Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (05/10)





    Results from Monday’s match in Elizabethtown:


    Will True (BG) def. Reza Haider (E), 6-3, 6-0

    Zeeshan Bhatti (E) def. Grant Sims (BG), 6-2, 6-2

    Faizan Movania (E) def. Andrew Speakman (BG), 6-0, 6-2


  • HORSE RACING: Morrows happy with Mucho Macho Man's Derby run (05/10)

    Beth Morrow expected to be crushed if her horse, Mucho Macho Man, fell short of winning the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

    Two days later, Morrow didn’t have the same feelings she envisioned.

    “There’s not the disappointment like I thought there would be,” Morrow said Monday. “My anticipation was that if we didn’t win, I’d be disappointed. But to come in third in the Kentucky Derby, that’s exhilarating.”

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Conference meet set for today in Hodgenville (05/10)

    Janaiqua Horne and the North Hardin Lady Trojans are pretty confident heading into the Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference meet.

    They think another conference title is theirs for the taking at LaRue County High School. The Lady Trojans have won at least the last 14 conference meets.

    Even though they’re young and inexperienced, Horne is sure they’ll get No. 15 today. Field events begin at 5:30 p.m., with running events slated for 5:45.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL: John Hardin rolls past Fort Knox; Lady Hawks fall to Marion (05/10)

    Visiting John Hardin pounded out 17 hits, including six doubles, in a 16-0 five-inning romp over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Monday.

    Senior Paul Pickerrell had three doubles and three RBIs, while senior Garrett Mitchell had two doubles. Senior Cody Creamer went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two RBIs.

    Sophomore Garrett Ray added a single and two RBIs for John Hardin (12-12 overall, 5-2 district), which won its third straight.

    Junior Sam Brashear (2-4) struck out three in two innings.

  • Despite rain, bypass construction 'not woefully behind'
  • Girl Scouts collecting e-waste Saturday

    E-commerce, e-readers and countless other electronic devices have given rise to e-waste.

    Girl Scouts are responding on Saturday with their annual Forever Green e-waste recycling day.

    The organization will collect electronic devices, such as laptop computers and printers from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the organization’s Elizabethtown office at 200 Sycamore St. in the Houchens E'town Plaza.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin shuts out Elizabethtown, 7-0 (05/10)

    Jordan Lasley returned to the lineup in emphatic fashion Monday, while Central Hardin went back to the win column the same way.

    The Lady Bruins’ sophomore shortstop went 2-for-4 with a bases-clearing double in her first game after a lengthy stay in the hospital as No. 14 Central Hardin cruised past the homestanding Elizabethtown Lady Panthers, 7-0.

    Lasley spent five days in the hospital last week with a previously undiagnosed cortisol deficiency, which caused her to miss her team’s last seven games.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade squeaks out 2-0 win over North (05/10)

    With a one-run lead in the sixth inning, Meade County softball coach Mike Harreld went for a surprise tactic.

  • Relay's Luminaria Ceremony honors fight against cancer

    Supporters behind Elizabethtown’s Relay for Life never knew Kathleen Smith’s father.

    But when his name, Gilbert Amaral, is called during the Luminaria Ceremony, everyone at Relay honors the former Rhode Island resident who died of lung cancer three years ago.

    Smith, chairwoman of the ceremony, said she had been involved with Relay for a long time, but losing her father to cancer has caused the ceremony to affect her emotionally more than it ever had before.

    “When his name is called, he is not forgotten,” she said.

  • Offending the enemy is not justification for hiding photos

    The issue: Photographic proof of bin Laden's death

    Our view: Bold move followed by fear of photo

    The Obama administration deserves the praise of the nation with the recent announcement of the killing of Osama bin Laden. The president himself exercised the most difficult and important authoritative power of the office when he appropriately made the ultimate call giving the go-ahead for the carefully orchestrated mission.