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  • James Earl Jones: Hear the voice, See the skill


    James Earl Jones is “The Voice.”

    He is the voice of Darth Vader, CNN, as well as Mufasa of "The Lion King." Virtually everyone has had some exposure to this incredible voice. But James Earl Jones is much more than just a voice. He is one of the most decorated American actors. It is an incredible experience to watch and listen to James Earl Jones.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Brangers, North Hardin rally by Meade County (01/19)

    From porous defense on the perimeter to downright bad ball-handling, the homestanding North Hardin Trojans bent several times Tuesday night.

    But the short and spunky Meade County Green Wave didn’t have enough to make sophomore Jordan Brangers and the rest of the Trojans break.

    Brangers scored 18 of his game-high 26 points after halftime to help the Trojans overcome a nine-point deficit with a little more than 12 minutes left, as North Hardin rallied for a 79-74 win in the 104th meeting between the former 17th District rivals.

  • PREP WRESTLING ROUNDUP: North Hardin's Saturday results (01/19)





    LEXINGTON — Results from Saturday’s Five-Star Classic at Lafayette High School:

    8. North Hardin (66)

    Def. Covington Scott, 48-36

    Lost to Franklin County, 42-36

    Lost to Lexington Henry Clay, 56-24

    Individual Results

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North girls fall; Lady Hawks win (01/19)

    Freshman Jenna Spencer scored 16 points, but it wasn’t enough as the homestanding North Hardin Lady Trojans fell to 5th Region rival Nelson County, 52-41 on Tuesday.

    Sophomore Chanel Roberts added 12 points, while junior Brianna Woodson scored four.

    North Hardin (7-10) lost for the third time in four games, while the Lady Cardinals won their sixth straight.


  • PREP BASKETBALL: E'town snaps John Hardin's winning streak (1/19)

    The Elizabethtown Panthers made the 17th District race a lot more interesting Tuesday night.

    Behind the senior duo of Chris McDonald and Mitchell Henry, the Panthers knocked off previously unbeaten John Hardin, 74-66 in a district game at the Dawg Pound.

  • Schwartz: BRAC on schedule for September completion

    Col. Eric Schwartz made clear Tuesday night that he wants no barriers to separate Fort Knox from the communities that house and take care of its soldiers.

    Describing himself as a “tandem mayor” alongside Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall, Schwartz told a small crowd gathered at Colvin Community Center that security restrictions at Fort Knox are not in place to hide anything, but to provide the safety residents surrounding the post demand.

  • The Kentucky Headhunters to kick off concert series

    Elizabethtown will be doing a little head hunting this June.

    Councilman Kenny Lewis announced Tuesday that the Kentucky Headhunters will begin a two-night expansion of the Summer Concert Series, which has attracted such acts as REO Speedwagon, Foghat and Grand Funk Railroad in the past. The show will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, and tickets will be available for $10, Lewis said.

    The series is merging with the Kentucky Heartland Festival, which is moving to June 3-4. Lewis said the goal is to have music cap each night of activity at Freeman Lake Park.

  • Fort Knox man charged with murder, DUI

    A Fort Knox man was arrested and charged Sunday with murder and DUI after allegedly causing a car wreck that killed the passenger in his vehicle.
    Francisco Balderaz was driving a 2002 BMW on Sunday morning on Greenbelt Highway in Louisville when his car left the road and hit a highway sign and a pole near lower River Road, said officer Carey Klain of Louisville Metro Police Department. His passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The passenger was identified as Martha Diaz, according to Louisville television station WAVE 3.

  • ECTC to host College Goal Sunday

    The local community college is helping students meet their college goals as part of a statewide event.
    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting College Goal Sunday, which is an information session for college-bound students and their families on how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

  • Feb. 2 WW: Ask the Expert: Add exercise without changing your routine