Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs face big test in Lexington Catholic (08/26)

    The euphoria around the John Hardin football program after the Bulldogs’ 56-6 thrashing of Lexington Henry Clay has been tempered by what lurks ahead.

    Although the Bulldogs were impressive in their season opener, John Hardin realizes that game is in the past and it’s what lies ahead that matters. And that is a date with perennial power Lexington Catholic.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's results (08/26)





    FORT KNOX — Results from Thursday’s match at the par-36 (front nine) Lindsey Golf Course:

    Meade County

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs, Lady Waves pick up wins (08/26)

    Senior Taylor Cecil had three blocks and three kills to help lead the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 25-21, 27-25 win over Louisville Beth Haven on Thursday.

    Freshman Ebonie Hampton chipped in with three aces, one block and one kill, while senior Meaghan Warsaw had four kills.

    Senior Sydney Conahan added two aces, and senior Amanda Aumack finished with one ace and one kill.

    UP NEXT: John Hardin plays at North Hardin at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bruins, Trojans win (08/26)

    Senior Noah Wiersema had a goal and an assist as the host Central Hardin Bruins rolled to a 4-0 win over 5th Region rival Bardstown on Thursday.

    Wiersema assisted on freshman Zach Fonda’s goal and received an assist from sophomore Ryan Keeney. Senior Nick Westover scored an unassisted goal to give the Bruins (3-1) a 3-0 lead at the half.

    Senior Jake Bunch scored off an assist from senior Michael Bell in the second half for Central Hardin, which outshot Bardstown 39-5.

    “We did not finish very well,” said Bruins coach Mike Wiersema.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bruins edge Elizabethtown (08/26)

    The Central Hardin volleyball team put every body part on the line to knock off their top 17th District rival.

    There was junior Sydney Hall sliding across the court face-first to save a ball.

  • Company receives grants to expand broadband

    Windstream Communications plans to extend its broadband services to rural parts of southern Hardin County and across Kentucky where it was considered cost prohibitive to expand.

    The new service is possible because of about $59.7 million in federal stimulus dollars awarded to the company, said Scott Morris, a spokesman for Windstream.

    The stimulus grant requires a 25 percent match from Windstream which will spend nearly $20 million to fill in gaps in its network where broadband service is unavailable, Morris said.

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  • Raccoons trouble Radcliff neighbors

    Raccoons always have hung around East Mill Creek Road in Radcliff. However, it wasn’t until one chased a toddler that neighbors Vicki Hawkins and Joe Church decided it was time to remove the masked creatures from the vacated house next door.

    But the neighbors can’t find a legal way to legally get rid of the critters, Hawkins said.

  • Hodgenville woman working with grocery-delivery business

    Vicki Curry of Hodgenville, an independent affiliate with MPB Today, attended the company's first national convention held Aug. 4-6 in Atlanta.


    MPB Today is the marketing for Southeastern Delivery, a grocery-delivery company based in Pensacola, Fla. A growing trend, home delivery of groceries has an estimated industry revenue of $12 billion per year. MPB Today has more than 80,000 affiliates throughout the United States.


  • Hardin County Fair Flower Show is a success

    The Garden Club of Elizabethtown is proud of the success of the recent Hardin County Fair Flower Show. People of all ages enjoy the flower show, and people of all ages participate by enter-ing. This is an example of the spirit of our citizens for the support of the Hardin County Fair.
    Fifty-eight categories were available and ap-proximately 150 entries were made. The largest category was the “One Stem Day Lily” with 11 entries. Ribbons and prize money made this rewarding for the participants.