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Today's News

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN: John Hardin enjoys 'historical season' (3/18)

    LEXINGTON — The John Hardin Bulldogs had a losing record entering January and they ended up playing on the next to last day of the season.

    After dropping five of their first eight games, the Bulldogs won 20 of their next 23, including 11 straight before falling to the Scott County Cardinals, 61-40 in the quarterfinals of the PNC/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen at Rupp Arena.

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN : Greene guarantees Bulldogs will be back (3/18)

    LEXINGTON — The popular thing in sports is to make guarantees. New York Jets coach Rex Ryan does it. Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde did it in the team’s series with the New York Yankees. Former Cleveland Cavaliers guard Mo Williams foolishly did it back before LeBron James took his talents elsewhere. The most famous one of all was Joe Namath’s before Super Bowl III.

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN: Cold shooting does in John Hardin (3/18)

    LEXINGTON — John Hardin’s offense carried the Bulldogs to the PNC/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen, but it ultimately is what doomed them once they reached Rupp Arena.

    No matter who shot the ball or how close, the Bulldogs struggled to knock down shots Friday night in the state quarterfinals and the Scott County Cardinals made them pay. The Cardinals pulled away in the final 12 minutes for a 61-40 victory.

  • Faces and Places: Scenes from the Sweet Sixteen

    John Hardin High School boys’ basketball team made its second trip in school history to the PNC/KHSAA Sweet Sixteen. The Bulldogs opened tournament play Thursday night against Johnson Central chalking up a win and fell prey to Scott County on Friday night. Included are scenes from Rupp Arena where the tournament was held.

  • Focus on finance: Paying off a mortgage

    By Frank Anderson

    Question: If we are able to, should we pay off our mortgage?
    Answer: The subject of this column is one that comes up as soon as a family has the resources to pay off their mortgage.
    Everyone hates the burden of a big mortgage payment each month and would like to remove it, but how and when does it make economic sense?

  • ‘Bridging the gap’ breakfast to focus on at-risk students

    Community leaders are looking for ways to keep Hardin County youth out of the courtroom.

    They are inviting community members to participate in the conversation at the Radcliff-North Hardin Ministerial Association breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    The breakfast is themed “Bridging the Gap” and is focused on finding ways to help all students achieve their potential.

  • Photos: Flipping for flapjacks
  • Hardin County's Most Wanted

    Kentucky State Police seek help tracking two suspects wanted in connection to a burglary at a Radcliff school.

    On Sept. 7, an unidentified man and an out-of-state woman walked into North Hardin Christian School and took credit cards from a purse in an unoccupied classroom. According to a KSP news release, the burglary occurred at 12:38 p.m.

    Although the suspects were able to circumvent the school's security, police recovered surveillance footage of the suspects and the vehicle they were operating.

  • Teacher recognized for devotion to history

    A local retired teacher is being honored at local and state levels of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her community service and dedication to preserving and promoting local history.

    Carolyn Wimp of Cecilia is not a member of DAR.

    “Maybe someday if I have time,” she said with a laugh.

  • EPD swears in two new officers

    Mayor Tim Walker swore in two new officers Friday afternoon at the Elizabethtown Police Department.
    Officers Daniel Powell, 40, and Rob Cote, 22, were hired Oct. 3 and two weeks later began Department of Criminal Justice Training’s 18-week academy in Richmond. They are the first of six officers hired since Chief Tracy Schiller took over leadership at the department last summer.