Today's News

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Grayson County 48, Elizabethtown 21 (08/27)

    The Elizabethtown Panthers felt good at halftime after rallying to tie Grayson County in the Big M Chevrolet/First Citizens Bank Bowl at Central Hardin High School.

    But the feeling turned into disappointment and frustration as the Cougars scored five touchdowns in the second half to roll to a 48-21 victory and leave the Panthers still searching for their first win of the season.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: LaRue County 27, Shelby County 24 (08/27)

    Running backs Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson shined on offense and Taylor Albert stood out on defense as the LaRue County Hawks rallied for a 27-24 win Friday night against the visiting Shelby County Rockets.

    Newberry, a senior fullback, carried the ball 21 times for 129 yards and three touchdowns on runs of 5, 20 and 2 yards. Thompson, a senior halfback, had 118 rushing yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. It was the second straight game both players rushed for more than 100 yards.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Hart County 26, Fort Knox 18 (08/27)

    MUNFORDVILLE — First-year Fort Knox coach Shawn Thompson was speechless after Friday’s game against the Hart County Raiders.

    And not in a good way.

    Despite out gaining host Hart County by almost 200 yards, the Eagles found themselves crashing back down to earth following a 26-18 loss at Raider Field.

    Penalties, turnovers … you name it. Everything that could go wrong for the Eagles did.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Grayson's big second half spells trouble for Panthers (08/28)

    Every time it looked like the Elizabethtown Panthers were going to turn their fortunes around Friday night more disappointment and frustration was lurking around the corner.

    Elizabethtown is still in search of its first win of the season as the Grayson County Cougars scored five touchdowns in the second half to roll to a 48-21 victory in the Big M Chevrolet/First Citizens Bank Bowl at Central Hardin High School.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins cruise in Perry's debut (08/28)

    It wasn’t nearly a complete performance by the Central Hardin Bruins, but it was completely what they wanted.

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  • North Hardin band loaded with experience

    North Hardin High School's marching band is entering the season with a lot of experience and a show from a new arranger, and band members are excited about their prospects in competition.

    This year’s show is called “From the Water’s Edge,” and uses visual representations for water and follows that theme. It was created by an arranger who writes music for television and film, including the show “Amazing Race,” band director Brian Froedge said.

  • Radcliff raccoons served eviction notices

    After an eight-day struggle to remove raccoons from a vacant house next door, neighbors Vicky Hawkins and Joe Church finally found some help.

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall visited Hawkins on Friday to check out the site where a raccoon chased a toddler across a yard.

    Duvall said he never spoke to Hawkins regarding her raccoon problem before visiting her.

    The mayor said Magistrate Doug Goodman owned a raccoon trap, which the magistrate took to the house at 502 E. Mill Creek Road and set up for the neighbors.

  • Elizabethtown woman returns to art that breaks rules

    Among the inspirations for the subject matter for Elizabethtown artist Sherry Pearl are her childhood and a children’s story.

    But Pearl did not arrive at her style of whimsical art through any particular course of study.

    In fact, she got there despite her studies in art.

    “I got so hung up on the rules, so one day I said, ‘Forget the rules,’” Pearl said.

    Using bright acrylic paints, the artist creates scenes focused primarily on people.

  • Photos: Reading is fun-damental