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Today's News

  • PREP WRESTLING: Saturday's Results (12/04)

    WRESTLING

    PREP

    SATURDAY’S EVENTS

    OLDHAM COUNTY SUPER DUALS

    BUCKNER — Results from Saturday’s Oldham County Super Duals:

    1. LaRue County (5-0)

    Def. Owensboro, 84-0

    Def. Jeffersontown, 75-6

    Def. Nelson County, 81-0

    Def. Woodford County, 67-3

    Def. Simon Kenton, 43-18

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central gets first win under Thomas (12/04)

    Junior Aecha Helm scored 18 points and senior Kasey Smallwood posted a double-double as the Central Hardin Lady Bruins gave first-year coach Demond Thomas his first win with a 71-57 victory over 5th Region rival Taylor County on Friday night.

    Smallwood had 17 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals as the Lady Bruins improved to 1-1.

    “Wow. I’m usually really nervous, but I was a little more calm going into last night’s game,” Thomas said Saturday. “After the game they gave me the game ball, so it was special.”

  • PREP BOWLING ROUNDUP: North Hardin splits with Nelson County (12/04)

    BOYS’ PREP

    SATURDAY’S SCORES

    NELSONCOUNTY 5, NORTH HARDIN 2

    BARDSTOWN — Results from Saturday’s dual at the Bardstown Bowling Center (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: E'town knocks off Taylor; Meade wins opener (12/04)

    Senior Jansen Flood scored 24 points and freshman Zane Najdawi added 13 as the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers knocked off 5th Region rival Taylor County, 73-60 on Friday night.

    Sophomore Dominique Harding added eight points and senior Todd Lucas scored seven.

    Elizabethtown (1-1) led 39-24 at the half. No other statistics were available.

    ELIZABETHTOWN 73, TAYLOR COUNTY 60

    Elizabethtown      23     16     15    19—73

  • Faces & Places: Vine Grove's Dickens of a Christmas
  • Irvington woman injured after wreck

    An Irvington woman is in critical condition after a Friday morning car crash. She’s been cited for numerous violations.

    Linda S. Griffin was driving on Ky. 86 when her Kia Sportage left the right side of the road, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police. Griffin overcorrected and lost control of her vehicle, police said. The vehicle struck a drainage tile, causing the car to go airborne and overturn several times down an embankment

  • Author announces discovery of silver mine

    Meade County author Robert A. Prather might have been correct when his 2007 book, “The Strange Case of Jonathan Swift and the Real Long John Silver,” said a famous literary pirate could have been based on a Virginia merchant with Hardin County ties.

    The book asserted that Swift, who 1800s folklore said might have lost a treasure in Kentucky, might have been the basis for Long John Silver, the famous pirate from the late-1800s Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “Treasure Island.”

  • Teenagers testify in trial of former CHHS teacher

    In sworn testimony Friday, two teenagers told of a teacher who engaged in flirting, passing notes, phone calls and texting, eventually leading to sexual encounters with both girls.

    Steven Gray, a 29-year-old former Central Hardin High School teacher, is charged with two counts of sexual abuse from accusations of sexual relationships with two students, a violation of a Kentucky Revised Statute that allows for persons of authority to be charged even if the alleged victims are older than 16, the age of consent.

  • Stigma, shame cause some AIDS sufferers to hide

    Sue Stiles didn’t know her brother was ill until February of 1995, after he had battled AIDS for several years. He died four months later.

    The Gay-Straight Alliance at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted a vigil Thursday in honor of World AIDS Day and those who have died from the autoimmune illness.

    Stiles and Rose Marie Rocha shared the story of Sue’s brother. Stiles said she and her brother were close, but he hid his illness from her and the rest of their family for years.

  • Vine Grove, Radcliff ring in Christmas season

    Northern Hardin County kicked off the first weekend in December with holiday celebrations.

    Vine Grove held its annual Dickens of a Christmas, while Radcliff tried out its revamped holiday festivities.

    Radcliff hosted its annual tree lighting, but didn’t have its traditional parade. The city instead hosted a new event, caroling at Saunders Springs on Saturday and held its annual Festival of Trees, Mayor J.J. Duvall said.

    He said the city wanted to do something different by adding caroling. It also made good use of the cabins at Saunders Spring.