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Today's News

  • PREP BOWLING: John Hardin splits with North Hardin (12/08)

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S SCORES

    NORTH HARDIN 5, JOHN HARDIN 2

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Wednesday’s dual at Dix-E-Town Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin beats visiting Fort Knox, 72-6 (12/08)

    JOHN HARDIN 72, FORT KNOX 6

    RADCLIFF — Results from Wednesday’s match at John Hardin:

    106: Ryan Wills (JH) def. Chandler Brochers (FK), 1:22

    113: Henry Crowdus (JH) def. Rayvin Edayan (FK), 7-5

    120: Derek Armer (JH) won by forfeit

    126: Aaron Bee (JH) won by forfeit

    132: Trea Wills (JH) won by forfeit

    138: Warren Tucker (JH) def. Kentura Newman (FK), 0:32

    145: Andre Dean (FK) def. Marquis Fleet (JH), 7-6 (3 OT)

  • E’town church celebrates King James Bible’s 400th anniversary

    The King James Version of the Bible celebrates its 400th anniversary this year.

    The translation was born out of religious transitions during turbulent Tudor-Stuart England. The Rev. Skip Dunford believes regardless of how the most celebrated English translation of the Bible came to be, the important thing to remember is God used its conception to share his word with people in a language they could understand.

    Sunday, Dunford’s church, First Presbyterian of Elizabethtown, will hold a celebration service commemorating the 400th anniversary.

  • The Best: A versatile seasonal selection

    This recipe for Cracker Candy, or Texas Crunch, first appeared in this column in 2008. The recipe came from Alicia Roades of Elizabethtown, who got it a few years earlier from a male coworker.

  • Zonta Club supports area organizations

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown met Nov. 17 at Tony York’s on Main in Glendale. Larry Mengel of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity was the guest speaker. He explained the mission of the program: building simple, decent, affordable housing for God’s people in need; and explained the process for building houses and doing renovations. It can use volunteers for all areas of building and also for feeding workers.

    Visit www.hardinhabitat.com for information. The Zonta Club made a donation to help with building of a ramp.

  • PREP BASKETBALL OPINION: Another North season takes a bad turn (12/7)

    The North Hardin boys’ basketball program has had some bad luck and just unimaginable situations over the last few years.

    This year, though, might be the worst compared to the others.

    In 2006, Chris Tharpe transferred to North Hardin only to be ruled ineligible by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. The following year, James and Jamarious Sykes moved to Georgia prior to the start of the season.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central tops Grayson; Bowling Green knocks off E'town (12/07)

    The host Central Hardin Bruins held the Grayson County Cougars to eight points in the fourth quarter, turning a tie ballgame into a 63-52 win Tuesday night.

    Central Hardin (2-1) trailed 29-24 before outscoring the Cougars, 39-23 in the second half.

    Senior Andrew Kinney led the Bruins with 26 points, five rebounds and three steals, while senior Cameron Wright had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

    Junior Troy Squires and senior Cody Crim each scored eight points.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North tops Bethlehem; Knox gives Beaven first win (12/07)

    Sophomore Domeneque Taft scored 20 points and hit four 3-pointers to lift the visiting North Hardin Lady Trojans to an 89-41 win over 5th Region rival Bardstown Bethlehem on Tuesday.

    Taft also had seven assists and four steals, while junior Chanel Roberts posted a double-double with 20 points, 11 rebounds and three steals. Eighth-grader Tamiah Stanford chipped in with 14 points and four steals, and sophomore Tashara Jackson scored 14.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin flies to season-opening win over Knox (12/07)

    John Hardin basketball coach Mark Wells can’t wait until the Bulldogs start to get healthy again.

    With six players still trying to run their way back into shape from football season, he acknowledged they are still putting together a plan.

  • Car ends up inside Papa John's

    Business was abruptly interrupted late Monday at Papa John's in Elizabethtown when a car drove in. The pizzeria at 3100 Ring Road does not have a pickup window.

    The 17-year-old, driving the out-of-state vehicle, ran from the car and was apprehended nearby on Dolphin Drive, according to Elizabethtown police. He may face charges related to leaving the scene of an accident.

    No one was injured in the crash.