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Today's News

  • Cold November rain: 2011 among record years for precipitation

    This year is among the wettest on record throughout the state, especially in Hardin County.

    More rain is expected, with Hardin and Nelson counties being placed under a flood warning Monday.

    The National Weather Service in Louisville reported early Monday afternoon the year’s precipitation at 61.5 inches in Louisville, ranking the year as the third wettest on record.

    The two wettest years in Louisville were recorded at 64.6 inches in 2004 and at 63.76 inches in 1996.

  • Dash of Class: A winter recipe round up

    Here we are at the end of the month again and it’s time for requested and shared recipes.

    The first recipe is Gluten Free Pie Crust, requested by Barbara Proffitt for an employee at Hardin Memorial Hospital who was going to have a Thanksgiving guest who can’t tolerate gluten. It got good reviews on www.food.com.

  • Holidays are a season for scams, too

    With the amount of shopping and purchasing Americans do from Black Friday through December, the holiday season makes for a natural time for a variety of scams to surface.

    The Better Business Bureau warns of a number of scams that can have a bigger impact during the consumer-driven winter months.

    Internet scams in the form of fake websites offering deals on merchandise are popular, said Reanna Smith-Hamblin, the vice president of communications for the Louisville-area Better Business Bureau.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Green Wave return plenty of experience (11/29)

    The Meade County Green Wave return a wealth of experience from last season, but veteran coach Bob Davis doesn’t have too much confidence in his team just yet.

    Meade County enters the season ranked 16th in the state by kentuckywrestling.com and has four wrestlers in the top 10, but Davis is a little unsure of his team right now.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Holtsclaw back, but Bulldogs going through rebuilding year (11/29)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs are going through a rebuilding year under first-year coach Michael Mitchell.

    Leading the cast of returnees is junior Wade Holtsclaw, a fifth-year starter who will join the team in the coming weeks as football season just ended for John Hardin. Holtsclaw will bump up to 160 pounds this season.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Knox has just 11 wrestlers out (11/29)

    It’s been a long time since the Fort Knox Eagles have been able to fill all 14 weight classes.

    This year is no different as the Eagles only have 11 wrestlers out for the team.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Fort Knox splits doubleheader at Caverna (11/29)

    Sophomore Mike Powell scored 11 points and sophomore Chris Jackson chipped in with 10 as the Fort Knox Eagles beat 5th Region rival Caverna, 45-36 on Monday in both teams’ season opener.

    Junior Rashaan Allen added nine points, while freshman Anthony Little scored six.

    FORT KNOX 45, CAVERNA 36

    Fort Knox (1-0)

    Mike Powell 11, Chris Jackson 10, Rashaan Allen 9, Anthony Little 6, Mike Armstead 3, Brandon Franklin 3, Jessie Stewart 2, Dakota Williams 1.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Bruins return 13, still have five major holes to fill (11/29)

    The Central Hardin Bruins only have to replace five seniors from last year’s squad, but those five were a pretty talented bunch.

    Gone are Zach Heck, Robert Robey, Cameron McGaw, Kenny Richardson and co-Wrestler of the Year Kyle Terry. The quintet combined for 11 wins at the state tournament, and Terry was runner-up at 130 pounds.

    Terry also won four straight region championships from 2008-11.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Youth movement happening at North Hardin (11/29)

    Keith Smith enters his ninth season at North Hardin with one of the youngest lineups he’s ever had.

    Eight freshmen have moved up from the middle school program, which has flourished the last few seasons under the direction of assistant coach Joe Burroughs. Because of the development of the middle school team, the Trojans will be able to field a full 14-wrestler lineup for the first time in at least three seasons.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Hawks chasing first state title (11/29)

    The LaRue County Hawks have Feb. 17 circled on their calendars.

    Why, you may ask? That’s the day the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament begins at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in Lexington.

    A state championship is something that has eluded the Hawks in the past. But longtime coach Gary Canter thinks this team has the best shot of any he’s ever coached.