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Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Area teams go 4-0 in tourney openers (12/28)

    Junior Chanel Roberts posted a double-double to lead the North Hardin Lady Trojans to a 55-37 win Tuesday over Leslie County in the Frankfort Western Hills Lady Wolverine Christmas Tournament.

    Roberts had 19 points, 10 rebounds and two steals, while senior Brianna Woodson chipped in with 13 points, two assists and two steals.

    Sophomore Kiera Jones and freshman Zakayshia Pass each scored six points.

    NORTH HARDIN 55, LESLIE COUNTY 37

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue rolls over Metcalfe County in own tournament (12/28)

    LaRue County junior Kelton Ford scored 21 points to lead five players in double figures and the host Hawks hit 14 3-pointers as they rolled to a 103-37 win over Metcalfe County in the National Guard Holiday Classic on Tuesday.

    Ford, who hit three 3s, also had four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Junior Gabe Shirley added 19 points, three steals, three rebounds and two assists, while senior Kyle Sheeran had 18 points, eight assists and two steals. Sheeran hit 4-of-7 from beyond the arc.

    Senior Kyle Meredith scored 16, and sophomore Kody Key 14.

  • Texas woman charged with several felonies

    A woman who involved police in a car chase that spanned several counties and two states has been charged with several felonies.

    Kentucky State Police charged Carolyn S. Jones, 26, of Killeen, Texas, with third-degree assault, receiving stolen property over $500, first-degree fleeing and evading and first-degree criminal mischief in the first degree.

    Jones is in custody at Clark County Detention Center in Indiana, and will be extradited to Jefferson County if she’s indicted on the charges.

  • Photo: Cars collide on I-65
  • Tis the season for savings

    Though it was the day after Christmas, dozens of shoppers loaded their bright red shopping carts with wrapping paper, ornaments, bows and other festive decorations Monday morning at Target on Ring Road.

    They were searching the store’s 50-percent-off clearance sale of holiday items.

    “I wouldn’t be here if it weren’t half off,” said Rosemary Alexander, who was perusing the sales Monday with friend Becky Wilson.

  • The Best: Mini-muffin pan favorites

    These two recipes came from one of my co-workers, Terri Swain. Both are baked in mini-muffin pans (24 count), and both are delicious. Either would be great as finger food for a New Year’s Eve celebration.

    The Miniature S’Mores recipe always reminds me of my Girl Scout days. In fact, every time I even see this recipe, I feel the need to call or email some of my former Girl Scouts — so watch out, Maria, Toyondas and Katie-did.

  • Honorable actions

    ISSUE: Helping some, honoring others
    OUR VIEW: All deserve kudos

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: December woes continue for North Hardin (12/27)

    The North Hardin Trojans’ December woes continued Monday.

    North Hardin fell behind by 20 points at halftime to top-ranked Louisville Trinity en route to a 73-43 loss in the first round of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Mishaps troubling Hawks before tourney (12/27)

    Just when LaRue County boys’ basketball coach Paul Childress thought he’d have a nice, quiet holiday break, it’s turned into one mishap after another for the Hawks.

    Senior forward Jonathan Firquin injured his left knee in last week’s KFC Holiday Classic at McCreary Central and Childress doesn’t know how long he’ll be out.

  • Soldier killed in wreck identified

    Hours before he was killed in a wreck Sunday on South Wilson Road, 22-year-old Pfc. William Holbrook was helping direct traffic at Fort Knox as another flight of soldiers returned home from deployment in Afghanistan.

    Kyle Hodges, public affairs officer at Fort Knox, said Holbrook was a member of the rear detachment with the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.