Today's News

  • KHSAA STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Central's Shoffner making up for lost time (6/10)

    Shoulder and elbow injuries are always worrisome to baseball players, but to pitchers, they are extremely frustrating and annoying and they create a level of anxiety not often seen before.

    Case in point, Central Hardin senior Dylan Shoffner.

  • Children's Fair on tap for Saturday

    Fun at Freeman Lake isn’t over yet, as the smallest members of the community have an event all their own this weekend.

    The 16th annual Children’s Fair hosted by the Heart of Kentucky Realtors, WQXE and WULF is from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the George Searle Pavilion at Freeman Lake Park.

    The free fair, for children ages 1 to 12, offers games, bounce houses, prizes, a fire engine, police cars and Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels, said Jennifer Meyers, an account executive for WQXE and WULF.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Goodman only unbeaten coach at State (06/09)

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins have something – check that, someone – that no other team at the KHSAA Softball State Tournament can offer: an unbeaten coach.

    Since taking over for Mark Martin in the final week of the regular season, interim coach Jamie Goodman is 6-0.

    Goodman will try to make it 7-0 at 6 p.m. today as the No. 11 Lady Bruins (34-4) take on the No. 13 North Laurel Lady Jaguars (25-12) at Owensboro’s Jack Fisher Park.

    No pressure on him, right?

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Bruins lack State experience (06/09)

    Entering today’s KHSAA State Softball Tournament, the North Laurel Lady Jaguars have a team full of experience at State.

    Their opponent, meanwhile, has far less.

  • Junior Women's Club to host charity event

    The Elizabethtown Junior Woman's Club will host a cocktail event Friday to raise money for SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program and the American Red Cross.

    "This is brand new. We wanted to have something else to do that would be really fun and different," said event chairwoman Leanna Milby. The Junior Woman's Club organizes multiple fundraisers and is best known for its Holiday Marketplace.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club members have board meeting

    Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown members of the executive board met at the Brown-Pusey House on May 25 to distribute civic donations from various club fund raisers received during the past year. From left, Betty Sue French, Kay Barrett, Kathy DeVeau, Jeanne Smith and Marie Deaton; and seated, Regina Lancaster and club president Martha Mengel.

  • Dixons celebrate 50th anniversary

    Roland and Ruth Dixon will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 10, 2011.
    They were married June 10, 1961, in Rich-mond, Va.
    Mr. Dixon, a Virginia native, retired from civil service at Fort Ritchie, Md. Mrs. Dixon’s career in-cludes Reynolds Metal Company in Louisville and Richmond, Va., RCA Corporation in Alexander Va., and the Waynesboro, Pa., School District. Both are members of Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown.
    They plan to celebrate at a later date with their son, Chris, and family in Maui, Hawaii.

  • Soults celebrate 50th anniversary

    Retired 1st Sgt. Robert Dale and Joyce Ann Soult of Radcliff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniver-sary at 6:30 p.m. June 11, 2011, at the Leaders Club on Fort Knox.
    They were married June 17, 1961, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Altoona, Pa., by the Rev. Regis Myers.
    Mr. Soult retired from the Army after 24 years of service and Mrs. Soult retired as a bank officer with Armed Forces Na-tional Bank after 35 years. They are members of St. Christopher Catholic Church.

  • Central wins first game in state softball tournament

    Central Hardin jumped in front early en route to a first-round victory Thursday night in the KHSAA State Softball Tournament.

    The Lady Bruins scored four times in the first inning and three times in the second then cruised to a 10-2 victory over North Laurel. The win, Central's 35th of the season, advances the Lady Bruins into the winner's bracket of the double-elimination tournament.

    Next up for Central Hardin is Hopkins County Central, a 5-0 winner over Walton-Verona. The teams get an early start Friday. Game time is 9 a.m. CDT.

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