Today's News

  • Live Nativity spreads Christmas message

    Lexie Jones, a fifth-grader at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School in Elizabethtown, has been a shepherd in a parking lot on College Street in Elizabethtown for a couple days almost every year for the past six years because she thinks it’s fun.

    She took her turn Saturday in the parking lot across from Brown Funeral Home being dressed in a costume pulled from a pile in the back of a vehicle. She settled on a bale of hay surrounding the goat, sheep and donkey she enjoys petting each year.

  • Marching to Frankfort

    Two area marching bands are getting ready to be part of history.

    The John Hardin High School and LaRue County High School bands are preparing to play Tuesday at the inauguration ceremonies for Gov. Steve Beshear in Frankfort.

    Hardin County Schools was asked by the inaugural committee to send a group of students to perform. JHHS was chosen because of its third place finish in Class 4-A in the state marching band competition this fall.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town tops Central for district win (12/11)

    The third quarter proved to be the charm for the Elizabethtown Panthers on Friday night.

    The Panthers outscored Central Hardin, 16-6 in the third quarter and then held on for a 55-46 victory after the Bruins cut the lead to two in a 17th District game on Central Hardin’s Terry Buckles Court.

    “We came out the third quarter playing harder,” said senior forward Jansen Flood, who had 17 points, seven rebounds and three assists. “We focused on defense and rebounding the ball. We pushed the ball when we had chances.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bardstown knocks off John Hardin (12/11)

    The Bardstown Tigers had a hard time Friday night in Radcliff with John Hardin’s new big Greene monster.

    The visiting Tigers countered with a big game from one of their smallest players.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Nelson topples Lady Panthers (12/09)

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    The Nelson County Lady Cardinals ended 12 years of frustration Thursday night.

    Homestanding Nelson County took a six-point lead into the locker room and held on for a 46-44 win over the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers – the Lady Cardinals’ first win in the series since Jan. 7, 1999.

    Eighth-grader Erin Boley paced Elizabethtown (3-1) with 13 points and four rebounds, while junior Alexis Powell added 12 points, five rebounds and three steals.

    Senior Kaylyn Cecil chipped in with 10 points and four assists.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: District games highlight Friday slate (12/09)

    When the Central Hardin Bruins and Elizabethtown Panthers get together on the hardwood, one thing is always certain: the game is going to be intense.

    The Bruins and Panthers renew their rivalry tonight at 7:30 at Bruin Gym in the 17th District opener for both teams.

    “We’re ready. I don’t know what the outcome will be, but we’re ready to play,” Central Hardin coach J.C. Wright said Thursday evening. “It’ll be good to see where we’re at and work on things that will make us better.”

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central celebrates title, gets state rings (12/11)

    Awesome was the buzzword Friday night during Central Hardin’s celebration of its 2011 KHSAA state baseball championship.

    Central Hardin celebrated its first boys’ state championship as the players and coaches were presented their championship rings during halftime of the boys’ basketball game against Elizabethtown. The team received a standing ovation from both fan bases as the ceremony began. The school also had a banner placed in the gym honoring the team’s accomplishment.

  • Winter moon rising
  • BOYS' PREP SWIMMING: DiFelice is a swimming specimen (12/09)

    At 6-foot-2 and 155 pounds, John DiFelice is a specimen for swimming.

    Tall, lanky and lean, the Fort Knox High School junior has some major competitive advantages.

  • Central Hardin: Ringing in a new era