Today's News

  • Howevalley, Sonora Days exude small town charm

    Summer may be winding down, but the familiar sights, sounds and smells of local festivals could be found in large supply this weekend.

    Howevalley-Vertrees Days and Sonora Days rolled out their annual offerings, sending a jolt of small town charm in the direction of visitors.

    In Howevalley, the low hum of tractors and steady strut of horse hooves hit the highway as the annual parade marched down Ky. 86 through town. Kids dived for candy while old friends gathered over a plate of food.

  • What's in a name? It's a topic that might not matter

    One thing that advocates, opponents and the indifferent can agree upon: The topic of local government unification has produced plenty of conversation. Most of which start with questions.

    How would it work? Who will benefit? What about the restaurant tax? Will it impact alcohol sales? Will it save money? Will it be more efficient? Who raised this idea in the first place? Do we need a merger? Why? Why not?

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Central Hardin 37, Louisville DeSales 19 (08/27)

    The Mark Perry era at Central Hardin got off to a shaky start, but the Bruins quickly recovered to give Perry a win in his debut.

    After the Louisville DeSales Colts scored less than 2 minutes into the new season, Central Hardin senior Tyran Hopson returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown and the Bruins never looked back on their way to a 37-19 victory in the Big M Chevrolet/First Citizens Bank Bowl at Central Hardin.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Grayson County 48, Elizabethtown 21 (08/27)

    The Elizabethtown Panthers felt good at halftime after rallying to tie Grayson County in the Big M Chevrolet/First Citizens Bank Bowl at Central Hardin High School.

    But the feeling turned into disappointment and frustration as the Cougars scored five touchdowns in the second half to roll to a 48-21 victory and leave the Panthers still searching for their first win of the season.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: LaRue County 27, Shelby County 24 (08/27)

    Running backs Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson shined on offense and Taylor Albert stood out on defense as the LaRue County Hawks rallied for a 27-24 win Friday night against the visiting Shelby County Rockets.

    Newberry, a senior fullback, carried the ball 21 times for 129 yards and three touchdowns on runs of 5, 20 and 2 yards. Thompson, a senior halfback, had 118 rushing yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. It was the second straight game both players rushed for more than 100 yards.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Hart County 26, Fort Knox 18 (08/27)

    MUNFORDVILLE — First-year Fort Knox coach Shawn Thompson was speechless after Friday’s game against the Hart County Raiders.

    And not in a good way.

    Despite out gaining host Hart County by almost 200 yards, the Eagles found themselves crashing back down to earth following a 26-18 loss at Raider Field.

    Penalties, turnovers … you name it. Everything that could go wrong for the Eagles did.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Grayson's big second half spells trouble for Panthers (08/28)

    Every time it looked like the Elizabethtown Panthers were going to turn their fortunes around Friday night more disappointment and frustration was lurking around the corner.

    Elizabethtown is still in search of its first win of the season as the Grayson County Cougars scored five touchdowns in the second half to roll to a 48-21 victory in the Big M Chevrolet/First Citizens Bank Bowl at Central Hardin High School.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins cruise in Perry's debut (08/28)

    It wasn’t nearly a complete performance by the Central Hardin Bruins, but it was completely what they wanted.

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  • North Hardin band loaded with experience

    North Hardin High School's marching band is entering the season with a lot of experience and a show from a new arranger, and band members are excited about their prospects in competition.

    This year’s show is called “From the Water’s Edge,” and uses visual representations for water and follows that theme. It was created by an arranger who writes music for television and film, including the show “Amazing Race,” band director Brian Froedge said.