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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Whelan, Lady Waves shut down LaRue (05/11)

    Seventh-grader Abby Whelan struck out two, walked none, hit two batters and held visiting LaRue County to just three hits Thursday as the Meade County Lady Waves rolled to a 6-1 win over the Lady Hawks.

  • Theft and drug cases populate April grand jury indictments

    The Hardin County grand jury returned more than 40 indictments in April, with more than half of those involving either theft- or drug-related offenses.

    The grand jury returned a total of 17 theft-related indictments and 11 involving drugs.

    Of those 11 drug indictments, all of them involved charges relating to either methamphetamine or prescription medicine.

    Among those indicted is Lajuan V. Rose, the 52-year-old Radcliff man accused of stabbing another man in the neck with a pocket knife.

  • PRO BASEBALL: Rosenberg returns to Louisville (5/11)

    Today will be a homecoming for B.J. Rosenberg.

    Rosenberg, a former Meade County High School standout who played at the University of Louisville, is playing for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, who begin a four-game series with the Louisville Bats.

    Lehigh Valley is the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. Rosenberg began the season with the Double-A Reading Phillies before getting called up April 25.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town to honor Myers tonight (5/11)

    Ron Myers spent his career building Elizabethtown High School into one of the premier programs not only in the 5th Region but the state.

    Now, the program will forever be linked to Myers as Elizabethtown will name the field after the man who meant so much to the program for three decades. The field will be known as Ron Myers Field.

    “It’s extremely a high honor,” Myers said Thursday evening. “I can think of no better honor.”

  • Familiarity, diversity mark 2012-13 season for the PAC, HCP

    Sources including the Bible, fairy tales and Shakespeare find their way into the 2012-13 season for Hardin County Playhouse and Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center.

    For HCP Artistic Director Bo Cecil, planning a season means a balance of productions, allowing for a variety of tastes.

    “Whenever I design a season, I try to think of it as people going to a really nice dinner,” Cecil said. He equated the productions to different courses of a meal.

    The dinner begins Aug. 10 with a serving of “Seussical, The Musical.”

  • Swopes celebrate new buildings, old cars

    The Swope Family of Dealerships celebrated 60 years in Elizabethtown by dedicating a new Nissan dealership, giving away a $10,000 diamond and celebrating more than a century of motor cars.

  • COLLEGE TRACK: Bagley, Edwards renewing their rivalry tonight (05/11)

    After moving to Hardin County prior to their junior years, two former prep track stars took the area – and the state – by storm.

    Courtney Edwards, who transferred to Fort Knox from Germany, and Brandon Bagley, who enrolled at John Hardin after moving from Georgia, developed a friendly but competitive rivalry as they combined to win 12 state championships in two years.

    But it’s their head-to-head races that still have people talking.

  • PREP TRACK: North looking to sweep at home (05/11)

    Seeing as today is her last home meet, North Hardin senior Brianna Woodson wants to go out with another region championship under her belt.

    The Lady Trojans are in position to claim their fifth straight Class 3-A, Region 2 title when the meet begins at 3:30.

    Woodson should help carry the load as she’s seeded first in the 400-meter dash and long jump, second in the triple jump and is on North Hardin’s top-ranked 1,600 relay team.

  • PREP TRACK: E'town dominates in 2-A (05/11)

    With 12 No. 1 seeds for the Class 2-A, Region 2 Meet, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers had some lofty expectations to live up to Thursday night.

    They met them all, and took the drama out of the region meet with a dominating performance.

    Spurred by senior Jessica Gabhart and freshman Darien Huff, Elizabethtown won 12 gold medals to roll to its seventh straight region title at Central Hardin High School’s Bruin Field.

  • Munfordville minister recommended for SBC executive committee

    A Hart County minister has been nominated to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee.

    In a list of hundreds of recommendations for various roles, the 2012 SBC Committee on Nominations selected John E. Smith, pastor of Munfordville Baptist Church, for its top decision-making body.

    Smith replaces Scott F. Kilgore of Bowling Green, who declined to serve a second term. If approved, Smith’s term would continue until 2016.