Today's News

  • GOP float welcomes home Vietnam veterans

    In keeping with the theme for the Kentucky Heartland Festival, the Hardin County GOP float was decorated for the occasion with the POW/MIA flag prominently displayed, along with a flag supporting the Armed Forces that served in Vietnam. Pictured is the float and Hardin County GOP members who walked with the float. Riding on the float were Hardin County GOP members who are Vietnam veterans, Jim Cobbett and Sal Mancuso; Alice Pelkey and Pansy Sanders, widows of Vietnam veterans; and Ruth Cobbett, spouse of a Vietnam veteran.

  • Support for golf scramble appreciated

    The 26th annual Hardin County Law Enforcement Charity Golf Scramble to benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch was Aug. 16, and Hardin County Sheriff Charlie Williams hosted the event.

    We send our sincere thanks to Sheriff Williams and the Hardin County Sheriffs Office, as well as to all those who helped. Your support and help at this event ensures we continue to reach Kentucky’s youth in a positive manner.

  • Sept. 30, 2010: Obituaries

    Russell Wagner Brooks

    Russell Wagner Brooks, 92, of Buffalo, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    He had been a deacon at Buffalo Baptist Church since 1967, was a lifetime cattleman, having started his herd in 1935, a founding member of the LaRue County Cattleman Association, former director and president of the Kentucky Angus Association, and a mentor to many angus breeders across the nation.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Tough schedule has Meade County ready for North Hardin (09/30)


  • Revolutionary War vet's grave marker dedicated



    Adam Nichols — who is said to have crossed the Delaware River with George Washington and to have been an acquaintance of the last Revolutionary War soldier to die — was honored Tuesday in a rural cemetery near the former town of Red Mill.

    “We should admire Adam’s service both in fighting in our revolution and helping settle America west of the Appalachians,” said his great-great grandson, Herbert J. Boothroyd.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin tops North Hardin (09/30)


    The News-Enterprise

    Senior keeper Jerrica Scovel made 10 saves as the host John Hardin Lady Bulldogs secured the fourth seed in the upcoming 10th District Tournament with a 3-1 win over North Hardin on Wednesday.

    John Hardin (7-8-1 overall, 2-2-1) will meet North Hardin (4-12-2, 1-4) again in the tournament quarterfinals at Fort Knox. The Lady Bulldogs finish with the same district record as Meade County, but the third-seeded Lady Waves allowed fewer goals to district opponents.

  • Hodgenville to celebrate Lincoln this weekend




    •  Noon-4 p.m. — Quilt show drop off
    •  6 p.m. — Booth set-ups



  • Jiranek speaks to AM Rotary Club members

    On Sept. 10 Marlin Jiranek, Research and Development with Remington Arms, was the guest speaker for the Hardin County AM Rotary Club. Pictured with Marlin is club President Christy Childers.

  • 3/1 prepares for Afghan partnership

    Division trains to build, teach Afghan security forces



    A soon-to-deploy combat team at Fort Knox received its latest step in preparation for a mission in Afghanistan.

  • Sticky sweet



    So just how did David and Janine Washle end up plunking down tens of thousands of dollars on supplies, a lot of time and effort and extensive research on a dying art they weren’t familiar with?

    The couple who live near Big Clifty in Hardin County began their sorghum syrup making adventure when they lived in Sonora and Janine saw an exhibition at the Glendale Crossing Festival in 2008.

    The couple had no background in farming. Janine decided she wanted to make sorghum syrup anyway.