Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin turns back Meade County (1/8)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs continued their dominance over the Meade County Green Wave.

    The Bulldogs knocked off Meade County, 65-54 on Friday night at John Hardin High School for their third consecutive victory. It was their fourth consecutive victory over Meade County and 10th in the last 11 games. Their only loss in that span came in the 2007-08 season.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown completes sweep of Central Hardin (01/08)

    Bryce Byrd and the balanced Elizabethtown Panthers are youth in revolt – all the way to the top of the 17th District.

    The sophomore guard was 1-of-7 Panthers who scored at least seven points Friday as homestanding Elizabethtown overcame a horrendous night at the foul line to complete a regular-season sweep of the Central Hardin Bruins, 71-61.

    Byrd had 12 points, four rebounds and a game-high seven assists as the Panthers (9-4 overall, 3-0 district) won their fourth straight.

  • Animal cruelty charge filed in Hart County

    A Munfordville man was charged with cruelty to animals after Kentucky State Police investigated a complaint on Johnson Cemetery Road near Bonnieville.

    Post 3 in Bowling Green had received prior animal cruelty complaints mentioning the same Hart County address but the instances were unsubstantiated, police said. When Trooper Jonathan McChesney arrived Wednesday, he found animal remains in a wooded lot next to the residence, according to police.

  • Hodgenville woman dies in single-car crash

    A fatal car crash occurred early Saturday on Kentucky 84, one mile west of Hodgenville.

    Amber W. Thurman of Hodgenville was traveling west when her vehicle crossed the centerline for unknown reasons, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. The 47-year-old driver then overcorrected and lost control of her 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue, police said. It  left the right side of the roadway, struck an earth embankment and overturned. 

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Hawks steamroll Green County (1/8)

    GREENSBURG - At halftime, LaRue County coach Paul Childress told Kody Key he wasn’t displaying enough strength down low.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Dragons edge LaRue County (1/8)

    GREENSBURG - Turnover problems, foul trouble and a lack of aggressive rebounding left the LaRue County Lady Hawks with a sinking feeling after a frenetic final minute Friday night.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Balanced Panthers complete sweep of Central Hardin (01/07)

    Seven Elizabethtown players scored at least seven points Friday and the homestanding Panthers overcame a horrendous night at the foul line to complete a regular-season sweep of the Central Hardin Bruins, 71-61.

    Senior Jansen Flood had 14 points and four rebounds to pace the 17th District-leading Panthers (9-4 overall, 3-0 district), who have won four straight. Sophomore guard Bryce Byrd added 12 points, four rebounds and a game-high seven assists, while sophomore forward Dominique Harding nearly had a double-double (nine points, eight rebounds) off the bench.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Ruttley's return spurs Trojans to 85-36 win over Knox (1/8)

    Jermaine Ruttley had been waiting for this night, his chance to return the hardwood after missing several weeks with a stress fracture.

    The North Hardin senior guard was diagnosed with the injury following the Trojans’ season opener Nov. 29 and missed the next 11 games.

    After being cleared to play this week, Ruttley wasted little time making an impact Friday night against 17th District rival Fort Knox. He scored North Hardin’s first five points and finished with 21 points as the Trojans rolled to an 85-36 win at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • Houchens closing for renovations

    Houchens is closing for renovations Jan. 28.

    Company officials aren’t saying what the renovations at the store on Sycamore Street in Elizabethtown will include.

    Alan Larsen, director of marketing and merchandising for Houchens Industries, said that’s because the format and offerings of the renovated store haven’t been finalized.

    “It’s sincerely still a work in progress,” he said. “We really don’t know what it’s going to be.”

  • ECTC dental clinic accepting new patients

    With school ramping back up after the holidays, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s dental clinic again is accepting new patients.

    Mary Jo King, spokeswoman for the college, said the dental clinic offers an affordable alternative for families and gives dental students a chance to put training into action. The clinic, located in the lower level of the Student Center on campus, takes new patients every semester, King added.