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Today's News

  • Water line connects to Glendale industrial site

    As a crowd looked over the edge of a trench, a backhoe pushed a water pipe under Ky. 222 into the Glendale Industrial Site.
    The Thursday afternoon ceremony marked the arrival of a key piece of infrastructure for the 1,551-acre tract, which officials hope one day will be home to a large facility with thousands of workers.
    Hardin County Water District No. 2 began construction of the more than five miles of pipes in March 2009.

  • Hardin County man adds his vision to Capitol exhibit

    A local man is one of 39 artists invited to be part of Kentucky Visions at the Capitol, which showcases artwork in the halls, reception areas and conference rooms of Senate and House offices in the Capitol Annex in Frankfort.

    David Toczko of Hardin County was one of 12 providing photographic work for the exhibit coordinated by the Kentucky Arts Council, the state's arts agency.

  • Photo: A little bit of light maintenance
  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs put perfect mark on the line vs. Meade (01/07)

    John Hardin is off to its best start in school history.

    And the Bulldogs (11-0) are one of only four undefeated teams left in the state.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin pounds Fort Knox (01/07)

    John Hardin rebounded from a disheartening 17th District loss in a dynamic way.

    Disappointed after their 17-point loss to rival North Hardin on Wednesday night, the Lady Bulldogs came back with a hard-nosed defensive effort and rolled to a Thursday evening home blowout win.

    John Hardin forced the visiting Fort Knox Lady Eagles into 39 total turnovers, including 11 in the opening quarter, en route to a 74-22 victory.

  • King speaks on rights issue at State Theater

    Right to Life Kentucky Heartland sees the rights of the unborn as a civil right, and brought in a speaker who knows something about fighting for human rights.
    Alveda King, niece of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., spoke Thursday night at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown as part of an event hosted by the Right to Life Kentucky Heartland.
    King’s talk, “How Can the Dream Survive?” explored the effects of abortion on women and society. She told the audience personal details about her own experiences, including of her two abortions.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town, Central face off tonight (01/07)

    Junior guard Cannon Ray will readily admit that the last time his Central Hardin Bruins took the court, they didn’t do a very good job of interior defense.

    “We didn’t do a very good job of keeping the ball out of the paint and that’s where they got most of their points,” Ray said during practice Thursday, two days after junior Adam Hendrix and senior Chris Sterusky of 17th District rival North Hardin torched his team for 44 points from inside the paint or the foul line.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Meade falls (01/07)

    Freshman guard Raley Johnson scored a game-high 28 points, but a six-point third quarter doomed the Meade County Lady Waves in a 68-62 loss to visiting Floyd (Ind.) Central on Thursday night.

    Johnson also had six rebounds and one steal for the Lady Waves (2-10), who led 39-38 at halftime but were outscored 16-6 in the third quarter en route to their second loss in four games.

    Sophomore post Maya Luney added nine points, eight rebounds and one block, while freshman guard Carissa Schwartz scored seven points.

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue is loaded ... again (01/07)

    Longtime LaRue County wrestling coach Gary Canter took a different approach to his team’s schedule this season.

    Instead of focusing the early portion on duals tournaments, Canter entered the King of the Bluegrass at Louisville Fairdale and the Fayette County (Ga.) Christmas Classic.

    The third-ranked Hawks won both, and Canter is optimistic the beefed-up slate will pay big dividends in next month’s state tournament.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town routs Central again (01/07)

    Once senior guard Natalie Greenwell got hot Thursday night, it made it impossible once again for the Central Hardin Lady Bruins to slow down Elizabethtown.

    Greenwell had one of her best shooting nights of the season as Elizabethtown started slow before her Lady Panthers rolled to a 73-28 win over the Lady Bruins at Bruin Gym.

    Greenwell made 8-of-12 shots from the floor, including 5-of-6 from the 3-point line, on her way to a game-high 23 points.