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Today's News

  • KET attempting to capture essence of Elizabethtown

    Kentucky Educational Television director and producer Tom Bickel’s favorable impression of Elizabethtown grew Monday morning as he arrived to shoot film at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery.

    Anxious to record a piece of Elizabethtown’s Civil War history, Bickel was seeking out a cannon credited for the cannonball blast famous around the city.

    Bickel was met by a man who was mowing the cemetery. After learning of Bickel’s intentions, the man hurriedly grabbed his equipment and cleaned the area around the cannon.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL-SOCCER ROUNDUP: LaRue volleyball falls in three sets to Hart (09/13)

    The LaRue County volleyball team started off well Monday night, but couldn’t hold on in a 24-26, 25-23, 25-21 loss to visiting 18th District rival Hart County.

    Sophomore Ivy Brown paced the Lady Hawks (8-12 overall, 2-3 district) with 12 kills, seven assists and two blocks, while junior Haley Holt added eight kills and junior Lauren Meredith had 10 assists.

    Junior Miranda Hornback had three aces and three kills, while freshman Alexis Brewer had four kills.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Monday's Scores (09/13)

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S SCORES

    MEADECOUNTY 145, BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY 158

    HARNED — Results from Monday’s match at the par-36 front nine at Breckinridge County Country Club:

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  • PREP FOOTBALL: Fort Knox hopes bye week can snap funk (09/13)

    The Fort Knox Eagles got a taste of just how quickly things can change Friday night in the annual Army Bowl at Fort Campbell.

    In a span of 3 ½ minutes at Fryar Stadium, the Eagles went from trailing 7-6 to down big as Fort Campbell senior Aaron Hills scored three touchdowns. He caught a touchdown pass, rushed for a score and returned an interception for another touchdown to turn what was a close game into a blowout.

    The Falcons (2-2) reeled off 41 unanswered points en route to a 68-26 win, their ninth straight over Fort Knox (1-3).

  • Army changes Purple Heart policy

    ISSUE: Purple Heart eligibility
    OUR VIEW: Head injuries should qualify

    The Army’s decision to make more concussion victims eligible for the Purple Heart says more about medical science than military policy.

    As researchers and doctors gain a better understanding of head injuries, the information is changing everything from treatment regimens to high school sports.

  • You never know what words will be your last

    I was standing at the street corner, waiting for the light to change when I saw him out of the corner of my eye. He was waving his left arm from his car window, urgently trying to get my attention. Then, pulling out of his parking space, he stopped in front of me, blocking me from crossing the street.

    Only after he lowered his electric window could I see who it was.

    “I liked your sermon yesterday; I liked it a lot.”

  • Vine Grove discusses unification commission

    Vine Grove City Council members are concerned unification could take away some of the small-town identity and voice they value.

    Most still didn’t shut down Hardin County United representatives Ken Howard, Hardin circuit judge and HCU governance committee head, and Luke Schmidt, the consultant who conducted a unified government study.

    The men spoke Monday during a city council meeting about an initiative to form a commission that would determine how a unified county government would operate.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Central Hardin shows no mercy against North Hardin (09/13)

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins didn’t play a full soccer game Saturday, mainly because the weather was too bad.

    Back on the pitch Monday evening at 10th District rival North Hardin, No. 4 Central Hardin didn’t play the full 80 minutes again, mainly because Hannah Cox and the Lady Bruins were too good for the host Lady Trojans.

    Cox scored a career-high three goals, junior Mia Wiersema also had a hat trick and junior Haley Ennis was involved in three goals as well as Central Hardin earned a 10-0 mercy-rule win.

  • Candidates address voters at Democratic Women's Club meeting

    Three Democratic candidates and office holders addressed a crowd of Hardin County voters at Monday night’s Democratic Women’s Club meeting at Freeman Lake Park.

    Debbie Donnelly, the organization’s president, said the women have their September meeting at the park after a three-month summer break, and they always invite candidates to attend.

    The opportunity allows the candidates to deliver their message and for the women to show their support, Donnelly said.

  • Radcliff withdraws from unification process

    If a unification review commission is created locally, it will operate without the inclusion of Hardin County’s second-largest city.

    Radcliff City Council voted unanimously Monday to withdraw the city from further discussion about unification with the county and its five remaining cities.

    “The city of Radcliff respectfully declines at this time to enact any ordinance to initiate the formation of a unified local government commission,” the resolution stated.