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Today's News

  • The List: Last-minute summer outings

    Labor Day weekend, the symbolic end of summer for many, is a great time for an outing. Kentucky is packed with opportunities for weekend entertainment and exploring. Here’s a list of not-so-far-away recommendations for summer fun from the Kentucky Department of Travel.
     

  • The Art of Performance: Christian Lopez did the right thing

    Most people do not recognize the name Christian Lopez. Most people recognize the name Derek Jeter, the iconic shortstop for the New York Yankees. Their names now are linked forever.

    On July 9, Derek Jeter joined a very elite baseball group when he completed his 3,000th hit. All the hits came while playing for one team, the New York Yankees. That July day was amazing because Jeter had five hits in five at bats. That is a challenge. But more amazing was that his second hit of the day was a home run which was his 3000th hit.

  • EHS starts class with focus on future

    High school students typically rush to a myriad of different classes throughout the day, but this year, the schedule for each student at Elizabethtown High School is identical at mid-morning.

    Elizabethtown High has created a new class this year for all students that allows time for them to receive extra help or educational enrichment. Called the College and Career Readiness class, its focus is to prepare students for life after high school.

  • LaRue County marching band hoping to be 'Star' in contests

    The LaRue County Band of Hawks have learned about leadership along with learning notes.

    The LaRue County High School marching band enters the season with more difficult music and a new class in which to compete.

    The band has moved from Class 3-A to 2-A this year, which gives them a new set of bands to compete against, band director Jaime Smith said. That can be a challenge in itself, facing bands that aren’t familiar to you, Smith said.

  • E'town council pans unification plan

    Hardin County United could have an uphill battle on its hands as it seeks to convince local municipalities to join in the creation of a unification review commission.

    Elizabethtown city officials joined Radcliff City Council in vocal opposition of unification this week, hinting at the city’s possible plans to opt out.

    HCU officials have made it clear the plan would not work if at least one of the county’s two major cities does not join.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Meade County holds off North Hardin (08/31)

    Matt Pollock was so incensed with his team’s pre-game warm-up Tuesday night that the Meade County veteran coach stopped one of the Green Wave’s drills and told his team to get with it.

    Alex McAdams and his buddies got the message – and got a big 10th District victory in the process.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday's results (08/31)

    GOLF

    BOYS’ PREP

    TUESDAY’S EVENTS

    HARDIN COUNTY-BULLITT COUNTY CHALLENGE

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Results from Tuesday’s first round of the Hardin County-Bullitt County Challenge at Heritage Hill Golf Course:

    TEAM SCORES

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: E'town, Meade record wins (08/31)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 25-18, 25-8 win over 5th Region rival Taylor County on Tuesday.

    No statistics were available.

    UP NEXT: Elizabethtown plays at Bethlehem Bardstown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

    CAMPBELLSVILLE DEF. FORT KNOX, 25-17, 26-24. Visiting Fort Knox (1-7) pushed Campbellsville to the brink in the second set, but couldn’t force a third.

    No statistics were available.

    UP NEXT: Fort Knox hosts John Hardin at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bruins swoop past Lady Hawks (08/31)

    Midway through the first set, Jeff Crady saw the Central Hardin volleyball team’s focus fading.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: John Hardin rolls past region rival Bardstown, 11-1 (08/31)

    Senior Russ Mott had a trick as the John Hardin Bulldogs mercy-ruled visiting Bardstown, 11-1 on Tuesday.

    Mott had two of his goals in the first half as John Hardin took a 6-0 lead into the break.

    Senior Chris Wilk had three assists and a goal, while senior Colt Trimble totaled two goals and two assists. Senior Erik Krivitsky finished with two goals and an assist, while sophomore Jeremy Garcia had two assists and a goal.

    Sophomore Zach Jaquess had a goal and an assist, senior Daniel Ruiz had a goal and senior Fabian Lopez had an assist.