Today's News

  • Remembering the Holocaust
  • Federal Reserve orders mention First Financial

    The Federal Reserve announced enforcement actions Tuesday for First Financial Service Corp. of Elizabethtown, the holding company that owns First Federal Savings Bank.

    To ensure its stability, the company agreed not to pay dividends, incur or guarantee debt, or purchase any shares without prior approval from the Fed. The order also said First Financial will detail cash flow projections within 60 days, according to the statement.

  • Farmer says marketing experience an advantage for ag commissioner

    Robert “Bob” Farmer said he holds a card in the race for agriculture commissioner no other candidate on either side of the aisle possesses: inherent marketability.
    Farmer, a Democratic candidate and private businessman, said his extensive background in marketing and public relations can help raise the office’s profile and diversify its ability to promote the state’s agriculture industry.

  • Jonas graduates from One Station Unit Training

    JONAS. Army Pfc. Jordan T. Jonas has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). A 2010 graduate of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, he is the son of Lori M. Endicott of Vine Grove and the grandson of James L. McCollum of Sharon, Tenn.

  • B.R. Young Masonic Lodge introduces Lincoln Chapter No. 3 of De Molay

  • Glendale Lions Club members welcome Elizabeth Biggs


    Glendale Lions Club Lion President Kent Hagan presents East Hardin eight-grade student Elizabeth Biggs as the April Student of the Month. Elizabeth is the daughter of Keith and Lori Carter.

  • Several roads closed by high water

    High water this morning forced motorists to take detours including major highways. Hardin and all of its neighboring counties also were under a flood warning today.

    Pre-school classes at Valley View Education Center on Hawkins Drive in Elizabethtown were canceled Tuesday and alternative students were moved to Elizabethtown High School.

    Schools in LaRue and Nelson counties were closed Tuesday because flooding has made some primary roads impassable, including U.S. 31E near Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Hodgenville.

  • Chain of fires in Radcliff park spurs investigation

    Three fires in a Radcliff mobile home park over the weekend left one couple homeless and investigators searching for answers.

    Radcliff Fire Chief Jamie Henderson said the string of fires started around 1 a.m. Saturday when firefighters were alerted about a fire at lot 329 in the Parkside Manor Mobile Home Park.

    By the time crews arrived, the abandoned trailer was completely engulfed in flames and damaged beyond repair, Henderson said.

  • Rain slows spring planting

    Rain for nearly all of April did not help area farmers, but it could have been worse.

    Matt Adams, an extension agent for agriculture and natural resources with the Hardin County office, said in mid-April the beginning of planting season traditionally has been April 15. It marks the halfway point between the earliest experts advise planting, April 1, and the latest day advised, May 1.

    Then, the rain continued and experts predicted more rain to come, which could present a problem if it continues much longer, Adams said.

  • Pair of sports park packages approved

    The Elizabethtown City Council approved two more Elizabethtown Sports Park packages on Monday, bringing the total for construction to nearly $24 million.

    The council approved a bid by Atlas Metal Products for building specialties, such as bathroom partitions and fire extinguisher cabinets, at $83,898 as well as a bid from Toadvine Enterprises Inc. for the grandstands, press box and bleachers at $359,138.

    The two packages push construction to about $23.9 million.