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Today's News

  • 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.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North tops Bethlehem; Knox gives Beaven first win (12/07)

    Sophomore Domeneque Taft scored 20 points and hit four 3-pointers to lift the visiting North Hardin Lady Trojans to an 89-41 win over 5th Region rival Bardstown Bethlehem on Tuesday.

    Taft also had seven assists and four steals, while junior Chanel Roberts posted a double-double with 20 points, 11 rebounds and three steals. Eighth-grader Tamiah Stanford chipped in with 14 points and four steals, and sophomore Tashara Jackson scored 14.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin flies to season-opening win over Knox (12/07)

    John Hardin basketball coach Mark Wells can’t wait until the Bulldogs start to get healthy again.

    With six players still trying to run their way back into shape from football season, he acknowledged they are still putting together a plan.

  • Car ends up inside Papa John's

    Business was abruptly interrupted late Monday at Papa John's in Elizabethtown when a car drove in. The pizzeria at 3100 Ring Road does not have a pickup window.

    The 17-year-old, driving the out-of-state vehicle, ran from the car and was apprehended nearby on Dolphin Drive, according to Elizabethtown police. He may face charges related to leaving the scene of an accident.

    No one was injured in the crash.

  • Sending a piece of home to soldiers

    The 233rd Transportation Company may not be at home during the holidays, but they will be getting a dose of home delivered to them.

    Hardin Memorial Hospital on Tuesday joined the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command and Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear in packing boxes of goods to send to the heavy truck company in Iraq.

    HMH adopted the unit during their deployment as part of Operation New Dawn and had sent around 3,000 pounds of materials to the soldiers between August and November, including more than 1,100 pounds of goods last month.

  • Alcohol ordinance passes in Vine Grove

    Vine Grove has an ordinance regulating the sale of alcohol after city council members approved it 3-1.

    The ordinance addresses the particulars of alcohol sales and establishes the authorities and duties of the city’s alcoholic beverage control officer following the Oct. 4 citywide vote to allow the sale of alcohol in stores and restaurants.

  • Cecilia couple arrested for manufacturing meth

    Two Cecilia residents were arrested Friday after Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force investigators searched the couple’s 636 Smith Mills Road mobile home residence and found evidence of methamphetamine manufacturing.

    Investigators found numerous items related to manufacturing methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia, marijuana, prescription pills and a handgun, according to a news release.

    Mark Meredith, 44, and his wife, Shannon, 37, are charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

  • Finding balance

    Laura Boozer has been on a journey to keep balance in her life.

    She admits she’s not there yet but as a mother of four, business owner and triathlete, she thinks she’s on the right track. Finding her passion for wellness put it all in motion.

    The journey began not long after she had her third child.

    She worked at PaineWebber. It was a good job but it just felt like going to work. It wasn’t her passion.

  • Betson to place wreath in Frankfort

    A Vine Grove community leader will be part of efforts locally and at the state capitol to remember military members who have died.

    Donna Betson is expected to be part of a brief ceremony and presentation of a wreath at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.

    The wreath is dedicated to the armed forces and includes flags that each represent a branch of the military, said Betson, Vine Grove city councilwoman and an organizer for the Wreaths Across America effort in Hardin County.