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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central falls to PRP (5/11)

    The Central Hardin Bruins probably don’t know much about fishing, but they will probably remember Tuesday night’s game for the one that got away.

    The fourth-ranked Bruins led 7-5 after six innings, but the 10th-ranked Louisville Pleasure Ridge Park Panthers rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh and added two more in the eighth to pull out a 9-7 victory.

    “We definitely let this get away,” Central Hardin senior catcher Russ Morse said. “We had plenty of chances.”

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Thompson hired as Knox's new coach (5/11)

    Fort Knox is known for the United States Bullion Depository, which houses a large portion of United States official gold reserves.

    Shawn Thompson doesn’t think that’s the only gold on post. Thompson was hired last week as Fort Knox’s new football coach, taking over for Brandon Combs, who resigned in January. Thompson believes he’s struck it rich.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Tuesday's Scores (05/11)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    TUESDAY’S SCORES

    CENTRAL HARDIN 3, NORTH HARDIN 2

    Singles

    Chrys Castro (NH) def. Judah Thomas (CH), 6-0, 6-1

    Tad Skaggs (CH) def. Cesar Castro (NH), 7-5, 6-4

    Joel Nason (CH) def. Branson Marcus (NH), 8-1

    Doubles

    Hares Patel and Kevin Britt (CH) def. Bradon Proffitt/Cody Hughes (NH), 6-4, 7-5

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP Whelan strikes out 19 as North wins in 10; Elizabethtown rolls (05/11)

    North Hardin senior pitcher Andrea Whelan recorded her second 19-strikeout game of the season, fanning every Bullitt Central batter at least once, to lead the Trojans to a 2-1 win in 10 innings Tuesday against the Lady Cougars (15-16).

    Whelan (13-14) recorded her 300th strikeout of the season in the third inning, when the game was stopped and she was given a game ball. She also went 3-for-5 with a double and a stolen base.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: LaRue County finally keeps a lead, knocks off John Hardin (05/11)

    After his team had blown eight leads in the final two innings, first-year LaRue County coach Aaron Howell thought his Lady Hawks could be in line for another late-game setback Tuesday while visiting cousin Corey Yates and his John Hardin Lady Bulldogs.

    Instead, the Lady Hawks finally caught a break in the top of the ninth inning as junior shortstop Megan Smith reached base on a no-out error error and scored two batters later on a groundout by senior right fielder Cassady Crim as they held on for a 6-5 win.

  • PREP BASEBALL: LaRue County outslugs North Hardin (05/11)

    LaRue County repeatedly smashed and dashed any of North Hardin’s comeback hopes.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Trojans, Lady Trojans win conference titles (05/11)

    Two lengthy streaks couldn’t be stopped Tuesday night.

    The North Hardin Trojans and Lady Trojans easily won both team titles at the Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference meet at LaRue County High School.

    The North Hardin boys won their 14th consecutive conference crown with 178.50 points to outdistance runner-up Bardstown, which finished with 106.50 points, and third-place John Hardin, which had 84.

  • Magazine names E'town area among best in nation for jobs

    The area has earned a new economic recognition.

    The Elizabethtown Metropolitan Statistical Area ranks 16th in the nation when an online journal of information related to urban issues, New Geography, posted its annual ranking of the best cities for new jobs. The rankings included all 398 statistical areas for which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports monthly employment data.

    Rankings were based on the current and prior year’s employment growth rates, mid-term growth, long-term trends and momentum and current year growth.

  • Man charged with abuse of a child

    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff man was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a child.
    Hayden Nicholas Mitchell, 27, was arrested and is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center on a $25,000 cash bond.
    According to a Radcliff Police Department news release, Mitchell was sleeping in a bed with a 6-year-old female and is accused of placing a hand on the child’s private parts.

  • Garden Club visits wine country, sort of