Today's News

  • 18TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Second semifinal delayed (05/24)

    MUNFORDVILLE — The second semifinal of the 18th District Softball Tournament was delayed Monday night because of thunderstorms.

    Second-seeded LaRue County was leading third-seeded Hart County, 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning at Hart County High School. Junior Brittany Enlow struck out four batters through the first four innings.

  • 18TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Hawks roll past Hart (05/24)

    MUNFORDVILLE — LaRue County coach Chris Price thought the Hawks looked way too timid Monday evening.

  • 17TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: John Hardin's Greenwell perfect against Fort Knox (05/24)

    Fort Knox’s long layoff became even longer Monday evening when the Lady Eagles’ 17th District Softball Tournament quarterfinal against the fourth-seeded John Hardin Lady Bulldogs was delayed roughly half an hour because of thunder and lightning close to the North Hardin field.

    Once the game got going however, Olivia Greenwell made quick work of fifth-seeded Fort Knox.

    The John Hardin senior pitcher struck out five of the 15 batters she faced en route to her first career postseason perfect game as the Lady Bulldogs rolled in 4 ½ innings, 12-0.

  • 17TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Homers spark North past Knox (5/24)

    Nike used to use an advertising slogan saying “Chicks dig the long ball.” The ladies might like it and the North Hardin Trojans certainly do.

    The fourth-seeded Trojans used two home runs to build a four-run lead on their way to a 9-0 victory over the fifth-seeded Fort Knox Eagles in the 17th District Baseball Tournament quarterfinals Monday night at John Hardin High School.

  • Photo: One killed in afternoon crash
  • Kopp selected as HCS associate superintendent

    Hardin County Schools has selected one its own to take over an open associate superintendent slot.\

    Mark Kopp, director of secondary instruction, curriculum and assessment for Hardin County Schools, has been hired as associate superintendent for instruction.

    Kopp begins July 1 and replaces Robert King, who will become principal of Brown Street Alternative Education Center.

    Kopp said he wanted to move into the position because of the instructional leadership in Central Office and the schools, and the great teachers he works with every day.

  • Growing a love of science

    Woodland Elementary School is using its on-site nature preserve to answer the question, “How does your garden grow?”

    Woodland students gathered Monday to plant fruit and vegetable seeds in the school’s nature preserve. The preserve, a wooded area that sits in front of the school building, allows students the opportunity to see classroom lessons in action.

  • Headlee reports for duty

     HEADLEE. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Bryan C. Headlee, son of Friederike and Robert Headlee of Elizabethtown, recently reported for duty at Navy Recruiting District in Nashville, Tenn. A 2004 graduate of John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, he joined the Navy in September 2004. 

  • Ky Human Rights Commission Comes To Radcliff

     The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is pleased to announce its presence in Radcliff on May 26, at the Colvin Community Center, 230 Freedom Way, Radcliff. Kentucky Human Rights Education and Outreach Supervisor Mary Ann Taylor will be at the community center from 6 to 8 p.m. to meet with and listen to Hardin County’s citizen’s human rights concerns or questions about civil rights protections. Taylor will be available to take discrimination complaints and provide informational materials. Members of the public with civil rights needs are invited to stop by.

  • Berry has family, friends affected by Joplin tornado

    Before he came to Hardin County, Judge-Executive Harry Berry lived in Joplin, Mo.

    He lived in the town that experienced the single deadliest U.S. tornado since 1953 from the time he was born until he finished school at Missouri Southern State College and joined the U.S. Army.

    The death toll rose to 116 as of Monday evening.

    Berry plans to leave today to see his aunt from Joplin, who he said is in critical condition in a Springfield, Mo., hospital following the tornado.