Today's News

  • Kentucky Christian Writers Conference


  • And they're off! Schools have a day at the races



    Michelle Buckley welcomed the crowd gathered in Parkway Elementary School’s gym.

    “Most days this place is called Parkway,” she said. “But not today. Today it’s called Churchill Downs.”

    Schools in Hardin County celebrated the upcoming Kentucky Derby on Thursday with races of their own — including a nine-class competition between preschoolers, at Parkway, and a race between kindergartners, at G. C. Burkhead Elementary School.

  • Public gives feedback on Vision Project



    The public on Thursday had a chance to weigh in on two dozen goals that may help shape Hardin County during the next decade and beyond.

    While some of the Hardin County Vision project proposals — such as allowing alcohol sales in urban areas and unifying the county’s school districts — could be contentious, those topics were not brought up by a handful of audience members who offered suggestions and asked questions.

    Comments instead tended to focus on development and governance.

  • Parent company sells KU, LG&E



    The company that owns two of Hardin County’s major utility providers plans to sell them to a Pennsylvania corporation.

    Kentucky Utilities and LG&E customers won’t see any changes in service or rates because of the sale, spokesman Chip Keeling said.

    “It should be seamless,” he said.

    His company, German-based E.ON, has agreed to sell its U.S. operation to PPL Corporation for $7.6 billion.

  • You are invited to make a difference

    As the project consultant for the Hardin County Vision Project, it is my pleasure to invite each citizen of Hardin County to join Judge-Executive Harry Berry and me by attending the upcoming Hardin County Vision Project community forum. It begins at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School, 384 W.A. Jenkins Road, Elizabeth

  • April 29, 2010: Services

     Richard William Baker, 64, of Cecilia, died Saturday, April 24, 2010. The funeral is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Community United Memorial Methodist Church in Manito, Ill., with burial to follow in Forest City Cemetery. Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: This pizza cuts the mustard


  • Photos: Here come the clydesdales
  • April 29, 2010: Obituaries

    Wilbur L. Brown

    Wilbur L. Brown, 56, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010, at University Hospital in Louisville.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Katherine (Drury) Brown.

    He is survived by his companion, Brenda Moutardier of Big Clifty; a daughter, Renee Miller of Leitchfield; a brother, Raymond Brown; a half brother, Edward Brown; two half sisters, Melinda Brown and Sherry Brown; several step sisters; and one stepbrother.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Area slap bunters prove sometimes less is more (04/29)