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Today's News

  • PREP SOFTBALL/PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown rallies by Green County in eight (05/09)

    Junior Garrett Morgan drove in sophomore Preston Patterson with a single in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday as the Elizabethtown Panthers ended their four-game losing streak by rallying by 5th Region rival Green County, 5-4.

    The visiting Dragons (15-13) entered the bottom of the seventh with a 4-2 lead.

    Junior Cannon Pender doubled, while sophomore Jon Tarrence added two RBIs for the Panthers (11-17).

    Eighth-grader Hunter Sullivan worked a scoreless eighth for his third win of the year.

    ELIZABETHTOWN5, GREEN COUNTY 4

  • All local letter carriers commit to Saturday's food drive

    By PETE COUNTRYMAN

    On Saturday, all post offices in Hardin County will team up with the National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger food drive to provide food for those in our area dealing with hunger everyday.

  • Tribute acts to headline summer concert

    Elizabethtown will welcome three bands to Freeman Lake Park on September 28 who play tribute to a trio of iconic rock bands.

  • PREP TRACK: Knox girls and boys place second at region meet (05/09)

    BARDSTOWN — Kiara Austin put last season to rest with a stellar performance during Tuesday’s Class 1-A, Region 3 Meet at Bardstown.

    Hampered by nagging leg injuries, Austin had a less-than-spectacular junior year. But at Garnis Martin Field, the Fort Knox senior made sure the past remained behind her.

    Austin won 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump and helped lead Fort Knox to victory in the 1,600 relay. She set personal records of 17 feet, 6 inches in the long jump, 36-07 in the triple and 15.11 seconds in the 100 hurdles.

  • PREP TENNIS: E'town girls clinch 5th Region Tournament title (05/09)

    Reza Haider looked like he was about to get skunked in his 5th Region Tournament boys’ singles semifinal match.

    Central Hardin junior Tad Skaggs, the No. 3 seed, was taking it to the second-seeded Elizabethtown senior in their first set.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Wilson, Meade shut out North (5/9)

    Meade County’s Bo Wilson thought his fastball lacked its usual pop, but that’s about all he could find wrong with his pitching performance Tuesday evening.

    The senior right-hander tossed a one-hit shutout to lead the Green Wave to a 5-0 victory over the North Hardin Trojans at James R. Aldridge Field.

    “My fastball wasn’t popping like it usually does, but I was trying to keep them off-balance,” Wilson said. “I had to mix it up. They hit the ball hard, but right at people.”

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin clinches top seed with rout of North Hardin (05/09)

    North Hardin had no problem Tuesday night getting two outs on the 14th-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins. That third out proved to be quite elusive, however.

    The visiting Lady Bruins scored all of their runs with one out left in an inning – including their nine-run top of the fourth – as they locked up the No. 1 seed for this month’s 17th District Softball Tournament with a 13-0 rout of the host Trojans.

  • Shelves to aid opening of Vine Grove lending library

    A community library might soon be open because bookshelves have been obtained for a space at Vine Grove City Hall designated for the free lending of reading materials to community members.

    The effort to set up the library began more than a year ago when the Vine Grove Woman’s Club began collecting bookshelves and books for readers of all ages to set up in a room in the city hall.

  • North Hardin to host Night of the Arts

    North Hardin High School faculty and students are hoping to bring a love of the arts to Hardin County.

    North Hardin is hosting its first Night of the Arts from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the school cafeteria. The event features visual arts and musical and dramatic performances, all from students.

    The school has sponsored concerts and theater productions before, but faculty members in the fine arts department were looking for a new event to showcase all facets of the arts, said James Beard, head of the fine arts department.

  • French promoted to brigadier general

    AFGHANISTAN — Kristin K. French, commander of the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, has been promoted from colonel to brigadier general.

    French received the promotion from Maj. Gen. Patricia E. McQuistion, commanding general of the U.S. Army Sustainment Command, during a ceremony at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan, where she is deployed with the 3rd ESC.

    French took over command of the 3rd ESC in June 2011 and is the third female general officer to lead the command, according to a news release.