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Today's News

  • E’town council re-evaluating Navaho Drive fence situation

    A fence along Navaho Drive that Elizabethtown has planned to build for years soon may be a go.

    Elizabethtown City Council gave the nod this week for the city to seek updated estimates for the fence, which will serve as a buffer between homes and nearby businesses after a number of trees were removed several years ago.

  • CASA's Angels will host Christmas Extravaganza

    The recently formed CASA’s Angels is hosting a fundraising event tonight with its Christmas Extravaganza, a holiday shopping event that benefits CASA of the Heartland.

    The shopping event runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Fiddlesticks Children’s Store on Ring Road in Elizabethtown and features several local vendors, said Kelly Emerine, CASA’s Angels co-chairwoman and finance director on the CASA board.

    Though the event is at a children’s store, she said vendors will sell items for all ages.

  • Venue change sought in case against former teacher

    After hearing testimony Monday from three witnesses for the defense, Judge Kelly Mark Easton said he would take a motion for change of venue in the Steven Gray case under submission but would not make a decision until an effort was made to seat a jury.

    Gray, a former Central Hardin High School social studies teacher, was fired last November after Hardin County Schools received an anonymous phone call alleging the teacher engaged in sexual contact with multiple female students.

  • Cold November rain: 2011 among record years for precipitation

    This year is among the wettest on record throughout the state, especially in Hardin County.

    More rain is expected, with Hardin and Nelson counties being placed under a flood warning Monday.

    The National Weather Service in Louisville reported early Monday afternoon the year’s precipitation at 61.5 inches in Louisville, ranking the year as the third wettest on record.

    The two wettest years in Louisville were recorded at 64.6 inches in 2004 and at 63.76 inches in 1996.

  • Dash of Class: A winter recipe round up

    Here we are at the end of the month again and it’s time for requested and shared recipes.

    The first recipe is Gluten Free Pie Crust, requested by Barbara Proffitt for an employee at Hardin Memorial Hospital who was going to have a Thanksgiving guest who can’t tolerate gluten. It got good reviews on www.food.com.

  • Holidays are a season for scams, too

    With the amount of shopping and purchasing Americans do from Black Friday through December, the holiday season makes for a natural time for a variety of scams to surface.

    The Better Business Bureau warns of a number of scams that can have a bigger impact during the consumer-driven winter months.

    Internet scams in the form of fake websites offering deals on merchandise are popular, said Reanna Smith-Hamblin, the vice president of communications for the Louisville-area Better Business Bureau.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Green Wave return plenty of experience (11/29)

    The Meade County Green Wave return a wealth of experience from last season, but veteran coach Bob Davis doesn’t have too much confidence in his team just yet.

    Meade County enters the season ranked 16th in the state by kentuckywrestling.com and has four wrestlers in the top 10, but Davis is a little unsure of his team right now.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Holtsclaw back, but Bulldogs going through rebuilding year (11/29)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs are going through a rebuilding year under first-year coach Michael Mitchell.

    Leading the cast of returnees is junior Wade Holtsclaw, a fifth-year starter who will join the team in the coming weeks as football season just ended for John Hardin. Holtsclaw will bump up to 160 pounds this season.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Knox has just 11 wrestlers out (11/29)

    It’s been a long time since the Fort Knox Eagles have been able to fill all 14 weight classes.

    This year is no different as the Eagles only have 11 wrestlers out for the team.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Fort Knox splits doubleheader at Caverna (11/29)

    Sophomore Mike Powell scored 11 points and sophomore Chris Jackson chipped in with 10 as the Fort Knox Eagles beat 5th Region rival Caverna, 45-36 on Monday in both teams’ season opener.

    Junior Rashaan Allen added nine points, while freshman Anthony Little scored six.

    FORT KNOX 45, CAVERNA 36

    Fort Knox (1-0)

    Mike Powell 11, Chris Jackson 10, Rashaan Allen 9, Anthony Little 6, Mike Armstead 3, Brandon Franklin 3, Jessie Stewart 2, Dakota Williams 1.