Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Meade's Bo Wilson signs with Air Force (05/13)

    Flying is in Bo Wilson’s blood.

    So is the Air Force Academy. As for baseball, well that’s just an added bonus.

  • ECTC has a sporting chance

    TOPIC: Athletics at ECTC
    OUR VIEW: Opportunities for students always a good deal

    Today is Mother’s Day. How would you moms like to one day be able to go see your sons play college baseball at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

    It could happen and very soon.

    The rapidly growing school is making a serious push to meet the needs of students by offering intercollegiate athletics for the first time since 1981.

    Teams could be fielded as early as this fall.

  • PREP TENNIS: Sacred Heart knocks off Elizabethtown in team sectional semifinals (05/13)

    LOUISVILLE Elizabethtown juniors Sydney Davis and Lauren Riney looked like they could make the girls’ tennis sectional team semifinals intriguing Saturday afternoon at St. Xavier.

  • Summer reading helps lesson retention

    Children this summer are being encouraged to dream big, so the library system posing that challenge decided to do that as well. This year’s summer reading theme is “Dream Big — Read!”

    The annual program encourages children ages 3 to 18 to read. It also helps students retain information they learned in school.

  • PREP TRACK: Lady Trojans claim fifth straight region title (05/13)

    Brianna Woodson doesn’t mean to sound cocky or anything, but the North Hardin senior has grown to expect the Lady Trojans to just win, baby.

    Woodson and junior teammate Tamara Jenkins qualified for the state meet in all four of their events to lead North Hardin to its fifth straight Class 3-A, Region 2 title Friday night at the Jeter-McKinney Track Complex.

    The Lady Trojans won seven individual titles and one relay as they topped runner-up Bowling Green, 182-126. John Hardin finished fourth with 46 points, while Central Hardin was eighth with 23.

  • PREP TRACK: Despite pressure, North dominates region for title (05/13)

    Being the coach of the second-ranked team in Class 3-A and hosting the Region 2 meet, veteran North Hardin coach James Webb was under a lot of stress Friday night.

    “Tonight was stressful for a few reasons,” Webb said. “Being the regional manager was very stressful. I wanted everything to run smoothly and everybody happy when the meet was over; that was the major thing. Second, I hoped my athletes performed to their abilities and made it to State as we expected.”

  • E'town celebrates Relay for Life

    At just 7 months old, Jayvin Adams was diagnosed with leukemia. In November, he had a bone marrow transplant and six months later, on Friday, he was part of the Elizabethtown Relay for Life survivor lap.

    “I’m very thankful he’s here and able to walk as a survivor,” Jayvin’s mother, Lindsey Roark, said as she pushed the toddler around the track at Central Hardin High School.

    Roark estimated more than 20 family members and friends walked  with Jayvin in his first Relay.

  • Woman charged with assault after stabbing

    A Vine Grove woman was arrested Friday afternoon and police said she stabbed a man in the arm.

    Amanda C. Pie, 28, is charged with second-degree assault — domestic violence. Online jail records indicate she was lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center just before 10 p.m. Friday and is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.

  • Attorney takes role with human rights commission

    After more than 10 years of private practice in Elizabethtown – just more than 20 years of practicing law in general – attorney Keith D. Duerr of Louisville has been named managing attorney and general counsel for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights in Louisville.

  • North’s Dennison ready for the last diplomas

    After more than a decade of leadership, North Hardin High School is saying goodbye to its principal.

    Bill Dennison, principal of North Hardin for 11 years, will spend his last day with students Wednesday. Dennison is retiring after this school year and his last work day is at the end of July.

    Dennison, who spent his entire 26-year career in education at North served longer than any North principal except Ray Story, who served in the position for 21 years.