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Today's News

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central's win streak comes to an end (10/02)

    Central Hardin’s volleyball team finally had its 16-match winning streak snapped.

    The Lady Bruins suffered their first loss in more than a month, finishing 3-2 in the Jefferson County Invitational at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center this weekend.

  • E'town interchange included in national study of freight traffic

    The U.S. 31W interchange at Lincoln Parkway was included in a 2010 national study of major freight congested areas conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute and the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Freight Management and Operations.

    The study was part of a Freight Performance Measures initiative and included 250 “freight significant highway infrastructure” locations, according to the report on the ATRI website. Most of the sites monitored were in urban areas.

  • Soldiers' best friends

    During K-9 training at Fort Knox, men in ACUs command dogs, their words sharp and short. The dogs obey, focused and fierce.

    But business can’t hide companionship. The men easily switch their tone when praising the dogs for doing a good job. Just like any dog lover they say “you’re such a good dog” while rubbing the dogs’ heads. The dogs playfully respond, tails wagging and tongues hanging.

  • Help dealing with the home front

    The home front has changed since the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division deployed. Babies have been born. Children have grown. Milestones have been celebrated. Illnesses have been diagnosed. And all the while, wives have taken on solo parenting and household management.

    It’s a lot to take in, Army wives said.

  • Planning a party for 5,000 friends

    By 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, Mark Wicker, event coordinator for Fort Knox’s annual Army Concert Tour Series, was already at Godman Army Airfield, the site of a concert that would take place 12 hours later.

    “It’s not unusual to put in 18 to 20 hours,” said Wicker.

    The scent of eggs, bacon, pancakes, Danish and coffee filled the airfield hangar, and production and stage crew members, bus drivers and band associates loaded their plates. Concert support staff, Morale, Welfare and Recreation employees, had begun preparing the meal at 6 a.m.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UPDATE: Bardstown 49, Fort Knox 12 (10/01)

    Bardstown’s physical play punished Fort Knox’s football team.

    The visiting Tigers ground up the Eagles as they amassed 512 total yards – including 358 on the ground – in a 49-12 win Friday night at McAdams Field.

    Bardstown senior quarterback Jordan Brewer did most of the damage, rolling through the Eagles’ defense for 133 yards and two scores on 14 carries. Both of those scores came during the second quarter to give the undefeated Tigers (6-0) a 20-0 halftime lead.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UPDATE: John Hardin 42, Central Hardin 0 (10/01)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs remained perfect in more than one way Friday night.

    The second-ranked Bulldogs thumped the 11th-ranked Central Hardin Bruins, 42-0 in a game delayed by a lighting issue at Bulldog Stadium to remain undefeated this season.

    The Bulldogs (6-0) also improved to 9-0 all-time versus Central Hardin. They’ve outscored the Bruins, 375-102 in the series and they’ve won every game by 15 or more points.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UPDATE: Jeffersontown 33, North Hardin 13 (10/01)

    DeMichael Jackson gave his Jeffersontown Chargers another thriller of a performance Friday night as the versatile senior was involved in all five of his team’s touchdowns in a 33-13 win at North Hardin in a Class 5-A, District 3 game that could prove costly toward the host Trojans’ postseason home playoff game hopes.

  • Pilot killed as plane crashes into motel in Grayson County

    By DeAnna Lasley
    Landmark News Service

    A small plane crashed into Pine Tree Inn at Falls of Rough around midday Friday, killing the pilot. A 15-year-old neighbor is being credited with helping rescue the hotel’s owner.

    The plane exploded into the north side of the owner’s residence at the rear of the building where it connects to the inn. The inn’s owner, Tyonia Bruner, was inside when the plane hit.

  • Meadow View students get science lesson during visit to Bernheim

    Bernheim Forest is home to a multitude of species, but a new one came to visit one Friday morning — the fourth-grader.

    Meadow View Elementary School fourth-graders took in the sights, and a few science lessons, on their trip to Bernheim Forest in Bullitt County on Sept. 30.

    The trip was used as a way to illustrate life science concepts to the students as well as geography, teacher Rebecca Ricketts said. This is the first time the fourth grade at Meadow View has visited the park on a field trip.