Today's News

  • Berry, Duvall reach compromise on solid waste dispute

    As voters hit the polls Tuesday to vote for the country’s next president, two local officials spent hours working out issues that have divided them for months.

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall and Hardin Judge-Executive Harry Berry met for more than three hours on “neutral ground” at the main offices of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, and both men said they believe they have reached compromises regarding their disagreement on the county’s solid waste management plan, which is due to the state in mid-December.

  • Potted Few Garden Club members gather to celebrate fall

    Fort Knox Potted Few Garden Club members recently met at the Radcliff home of Renate Gosser with Bonnie Gunter as cohost.

    After a brunch and business meeting, members enjoyed a workshop on “What’s New in Country Floral” and how to create seasonal flower designs, given by member Renate Gosser.

    The next meeting is at 11 a.m. Nov. 14 at Caroline’s Alpine Haus in Radcliff. Caroline’s program is “Out to Lunch, German Style” with Renate Gosser as cohost. To attend, call Renate Gosser, 351-6433.

  • Election turnout steady, lower than 2008

    Precincts throughout the county saw steady lines all day but saw fewer voters Tuesday than in the 2008 general election.

    Of the 70,066 registered voters in the county, 39,575 cast ballots for a voter turnout percentage of 56.48.

    Hardin County Clerk Kenny Tabb thought the turnout would be higher, closer to 65 percent turnout.

    “We’ve had a pretty good day, overall,” he said.

    The 2008 election saw 40,456 votes and a 62.8 percent.

  • Holland out, Pearman in on Radcliff City Council

    Five of the six incumbents recaptured their seats on Radcliff City Council and one former councilman reclaimed his spot Tuesday.

    Incumbent Barbara Baker captured the largest share of the votes with 3,771 out of 14 precincts. Stan Holmes followed closely behind Baker with 3,698 and long-time Councilman Don Yates finished third with 3,237 votes.

    A total of 29,665 votes were cast in the Radcliff City Council race, according to the Hardin County Clerk’s website.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs not taking Grayson lightly (11/06)

    When the John Hardin Bulldogs played the Grayson County Cougars during the regular season, they admitted to taking the game lightly.

    “We came out of warm-ups and we thought we were going to blow them out of the water,” John Hardin senior Jalen Fleming said. “They came out and put points on the board. We knew we were in for a tough game. We can’t take them lightly again.”

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Four area players selected to All-State Team (11/06)

    Four area players – North Hardin senior center midfielder Elijah Linscott and senior goalkeeper Tyler Malcolm, John Hardin senior midfielder Alex Higdon and Elizabethtown junior midfielder/striker Travis Richardson – were selected to the Kentucky Soccer Coaches’ Association Boys’ All-State Team, which was released late last week.

    Linscott was voted to the 11-member first team West, while the others were 3-of-11 players to be named second team West. No area players were among the 22 West honorable mentions.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Despite team-first attitude, LaRue's Hornback emerges as team's leading rusher (11/06)

    In the eyes of first-year LaRue County coach Josh Jaggers, no player better defines unselfish than Matthew Hornback.

    It doesn’t matter to the senior fullback if he’s the one getting the carries and yards or if his teammates are the ones getting their numbers called, as long as the Hawks are winning.

    And in an era of “look at me” players, Jaggers said that’s refreshing to see.

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  • Interesting info about nitrogen

    Nitrogen is one of the most widely distributed elements in nature since it is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere. It is not found in mineral form like phosphorous or potassium are, but is largely present in organic compounds. When it is present in soil, it is subject to many complex biological transformations that make it challenging to manage.

  • PHOTO: Taking flight