Today's News

  • Jan. 27 Local History

    30 years ago, officials of the state hazardous waste division of the natural resources were testing samples of the type of sludge that would be brought to Eastview if the plans of the Metropolitan Sewer District were to go through to build a facility in Eastview to hold Jefferson County sludge. 20 years ago, 10 Hardin County agencies found they would divide $240,500 from Metro United Way; two of the service organizations – Lincoln Trail Domestic Violence and North Hardin HOPE

  • Jadelyn competes in America’s Cover Miss Pageant

    Jadelyn Mae Peters competed in the America’s Cover Miss Tri-State beauty pageant in April where she won Queen in her age division. She also won most photogenic, second runner-up in fashion and overall red, white and blue wear in the 0 to three age division.

    She is the 21-month-old daughter of Chris and Ashley Peters of Cecilia. She is sponsored by Spencer’s Value Mart, Nail Concepts and family and friends.


  • United we all grow

    The issue: Chambers of commerce to merge
    Our view: Unity will create stronger voice for business opportunity

    The recent announcement of the goal to merge the four area chambers of commerce is good news for their members, the cities in which they’re located and for all of Hardin County.

  • Garden Club Gets Tips For Competition
  • Jan. 29 Local History

    30 years ago, an overnight snow closed area schools and made driving unsafe in the Hardin County area. 20 years ago, community leaders acknowledged that they would probably have to accept troop cuts at Fort Knox but said they would find ways to fill the resulting economic void; President Bush’s proposed budget for the 1991 fiscal year, if approved by Congress, would result in 3,010 troops being cut from the 194th Armored Brigade.

  • Waddell-Gibson

    Larry and Rhondalyn Waddell of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lara Brianne Waddell, to David Colby Gibson, son of David and Cindy Gibson of Glendale.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Union County High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and elementary education.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School. He is employed with Flint Group.

  • Theft case against former Wildcat continues



    Former University of Kentucky basketball player Derrick Millar appeared in Elizabethtown’s 9th Circuit Court Tuesday for what was scheduled to be a disposition hearing in a case accusing him of multiple felony thefts.

    The charges stem from Millar’s alleged sales of basketball tickets to Hardin County fans. He is accused of failing to deliver. Millar has been accused of like charges in about a dozen Kentucky counties, including a few where cases have ended in plea deals in exchange for guilty pleas.

  • Amphitheater in limbo



    The status of grant money to support the construction of an amphitheater at City Park North in Radcliff is still unknown, but the city could have other options.

    Mayor Sheila Enyart on Tuesday said the project is in limbo because the city has not yet secured the grant, but it may ask local businesses to sponsor construction of the amphitheater should the grant fall through.

    City officials first considered applying for the grant in November when a resolution was brought before Radcliff City Council.

  • July 4 Pets of the Week

    Pet of the Week This young male Hound mix named “Darwin” and this young female shorthair named “Jinx” are in need of loving homes. If you are interested in adopting them, contact Hardin County Animal Control at 769-3428 or visit 116 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown. Visit www.hcky.org/animalcontrol.asp for information. All dog adoptions are done by application proce

  • Jan. 7 Local History

    30 years ago, Sen. Joe Prather of Vine Grove was hospitalized at Hardin Memorial Hospital with diberticulosis, but planned to be in Frankfort for the opening of the 1980 General Assembly on Jan. 8.