Today's News

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT OPINION: Determined seniors leave behind legacy (06/19)

    LEXINGTON – The Central Hardin Bruins probably weren’t a household name in high school baseball circles when the season began.

    “People in the state know who Central Hardin is now,” Central Hardin senior Levi McCamish said. “If not, they will by tomorrow.”

    And for good reason.

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin shows no mercy in school's first boys' title

    LEXINGTON Walk softly and carry a big stick.

    Central Hardin’s offense has been explosive the entire show, but the Bruins put on quite the fireworks display in the championship game of the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament.

    The Bruins pounded out 16 hits and took the drama out of the title game as they rolled to a 21-2 victory over the Mercer County Titans to win the program’s first championship Saturday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

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  • Central Hardin takes talent to state baseball tournament
  • HCS deems ImPACT program a success

    Hardin County Schools has deemed its concussion-testing program a success after its first year.

    ImPACT Concussion Management Program tests student athletes for concussions and assists in clearing them to return to play.

    HCS approved the program in July 2010 and was followed by Elizabethtown Independent Schools in August. The districts work in partnership with Hardin Memorial Hospital, which paid half of the cost of the program for each district.

  • It's no act: Sears father-son team enjoy theater together

    For Father’s Day, many children are trying to find that perfect gift or just something to do with their father to make the day special. But for 13–year-old Brian Sears he has found a unique way to spend Father’s Day with his dad and much of the summer as well.

    Brian and his father, Dean, are members of the 53rd annual production of The Stephen Foster Story. The show runs nightly, except Mondays, at the historic My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown.

  • Army Cadet Command leader promoted

    After 31 years of serving in the U.S. Army, Col. Barrye L. Price wears a star on his shoulder. 

    In a ceremony Friday at Fort Knox’s Brooks Field, Price of the U.S. Army Cadet Command was promoted to brigadier general. He has served in every leadership position from company executive officer to deputy commanding general.

    Price has seen his career come full circle. It began some 31 years ago on the same grounds during what was known then as ROTC Basic Camp.

  • Berlin to Baghdad: Phillips found family, culture divides in Iraq

    War was a family affair for Kim Phillips.

    Now a civilian employee with U.S. Army Recruiting Command at Fort Knox, Phillips deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom and spent a year in Iraq, where she was ultimately stationed with her husband on the same air field during a second deployment.

  • HMH, health department partner with 'The Biggest Loser' vet

    Hardin Memorial Health and Lincoln Trail District Health Department have joined forces with Kentucky native and “The Biggest Loser” alumnus Mozziz “Coach Mo” Dewalt in the launch of a health initiative aimed to get people moving and reverse unhealthy trends in the state.

    The Coach Mo-tivation Health Initiative kicks off Tuesday in Frankfort with a Walk for Obesity.

    First lady Jane Beshear will open the walk at 11 a.m. at Exum Center at Kentucky State University with the walk concluding on the steps of the Capitol at noon.

  • BBB accepting nominations for Torch Awards

    The Better Business Bureau serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky is now accepting nominations for the BBB Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics.

    BBB hosts its annual Torch Awards event to recognize and honor those companies and non-profit organiza­tions whose business practices and related activities in the community exemplify the BBB’s mis­sion of advancing marketplace trust. The program awards businesses and non-profit organizations that maintain a solid commitment to conducting their business practices in an ethical fashion.