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Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Trojans bounce back to top Knox (2/5)

    Less than 24 hours removed from a stunning loss to John Hardin, the host North Hardin Lady Trojans took out their frustration on Fort Knox.

    Eight players scored eight or more points as the Lady Trojans blasted the Lady Eagles, 98-21 on Saturday at Ron Bevars Gymnasium in a 17th District game.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK & FIELD: Knox's Austin signs with Murray State (2/5)

    When she moved to Fort Knox as a seventh-grader, Kiara Austin thought she had little aspirations of becoming a Division I athlete.

    Five years later, however, that’s exactly what Austin is.

    Austin signed a national letter of intent Friday afternoon in the Fort Knox High School library to run track at Murray State University.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Jones sparks Green over Lady Hawks (2/5)

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks headed south in the second half, and with it, so did their hopes of getting the 18th District Tournament’s top seed.

    The Lady Hawks used a strong second quarter to tie the score at halftime, but they made only five field goals in the final 16 minutes as they fell to the visiting Green County Lady Dragons, 59-46 on Friday night.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue remains perfect in district play (2/5)

    The LaRue County Hawks snapped out of a recent offensive funk by turning up their defensive pressure.

    The Hawks forced 23 turnovers which led to easy baskets to spark them to a convincing 62-42 victory over the visiting Green County Dragons in an 18th District game Friday night.

    “We picked up our intensity on defense,” said senior guard Kyle Meredith, who had 13 points and five rebounds. “One guy picked it up and then the next guy picks it up. It spreads to the whole team and everyone feeds off it.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue remains perfect in district play (2/5)

    The LaRue County Hawks snapped out of a recent offensive funk by turning up their defensive pressure.

    The Hawks forced 23 turnovers which led to easy baskets to spark them to a convincing 62-42 victory over the visiting Green County Dragons in an 18th District game Friday night.

    “We picked up our intensity on defense,” said senior guard Kyle Meredith, who had 13 points and five rebounds. “One guy picked it up and then the next guy picks it up. It spreads to the whole team and everyone feeds off it.”

  • Workshop addresses sexual abuse

    Area experts dispelled myths about sexual violence and armed 15 area men and women with knowledge Saturday for coping with sexual assault and abuse and identifying and helping others who have been victimized.

    Nikki Ellis and Jen Rapke from the Advocacy and Support Center shared the information during the workshop “Hope and Healing: Addressing the Experience of Sexual Violence in Ourselves and Our Loved Ones” at St. James Catholic Church.

  • Feeding America honors Russell DeSpain

    Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland Volunteer of the Month, Russell DeSpain, was presented a certificate by Executive Director, Don Fulford.

  • ECTB supports Coca-Cola event

    Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau Chairman Jim Long presents a $1,200 check to Joe Wilson of the Mid-South Coca-Cola Collector’s Club. The funds were used to assist in advertising for the 2011 Septemberfest event. The event drew in Coca-Cola collectors from all over the country to Elizabethtown.

  • Market connects vendors to history

    Carl King of Dry Ridge has been a blacksmith for 20 years.

    In a world of mass production and injection molding, King uses traditional pole-fired forge, hammer and anvil to hammer out cooking utensils, wall hooks and other metal wares.

    “It’s just like it was done 200 years ago,” he said.

    King found a market for his hobby at events such at the annual 18th Century Market at Pritchard Center in Elizabethtown, which took place Friday and Saturday.

  • Club members welcome ECTC students

    Stephanie Hart and Kevin Vittitow of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting Jan. 31.