Today's News

  • Enough to feed an army?

    While many gathered over family tables Thursday, a group of soldiers gathered at Jeff and Jennifer Hall’s house for a little reminder of their own homes.
    The Halls invited Jeff’s unit in the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, at Fort Knox to their home for a traditional Thanksgiving Day.
    “God has blessed us with a big house we can share with other people,” Jeff said.

  • Warm hugs and hot plates

    Thanksgiving for many on Thursday was an occasion to reconnect with family over a day of food and rest, but for an array of volunteers the day was busy.
    Local churches in Elizabethtown and Radcliff provided hundreds of Thanksgiving meals with all the trimmings to people around the county — a tradition in its own right.
    At St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff, the morning started around 5:30 a.m. as volunteers in the kitchen prepared food. Packaging  began around 8 a.m., and at 9 a.m. drivers arrived and began to deliver meals.

  • Cops ready to patrol the aisles for kids’ gifts

    Once again, local police officers and firefighters plan to brighten the holidays for children from less fortunate families with special shopping programs.
    Christmas for the Kids, Shop-with-a-Firefighter and Shop-with-a-Trooper are among the names of many programs aimed at providing toys and clothes for kids at Christmas.

  • Baby Baby Baby, it's Bieber fever

    Say two words and listen to the hearts of teenage girls twitter — Justin Bieber.
    Two local girls got the chance to see him up close and personal during his Nov. 10 concert in Louisville. They loved his music before he picked up four American Music Awards on Sunday night, including Artist of the Year.

  • Religion calendar

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  • White Mills lights up

    White Mills residents will flip the switch on the Christmas season this weekend.
    The White Mills Bridge Lighting event is Sunday evening. What started as a simple ceremony followed by a reception has expanded through the years to include a parade and a visit from Santa.

  • Photo: Morning burns the clouds away
  • Thinking about chamber unification

    There is a basic economic principle that states, “The best economies are achieved by the maximum utilization of scarce resources”. This is the goal of uniting Hardin County’s Chambers of Commerce: Maximum utilization of scarce resources.
    Every organization, company, and individual must deal with the economic reality of scarce resources — the challenge to do the best we can with what we have. And what we have are successful chambers with a desire to accomplish more – together.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: 2010 All-Area Team (11/26)

    North Hardin senior Andrew Stewart has dominated the area cross country scene for the last three years.

    In that same time frame, he’s also dominated the voting for Runner of the Year on the All-Area Boys’ Cross Country Team.

    Stewart once again was a unanimous pick for the award, garnering all six possible first-place votes for the maximum 30 points. Stewart was a unanimous selection for the third straight year.

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: 2010 All-Area Team (11/26)

    Between swimming practice and dance rehearsals, Hannah Godfrey found a way to fix cross country into her already busy schedule this fall.

    “She’s somebody who’s got a lot of activities between swimming and cross country and dance,” second-year Elizabethtown coach Jack Breunig said. “She jumped from one practice to the other.”

    While balancing her three activities, the Elizabethtown freshman transformed into one of the area’s best runners – and it showed over the final month of the season.