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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins get 'first test' of season (9/8)

    The Central Hardin Bruins realize what’s at stake this week. The Bruins are off to a 2-0 start, posting impressive wins over inferior teams – or at least Central Hardin made those teams look that way.

    But Friday night, the Bruins play at Louisville Butler (1-1). It’s Central Hardin’s first game against a Class 6-A opponent this season and the eighth-ranked Bruins understand this game will be used as a measuring stick to see if they’re as good as their ranking and record say.

  • OPINION: Locals live out MLB dreams (9/8)

    Last year at this time, Hardin County didn’t have a single player in Major League Baseball. And it looked like it might be some time before that changed.

    Nathan Adcock was just finishing a season in high Class-A with the Bradenton Marauders, a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate. Stevie Delabar was out of baseball after another serious arm injury.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bowling Green routs Lady Trojans (09/08)

    Visiting Bowling Green recorded its seventh shutout this season in a 7-0 win over the North Hardin Lady Trojans on Wednesday.

    The Lady Purples (10-1) have recorded three shutouts in their last four games, while the Lady Trojans (1-7-1) lost their sixth straight.

    No statistics were available.

    UP NEXT: North Hardin plays at Louisville Holy Cross at 6 p.m. today.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Lady Bruins breeze past Lady Waves, 10-0 (09/08)

    Lauren Norton received the perfectly placed pass from senior teammate Sam Donahue and turned up field.

    After getting past two Meade County defenders, Norton was in the clear. Meade County keeper Jessica Duncan came out of the net to try and make a play on the ball, but she was too late.

    Norton juked Duncan and easily guided the ball into the back of the net. It was that kind of night Wednesday for Central Hardin.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: No upset this time as Elizabethtown rolls past John Hardin (09/08)

    In the first half Wednesday night, the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs had no shot – figuratively and quite literally – of once again shocking the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

    Once John Hardin finally got a ball in the vicinity of Elizabethtown’s goal, Tara Gilpin, Lexy Hazle and the rest of the third-ranked Lady Panthers had already pulled away.

    Gilpin scored three times in the final 47 minutes, Hazle was involved in three goals as well and the visiting Lady Panthers cruised to a 7-0 win over their 10th District rival.

  • Helping Hand of Hope buying land for new HQ

    Helping Hand of Hope is in the process of acquiring a tract of land where it plans to build a new home.

    David Dozer, executive director, said the property offers the agency roughly 1.7 acres of land along South Wilson Road south of John Hardin High School adjacent to Habitat for Humanity ReStore.

    Dozer said the organization still is in the process of finalizing an agreement to purchase the land and must have it re-zoned for commercial use before it can start construction.

  • Roos speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club members

    Guest speaker at a recent Radcliff Rotary Club meeting was Devin Roos, community relations and development manager for the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Her presentation made club members aware of the surprising statistics concerning this disease and it’s impact on people worldwide. The Association provides services to the more than 80,000 individuals and their families in our area afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. For information, visit www.alz.org/kyin/

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members participate in community yard sale

    The Radcliff Woman’s Club took part in the Radcliff Community Yard Sale on Aug. 27 in the Radcliff City Hall parking lot.
    Members who helped man the booth at various times were Becky Brecht, Kathy Eubans, Barb Hayes, Pat Nuccitelli, Mary Haddix, Sheila Enyart, Emma Rosenkrantz, Maria Batistoni, Carlo Triplett, Patricia Crosby and Florence Mason.  On sale were miscellaneous items to include books, pictures, tablecloths, rugs, glasses, dishes and bookends. Coordinator of the yard sale was Becky Brecht.

  • Glendale Fire Department hosts memorial for fallen firefighters

    More than 300 firefighters died Sept. 11, 2001, and Glendale Fire Department will hold a memorial service Sunday to remember those who sacrificed their lives to rescue victims of the terrorist attacks.

    The memorial service begins at 8 a.m. Sunday at Glendale Community Park on Ky. 222.

    Chief Richard Peters wrote in an email the department will read the names of the 343 firefighters who died. A slideshow of the days’ events will be presented, and at the end of the ceremony, 343 balloons will be released.

  • Jessi Clemons has a passion for teaching — in the classroom and the gym

    Jessi Clemons is known around Hardin County for her Zumba skills but she’s also a teacher and involved in the community in which she grew up.

    Clemons, 30, started taking dance lessons at the age of 4. While in college at the University of Kentucky, she danced for the Lady Legends, a dance group for the Legends minor league baseball team in Lexington.

    Years later, she took a Zumba class and fell in love with it. She knew she wanted to get involved with the fitness program based on dance.