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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North's stadium gets new seats (08/26)

    North Hardin High School’s season – and season-opening football game – will open with some new seating arrangements.

  • PREP GOLF: John Hardin to host Bulldog Classic Saturday (08/26)

    John Hardin boys’ golf coach David Allan saw a need for a tournament and he did something about it.

    When looking for tournaments to play in last season, Allan noticed the final weekend of August was a problem, especially for local teams. Their options were either to play in Lexington or Mayfield, so Allan came up with a solution and the JHHS Bulldog Classic was born.

  • PREP FOOTBALL OPINION: Aug. 26 2-Minute Drill (08/26)

    The first Associated Press prep football rankings were released this week and the area was well represented. Of the seven teams, six of them received votes and one was in the top 10.

    John Hardin, which has become a fixture in the Class 5-A poll, was second behind highly regarded Bowling Green. The Bulldogs even received two first-place votes. In the 5-A poll as well was North Hardin, which opens the season Saturday night. The Trojans were ranked 17th.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs face big test in Lexington Catholic (08/26)

    The euphoria around the John Hardin football program after the Bulldogs’ 56-6 thrashing of Lexington Henry Clay has been tempered by what lurks ahead.

    Although the Bulldogs were impressive in their season opener, John Hardin realizes that game is in the past and it’s what lies ahead that matters. And that is a date with perennial power Lexington Catholic.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's results (08/26)

    GOLF

    BOYS’ PREP

    THURSDAY’S EVENTS

    MEADE COUNTY 163, FORT KNOX 224

    FORT KNOX — Results from Thursday’s match at the par-36 (front nine) Lindsey Golf Course:

    Meade County

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs, Lady Waves pick up wins (08/26)

    Senior Taylor Cecil had three blocks and three kills to help lead the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 25-21, 27-25 win over Louisville Beth Haven on Thursday.

    Freshman Ebonie Hampton chipped in with three aces, one block and one kill, while senior Meaghan Warsaw had four kills.

    Senior Sydney Conahan added two aces, and senior Amanda Aumack finished with one ace and one kill.

    UP NEXT: John Hardin plays at North Hardin at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bruins, Trojans win (08/26)

    Senior Noah Wiersema had a goal and an assist as the host Central Hardin Bruins rolled to a 4-0 win over 5th Region rival Bardstown on Thursday.

    Wiersema assisted on freshman Zach Fonda’s goal and received an assist from sophomore Ryan Keeney. Senior Nick Westover scored an unassisted goal to give the Bruins (3-1) a 3-0 lead at the half.

    Senior Jake Bunch scored off an assist from senior Michael Bell in the second half for Central Hardin, which outshot Bardstown 39-5.

    “We did not finish very well,” said Bruins coach Mike Wiersema.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bruins edge Elizabethtown (08/26)

    The Central Hardin volleyball team put every body part on the line to knock off their top 17th District rival.

    There was junior Sydney Hall sliding across the court face-first to save a ball.

  • Company receives grants to expand broadband

    Windstream Communications plans to extend its broadband services to rural parts of southern Hardin County and across Kentucky where it was considered cost prohibitive to expand.

    The new service is possible because of about $59.7 million in federal stimulus dollars awarded to the company, said Scott Morris, a spokesman for Windstream.

    The stimulus grant requires a 25 percent match from Windstream which will spend nearly $20 million to fill in gaps in its network where broadband service is unavailable, Morris said.

  • Photo: Cutting time