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Today's News

  • Small town turns out big for Upton Days

    As fall creeps up on Hardin County, every community in the area seems to boast its own unique festival. Upton is no exception, but this year, Upton Days has an emotional twist to its festivities.

    Rhonda Smith, Upton resident and president of the Civic Club, said the festival is in honor of her mother, Vina Chism, who is this year’s grand marshal and served as the secretary until passing away Aug. 4.

  • Carnival rides highlight Autumn Daze

    Autumn Daze won’t include fireworks Saturday, but it will feature carnival rides for the first time.

    After seeing carnival rides at events in Radcliff, Vine Grove City Council members thought the simple change would be a great addition to the annual event, which runs from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Optimist Park, said city events coordinator Donna Broadway.

    It wasn’t simple and was going to cost thousands of dollars.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue tries to get healthy vs. winless Nelson (09/16)

    Following last week’s 32-20 loss at rival Green County, LaRue County’s Drew Newberry and Caleb Canter found themselves at the hospital getting their ankles examined.

    The backfield mates were each made to wear a walking boot – Newberry on his left foot, Canter on his right – and their status for tonight’s game against visiting Nelson County was up in the air.

    Neither is completely healthy, and longtime LaRue County coach Rodney Armes said Thursday the decision to play tonight is ultimately theirs to make.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Bruins blank Green Wave (09/16)

    The race for the top two seeds in the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament became even more muddled Thursday night.

    Senior Noah Wiersema scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the host Central Hardin Bruins to a 3-0 win over Meade County in a crucial district game.

    Central Hardin, North Hardin and Meade County are all 3-1 in district play.

    “It keeps us alive for a bye, and that’s really important in the district tournament,” said Bruins coach Mike Wiersema.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Price twins enjoy fun sibling rivalry -- on and off the course (09/16)

    Josh and Michael Price love to compete against each other, no matter what they’re doing.

    Whether on the track or a cross country course, the Central Hardin juniors thrive on that sibling rivalry.

    Josh, the younger twin by 10 minutes, already has a leg up on Michael in cross country. Josh began running a year before Michael, qualified for the state meet last season and was named the Boys’ Area Sophomore of the Year.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: North Hardin boys, Elizabethtown girls beat ranked teams (09/16)

    Junior Devin Sowells scored off an assist from junior Elijah Linscott with about 12 minutes left to help the host North Hardin Trojans overcome a one-goal halftime deficit in a 3-2 home upset Thursday of No. 25 Nelson County.

    Linscott also assisted on a goal by senior Ryan Caves that tied the game with 25 minutes left. Junior Stevie Packer scored North Hardin’s first goal in the first half.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: North Hardin boys, E'town girls notch wins (09/16)

    Junior Devin Sowells scored off an assist from junior Elijah Linscott with about 12 minutes left to help the host North Hardin Trojans overcome a one-goal halftime deficit in a 3-2 home upset Thursday of No. 25 Nelson County.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's Scores (09/16)

    GOLF

    BOYS' PREP

    THURSDAY'S RESULTS

    CENTRAL HARDIN 178, JOHN HARDIN 225

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from Thursday's match at the par-36 front nine at Pine Valley Golf Resort:

    Central Hardin

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin, Lady Waves record sweeps (09/16)

    Senior Nicole Lanford had nine kills as the host Central Hardin Lady Bruins ran their winning streak to 12 matches with a 25-9, 25-10 win over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Thursday.

    Junior Afton Conner added five kills, three aces and three digs, while senior Cheyenne Mills had three kills.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade County facing another tough task in Jeffersontown (09/16)

    Stephen Compton was brutally honest after practice Wednesday afternoon as the Meade County senior lineman admitted things aren’t quite so rosy in Brandenburg.

    Meade County started 2-0, but the Green Wave have struggled offensively in back-to-back setbacks to two of the top teams in Class 5-A in John Hardin and Warren Central. With a road game looming tonight with the unbeaten Jeffersontown Chargers (3-0), the Green Wave (2-2) are looking to get their swagger back – and get back into the win column.