two 18-week long semesters with final exams at the end of each. Others divide the year into three 12-week trimesters.

  • Body of Glendale man found by firefighters

    A long-time Glendale community leader was found dead Wednesday afternoon after firefighters responded to a grass and barn fire on his property. Foul play is not suspected, police said.

    Firefighters found Hardin “Sonny” Hatfield, 79, dead in the yard of his home at 156 Glendale-Hodgenville Road as they worked to put out the fire, which covered about four acres, said Richard Peters, chief of the Glendale Volunteer Fire Department.

  • Sun brings a break from winter weather

    Even though it’s mid-February, a forecast calling for sunny skies and 70 degrees has people ready to shake off a winter filled with more ice, snow and freezing temperatures than usual. Most seem eager to get outside and enjoy some sunshine even if it turns out to be short lived.

    “You can’t sit inside on days like this,” said Vicki Wimpee of Hodgenville.

    Wimpee, who was out Wednesday to wash her car, said the sunny forecast changed weekend plans with her girlfriends for the better.

  • Beshear, Adkisson set to speak at Hardin County Chamber launch

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce has lined up some heavy hitters to help flip the ceremonial switch in March.

    Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dave Adkisson have been tapped as featured speakers at the chamber’s inaugural luncheon March 10 at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Interim Executive Director Rik Hawkins announced Tuesday night while addressing Radcliff City Council.

  • Hodgenville teen makes it one more round on ‘Idol’

    A Hodgenville teen who auditioned for “American Idol” this summer has made it one more step in the national singing competition.

    Kenzi Lewis, the 15-year-old who received a “golden ticket” to Hollywood to continue to audition for a spot on Fox Television’s “American Idol,” was one of 168 contestants who made it through the first round of Hollywood Week.