Today's News

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Trinity routs Bruins; E'town girls post 4-1 win (09/14)

    Sixth-ranked and undefeated Louisville Trinity traveled to Cecilia and put on quite the show Tuesday night.

    The Shamrocks led the Central Hardin Bruins 3-0 at the half en route to a 7-0 win – their fourth straight shutout.

  • KCTCS to offer 24-hour call center next year

    State community colleges are revamping the way they serve students.

    Kentucky Community and Technical College System has launched the first phase of the creation of a centralized 24-hour call center to serve students in areas such as admissions, registration and financial aid every day throughout the year.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central topples Bethlehem; John Hardin downs Washington (09/14)

    The 14th-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins proved they are arguably the team to beat in the 5th Region this season.

    Visiting Central Hardin improved to 9-0 against region competition with a 25-19, 25-23 win over Bardstown Bethlehem on Tuesday. Both teams were 8-0 in region play entering the match.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Jaggers looks for answers against Central (09/14)

    Crad Jaggers has a Central idea on his mind.

    North Hardin’s football coach doesn’t like what’s happened to his team against the Central Hardin Bruins each of the last two years. They’ve gone from offensive juggernaut to offensively challenged.

  • Under Construction: St. James School

    Under Construction appears Thursdays on the Money page to highlight building projects around the area.

    What is it? St. James School
    Location: RobinBrooke Boulevard in Elizabethtown
    Lot Size: 50 acres. School is expected to be about 70,000 square feet
    Completion Date: Fall of 2012
    Cost: About $10.5 million 

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: E'town knocks off Lady Trojans (09/14)

    Lindsey Clement helped provide Elizabethtown’s volleyball team with two major late-set runs.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: North Hardin pulls away from Elizabethtown (09/14)

    Feeling like a broken record, Jim Stone looked at his North Hardin team from across the Doug Smith Memorial Stadium sideline Tuesday night and implored his Trojans to calm down and slow down.

    That type of playing style doesn’t really jive with Darren Lewis, but the Trojans’ star senior striker made it work.

    After Ryan Caves finally broke open a scoreless affair, Lewis scored twice in the final 14 minutes as the visiting Trojans pulled away for a 3-0 10th District win against the Elizabethtown Panthers.

  • County to put clamp on scrap

    County government has joined several local cities in building up defenses against criminals looking to steal items and dispose of them at businesses’ doorsteps for a quick buck.

    Hardin Fiscal Court heard first reading Tuesday of an ordinance requiring detailed registration of items purchased by junk, secondhand and scrap metal dealers.

    The law already is in effect in Elizabethtown and Vine Grove. Radcliff is in the process of finalizing its ordinance.

  • E'town man sentenced in federal court

    An Elizabethtown man has been sentenced to 41 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for making threatening communications with the intent to injure a Hardin County Social Services worker, a Constituent Services employee from the Kentucky Governor’s Office and two foster care parents.

    Anthony J. Gambino, 45, pleaded guilty June 7 to a 12-count indictment. The sentencing was announced last Monday in U.S. District Court in Louisville.

  • Bus crash survivors opposed to alcohol sales

    Carrollton bus crash survivors lent their voices Tuesday to the opposition of expanded alcohol sales.

    Lincoln Trail Baptist Church and two survivors of the 1988 Carrollton bus crash held a news conference opposing the pursuit of expanded alcohol sales in Hardin County. A special election to vote on the issue is Oct. 4.

    The news conference was held at the memorial for the Carrollton crash at North Hardin Memorial Gardens. About 40 people, along with Louisville news crews, attended including students from Hardin Christian Academy and Bible Baptist Church.