Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's results (03/27)



  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin hits four homers against Nelson (03/27)

    It was a powerful display Monday for the eighth-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    Visiting Central Hardin scored 10 runs in the first inning, hit four home runs and routed Nelson County, 14-0 in five innings.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Westerfield powers Bruins past Nelson County (03/27)

    Powered by senior Derek Westerfield, the second-ranked Central Hardin Bruins won their second straight game Monday.

    Westerfield had three hits, including a double, and three RBIs to lead the host Bruins to a 9-2 win over Nelson County.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Catlett new man at Elizabethtown (03/27)

    Bart Catlett has been around the Elizabethtown High School volleyball team for more than a decade. 

    He’s served in plenty of roles for the Lady Panthers – from assistant coach to individual instructor to offseason teacher – during that time span.

    Now, the 41-year-old is going to be involved with the program in one more way – as its main man.

  • 17 members of 223rd return to Fort Knox

    A welcome home ceremony Sunday afternoon at Fort Knox honored 17 members of the 233rd Transportation Company. The soldiers completed an eight-month deployment in support of operations to move and stage U.S. equipment out of Iraq and throughout Afghanistan.

    Most of this group are food service specialists who are coming home sooner than the expected 12-month deployment because the food service capability to support the company’s motor transport operators in Afghanistan is greater than required, according to the Fort Knox Public Affairs Office.

  • Kitchen Adventures: Easy cinnamon breakfast treats

    A few months ago, I wrote a column about how much I loved my Belgian waffle maker. In it, I wrote about a cinnamon roll waffle recipe and many people called asking for specifics.

    It’s simple.

    Buy a can of refrigerated cinnamon rolls, cook them in the waffle maker until the light comes on, ice while warm, then eat.

    These are super tasty treats that I confess I have eaten one too many times since discovering the recipe.

  • Dash of Class: Recipes from a World Day of Prayer event

    Worldwide Day of Prayer is a worldwide ecumenical movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year on the first Friday in March. Each year a different country serves as the writer of the World Day of Payer worship service.

  • Cities-county consolidation bill passes Senate

    A bill designed to revise state laws regarding merger of municipal and county governments unanimously passed the state Senate on Monday.

    House Bill 189 previously passed the state House, 93-0, but must return there so a Senate amendment can be affirmed.

    Hardin County United, a volunteer organization that championed discussion of consolidated government locally, encouraged development of the bill to clarify how vote totals would be considered.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Thomas resigns as Central's coach (03/27)

    The Central Hardin girls’ basketball program is undergoing another coaching change as Demond Thomas resigned Monday after one season with the Lady Bruins.

    Thomas led the Lady Bruins to a 9-21 record, but more importantly, he created a buzz around the program that was sorely missing since legendary coach Terry Buckles retired following the 2008-09 season.

  • Job fair today aims to provide assistance to veterans

    A job fair specifically aimed to place veterans in front of prospective employers makes its way to Elizabethtown this week.

    The second Hire a Patriot job fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at American Legion Post 113 on Ring Road. The event is hosted by the Office of Employment and Training in conjunction with the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.