Today's News

  • Sept. 22, 2010: Our readers write

    Vote for veterans

  • Sept. 19, 2010, editorial: Justice is blind and can't tell time

    There was a collective gasp across the county Tuesday night when jurors deliberating murder charges against Brent Burke announced they were deadlocked. After more than five weeks of testimony and 200 pieces of evidence presented in court, Judge Janet Coleman declared a mistrial. It was the third in the case, and came a year to the date after the second aborted effort.

  • Photo: Has anyone seen my ball?
  • Aug. 5 Local History


    30 years ago, blue mold disease was found in Hardin County tobacco; Hardin County Agricultural Extension Agent Jack Snyder confirmed two cases of the disease in local crops. 20 years ago, Stacey Martin, a resident of the Glen Dale Children’s Home, was named state Honey Queen by the Kentucky Beekeepers Association.  

  • Sept. 12 editorial: Local charity has offer for home if land is found

    Are you looking for an opportunity to help needy American service members and their families?

    A national nonprofit charitable organization committed to helping American wounded soldiers and their families keep their homes is in need of a new home. USA Cares needs the donation of about two acres of land in Hardin County near — but not necessarily on — U.S. 31W.

  • Photo: Toothy


    A backhoe casts a toothy shadow in the early morning sun Tuesday as an Elizabethtown City worker removes a section of damaged sidewalk so repairs can be made before the parking lot of  Pritchard Community Center is repaved.

  • Sept. 16, 2010: Obituaries

    Modena Walters Hogg

    Modena Walters Hogg, 87, beloved widow of Bill Herbert Hogg, died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010.

    She was born Feb. 15, 1923, to the late Oscar Berry Walters and Ethel Helton Walters and received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Louisville. She served for 30 years as a teacher in Elizabethtown and Hardin County schools and was a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • Constable charged with DUI



    A Hardin County constable from the Elizabethtown district was jailed Saturday night after city police said they found him driving while intoxicated on Pine Valley Drive.

    Court and jail records show B District Constable Randell Ray “Randy” Morris was stopped by Elizabethtown Police  Officer J.A. Richardson on Pine Valley Drive at 11:36 p.m. Saturday.

  • Sept. 7 Local History


  • Sept. 21, 2010 Editorial: Celebration earned


    What many received as a “laughable idea” will be celebrated this week as an ongoing realization of a grand vision by its founders. The North Central Education Foundation will commemorate its 50th anniversary through a variety of events and special gatherings this Thursday, Sept. 23. The public is encouraged to attend the free events and join with four original founding members in celebrating NCEF’s Golden Anniversary milestone.