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  • Stephanie Harrison: A local face of family preservation

    When it comes to preserving a family at risk of being separated, Stephanie Harrison is ready to help.
    Harrison is director of Intensive Family Preservation Services/Community Collaboration for Children in Elizabethtown. Its programs serve the eight-county Lincoln Trail District.
    “We do prevent children from being taken from homes,” Harrison said.
    Clients are families referred by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services that have been assessed as being at risk of being separated for any number of issues including neglect and abuse.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Henry, Elizabethtown top Fort Knox (01/05)

    You’d think Elizabethtown coach James Haire would’ve been thrilled with a 30-point blowout win over a 17th District rival.

    Not so much.

    He still can’t figure out why his Panthers aren’t on top of their game early on.

    Senior center Mitchell Henry finished with a double-double (a season-high 33 points and 16 rebounds) and three other Elizabethtown players reached double figures as the Panthers dropped the visiting Fort Knox Eagles, 91-61 on Tuesday night.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County boys beat Campbellsville, Meade boys and Fort Knox girls fall (01/05)

    LaRue County sophomore guard Kelton Ford hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead the host Hawks to their fifth straight win in a 63-58 victory over 5th Region rival Campbellsville on Tuesday.

    Ford had five rebounds and three assists for the Hawks (9-3), while junior guard Kyle Sheeran chipped in with 16 points, three assists and one steal.

    Senior forward Ryan Whitlock added eight points, six rebounds and two steals, and senior guard Dylan Parr had eight points.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Can surging John Hardin finally beat North Hardin? (01/05)

    The feeling in Bulldog Gym was drastically different Tuesday compared to Dec. 4, a day following the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs’ 47-23 loss at 17th District rival Elizabethtown.

    In a month’s span since that setback, the Lady Bulldogs have quietly built up some momentum. They’ve won 9-of-10 and seven straight heading into tonight’s road showdown with the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: North uses strength inside to top Central (1/5)

    Tuesday night’s pivotal 17th District clash matched strength against strength – North Hardin’s power inside game against Central Hardin’s perimeter attack.

    Both teams did what they do best, but the Trojans size advantage proved to be too much. Senior Chris Sterusky and junior Adam Hendrix combined for 44 points – all inside the 3-point arc – to offset 12 Central Hardin 3-pointers and post a 72-65 victory at Bruin Gym.

  • Board approves Radcliff Elementary renovation bids

    Renovation projects for Hardin County Schools progressed after a specially called meeting Tuesday.
    The HCS board voted to approve bids from Morel Construction Company for phase three of Radcliff Elementary School renovation. Bids for the project came in higher than projected, leading board members to remove two aesthetic portions of the project.

  • Millpond financial request raises philosophical issues

    ISSUE: Millpond’s request for financing
    OUR VIEW: Weigh investment against risk

    The dust has settled for now on the Millpond Business Center off Kentucky 313 in Radcliff. The North Hardin Economic Development Authority’s requested $800,000 to level 40 more acres of land to attract potential industry. The Radcliff City Council authorized $475,000 following a 50/50 split of council and a tie-breaking vote from then-Mayor Sheila Enyart.

  • ECTC begins a new year
  • Parrett sworn in
  • Benefit auction planned for auctioneer

    David L. Knight, who has auctioneered at benefits, soon will be helped by such a fundraiser.
    A benefit supper and auction is planned Jan. 15 for Knight at Upton Community Center. The 62-year-old Sonora native suffered a stroke in September, and the event will help his family with expenses.
    Knight founded Knight’s Real Estate and Auction Service in Cecilia.
    The fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. with food and live music. The auction starts at 7.