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Today's News

  • PREP BASKETBALL OPINION: Players need to respect their opponents and the game (02/06)

    If what has transpired the last week after boys’ basketball games is not troubling to you, it should be.

    After three 17th District games in four days, there were dustups during the traditional postgame handshakes. One is one too many, but three in four days? Really? This is disturbing to me as a fan of the game.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Friday's games (02/06)

    John Hardin escaped with another tight win Friday night.

    The Bulldogs have survived three thrilling victories in the past week.

    Senior guard Malcolm Foster and sophomore guard Brandon Price scored 15 points each, while junior center Hunter Holloway added 14 points and five rebounds to lift John Hardin to a 68-65 win over visiting Grayson County.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Saturday's games (02/06)

    The host Muhlenberg County Mustangs improved to 7-1 in their last eight games with a 65-56 win over the Central Hardin Bruins on Saturday night.

    Central Hardin (9-10) lost for the second time in as many days.

    Senior guard Matt Nichols paced the Bruins with 18 points and eight rebounds, while junior guard Cody Crim hit 4-of-5 3-pointers and finished with 12 points.

    Junior forward Andrew Kinney scored 10 points.

    MUHLENBERG COUNTY 65, CENTRAL HARDIN 56

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Stewart signs with U of L (02/06)

    After months of being recruited by the University of Arkansas and Wake Forest University, North Hardin senior Andrew Stewart figured it was best to stick closer to home.

    Arguably one of the top mid-distance runners in the state, Stewart signed a national letter of intent Friday afternoon in the North Hardin High School library to compete on the track and cross country teams at the University of Louisville.

  • PREP GIRLS' BASKETBALL: North Hardin closes in on No. 2 seed (02/06)

    North Hardin coach James Slaven has begged Chanel Roberts to take charge for weeks.

    With the Lady Trojans’ top guard stuck on the bench in first-half foul trouble, the sophomore forward finally followed through.

  • Woodland Drive fire
  • 'Suspicious' fire burns abandoned house

    Elizabethtown Fire Department officials are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed an abandoned house Saturday.
    Chief Mike Hulsey said the house, which sits near Woodland Drive and North Dixie Avenue, had probably been empty for 20 years or more. It had no electricity. Because of those factors, the fire is “suspicious,” he said.
    No one was injured in the blaze.
    Firefighters were called at around 5 p.m. Saturday to the area after several people phoned in saying they had seen smoke or other evidence of a fire, Hulsey said.

  • Radcliff Hardees robbed

    Radcliff Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Friday night.

    The Hardees on Knox Avenue in Radcliff was robbed at approximately 9 p.m. by two men wearing masks, said Bryce Shumate, spokesman for Radcliff Police Department. They were armed with a handgun.

    No one was injured during the robbery, Shumate said.

  • Alonso family works in memory of their son

    It’s impossible to enter the home of Vinnie and Cheryl Alonso without seeing a number of photos of their late son Isaiah. They are a reminder of their son, and a reminder of the reason behind their latest endeavor.
    The Alonsos, parents of Isaiah Alonso, the 6-year-old Radcliff Elementary School student who died from cancer in September, have taken over running the Isaiah Alonso Foundation, an organization created in their son’s honor. Its mission is to help families with ill children.

  • Lit Festival aims to create early readers

    It was a Saturday, and snow was falling, but children were learning inside of John Hardin High School.
    The Lincoln Heritage Council, the local chapter of the Kentucky Reading Association and the International Reading Association, hosted its annual Literacy Festival on Saturday at John Hardin High School.
    The festival offered a book fair for children between preschool and middle-school ages and their parents, along with sessions with authors, illustrators and activities for kids.