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Today's News

  • 313 work to close road in Meade County

    Motorists in Meade County will face a road closure beginning Monday as part of the Ky. 313 extension.

    Woodland Drive in the Flaherty area will be closed near the Ky 144 intersection to through traffic beginning at 7 p.m. Traffic may detour via Ky. 1816 or Shircliffe Road to Ky. 2726 and back onto Woodland Drive.

    The closure will last two weeks with the road reopening by 7 a.m. Oct. 17.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Meade County edges John Hardin to force three-way tie for top seed (09/28)

    Having not won a 10th District Tournament title since 1999 and having not been the No. 1 seed for it since 2001, the Meade County Green Wave have gotten used to being in the shadow when district contenders are mentioned.

  • Wet-dry forum on HCEC-TV

    The informational forum Monday with the Kentucky Department of Alcohol Beverage Control in Elizabethtown will be broadcast over the next several days on Hardin County Educational and Community Television, a service available on local cable outlets.

    The forum regarding Tuesday's wet-dry elections in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove will be broadcast at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. today, at 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. Friday and at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Lady Bruins claim third consecutive region crown (9/28)

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — The Central Hardin Lady Bruins have made a habit of winning the Girls’ 3rd Region Golf Tournament and most times it hasn’t been close.

    That’s why when the Lady Bruins made the turn Tuesday trailing Grayson County by three strokes, Central Hardin coach Chris Adams was more than just a little nervous.

    “I got a little nervous,” Central Hardin senior Kasey Smallwood said. “We hadn’t played our best. We had to pick it up. We want it to be close. We wanted to make sure we had it.”

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lewis' hat trick propels Trojans, E'town falls to No. 4 Purples (09/28)

    Senior Darren Lewis had three goals and an assist to lead the host North Hardin Trojans to a 7-1 win over 10th District rival Fort Knox on Tuesday.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Warsaw lifts Lady Bulldogs to victory over LaRue (09/28)

    Senior Meaghan Warsaw gave the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs some back row power.

    Warsaw totaled a team-high seven kills and also had one ace to lead visiting John Hardin to a 25-16, 25-13 win over LaRue County.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: East Hardin wins MSAC title (09/28)

    Justin Rouse made sure his East Hardin Middle School teammates wouldn’t experience the feeling of losing to James T. Alton again.

    Rouse completed 9-of-13 passes for 112 yards and three touchdowns and added a rushing touchdown to lead the Rebels to a 30-8 victory over the host Trojans in the championship game of the Middle School Athletic Conference on Tuesday.

    Rouse sparked the Rebels (8-1) to 30 unanswered points after J.T. Alton (7-1) took an 8-0 lead in the first quarter at North Hardin’s Ray Story Stadium.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: North's Gumm wins fourth straight region title (9/28)

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — North Hardin junior Lydia Gumm didn’t want to think about tying Katie Fraley’s record, but even she admitted her mind wandered at some points Tuesday at Heritage Hill Golf Club.

    Gumm need not worry.

    Despite catching herself looking ahead, Gumm fired a 1-under-par 71 to cruise to a fourth consecutive Girls’ 3rd Region Golf Tournament title, which tied the mark set by Fraley. Gumm has won five of the last six region championships.

  • Pumpkin shortage could affect area

    The Great Pumpkin could be disappointed by what national experts say could be a shortage this season in pumpkins and pumpkin-based products.

    Some pumpkin patches on the east coast were damaged by weather brought on by Hurricane Irene.

    Additionally, some pumpkin crops not affected by the hurricane were thinned by other weather concerns and disease.

    Such concerns could affect the Hardin County area, but likely not to the extent that some may fear, according to local experts.

  • Fiscal Court approves scrap metal ordinance

    Hardin Fiscal Court unanimously authorized an ordinance Tuesday requiring detailed registration of items purchased by pawn shops, junk, secondhand and scrap dealers already active in several Hardin County cities and neighboring counties. Magistrate Garry King was absent.

    A business will have to keep a detailed transaction record, including the name and address of the seller, an electronic copy of a government-issued photo ID, the date the property was purchased, the seller's signature and a license plate number.