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Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central hires Thomas as new coach (5/19)

    Demond Thomas realized when he was in college what he wanted to do in the future – he wanted to be a head coach. He just didn’t know that first opportunity would be of a girls’ team.

    Thomas was hired Wednesday as the new Central Hardin girls’ basketball coach, taking over for David Robbins who resigned after two seasons. Robbins was 21-33 in his tenure, including a 13-13 mark this season.

  • E’town council approves Haycraft grant application

    The city of Elizabethtown is awaiting word on a grant application that will be used to repair a city neighborhood.

    Elizabethtown City Council approved Monday the application for a Community Development Block Grant through the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. The council plans to use any money received through the grant to continue the renovation of the Haycraft neighborhood near downtown Elizabethtown.

  • Motz Group picked to do turf work at sports park

    Elizabethtown City Council selected The Motz Group Inc. to install synthetic turf on two fields at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    The council approved a bid Monday from The Motz Group, which at $1.2 million was the lowest bid received.
    The Motz Group is based in Cincinnati.
     

  • Photo: Misty morning mail
  • MOWW recognizes local JROTC cadets

    The Military Order of the World Wars, as a service organization, concentrates a good deal of its efforts to the recognition and development of our youth and their patriotic education. MOWW continued to recognize cadet outstanding achievement at the John Hardin and Central Hardin High Schools at their Army JROTC Awards Ceremonies on April 20 and 21.

  • Alpha Phi Alpha particpates in March of Dimes fundraiser

    Members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity recently participated in the March of Dimes annual walk to raise money for the organization.
     

  • Bybee graduates from basic training

    BYBEE. Air Force Airman James C. Bybee recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2010 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, he is the son of Jennifer Corbin of Elizabethtown and Alan Bybee of Fairdale.

  • Wesley Hilltop seniors have Rook tournament

    The seniors at Wesley Hilltop held a Rook tournament March 17. Winners were Ilsa Bickers and Wilby Johnson.

  • Fleischer-Pearman

    China Fleischer and Jody Pearman, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Sheila Fleischer of Cincinnati. She has a master’s degree in elementary education and is a teacher for Hardin County Schools.
    The prospective groom is the son of Joe and Linda Pearman of Hodgenville. He is a client relationship manager for FIS based out of Milwaukee.
    The wedding is at 7 p.m., May 20, 2011, at My Old Kentucky Home in Bardstown.
    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Damaged Boy Lincoln sent off for repairs

    Landmark News Service

    The Boy Lincoln Statue, damaged when it was struck by a car April 10, has returned to its California birthplace for repairs.

    The sculpture, which depicts Abraham Lincoln at age 7 standing with his dog, Honey, was dedicated in May 2008 as part of the Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration. It was knocked from its base by a 2001 Ford Taurus that entered the Lincoln Square traffic island during early morning hours.