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Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (04/17)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S SCORES

    ELIZABETHTOWN3, MEADE COUNTY 2

    Singles

    Reza Haider (E) def. Tate WIlson (MC), 6-2, 6-2

    Jared Raymer (MC) def. Faizan Bhatti (E), 7-5, 1-6, 10-8

    Matthew Miller (MC) def. Nathan Henson (E), 7-5, 6-3

    Doubles

    Bilal Ahmed/Zeeshan Bhatti (E) def. Dalton Morgan/Matt Hewlett (MC), 6-0, 6-0

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Boyles powers Trojans over Taylor (04/17)

    Senior Andrew Boyles’ torrid stretch continued Monday as the North Hardin Trojans slipped past 5th Region foe Taylor County, 5-4.

    Boyles hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh and also picked up the win in relief as the Trojans (12-5) won for the eighth time in 10 games. He was a double shy of the cycle at the plate and struck out one in relief of freshman Javier Echevarria to record his third win.

    Senior Antonio Simmons went 2-for-3 with a double and a run, while senior Brady Patterson also hit a solo homer and scored twice.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade tops North for second time this season, 9-5 (04/17)

    Ashley Nikolao continued to torment the North Hardin Trojans as the host Meade County Lady Waves won their third straight game Monday afternoon.

    The sophomore hit a two-run home run and senior Ashlee Sireno tacked on a solo shot as the Lady Waves beat North Hardin for the second time this season, 9-5 at Meade-Olin Park.

    Nikolao’s homer, her fourth in the last four games against the Trojans (5-8), was one of Meade County’s five extra-base hits. The Lady Waves finished with 11 hits.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Rattliff, Green County stifle LaRue County again (04/17)

    What began as a snowball Monday night turned into quite the avalanche for the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks.

    After facing the minimum number of Green County hitters through three innings, the Lady Hawks came unglued defensively in the fourth and fifth innings and allowed the ninth-ranked Lady Dragons to emerge with a 6-0 win in a pivotal game between the 18th District rivals.

  • ETCB to maintain its course on alcohol

    The Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau won’t be venturing into the alcohol business.

    ETCB Executive Director Sherry Murphy on Monday said the tourism bureau will not be pursuing any permits for alcohol sales at its headquarters on Mulberry Street off of Interstate 65. The Elizabethtown Tourism Commission made the decision during its annual retreat, she said.

  • PHOTO: Keeping the juice flowing
  • EPD swears in new police officer

    Mayor Tim Walker swore in a new Elizabethtown police officer Friday afternoon at the North Mulberry Street department.

    Zachariah Quesenberry, 29, originally is from Vine Grove, said Virgil Willoughby, EPD’s public information officer.

    Quesenberry is the third of six new patrol officers hired since Chief Tracy Schiller took control of the department last summer. Three more will be sworn in by the close of the year.

  • More than 150 soldiers head to Afghanistan

    More than 150 soldiers from the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) departed Fort Knox Sunday for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

    The deployment marks the third for the 3rd ESC since it relocated to Fort Knox in June 2007. The command deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in May 2008 and to Haiti in January 2010 in support of Operation Unified Response.

  • Indiana man to be sentenced next week in wife's murder

    An Indiana man charged with murdering his wife in an Elizabethtown hotel will be sentenced next Friday after pleading guilty.

    Lonnie F. Daugherty, 38, pleaded guilty March 9 to charges of murder and second-degree animal cruelty. He’s been lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center since his June 25 arrest.

    Police said Daugherty strangled his wife, Michele D. Daugherty, 45, and the couple’s cat at Holiday Inn Express in Elizabethtown. The two were in town visiting from Noblesville, Ind.

  • North Miles Street project a high priority for state

    A project to widen North Miles Street between Pear Orchard Road and Ring Road in Elizabethtown has been labeled a high priority in the state’s two-year road plan, which is being discussed this week in a special session.

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, last week expressed disappointment the nearly $12 million project had been labeled a low priority but Parrett on Monday said he later learned House leadership and Rep. Jimmie Lee, D-Elizabethtown, had made steps to mark the project a high priority before the regular session ended.