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Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: No. 2 Rockcastle downs No. 4 E'town (02/13)

    Elizabethtown senior point guard Natalie Greenwell has been battling patella tendinitis this season and it flared up again Saturday on a drive to the basket in the second quarter.

    Greenwell left the game with 1:58 remaining before halftime and did not return in fourth-ranked Elizabethtown’s 73-64 loss to the second-ranked Rockcastle County Lady Rockets in the Duke’s Sporting Goods Valentine’s Shootout at John Hardin.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Same storylines at region (02/13)

    Following dominating performances Saturday at the 2nd Region Wrestling Tournament, Central Hardin senior Kyle Terry and the LaRue County Hawks have their sights set on the same thing: Winning gold at next week’s state wrestling tournament.

    Terry breezed to his fourth region title, going 3-0 to win the 130-pound championship at Central Hardin’s Bruin Gym. Terry (42-0) defeated Fort Knox sophomore Abraham Perez (36-5), 15-2 in the finals.

  • Dance the night away
  • Egypt: The easy part is over

    The issue: Egyptian "revolution"
    Our view: Get ready for the hard part

  • Right words at right time impact the heart

    How do you summarize an emotion? How do you explain the pains of the heart? Words can be so inefficient.
    It’s a struggle familiar to anyone who has ever tried to write. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, everyone capable of holding a pen will suffer in search of just the right words to fill the space of a loved one’s card.
    But this column is not about hearts, romance, Cupid or romance. It does describe passion and love — a passion for excellence and love for co-workers.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL UPDATE: North Hardin 53, Marion County 35 (2/12)

    The North Hardin Trojans turned in their best defensive performance of the season as they handed the Marion County Knights a 53-35 loss in a record-setting night Friday at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. The 35 points were the fewest North Hardin has allowed this season.

    The victory gave North Hardin coach Ron Bevars his 768th win, which surpasses legendary Clay County coach Bobby Keith for the most victories according to the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches. Bevars has compiled a 768-317 record in his 36 years at North Hardin.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL UPDATE: Marion County 64, North Hardin 43 (02/12)

    The Marion County Lady Knights knocked off the North Hardin Lady Trojans, 64-43 in a battle of 5th Region rivals Friday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

    The loss snapped North Hardin’s three-game winning streak. Junior guard Brianna Woodson led the Lady Trojans (10-14 overall) with 13 points. Sophomore Chanel Roberts had 11 points and six rebounds, while freshman forward Jenna Spencer had eight points and 10 rebounds.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bardstown rallies from 20 down after halftime to stun Elizabethtown (02/13)

    BARDSTOWN — Leading by more than 20 points after halftime on the road Friday night, the Elizabethtown Panthers somehow found a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of a 5th Region victory.

    And it took a pair of familiar faces to spark the host Bardstown Tigers’ comeback.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Mercy tops Lady Panthers (02/14)

    Elizabethtown got a glimpse of what type of opponent it could see with a deep state tournament run.

  • Ryan Pait is Lions Club Student of the Month

    The Elizabethtown Lion's Club welcomed Elizabethtown High School January Student of the Month Ryan Pait. Ryan is the son of Billy and Sarah Pait. He is the co-editor of both the Etonian Yearbook and the Panther Prowler newspaper, as well as president of the Art Club. Ryan is involved in the Beta Club and has received the EHS Academic Achievement Award, the Book of Gold Award and first place in the Kentucky 4th District Foreign Language Festival. Pictured are Lion Al Mather, Ryan Pait and his parents Sarah and Billy Pait.