Today's News

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County, E'town notch wins (08/12)

    Ivy Brown and Allison Evans combined for 18 kills to lead the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 25-15, 26-24 win over 18th District rival Caverna on Thursday.

    Brown had 10 kills and one ace, while Evans had eight kills and two blocks for the Lady Hawks (2-0 overall, 1-0 district).

    Lauren Meredith added 11 assists, and Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at district rival Hart County at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's Results (08/12)





    FORTKNOX Results from Thursday’s match at the par-36 (front nine) Lindsey Golf Course:


  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central rolls by North (08/12)

    After Monday night’s coaching chaos, Central Hardin’s volleyball team looked much more comfortable than in its season-opening match.

    The Lady Bruins stayed loose. They attacked the net. And they even had new coach Jeff Crady dancing with them a little by the end of their 17th District match.

  • HMH agrees to pay $3.1 million

    Hardin Memorial Hospital must pay more than $3.1 million to the federal government as part of an $8.9 million agreement involving claims of improper Medicare billing dating back to 2001.

    Stephanie Collins, public affairs officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Kentucky, said the settlement does not concern patient care or diagnoses. No criminal allegations were made and no court proceedings are pending.

    “This is a civil matter, so there is no criminal activity whatsoever,” she said.

  • Three injured in Rineyville Road crash

    Three people were injured Thursday in a crash on Rineyville Road.

    Erika Jackson, 25, of Brandenburg was traveling north on Rineyville Road when her 2008 Pontiac G6 crossed the center lane and struck a 2002 Toyota pickup truck hauling an 18-foot trailer driven by Daniel Ashton, 50, of Vine Grove, Kentucky State Police report. Jackson’s vehicle then struck a 2007 GMC Acadia driven by Amanda Brown, 29, of Vine Grove, according to a KSP news release.

  • HCS board wants to keep same tax rate

    Hardin County Schools board members discussed keeping the district’s tax rates steady Wednesday at a special meeting.

    HCS and Elizabethtown Independent Schools will vote in coming weeks on new tax rates for the year.

    EIS will host a forum for the member to discuss the proposed rate at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the district’s Central Office, followed by a regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., where a rate could be approved.

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  • Carrollton crash survivor involved in documentary

    Harold “Bubba” Dennis was disoriented and afraid after a pickup truck driving the wrong direction on Interstate 71 in Carroll County crashed into the bus in which he was traveling on a Saturday night 23 years ago.

    He knew there had been a crash, but he didn’t know right away the bus was on fire or the driver of the pickup truck was intoxicated.

  • Bells celebrate 50th anniversary

    The Rev. Vaudie Bell Jr. and Mary Bell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 12, 2011.
    They were married Aug. 12, 1961, at the home of the Rev. Earl and Elizabeth Sanders by the Rev. Earl Sanders.
    The Rev. Bell retired from Marley Cooling Towers in Louisville and Mrs. Bell retired from Gates Rubber Company in Elizabethtown.
    The couple are members of Little Flock Missionary Baptist Church in Clarkson. The Rev. Bell pastors at Blue Lick Missionary Church in Brooks.

  • Buckmans celebrate 50th anniversary

    Leslie (Tommy) and Anna Whelan Buckman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 12, 2011, with their family.
    They were married Aug. 12, 1961, at St. Martin of Tours Church in Flaherty by the Rev. Paul Russell.
    Both are retired from civil service at Fort Knox.
    They have two children, Pam McCombs and Mike Buckman; four grandchildren; and one grandson is deceased.