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Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Tuesday's Scores (04/04)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    TUESDAY’S MATCHES

    ELIZABETHTOWN3, LARUE COUNTY 2

    Singles

    Ryan Abell (LC) def. Hassan Haider (E), 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 10-8

    Keiren Bowen (LC) def. Griffin Davis (E), 7-6 (7-1), 6-4

    Nathan Henson (E) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC), 6-0, 6-0

    Doubles

  • Communion class collects shoes for Haitian parish

     Students preparing to take a step in their spiritual lives are helping another community take its own steps.

    Second-graders at St. James Catholic Regional School hosted a drive for shoes to send to St. Marc’s Parish, their sister parish in Haiti. The school collected almost 600 pairs of shoes that were boxed Tuesday morning in Batcheldor Hall on the school’s campus.

  • Correcting our failure to communicate this Easter

    George Bernard Shaw once said, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

    Communication is an imperfect science, to say the least.

    I picked up the phone just the other day and thought I correctly read the caller ID: “Lebanon Elementary School,” the school where my wife works. So naturally, I assumed it was her.

    But that’s not what it said. And it wasn’t her.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Goedde, Central Hardin crush John Hardin (04/04)

    More than a bit peeved after her 0-for-4 performance Monday, Abbi Goedde went home and took out her frustrations in her hitting building.

    On Tuesday, the Central Hardin third baseman took out some more on visiting John Hardin.

    The senior leadoff hitter crushed a double and a triple both in Central Hardin’s nine-run first inning and the 10th-ranked Lady Bruins had 14 hits in 30 plate appearances as Central Hardin opened 17th District play with a 15-0 win over the Lady Bulldogs in technically less than three complete innings.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: North Hardin holds off Elizabethtown in 10 (04/04)

    Donnie Baker doesn’t know how the North Hardin Trojans keep squeaking out these extra-inning one-run games.

    But he’s loving his team’s late heroics. It’s making their old, veteran coach start to feel like a kid again.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Bulldogs edge Trojans (04/04)

    Zach Miller thought he had caught the foul ball off the bat of North Hardin senior Andrew Boyles.

    The John Hardin junior catcher dove for the ball Tuesday, appeared to catch it and held it up for the home plate umpire to see. But after conferring with the other umpire, it was ruled a foul ball and the at-bat continued.

    Even as the Trojans put two runners on base trailing by a run in the top of the seventh, Miller was confident the Bulldogs were in good hands with senior Sam Brashear on the mound.

  • Plea offer rejected in rape case

    A Michigan man facing rape and other charges in Hardin County rejected a plea offer from prosecutors Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    David B. Dunnivant, 46, appeared in court Tuesday with public defender Susie Hurst. He originally was on the docket to enter a plea, but Dunnivant told Judge Ken Howard that after considering the commonwealth’s offer, Dunnivant decided not to accept it.

  • Suspect in Breckinridge County drug investigation killed during pursuit

    A Breckinridge County drug investigation turned deadly Tuesday when a Kentucky State Police investigator shot a suspect after the man allegedly pulled out a weapon during a pursuit.

    During a drug investigation Tuesday morning, a KSP Drug Task Force investigator and a Breckinridge County Sheriff’s deputy knocked on a door in the 1000 block of Ky. 259 in Harned, according to a news release from Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • Area residents enroll in national cancer study

    Area residents had their first chance to enroll for the Cancer Prevention Study-3 on Tuesday, and several individuals pounced on the opportunity to combat cancer and possibly find a cure.

    Enrollees lined the fifth floor auditorium at Hardin Memorial Hospital to sign up for the study, where they gave a blood sample, had their waists measured and filled out a brief survey.

  • Hamfest is April 7

    The Lincoln Trail Amateur Radio Club will host the 34th annual Hamfest beginning at 8 a.m. April 7 at Elizabethtown Community College, State Fire and Rescue Training Facility, 603 College Street Road, Elizabethtown.

    A Hamfest is a sale of new and used amateur radios and electronic parts. This years Hamfest will have several vendors indoors and an outdoor flea market. It is open to the public and is attended by electronics enthusiasts’ from all over Kentucky and some of the surrounding states.