Today's News

  • ECTC graduates attain degrees, diplomas at commencement

    They had probably heard it played for others, but Monday night’s “Pomp and Circumstance” was all for them.

    Monday night 187 graduates of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College walked the line at Central Hardin High School, representing about 700 of the total graduates who completed a degree or diploma in the 2010-11 school year.

  • Sometimes it pays to ‘Dream Out Loud’

    Sophie Mitchell is proof that when one dreams out loud, those dreams can become a reality.

    Mitchell, a fourth-grader at Heartland Elementary School, was awarded a $1,500 college savings account through the Dream Out Loud Challenge sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust, part of the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.

    Heartland Elementary also received $500 for Mitchell’s award.

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  • 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.