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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Woman dies in car crash

    CLARKSON — On the evening of her 42nd birthday, a Leitchfield woman’s car ran off U.S. 62 in Grayson County, overturned several times and hit a tree before coming to rest on its hood in a creek. She was found dead the next morning.

    After examining Katherine Dixon’s body, Grayson County Coroner Joe Brad Hudson recorded time of death as between 1 and 3 a.m. CDT Tuesday. It’s not clear when the wreck occurred or how long the car was undetected before it was reported to police at 6:15 a.m.

  • Car runs into Kumon Center

    One woman was injured Monday afternoon when a car drove through the front door of the Kumon Math and Reading Center on North Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown.

    Lisa D. Addington, 44, of Elizabethtown was driving a 2008 Volkswagen Beetle through the parking lot in front of Kumon when her shoe caught on the gas pedal, according to the Elizabethtown Police Department. Addington told police the Beetle was a new vehicle to her.

  • Ward-Hamilton

    Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ward III of Louisville and Dr. and Mrs. David Hamilton of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Carrie Elizabeth Ward and David Anthony Hamilton Jr.

    The bride-to-be received her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and is employed by the Kroger Company in Mount Sterling. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Ward Jr. of Farmville, Va. 

  • Woman’s Club donates to Relay

    Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members supported the Relay for Life for cancer survivors and/or families supporting the American Cancer Society. Those offering monetary support were, from left, Regina Lancaster, Diane Willis, Jeanne Smith, Barbara Mills, Melanie Parker Hibbard and Rosemary Deaton as well as the chair for the drive, Bobbi Dille. Making a donation but not pictured was Martha Mengel.

  • Johnson recognized for community service

    Radcliff Woman’s Club member, Vada Johnson, completed her third year of volunteer service to the AARP Tax-Aide Program in April. Johnson is pictured at the Hardin county Public Library site checking the client schedule for the day with area coordinator John Hanna.