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Today's News

  • Districts bedeviled by snow days

    With more than two months of winter left, area school districts already are making accommodations for weather-related dismissals.
    Hardin County Schools called off school Friday because of snow. It was the fourth snow day this school year.
    Eight snow days last school year kept students and teachers in attendance until June 2.

  • Fiscal Court begins new path this week

    When Hardin Fiscal Court conducts its first meeting of 2011, something unseen in almost two decades will occur. A woman will be seated among county government’s elected decision makers.

    As the county welcomes back the magistrate form of government, the voters of District 3 selected Lisa Williams to represent their interests for the next four years.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue County remains in district contention by beating Green (01/09)

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks appeared to be on their way to an easy victory Friday night, but the Green County Lady Dragons had other plans.

    The homestanding Lady Hawks led most of the third quarter by double digits, but Green County made it interesting before LaRue County pulled out a 47-40 victory to remain in the hunt for the No. 1 seed in the 18th District.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL UPDATE: Central Hardin 58, Elizabethtown 52 (01/08)

    Central Hardin senior guard Matt Nichols scored 11 of his game-high 25 points from the foul line in the final 8 minutes Friday and junior forward Andrew Kinney hit a game-best four 3-pointers to finish with 16 points as the host Bruins held off the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers, 58-52 in a critical 17th District game.

    Nichols also had a team-high eight rebounds as the Bruins (5-6, 1-3) ended a three-game losing streak.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Unbeaten John Hardin wins at Meade County (01/09)

    John Hardin went on a third-quarter defensive blitz.

    The Bulldogs ratcheted up their backcourt press and man-to-man defense up a notch.

    They stuck to their gameplan and wore the Meade County Green Wave out Friday night.

    Leading by just one point at halftime, John Hardin outscored Meade County by 20 points in the third quarter as the Bulldogs rolled to a 67-41 win.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue County holds off Green County (01/09)

    LaRue County assistant coach Simon Ford kept telling head coach Paul Childress the Hawks were going to turn it on Friday night, but Childress was beginning to have his doubts.

    But true to Ford’s words, LaRue County erupted in the fourth quarter with 21 points to knock off the visiting Green County Dragons, 59-44 and remain undefeated in 18th District play.

  • It's basketball season in the Bluegrass

    These are a few of the scenes playing out in gymnasiums across the state as winter has set in across the Commonwealth and the sight of a basketball bouncing on the hardwood is the viewer's choice. The pep bands fill the air along with cheers and jeers from the student sections. High school basketball season is in full swing.

  • Club members welcome student guests

    Elizabethtown High School students Adelaide Luckett and Lance Hagan were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 4.

  • Proffit speaks to Rotary Club members

    Guest speaker at a recent Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Vine Grove Mayor and Rotarian Blake Proffit. Proffit, a past president of the Radcliff Rotary Club and son of one of the club’s charter members, the late Ronnie Proffit, presented the club with some of his plans and visions as Vine Grove’s “chief executive.” He stressed his interest in infrastructure issues, which will impact the future growth and prosperity of the community. He is pictured with Club President-elect Mike Enlow, left.

  • Group aims to give Christians a voice

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    A local Christian group that plans to have a voice at a variety of venues — from political debates to small-town festivals — is in the works.

    The Hardin County Christian Coalition will be an opportunity for believers to band together, share their thoughts and influence the community.

    “We can’t continue to sit on the sidelines,” organizer Will Stolz said.