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Today's News

  • 'Source Code' is a relief from mediocrity

    Making its way through the mediocrity of March and April film releases, "Source Code" is a refreshing relief.

    Jake Gyllenhaal ("Love and Other Drugs") plays a soldier who is taken through the Source Code to try to find a bomber responsible for a train explosion and to prevent a second, deadlier bomb in Chicago.

    Because this is a whodunit story with a science-fiction twist, everything isn’t exactly what it seems.

  • Theater paves yellow brick road to recovery

    A chalked yellow brick road leading to the ticket booth Saturday at the Historic State Theater will be part of the “The Road to Recovery” for 3-year-old Addison Jo Blair.

    The 2 p.m. Saturday matinee showing of “The Wizard of Oz” will include a collection box in the lobby for those wishing to donate to Blair, who is battling cancer.

    Tickets for the movie are $5.

    Blair has been the focus of numerous fund-raising events in the area. “The Wizard of Oz” is Blair’s favorite movie.

  • Playhouse actors dig into 'Agnes of God'

    "Agnes of God" is not an easy play, the cast members admitted. It’s difficult to watch and often difficult to act but sometimes, they said, difficult is necessary.

    The play, written by John Pielmeier, centers on Dr. Martha Livingston, Mother Miriam Ruth and Sister Agnes, played by Hardin County Playhouse actors Kerrie Lewis, Dee Corkran and Kaity Paschetto respectively.

  • Education foundations merging

    Two area education entities are combining their goals and resources as Hardin County Educational Foundation and North Central Education Foundation will become one.

    Steve Arel, president of the Hardin County Educational Foundation, said organization representatives began considering a merger years ago, but the Hardin County organization was busy fundraising for the Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School and plans to merge were dropped.
    Then the economy made things hard for the Hardin County organization as money began to dry up.

  • E'town native at heart of Fort Benning information fair

    Military members, civilians who work with the military and their families have plenty to think about when they make one of the many moves often associated with their careers.

    Linda Brady, director of communications and outreach for the Greater Georgia Chamber of Commerce and The Valley Partnership, said she has fielded questions as large scale as housing options, school standards, job availability and quality of life. She also is asked about smaller details that are just as important to families, such as children’s sports league, and churches.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Thursday's Results (04/01)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    THURSDAY’S MATCHES

    NORTH HARDIN 3, MEADE COUNTY 2

    Results from Thursday’s match in Brandenburg:

    Singles

    Chrys Castro (NH) def. Chase Garris (MC), 6-1, 6-1

    Cesar Castro (NH) def. Zach Bogard (MC), 6-0, 6-0

    Tate Wilson (MC) def. Bransen Marcus (NH), 6-0, 6-3

    Doubles

  • BASEBALL: Adcock makes MLB debut on opening day (04/01)

    KANSAS CITY It sure didn’t take Nathan Adcock long to see his first action for the Kansas City Royals.

    A former North Hardin High School standout, the rookie reliever threw a scoreless eighth inning Thursday afternoon in the Royals’ 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bulldogs cruise past Knox (04/01)

    Senior Cody Creamer and freshman Dale Gumm each homered as the homestanding John Hardin Bulldogs cruised past 17th District rival Fort Knox, 15-5 in six innings Thursday.

    John Hardin (1-1 district) led 9-0 after three innings and 12-1 after four before the Eagles cut the lead to 12-5 in the sixth. But the Bulldogs scored three times to invoke the mercy rule.

    Senior Garrett Mitchell doubled for John Hardin, which had 11 hits.

    Fort Knox (1-5 overall, 0-1) was held to five hits. Sophomore Ryan Borowski took the loss for the Eagles.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: North, John Hardin roll to wins (04/01)

    It didn’t matter if she was pitching the ball or hitting it, North Hardin senior Andrea Whelan dominated the Fort Knox Lady Eagles from two sides Thursday in leading the visiting Trojans to a 15-0 mercy-rule 17th District win in four innings.

    Whelan struck out 10 and was a triple from junior Breezy Jackson away from a perfect game. She helped herself by belting three doubles and driving in four runs.

  • PREP BASEBALL: LaRue County outscores John Hardin, 16-14

    Jesse Johnson isn’t done providing LaRue County’s baseball team with power just yet.