Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs know Jackson is dangerous (11/15)

    John Hardin coach Mark Brown doesn’t like facing a team twice in the same season. He wasn’t in favor of the playoff format when teams played within their own district in first two rounds. But sometimes it can’t be avoided.

  • PREP SOCCER: KHSAA releases Proposal B on Monday; Green Wave still gone (11/15)

  • PREP SOCCER: Soccer shakeup? (11/15)

    The KHSAA could shake up the state soccer scene today.

    During its monthly board of control meeting this morning in Lexington, the KHSAA team sports committee is scheduled to discuss a wide-reaching soccer alignment.

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  • Knitting Club hooks students

    It is still dark outside on a Thursday morning as the knitters begin gathering.

    Unlike the image some might conjure up of grandmothers wearing shawls and sitting in rocking chairs, these knitters are members of the Knitting Club and students at Central Hardin High School.

    “The kids that come seem passionate about what they’re learning,” teacher Kristi Vernon said.

  • December court date set for Hines' trial

    The next court date against Joshua Hines, who is accused of killing his neighbor, is less than three weeks away after he was ruled competent to stand trial in October.

    Hines, 24, is accused in the shooting death of his neighbor, Toni M. Ballard, in April. Police say Hines called 911 and informed the operator he shot his neighbor and might have killed her. He also told investigators the revolver recovered from his home was the murder weapon.

    A competency hearing began in the case in September and was continued Oct. 28.

  • Central Hardin reaches Bands of America semifinals

    Central Hardin High School’s marching band this past weekend earned a place in the semifinals of the Bands of America competition for the first time in the band’s history.

    The band placed 26th place overall out of 92 bands from across the nation that competed Thursday and Friday. The top 30 bands from that competition were accepted into the semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts.

  • String of E'town businesses broken into over weekend

    A string of Elizabethtown businesses on the 2400 block of Ring Road and Towne Drive were broken into over the weekend.

    Elizabethtown Police Department report various tools were used to break into the locked businesses. In some cases, the neighboring business was entered before entry was forced through an interior wall.

    No video footage was recovered from the businesses, said Virgil Willoughby, EPD public information officer. Police are continuing to investigate.

  • St. Christopher seeks community's help for Thanksgiving meal

    St. Christopher Church in Radcliff is asking for the community’s help in delivering Thanksgiving meals to Hardin County families who cannot provide one for themselves.

    Parish administrator Dean Sears said the church has been sponsoring the Thanksgiving meal with the help of other area churches for more than 10 years. The event is conducted through Hardin County Helping Hand of Hope.

    Community members donate cooked turkeys and pies as well as cans of corn, green beans and jellied cranberry sauce, and volunteers prepare and deliver the meals to families.

  • Penn State refrain: 'Say it ain't so, Joe'

    Upon hearing the news of Joe Paterno’s failure to do more to protect the kids in the case of Jerry Sandusky’s alleged crime, my first thought was, “Say it ain’t so, Joe”— the line the little boy supposedly spoke to baseball legend Shoeless Joe Jackson as he walked down the steps of the courthouse after appearing before a grand jury for allegedly fixing the 1919 World Series.