Today's News

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Bulldogs look to sole Eagles' zone (2/29)

    If anyone knows how effective the matchup zone Bardstown Bethlehem coach Artie Braden employs, it’s former Braden assistant and current John Hardin coach Mark Wells. He saw it first hand for six years.

    Although Wells is familiar with the zone, that doesn’t mean he’s not concerned with designing a scheme to score against it. The Eagles are giving up just 47.2 points a game and they have held 15 opponents to 50 or fewer points. Only three teams have scored more than 60 points against the Eagles.

  • GIRLS' 3RD REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Meade falls to Muhlenberg (2/29)

    OWENSBOROJosh Hurt and the Meade County Lady Waves could only watch as shot after shot clanged off the rim Tuesday night.

    The one thing that had carried them late in the regular season and through the 11th District Tournament failed them in the Girls’ 3rd Region Basketball Tournament quarterfinals.

    Meade County struggled from the field, going 15-of-46 overall as Muhlenberg County pulled away for a 60-41 win at the Owensboro Sportscenter.

  • Passenger in Sonora wreck dies from injuries

    A 10-year-old girl involved in a two-car collision Monday afternoon in Sonora died from her injuries Tuesday morning at Kosair Children’s Hospital.

    Ruby Salinas of Louisville was a passenger in the backseat of a 1999 GMC Jimmy operated by her father, Gustavo Salinas, 41, according to a Kentucky State Police news release. The SUV was traveling east on Ky. 84 and for unknown reasons entered the intersection and into the path of a dump truck, which had the right-of-way.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Washington County can't slow down Elizabethtown (2/29)

    Despite the slow-moving nature of their Girls’ 5th Region Tournament quarterfinal Tuesday night against the Washington County Commanderettes, the only breaks Erin Boley and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers needed were fast ones.

  • County tweaks step-in-grade system

    Hardin Fiscal Court authorized policy changes Tuesday to the employee step-in-grade system concerning promotions.

    When an employee is promoted to a higher grade under the step-in-grade system, they are moved to the lowest step in the new grade which provides at least a five-percent salary increase.

  • East Hardin Rebeleer Band reunion being planned

    Some people might feel a tinge of nostalgia when they hear the phrase, “Rebeleers, sound off!” It’s the cheer for the East Hardin High School band. Angela Carter wants to hear from those who remember.

    Carter, a 1975 graduate of East Hardin High School, is planning a reunion of the East Hardin Rebeleer Band from 4 to 11 p.m. June 16 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. The reunion is open to any member, parent or volunteer who worked with the program. Carter hopes many Rebeleers with fond memories will want to catch up.

  • Superintendent offers his thanks

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  • Alice Zagar loves cooking for others

    Alice Zagar is a 12-year-old who loves to cook. Her classmates at St. James Middle School appreciate her interest in cooking.

    “I like to cook because I think it’s fun to make stuff and see if my friends like it or not,” Alice said.

    She’s been cooking for about a year and likes to make spaghetti for her family. She’ll spice up the sauce a bit by adding onions and other things.

    Her pumpkin praline cookies she brought for an academic team bake sale were the first to sell out.

  • Hines pleads guilty in neighbor's shooting death

    Thirteen of Toni M. Ballard’s family members looked on as Joshua Hines stood, arms folded, in front of Judge Kelly Mark Easton on Tuesday morning and pleaded guilty to murdering their loved one April 7, 2011, in her Elizabethtown home.

    “Are you entering this guilty plea because you are in fact guilty?” the judge asked.

    Nodding, Hines replied, “Yes, sir.”