Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue County feels its got better over fall break (10/05)

    Josh Jaggers is not a fan of fall break, but the first-year LaRue County football coach must admit, the time off did his Hawks good in terms of offensive advancement and health improvement.

  • Hendren headed to D.C. on Honor Flight

    Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives served by East Kentucky Power Cooperative have joined the Bluegrass Chapter of the Honor Flight Network to sponsor an Honor Flight for World War II veterans on Saturday.

    This marks the second year Nolin and Touchstone Energy have sponsored an honor flight.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles realize they face must-win situation (10/05)

    It’s do or die for the Fort Knox Eagles and Washington County Commanders.

    A spot in the Class 2-A playoffs is on the line as the Eagles (1-5, 0-2 District 4) host the Commanders (0-6, 0-2) at 7:30 tonight. The winner most likely will be the No. 4 seed in the six-team district, while the loser will be on the outside.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Oldham County downs Central; Nelson tops LaRue (10/05)

    A two-set deficit didn’t do much to deter homestanding Oldham County on Thursday night as the unranked Lady Colonels rallied for a 3-2 (18-25, 17-25, 25-15, 25-23, 15-12) win over No. 17 Central Hardin.

    Senior Abbey Sorrells had 40 assists, seven digs and two kills for the Lady Bruins (30-3), while senior Afton Conner had 15 kills, one ace, one assist and one dig.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Trojans cruise past Marion (10/05)

    Elijah Linscott and the North Hardin Trojans ended the regular season with authority.

    A senior center midfielder, Linscott had two goals and two assists Thursday as the visiting Trojans rolled to a 5-1 win at 5th Region rival Marion County.

    Senior Devin Sowells added one goal and two assists for the Trojans (14-6), who led 4-0 at the half.

    Senior Kage Rhodes and sophomore Geoff Nelson also scored for North Hardin, which has won six straight.

    Senior goalkeeper Tyler Malcolm saved 5-of-6 shots by the Knights (11-8).

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY NOTEBOOK: Teams are focused on preseason (10/05)

    With just a little over three weeks left in the regular season before the region meets are held Nov. 3, cross country teams across the state are gearing up for the postseason.

    Class 3-A, Region 2 (Central Hardin, John Hardin and North Hardin) is at the Hardin County Fairgrounds; 2-A, Region 2 (Elizabethtown and LaRue County) is at Bowling Green’s Ephram White Park; 3-A, Region 3 (Meade County) is at Louisville’s Champions Park (formerly Old River Road Country Club); and 1-A, Region 3 (Fort Knox) is at Bardstown’s Wickland Park.

  • Farm community mourns loss of Pat Owsley

    Rocked by the death Wednesday of one of its members, the Hardin County farming community has rallied around a Cecilia family.

    Those who worked and lived alongside Pat Owsley described him as a selfless and devoted family man who loved God, University of Kentucky athletics and farm life.

    Kevin Mobley, Owsley’s cousin, farmed with him and characterized him as an eternal optimist.

  • Trooper injured during DUI arrest

    A Kentucky State Police Post 4 trooper was injured Wednesday night while attempting to arrest a Bardstown man for driving under the influence.

    Trooper Jonathan Downs pulled over Jason E. Aaron, 26, around 7:30 p.m. near the 18-mile marker of Blue Grass Parkway after the driver passed him, police said.

    Police said Aaron was going 106 mph in a 70 mph speed zone, according to a Post 4 news release.

    Upon stopping the vehicle, Downs suspected Aaron was under the influence of alcohol, according to the release.

  • Farcical fun at Hardin County Playhouse

    Mortimer Brewster, a New York drama critic, gets engaged and then finds out his two sweet aunts are murdering lonely old men by serving them elderberry wind laced with arsenic, an act of mercy, they say.

    Brewster tries to deal with this news and questions the sanity of his entire family in the mad capped comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace.”

    The classic dark comedy begins showing at the Hardin County Playhouse this weekend.

  • No friend of educational liberty

    We’ve seen that many in Kentucky’s legislature and teachers unions are adamant enemies of school choice in the commonwealth.

    The Kentucky Education Association has worked for years with powerful politicians to keep even the most rudimentary types of school choice – like the charter schools found in 41 other states and the District of Columbia – from winning out in Kentucky.

    But a recent ruling has revealed another player in that axis against any type of educational liberty: the Kentucky Supreme Court.