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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins go 3-0, extend winning streak to nine (4/20)

    The No. 17 Central Hardin Bruins went 3-0 over the weekend in their own Wooden Bat Classic. The Bruins (13-5), who have won nine straight, beat Campbellsville, 6-5 in eight innings and Casey County, 10-0 in five innings Saturday after beating West Jessamine, 3-2 on Friday.

    * Central Hardin senior Bart Herrin, courtesy running for sophomore Ean Barker after he led off the bottom of the eighth with a double, scored on a throwing error to lift the Bruins over Campbellsville.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (04/20)

    TRACK & FIELD

    BOYS’ PREP

    SATURDAY’S RESULTS

    HEART OF THE BLUEGRASS

    LEXINGTON Results from Saturday’s Heart of the Bluegrass at Henry Clay:

    Team Results (17 Teams)

      1. North Hardin (NH)                      129 points

  • COLLEGE BASEBALL: Former E'town standout Thomas on Johnny Bench watch list (04/20)

    LEXINGTON — Kentucky senior catcher Micheal Thomas was named to the midseason watch list for the Johnny Bench Award, which is given annually to the best catcher in college baseball. It was announced by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission on Friday afternoon.

  • GIRLS' PREP HOOPS: Boley named honorable mention All-American (4/20)

    Erin Boley picked up another prestigious honor over the weekend.

    The 6-foot-2 Elizabethtown forward was named an honorable mention All-American by MaxPreps.com. She was the only Kentucky girls’ player to earn a spot on the team.

  • Calf returned unharmed to owner

    A calf and her owner have been reunited after Elizabethtown police and residents spent part of Saturday searching for the escaped animal in residential neighborhoods. 

    Imari Doyle, a student at Central Hardin High School, said her cow escaped overnight from her home on Springfield Road. The animal is a school project for her FFA club.

    Lilly Mae, a 1-year-old black Angus calf with tag A09, was captured in a residential neighborhood near the U.S. 31W Bypass in Elizabethtown. She was returned unharmed.

  • GIRLS' PREP TENNIS: Novak outduels Fiepke for singles title (4/20)

    Emily Novak has credited a calmer, more level-headed approach to her dominance this season.

    Against her rival, Elizabethtown senior Natalie Fiepke, on Friday, the Central Hardin senior was glad to have that in her back pocket.

    After the second-seeded Fiepke staged a furious rally to force a first-set tiebreak, the top-seeded Novak held on and then rolled in the second set to earn a 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 victory in the girls’ singles final of the Lincoln Heritage Conference Tournament at Freeman Lake Park.

  • BOYS' PREP TENNIS: Edlin takes down teammate McCann in singles final (4/20)

    Friday afternoon was just like another day at practice for John Hardin senior Tyler Edlin and sophomore Carson McCann.

    There were plenty of powerful forehands, long rallies and points that could go either way – and did – in the boys’ singles final of the Lincoln Heritage Conference Tournament.

    The top-seeded Edlin even drove the third-seeded McCann to Freeman Lake Park, like he has to many practices.

  • Riverport offers savings, opportuniites

    ISSUE: Meade County’s new riverport
    OUR VIEW:
    Opening up markets for the region

    Following what was at first a rocky start with its development partner and a decade-long construction period, the Meade County Riverport Authority is scheduled to open its new regional grain port facility sometime before the harvest season this fall.

  • Grays celebrate 60th anniversary

    Peter and Jane Gray of Radcliff celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary April 17, 2014.

    They were married April 17, 1954, in their hometown of Caldwell, N.J. They settled permanently in Radcliff in 1977, having arrived at Fort Knox from a previous military tour in Germany.

    Mr. Gray has 29 years of military service in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army and 16 years of civil service at Fort Knox.

  • Football hero shares experience with mental illness

    When football legend Herschel Walker walked onto a stage Thursday at Fort Knox, his sheer presence garnered the attention of the audience.

    What kept their attention was Walker’s humor and charisma as he shared football stories and anecdotes about movies, his faith and his personal struggles, including battling a multiple personality disorder.

    After his football career ended, Walker – the 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, pro football star and Olympian – recounted a time when an associate repeatedly missed appointments.