Today's News

  • 'Empty Bowls' will help feed the hungry

    WQXE radio personality Hollie Sexton, left, and Linda Funk, Warm Blessings executive board chair, display a bowl made by Sexton for Warm Blessings’ “Empty Bowls”  soup dinner and fundraiser planned for Feb. 11.

  • Seniors gather to play Rook

    Wesley Hilltop seniors play their favorite gam, Rook. Front table from left, Gladys Givan, David Means, Wilby Johnson and Lucille Harper.

  • Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System appreciates support

    As we enter this season of giving and gratitude, I want to take this opportunity to thank the very generous and kind supporters of Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System and United Way of Central Kentucky.

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin splits with North Hardin (12/08)




    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin beats visiting Fort Knox, 72-6 (12/08)


    RADCLIFF — Results from Wednesday’s match at John Hardin:

    106: Ryan Wills (JH) def. Chandler Brochers (FK), 1:22

    113: Henry Crowdus (JH) def. Rayvin Edayan (FK), 7-5

    120: Derek Armer (JH) won by forfeit

    126: Aaron Bee (JH) won by forfeit

    132: Trea Wills (JH) won by forfeit

    138: Warren Tucker (JH) def. Kentura Newman (FK), 0:32

    145: Andre Dean (FK) def. Marquis Fleet (JH), 7-6 (3 OT)

  • E’town church celebrates King James Bible’s 400th anniversary

    The King James Version of the Bible celebrates its 400th anniversary this year.

    The translation was born out of religious transitions during turbulent Tudor-Stuart England. The Rev. Skip Dunford believes regardless of how the most celebrated English translation of the Bible came to be, the important thing to remember is God used its conception to share his word with people in a language they could understand.

    Sunday, Dunford’s church, First Presbyterian of Elizabethtown, will hold a celebration service commemorating the 400th anniversary.

  • The Best: A versatile seasonal selection

    This recipe for Cracker Candy, or Texas Crunch, first appeared in this column in 2008. The recipe came from Alicia Roades of Elizabethtown, who got it a few years earlier from a male coworker.

  • Zonta Club supports area organizations

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown met Nov. 17 at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale. Larry Mengel of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity was the guest speaker. He explained the mission of the program: building simple, decent, affordable housing for God’s people in need; and explained the process for building houses and doing renovations. It can use volunteers for all areas of building and also for feeding workers.

    Visit www.hardinhabitat.com for information. The Zonta Club made a donation to help with building of a ramp.

  • PREP BASKETBALL OPINION: Another North season takes a bad turn (12/7)

    The North Hardin boys’ basketball program has had some bad luck and just unimaginable situations over the last few years.

    This year, though, might be the worst compared to the others.

    In 2006, Chris Tharpe transferred to North Hardin only to be ruled ineligible by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. The following year, James and Jamarious Sykes moved to Georgia prior to the start of the season.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central tops Grayson; Bowling Green knocks off E'town (12/07)

    The host Central Hardin Bruins held the Grayson County Cougars to eight points in the fourth quarter, turning a tie ballgame into a 63-52 win Tuesday night.

    Central Hardin (2-1) trailed 29-24 before outscoring the Cougars, 39-23 in the second half.

    Senior Andrew Kinney led the Bruins with 26 points, five rebounds and three steals, while senior Cameron Wright had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

    Junior Troy Squires and senior Cody Crim each scored eight points.