Today's News

  • Knights deliver food, toys on morning rounds

    As the sun rose behind a cloudy sky Saturday, pickup trucks filled the ice-covered parking lot outside the Knights of Columbus Hall in Vine Grove. Inside the hall, Knights and other volunteers gathered around tables covered with boxes filled with food waiting to be delivered to families who could use it in the Vine Grove, Radcliff, Rineyville and Flaherty area.
    “We are delivering 124 baskets this year,” said David Micke, chairman and coordinator of the effort.

  • PREP WRESTLING RESULTS: Knox goes 3-2 at Louisville Central (12/19)


    LOUISVILLE — Results from Saturday’s Rumble in the Hive at Central High School:

    Fort Knox (3-2)

    Lost to North Oldham, 47-24

    Lost to Louisville Holy Cross, 42-37

    Def. Louisville Western, 45-18

    Def. Jeffersontown, 48-30

    Def. DeSales, 48-24

    Individual Results

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers cruise in Lexington (12/19)

    Junior guard Kaylyn Cecil scored 16 points and senior post Adelaide Luckett had a double-double as the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers cruised past Hebron Conner, 66-38 on Saturday in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

    Cecil hit four 3-pointers and had four rebounds, four steals and one block, while Luckett had 14 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and one block.

    Junior guard Tara Gilpin chipped in with eight points, three rebounds and two steals. Senior forward Kymbur Berrow and sophomore forward Deanna Downs each scored six points.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins win Tennessee opener (12/19)

    Senior guard Matt Nichols was two rebounds shy of a triple-double Saturday afternoon as the Central Hardin Bruins knocked of Maryville (Tenn.) Heritage, 68-53 in the first round of the Smoky Mountain Classic in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    Nichols had 12 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds and two steals for the Bruins (4-3), while sophomore forward Alex Crowder had 13 points and five rebounds.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin holds off North (12/19)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs are still perfect this season and they have the play of their bench to thank for it.

    The Bulldogs led most of the first half by double digits before the North Hardin Trojans pulled even in the fourth quarter, but John Hardin made got key contributions from Patrick Crowe, Jeff Richard and Landon Savoy down the stretch to help the Bulldogs hold on for an 87-78 victory in a key early season 17th District game at the Dawg Pound.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers blitz Central (12/19)

    Entering Friday, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers felt they had been struggling on offense. Once it got in a groove against the Central Hardin Lady Bruins, Elizabethtown stayed in one for once.

    After turning the ball over on its first possession, Elizabethtown converted on its next 10 trips down the court as it ran away from its 17th District rival, 91-34 at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium.

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  • A stubborn child and his Christmas mule

    The holidays are a time to visit and enjoy the company of old friends.

    One close acquaintance comes to mind each Christmas season. He’s always ready for a good time and displays a constant, warm grin beneath smiling blue eyes and chubby cheeks.

    Our first meeting was uneventful, not much more than a passing glance. Who would have thought that weeks later, he would come to live in my house. I don’t remember all the circumstances because I was not quite 4. My parents shared the details as one of those oft-repeated family tales.

  • Driver phone laws effective soon


    Since legislators passed new limits on driver cell phone usage in June, some law enforcement officers have worked to educate young drivers on the danger of driving while distracted and how the new law impacts them.

    How well those lessons were learned could become apparent after Jan. 1.

    That’s when police across Kentucky can begin ticketing drivers for breaking the new law.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin hosting North Hardin today (12/18)

    The North Hardin at John Hardin boys’ basketball game, originally scheduled for Friday, Dec. 17, has been rescheduled for tonight.

    The junior varsity game is set for 4 p.m. and the varsity will immediately follow.