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Today's News

  • Teaching for the top: LCHS instructor says profession is her 'calling'

    A LaRue County teacher has received state recognition for her efforts in the classroom.

    Summer Garris, an English teacher at LaRue County High School, is one of 24 recipients of the 2012 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards.

    Teachers selected from across the state receive cash awards and certificates. From the 24, an elementary, middle and high school Teacher of the Year is chosen. From those three one will be named Teacher of the Year.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday's results (09/21)

    GOLF

    BOYS' PREP

    TUESDAY'S RESULTS

    ELIZABETHTOWN 155, GRAYSON COUNTY 178

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Tuesday's match at the Elizabethtown Country Club:

    Elizabethtown

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North's Jaggers puts jobs on the line (09/21)

    An offensive performance from North Hardin’s offensive line has prompted Trojans’ coach Crad Jaggers to make some wholesale changes.

    It’s open season this week – and all positions on the line are available.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin boys roll; No. 4 Central Hardin girls win seventh straight (09/21)

    Sophomore Jeremy Garcia scored twice to lead the host John Hardin Bulldogs to a 3-1 win over Spencer County on Tuesday.

    Senior Russ Mott also scored for the Bulldogs (9-4-1), who won their fourth straight. Freshman John Westwood, junior Alex Higdon and senior Erik Krivitsky each had an assist.

    Senior keeper Dylan Smith stopped three shots for John Hardin, which outshot Spencer County, 29-4.

    UP NEXT: John Hardin hosts Central Hardin at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs top Knox (09/21)

    John Hardin’s serving was on Tuesday night and the Lady Bulldogs aced their way past 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    John Hardin totaled 17 aces and rolled to a 25-9, 25-7 win over visiting Fort Knox.

    Senior Taylor Cecil totaled team-highs of eight aces and six assists, while senior Amanda Aumack had three aces and two kills. Senior Meaghan Warsaw and junior Tori Nelson added two kills apiece, while junior Bryanna Fraley had two aces.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin's defense shines without stars (09/21)

    When the Miami Dolphins won Super Bowl VII, their defense was called the No-Name Defense because the team’s stellar offense received most of the attention.

    John Hardin’s defense can relate. The second-ranked Bulldogs have plenty of stars on the offensive side of the ball, but it’s the defense that’s been a pleasant surprise through the first four games.

  • Radcliff man to repay more than $450,000 in bank fraud case

    A Radcliff man and former PNC Investments employee was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to 41 months in prison on charges of bank fraud.

    William T. Hernandez, 41, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Louisville to two counts of bank fraud June 21 for executing a scheme to defraud PNC and its customers.

    In addition to prison time, the court also ordered Hernandez to pay $453,819.21 in restitution to the bank, according to a news release.

  • Leadership required for unification decision

    Should Hardin County and the cities within merge their governments? I wish I knew the answer to that question. In some ways, I also wish I could ignore that question; but today there are compelling reasons why it is important for all of us who live here to answer it and to get it right.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs sweep Fort Knox (09/21)

    John Hardin’s serving was on Tuesday night and the Lady Bulldogs aced their way past 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    John Hardin totaled 17 aces and rolled to a 25-9, 25-7 win over visiting Fort Knox.

    Senior Taylor Cecil totaled team-highs of eight aces and six assists, while senior Amanda Aumack had three aces and two kills. Senior Meaghan Warsaw and junior Tori Nelson added two kills apiece, while junior Bryanna Fraley had two aces.

  • EIS approves $24 million budget

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ budget has grown slightly this year from last year, after the district expected a slight downfall in revenue.

    Teachers will receive a 1 percent pay raise to the salary schedule in this working budget approved at the school board's regular meeting Monday night.