Today's News

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Checking in with former area players (12/15)

    Checking in with how former basketball standouts from our area are doing. The college basketball season is almost two months old and former area players are putting up some impressive statistics.

    n Alex Jones, a 6-foot-1 sophomore, was named the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Player of the Week on Monday. The Elizabethtown High School product averaged 19.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game last week.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Daniel shoots Central Hardin by John Hardin (12/15)

    Central Hardin had plenty of problems at home Tuesday night, ranging from significant foul trouble to ball handling woes to downright frigid shooting at times.

    One problem Jordan Daniel and the Lady Bruins have never had, however, is beating the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs.

    Central Hardin used Daniel’s big night from the arc to propel itself to a 66-57 win and move to 21-0 all-time against its 17th District rival.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North knocks off LaRue in OT, 63-60 (12/15)

    Sophomore forward Dewyane White hit a jumper with about 8 seconds remaining to lift the visiting North Hardin Trojans to a 63-60 overtime win over 5th Region rival LaRue County on Tuesday night.

    North Hardin (2-2) led 19-8 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks (2-2) scored 28 points in the second quarter to take a 36-31 lead at halftime.

    Junior post Adam Hendrix led North Hardin with 16 points, while sophomore guard Jordan Brangers had 15, junior forward Jauan Akins had 14 and senior forward Chris Strerusky had 13.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Foster leads Bulldogs past Bruins (12/15)

    The Central Hardin Bruins had been in this position three times already this season as visiting 17th District rival John Hardin built a double-digit lead in the early going Tuesday night at Bruin Gym.

    Much like in their first three games, the Bruins figured they had plenty of time to pull off another come-from-behind victory.

    John Hardin senior guard Malcolm Foster would have none of it. Foster hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 36 points to lead the Bulldogs to an 82-66 win. It was Central Hardin’s third straight loss after a 3-0 start.

  • Man struck in front of Justice Center jailed

    ELIZABETHTOWN — John B. Elliott is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center after causing a traffic collision near the Hardin County Justice Center.
    Elliott was hit by an SUV on Monday afternoon after fleeing from the Justice Center after learning there was a bench warrant issued for him. The warrant was issued when Elliott failed to attend a pre-trial conference Friday related to charges of alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct and menacing.

  • Police investigating music store burglary

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Police are turning to the public for help in identifying and finding suspects in Tuesday morning’s burglary of a Dixie Avenue music shop.
    According to Elizabethtown police, officers responded to a report of an activated alarm at Heartland Music, 4507 N. Dixie Ave., at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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  • Search continues for pair in connection to fire

    An agent with the Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force released the names of two people wanted for questioning in connection with a suspected meth lab explosion and fire that damaged a South Dixie Highway mobile home Friday evening.
    Agent Rex Allaman said investigators are searching for Jason Giffin, 28, and Janey Thacker, 29, who lived at the home.
    Giffin may have sustained burns to his arms during what Allaman suspects was a fiery mishap with a one-step meth lab.

  • Biz park withdraws Millpond request

    Improvements at the Millpond Business Center in Radcliff will be delayed until summer 2011 at the earliest.
    The North Hardin Economic Development Authority has turned down a $475,000 offer from Radcliff City Council, withdrawing a request to grade a portion of the business park to grade to make the site more attractive for potential developers.

  • Man struck by SUV after fleeing Justice Center

    A man was struck by an SUV on Monday afternoon after running from the Hardin County Justice Center upon hearing there was a warrant out on him for his failure to appear in court.
    John B. Elliott ran from a clerk's window in the Justice Center after being told that there was a bench warrant for him. Chased by a deputy sheriff, he ran into traffic on Dixie Avenue and was struck by a Suburban, said Sgt. Danny Kelly of the Elizabethtown Police Department.