Today's News

  • PREP TENNIS: Elizabethtown claims double 5th Region team titles (05/18)

    Elizabethtown’s tennis teams have locked up dual 5th Region Tennis Tournament titles for another year.

    But the Panthers needed a couple of thrilling semifinal victories Tuesday night to do so.

  • PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers knock off Hart (05/18)

    Junior Mary Beth Russell struck out 11 to lead the homestanding Elizabethtown Lady Panthers to a 7-1 win over 5th Region foe Hart County on Tuesday evening.

    Russell (13-11-1) allowed four hits and three walks in seven innings.

    Sophomore Caroline Pirtle had a single, double and a run, while seventh-grader Erin Boley added two singles, a run and an RBI.


  • PREP SOFTBALL: Krupinski, Central Hardin roll by John Hardin (05/18)

    In a game that meant little, Kristina Krupinski kept getting on base a lot.

    The Central Hardin senior first baseman homered to right field in the first inning before reaching base three other times as the No. 12 Lady Bruins routed the host John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, 15-1 in five innings Tuesday in both teams’ final 17th District regular-season game.

    Over the last five games, Krupinski has reached base 20 times in 21 plate appearances. She said she’s in such a zone it feels that she can do nothing wrong.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central rolls past Meade, 15-4 (5/18)

    Even an unusually cold, dreary day in mid-May with a steady mist wasn’t enough to cool off the Central Hardin bats.

    After scoring 46 runs in three games over the weekend, the sixth-ranked Bruins continued their offensive onslaught, pounding out 14 hits en route to a 15-4 five-inning mercy-rule victory over the Meade County Green Wave on Tuesday evening at Meade-Olin Park.

  • Primary 2011: Hardin County votes tallied

    Hardin County Republicans followed the Tea Party recommendations in Tuesday's primary.

    The ticket of Phil Moffett and Mike Harmon won the gubernatorial primary locally with 1,558 votes. Senate President David L. Williams and Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, who are holding a lead statewide, picked up 1,179 votes here. The remaining 300 GOP voters went with Bobbie Holsclaw and running mate Bill Vermillion.

  • Area residents react to primary results

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett carried Hardin County largely because of about 30 people quietly following a projector-screen television at 3-Putt Willie’s Restaurant in Elizabethtown.

    Members of the Central Kentucky Tea Party Patriots said they rallied around Moffett after hearing him speak and agreeing with his values. They also worked hard to get word out about him, despite a smaller campaign budget than gubernatorial candidate David Williams, who won the GOP nomination statewide.

  • PREP TENNIS: Skaggs keeps up his hot region play (05/18)

    Tad Skaggs is heading to his first KHSAA State Tennis Tournament.

    The Central Hardin sophomore singles player continued his hot play Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Boys’ 5th Region Tennis Tournament.

  • Slight decrease in revenues in EIS tentative budget

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools is expecting slightly smaller revenues for the next school year than budgeted for this year.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools’ tentative budget for the 2011-12 school year shows almost $23 million in projected revenues across all of its funds, which is a slight dip from the budgeted amount of $23.3 million for the 2010-11 year.

  • Railroad work will cause state highway detour

    Repairs to a railroad crossing will require motorists to take a detour next week in Lebanon Junction.

    Ky. 434 will be closed in the Bullitt County town at mile point 1.7.

  • Tuesday's election had 'pitiful' turnout

    Empty polling places defined the 2011 primary elections in Hardin County and that result was in line with the rest of the state.

    About 10 percent of Democrat and Republican voters, 6,148 people, turned out Tuesday to cast their ballots in Hardin County, which included races for the Republican gubernatorial nominee, secretary of state candidates for both parties, Republican candidate for auditor of public accounts, Democratic candidate for state treasurer and agriculture commissioner for both parties.