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Today's News

  • Franklin named Lions Student of the Month

  • Dowell promoted at Commonwealth Bank & Trust

    Dennie Dowell, mortgage loan officer with Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company, was recently promoted to vice-president. Dowell has been with Commonwealth Bank for four years but has over 20 years experience as a mortgage loan professional. He serves Hardin and surrounding areas and specializes in VA and FHA loan programs.

  • Pet owners who qualify can access clinic
  • Central Hardin semifinalist in national marching band competition

    Central Hardin High School’s marching band participated Saturday in the semifinals of the annual Bands of America competition at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.

    The band was informed Friday night of being one of 30 bands across the nation, including four from Kentucky, to participate in the competition.

    Central Hardin band Director David Centers said the other bands from Kentucky were Adair County High School in Columbia, Bourbon County High School in Paris and Beachwood High School in Fort Mitchell.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Meade finishes seventh at State (11/13)

    LEXINGTON With only two runners returning from last season’s top-10 squad, Meade County coach Larry Garner wasn’t quite sure what to expect from his Green Wave.

    How’s another top-10 finish sound, Coach?

    Juniors Will Strickland and Jacob Waldecker both had top-40 finishes to help Meade County finish seventh in the Class 3-A race during Saturday’s KHSAA State Cross Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Lever finishes sixth at State (11/13)

    LEXINGTON Hoping to contend for the girls’ Class 3-A state title, John Hardin senior Katie Lever increased her training regiment heading into track season this past spring.

    She put in more miles than she had before in hopes of capturing the state cross country title.

  • First lady of First Baptist dies

    Before she died, Glorina Bishop told her family and friends to keep their church strong and help people.

    Bishop, 79, of Elizabethtown, died of cancer Thursday at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    As the Rev. B.T. Bishop’s wife, she was “first lady” of First Baptist Church and was a familiar figure in many organizations.

    Elizabethtown City Councilman Tony Bishop, one of her two sons, said his mother grew to love others as a licensed beautician and a member of First Baptist Church.

  • PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: John Hardin knocks out North (11/13)

    The North Hardin Trojans put a scare in the John Hardin Bulldogs, but that’s all it turned out to be.

    Trailing for only the second time this season, the Bulldogs rallied for two second quarter touchdowns and then put the game away with two more scores in the fourth quarter for a 31-10 victory Friday night in the second round of the Class 5-A playoffs at Bulldog Stadium.

  • Seniors build community around video bowling

    Ken Mizoguchi of Elizabethtown held his fists in the air and grinned widely Friday when he rolled a solid strike in the children’s area of E-Town Swim & Fitness Center on Ring Road.

    The next turn, he carefully reached across his body, grasped empty air and rolled an imaginary ball to fell more pins on the Kinect bowling game a group of seniors at the gym play together nearly every weekday morning.

    The video game system converts physical movements into virtual activity, such as bowling.

  • Rineyville Alumni Association has annual meeting

    The Rineyville  Alumni Association annual meeting and dinner was held Oct. 1 at Pritchard Community Center.  There were 263 in attendance. This year marked the 52nd anniversary of the association.

    This year the honored classes were 1941, 1951 and 1961.

    Marion Botto Tharpe, class of 1941, celebrated her 70th anniversary. She was presented a Rineyville School ornament and stand.  Those from the class who could not attend were Doris Buchold Witt of Louisville; Ethel Jenkins Jones of Brandenburg; and John Dink of Cincinnati.