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Today's News

  • Savannah Hicks donates items for children to Warm Blessings
  • VFW and Ladies Auxiliary honor North JROTC

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10281 Commander Butch Ferrell and Ladies Auxiliary President Carol Hill attended the awards ceremony for the North Hardin High School Junior ROTC.

  • Parrett speaks at Radcliff Woman’s Club meeting

    The topic of the May 13 meeting of the Radcliff Woman’s Club was legislation. To get a clear insight about Kentucky legislation and how it affects the local community, the club invited state Sen. Dennis Parrett to serve as the guest speaker.

    Having been a member of 16 Hardin County organizations and a current member of the Central Kentucky Education Foundation, Kentucky FFA Foundation, CORE Committee and the YMCA Steering Committee, he is extremely knowledgeable in the needs of area citizens.

  • Elizabethtown Lions Club members present donation to American Red Cross

    Bob Thompson of the American Red Cross accepts from Elizabethtown Lions Club President Morris Bottoms, the club's annual donation. The ACR assists families after house fires, natural disasters and is a part of the First Response Team in Hardin County who assisted in the recent car wreck on I-65 that took six lives.

  • Jury trial begins for Sturgill

    The trial in the case against a former West Point man accused of sending sexually themed electronic messages to two minor girls began Monday with juror selection.

    One of the girls was a foster child who lived in Sturgill’s home.

    Jimmie Sturgill, 65, of Catlettsburg, faces 19 sex-related felony charges in Hardin County. However, the jury trial that began Monday concerns 16 of those charges.

    According to police, Sturgill sent sexually charged messages via Facebook to two minor girls between September 2010 and May 2011.

  • Get Ready! Camp begins in Hardin County

    Paint samples and apples might not seem like educational materials, but at the Get Ready! Camp, teachers work to inspire learning from everyday objects.

    The Get Ready! Camp, an educational camp for children from birth through age 5 and their families, began Monday. The camp, created by the Central Kentucky Community Foundation and funded by PNC Bank, runs through June.

  • E'town introduces budget

    Elizabethtown City Council admitted to some heated debates during this year’s budget session, but they were in accord Monday as Mayor Tim Walker presented the city’s nearly $60.2 million budget.

    The proposed budget, which was reduced slightly from last year, recommends more than $10 million in funding for sanitary sewer improvements and keeps services stable with a nearly $28 million general fund. Once capital projects are added, the budget exceeds $73 million.

  • Radcliff man arrested for attempted rape

    A Radcliff man faces charges of attempted rape and sexual abuse after police say he was involved in a domestic violence incident with the mother of his child.

    Travis C. Botette, 23, was arrested Saturday night on charges of attempted first-degree rape — domestic violence, first-degree sexual abuse, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree assault — domestic violence and no visible injury.

  • Holland continues recovery at Ronald McDonald House

    Local teenager Andrew Holland has successfully undergone a bone marrow transplant and left the hospital, moving into the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville as he continues his recovery.

    Regina Hensley, Holland’s mother, said doctors were impressed with his resiliency as he left Kosair Children’s hospital about 24 days after the transplant. He was hospitalized for more than a month during the procedure and recovery, she said.

  • Diamond dandies at Central Hardin

    TOPIC: On the diamond, CHHS teams excel
    OUR VIEW: State berths nothing new to Bruin Nation

    The Central Hardin High School baseball and softball teams find themselves on familiar turf this week in state tournament play.

    Both have been dominating forces around the 17th District and 5th Region over the last several years.