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Today's News

  • PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin's Williams makes Kentucky All-Stars (4/18)

    Senior Keon Williams received the cherry to go on top of what has been a sweet, treat-filled basketball career at John Hardin.

    Williams was selected to the Kentucky All-Stars boys’ team which will play the Indiana All-Stars in a series of games this summer. LaRue County senior Ivy Brown earned a spot on the girls’ team after winning Miss Basketball last month.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town pounds out 14 hits in 13-3 win over John Hardin (4/18)

    The Elizabethtown Panthers seemed like they reached over and hit the snooze button Thursday evening, but the John Hardin Bulldogs gave them a wake-up call. It was exactly what the Panthers needed to snap them from their slumber.

    Elizabethtown jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but the Bulldogs rallied to tie the score at 3 after two innings.

  • PHOTO: Completing the connector
  • PREP TENNIS: E'town locks up girls' title (4/18)

    There were certainly times during the quarterfinals and semifinals Thursday that the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers’ title streak in the Lincoln Heritage Conference Tournament seemed in doubt.

    But thanks to several key comebacks in singles play – which included a gutsy performance by senior Natalie Fiepke – and more dominance by the Lady Panthers’ doubles teams, Elizabethtown has already clinched its 11th straight conference title going into the finals today at Freeman Lake Park.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Jones' clutch hit lifts Central Hardin past Meade County (04/18)

    After Central Hardin senior Amber Hiller capped off her perfect night at the plate Thursday night, it was up to the youngest Lady Bruins starter to come through in the clutch.

    Two pitches after failing on a suicide bunt which could have given Central Hardin the win – and got Hiller hurt in the process – eighth-grader Meredith Jones hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning to help sixth-ranked Central Hardin earn its second 5-4 win this season against No. 13 Meade County.

  • HCS school lunches will go up a dime next school year

    Hardin County Schools had food issues to resolve Thursday on the board’s meeting agenda.

    School lunch prices again will be increased by a dime next school year. Full-price meals for students will cost $2.40, up from $2.30 this year. A federal regulation that was part of the 2011 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids establishes a formula for meal prices and requires the district to implement annual 10-cent increases.

    Based on family income, many students in the district qualify for free lunches or reduced-price meals, which are set next year at 40 cents per day.

  • North Hardin junior invited to two military academy summer programs

    A North Hardin High School student will get a glimpse of how he wants his future to look when he attends two prestigious summer military academies.

    Hunter Maxwell is one of 1,000 invited to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience in June and one of approximately 2,550 students invited to the U.S. Naval Academy’s Naval Academy Summer Seminar.

    The high school junior said it is the next step to fulfilling his future goals.

  • 0420 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses were issued in Hardin County:

    Stephanie Marie Pulido, 27, and Barret Tyler Frymire, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Erica Renee Ryan, 20, and Lathan Lee Decker, 24, both of Vine Grove.

    Kyu Hyang Reisch, 75, and LeRoy Glenn Frohman, 78, both of Radcliff.

    Mary Lou Ryon, 51, and William Franklin Collett Jr., 43, both of West Point.

    Amanda Jessica Humphrey, 35, and Michael Brian Skees, 42, both of Boston, Ky.

    Jasmine Johnson, 22, Vine Grove, and John Richard Baldon, 33, Louisville.

  • Hodgenville mayor's attorney questions process

    An attorney for two local officials under indictment says Hodgenville City Council proceedings had the makings of a “kangaroo court.”

    A slideshow featuring an analysis of criminal allegations and improprieties attributed to Mayor Terry Cruse and City Clerk MaDonna Hornback was conducted at Monday night’s council meeting by a lawyer hired by the council. An attempt to transition into a public hearing as a prelude to consider ousting the mayor ended abruptly but has been rescheduled for May 1.

  • Candidates squabble over Facebook post

    An animated discussion broke out between the two candidates for Radcliff mayor following a public meeting. It was prompted by concerns about a Facebook post.

    Mike Weaver approached Councilman Jacob Pearman after the Radcliff City Council meeting Tuesday to address a statement on the Radcliff Small Business Alliance’s Facebook page regarding the next meeting of the North Hardin Economic Development Authority, of which Weaver is chairman.