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Today's News

  • Loved one realizing dream is dream for both

    So my girlfriend, Rebecca Ricks, has been turning a dream into reality.

    On July 4 she officially leased space in downtown Elizabethtown for her business, Moonlight Serenity Body Products — that might seem like an overt plug, but, really, I tried writing it without mentioning the name, and I could hear readers asking, “Why didn’t he mention the name of the business?” — a line of homemade lotions and soaps.

    Yeah, the date was a symbolic one. You know, Independence Day, and all that.

  • Avoiding delay

    ISSUE: HCU suggests conditional approval
    OUR VIEW: Advocates act with integrity

    Confusion about a state law that’s the foundation for local talk of government unification came up at Tuesday’s Hardin Fiscal Court meeting.

    Fiscal Court members agreed that residents of all existing cities should have the right to stay as they are. Magistrates reject the idea of any community being forced into a larger unified government by the votes of the county at-large.

  • Shooting clinic set for Fort Knox

    A seasoned veteran of World War II has been called back to service at Fort Knox — and its name is M1 Garand.

    The Kentucky State Rifle and Pistol Association and the Meade County Sportsman’s Club, in conjunction with the Fort Knox Warrior Transition Battalion, plans to host a Wounded Warrior M1 Garand Clinic on Saturday at the Scott Mountain Range at Fort Knox.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Wednesday's results (08/25)

    GOLF

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S EVENTS

    HARDIN COUNTY CUP: DAY 2

    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from the second day of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Elizabethtown Country Club:

    TEAM RESULTS

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lady Waves, Lady Hawks fall (08/25)

    The visiting Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees scored two goals in each half as they knocked off 5th Region rival Meade County, 4-0 on Wednesday.

    Bethlehem outshot the Lady Waves (0-3), 23-9.

    Sophomore keeper Jessica Duncan made 14 saves.

    UP NEXT: Meade County hosts Taylor County at 6 p.m. today.

    marion county 1, larue county 0. Junior keeper Kasey Wells made seven saves, but the visiting Lady Hawks (1-3-1) still lost for the third time in four games.

    LaRue County finished with 18 total shots.

  • PREP SPORTS: KHSAA changes schedule for spring sports (08/25)

    The girls and boys of summer are becoming the children of winter.

    Earlier this month, KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett sent an email to principals, athletic directors and superintendents of the nearly 230 KHSAA member schools informing the recipients that the KHSAA was moving the start date for baseball, softball and tennis regular-season contests to Wednesday, March 7.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown looking at the positives (08/25)

    Shortly after the Fort Knox Eagles’ 41-21 dismantling of Elizabethtown was complete Friday night, Panthers assistant coach Jose Rivera got a text from NFL player Brandon Deaderick.

    Some of the text was not suitable for print, but the point of the message from the former Panther star was clear: The last time Deaderick lost to Fort Knox, the Panthers bounced back and advanced to the 2003 Class 2-A state final.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue County looks for third backfield option heading into Shelby game (08/25)

    Going into last week’s season opener, outgoing LaRue County football coach Rodney Armes was concerned with how his Hawks would handle the veteran North Bullitt Eagles, who outweighed the Hawks at several positions and had a far deeper roster.

    Armes’ answer was what he expected – not very well.

    Even though they had three turnovers, the Hawks managed to stay within striking distance before the Eagles pulled away with a pair of scores in the final 10 minutes.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Norton, Central Hardin cruise by John Hardin (08/25)

    As a point guard, Lauren Norton’s not expected to grab a lot of boards on the hardwood.

    Put her on the soccer pitch and the Central Hardin senior’s rebounding proficiency goes way up.

    The reigning Area Offensive Player of the Year scored two of her season-high four goals off rebounds, while two of her teammates scored off deflections as well as the eighth-ranked Lady Bruins cruised by the host John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, 7-0 on Wednesday night in a rematch of last year’s 10th District Tournament final.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Elizabethtown routs North Hardin in 10-0 victory (08/25)

    Elizabethtown High School girls’ soccer coach Jerry Crabtree still can’t understand how Lexy Hazle plays in the back row for her club team.