Today's News

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    James C. Cunningham (1987). Giving officer false name or address. Court costs waived.

    Jonathan D. James (1965). Theft by unlawful taking. Sixty days in jail probated for two year son conditions in the order. Total $255.

  • Business Calendar





    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • DeWitt retires from Water District No. 2

    Mark DeWitt, Water Quality Technician, for Hardin County Water District No. 2 retired in March 2011 after many dedicated years of service. The District congratulates DeWitt on his retirement.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bruins go 4-1 in Owensboro (05/08)

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins went 4-1 over the weekend in the Sports Warehouse Classic in Owensboro.

    No. 14 Central Hardin (20-4) lost to No. 3 Louisville Mercy, 7-0 in the tournament’s quarterfinals. The Lady Bruins went 4-0 in pool play with wins over Grayson County (5-0), No. 12 Oldham County (8-0), No. 23 Calloway County (9-1) and Owensboro (12-2).

    n Central Hardin was held to three hits in the loss to Mercy, snapping its 12-game winning streak. Senior Ashley Hughes and freshman April Pence each had a double.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: North sweeps doubleheader with Marion (05/08)

    Just call them the cardiac kids.

    The North Hardin Trojans picked up not one but two come-from-behind wins at home Saturday to sweep a doubleheader with 5th Region rival Marion County. The Trojans (13-11-1) won Game 1, 10-7 after trailing 7-4 and Game 2, 9-8 after trailing 8-4.

    n North Hardin scored seven runs in the sixth to erase a three-run deficit in Game 1.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Weekend Results (05/08)




    GREENSBURG Results from Friday’s meet at Green County High School:



    12. LaRue County                           12 Points


  • PREP BASEBALL: Creamer fans 12 as John Hardin pulls away from North (05/08)

    Cody Creamer wasn’t at his best, but he was still good enough to lead his John Hardin Bulldogs to a pivotal 17th District win Friday night at home.

    The senior right-hander struck out 12 and threw a no-hitter – after a lengthy first inning, that is – as the Bulldogs knocked off the North Hardin Trojans, 4-1.

    Creamer (5-1), an Eastern Kentucky University signee who has struck out 87 in nine appearances, made his first appearance in a week.

    It showed.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Corder named girls' coach (5/8)

    Chris Corder feels like he’s stepping into the perfect job. North Hardin officials believe they’re getting the ideal coach to take over the girls’ basketball program.

    This is what is meant by a win-win situation.

    North Hardin hired Corder on Thursday night to replace James Slaven, who stepped down in March. Slaven compiled a 73-45 record and guided the Lady Trojans to four consecutive 17th District Tournament runner-up finishes and reached the 5th Region final in 2008.

  • Thanks, Mom, for everything

    The issue: Mother’s Day
    Our view: A day of celebration

    There is no day more important than Mothers Day. If you don’t believe that just ask your mom.

    Oh, we love our moms year around but on this day we celebrate everything that makes our mothers “moms.” Most of us have more than just one woman who has had an influence in our lives, whether it’s our birth mother, stepmother, grandmother, big sister or even a co-worker.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central rallies past E'town to lock up top seed (5/8)

    The Central Hardin Bruins gave the Elizabethtown Panthers a lesson in Baseball 101.

    After falling behind early, the fourth-ranked Bruins rallied by making fundamental baseball plays – bunts, sacrifice flies and solid defense – to knock off the Panthers, 12-6 on Saturday in a 17th District clash at Panther Baseball Park.

    “We clawed it out,” said sophomore Troy Squires, who collected two singles and scored two runs. “We came out flat. We were not ready to play. We were a little lethargic. We kept after it and got it going.”