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Today's News

  • Council approves utility relocation for E2RC

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will reimburse Elizabethtown up to $74,996 to relocate utilities as part of the Elizabethtown to Radcliff Connector. City Council approved the amount during its meeting Monday.

    Council also approved a bid by S&R Excavation for the work at $66,958.60. City Engineer Scott Reynolds said seven bids were received on the project.

  • HCS administrator takes principal post at Brown Street

    A Hardin County Schools administrator is following his passion back into school-level management.

    Robert King, associate superintendent for instructional services, has been hired as principal at Brown Street Alternative Education Center. King will leave his associate superintendent position, which he’s held since 2007, to start as principal July 1.

    King said his biggest interest lies in working with at-risk students and helping them succeed, but that was only one aspect of his current job.

  • Police: Road rage fueled shooting

    A dispute that left a Tennessee man in critical condition from a bullet in his upper body started just minutes earlier, police say, in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65.
    Police said the shooting, which took place Sunday at a Five Star Food Mart near Lincoln Parkway in Elizabethtown, stemmed from road rage. Police were called to the scene at 9:52 p.m.
    “We don’t exactly know what led to this, other than some problems on the interstate,” Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby said.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Monday's Results (04/20)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    MONDAY’S MATCHES

    NORTH HARDIN 4, FORT KNOX 1

    Results from Monday’s match af Fort Knox:

    Singles

    Chrys Castro (NH) def. Scott Willis (FK), 6-0, 6-0

    Cesar Castro (NH) def. Dakota Stokes (FK), 6-0, 6-0

    Doubles

    Braden Proffitt/Cody Hughes (NH) def. Brandon Whitaker/Josh Padlin (FK), 6-0, 6-4

  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Whelan strikes out 10, goes 4-for-4 as Trojans blank Knox (04/19)

    Senior Andrea Whelan went 4-for-4 with three doubles, four RBIs and two runs and picked up the win as the visiting North Hardin Trojans cruised past 17th District rival Fort Knox, 15-0 in four innings Monday.

    Whelan (7-10) struck out 10 and was a walk and hit a way from a perfect game.

    Freshman Ashley Vasquez and sixth-grader Aubree Muse each had a single and two RBIs, while senior Jeanie Carpenter and sophomores Brittanie Mahanna and Leah Shartzer each had a single and an RBI.

    Fort Knox lost its third straight.

    NORTH HARDIN 15, FORT KNOX 0

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown's Greenwell makes All-Stars (04/20)

    Natalie Greenwell was still in bed and yet to start getting ready for school Monday morning when her cell phone began to rumble.

    The buzzing nuisance was a text message from Christian Stefanopoulos, her soon-to-be assistant coach at Morehead State University.

    “She was like, ‘Congratulations,’” said Greenwell, who signed with Morehead State last week. “I was still asleep pretty much and I said, ‘For what?’”

  • PREP SOFTBALL: LaRue County tops John Hardin, 13-6 (04/19)

    For the second time in a span of five days, John Hardin senior pitcher Olivia Greenwell had a tough outing.

    And for the second time in that same span, the opposing team took full advantage.

    The homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks exploded for 12 runs in the first three innings and finished with 14 hits en route to a 13-6 win Monday night.

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Delabar to sign with Mariners (4/19)

    Stevie Delabar was taught early in his professional baseball career it’s best to keep an even keel especially being a pitcher. Whether his team had a lead or he had a bad inning, Delabar never allowed himself to get too high or too low.

    No matter how much he tried to keep his emotions in check Monday, Delabar allowed himself a moment to celebrate. Delabar, a former Central Hardin standout and John Hardin assistant, is expected to sign with the Seattle Mariners today.

  • Sadness accompanies glory of Easter celebration

    My family followed traditional American Easter traditions when I was a child. In addition to preparing for the Sunday morning worship of the resurrected Christ, we anticipated the Easter event by dyeing eggs for the family egg hunt, sending Easter cards and exchanging chocolate bunnies.
    Dad was a dentist and candy generally was discouraged in our house, so chomping down on one of those miniature chocolate Easter bunnies was a rare and unusual treat.

  • Expectations are high for hometown returnee

    The issue: Heritage Council's new executive director 
    Our view: A big challenge welcomes Heath Seymour

    Monday was the first official day on the job for Heath Seymour as he stepped into the role of executive director of the Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council.