Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS: Region tourney set to begin at Freeman Lake (05/03)

    When John Hardin traveled to Marion County for a match March 25, a highly anticipated singles duel was on the horizon.

    Except it never happened.

    On the way to the meet, John Hardin junior Tyler Edlin expected to square off against Marion County star sophomore Alex Spalding.

    Instead, Spalding played doubles that day and Edlin followed suit, putting the showdown on hold.

    That matchup may be just around the corner.

  • Faces & Places - H20: Processes of purification
  • PREP BASEBALL: Central gets bats going in 12-0 win over John Hardin (5/3)

    Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson realizes the high school baseball season is long and it can be a grind at times. Players will struggle batting from time to time. What he doesn’t want is his players stressing or pressing about it.

    That was the message Thompson gave the team after back-to-back losses in last weekend’s Louisville Invitational Tournament. The Bruins weren’t productive at the plate, scoring only five runs and getting 14 hits.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: North Hardin holds on at Elizabethtown (05/03)

    North Hardin star sophomore pitcher Bailey Blair admitted she didn’t have her best stuff Thursday night, while veteran coach Donnie Baker said neither did the rest of the Trojans.

    But for the second straight 17th District game, North Hardin did enough to keep itself in contention for the district’s regular-season title. Overcoming four errors, North Hardin held on for a 5-4 road win over the surprisingly solid Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

  • Coming soon: Preview of summer movies

    This year’s summer movie season is jam-packed with action, irreverent comedies, animation and Shakespeare in the hands of Joss Whedon.

    The season blasted off last weekend with the release of “Iron Man 3.” But the action movies don’t stop there.

  • E'town father files complaint against ambulance service

    Nearly a year ago during the early morning of June 9, Richard Leal met his daughter in the parking lot at Long John Silver’s in Elizabethtown. His daughter, who was 26 at the time, was experiencing intense abdominal pain.

    Lizbeth Leal called 911 and requested an ambulance before climbing into her father’s vehicle, and the two continued driving toward the hospital, Richard said.

    Minutes later, an ambulance passed them,and Richard said he flashed his lights, signaling it to pull over.

  • HCS fosters physical fitness

    Elementary students across Hardin County Schools put their fitness skills to the test Wednesday.

    The annual Physical Fitness Test for elementary school students in Hardin County Schools was at John Hardin High School. Teams from the schools participated in a variety of activities, such as long jump and situps. The overall winner this year was Lakewood Elementary School.

  • 'Deadliest Catch' star reels in lines of Elizabethtown fans
  • Recharging creativity in the great outdoors

    Being in the line of work I’m in, I’ve had the opportunity to interview artists of all kinds: musicians, painters, novelists, poets, sculptors, crafters, photographers and others.

    Often when I talk to them about creativity, I find the process is virtually the same across the board. Artists are inspired by everything, and inspiration often cannot be predicted.

    I thought about this while on a fishing and camping trip to Land Between the Lakes last weekend with my other half, Rebecca Ricks.

  • Third time's a charm for Iron Man

    To kick off the summer movie season, Robert Downey Jr. is back as billionaire superhero Avenger Tony Stark in “Iron Man 3.”

    But things are a bit different this time around. Stark has left his playboy ways to settle down with Pepper Potts. He also is dealing with the memories and emotions of what happened to him while fighting with the Avengers in his last adventure.