Today's News

  • Fiscal Court approves Glendale overlay zone


    Hardin Fiscal Court on Tuesday voted in favor of an interstate and highway overlay zone recommended earlier this year by the Hardin County Planning Commission to protect the economic strength of the Glendale mega site and remove highway distractions.

    But the approval included a caveat — the court has asked the Planning Commission to define the term “green space” as described in its proposal and to consider an alternative for buffers and building setbacks outlined in the plan.

  • Employment statistics back BRAC's impact

    Call it the BRAC impact, the big inhale or whatever nickname you like. What it adds up to is J-O-B-S.
    Thanks to its unique relationship with Fort Knox, Hardin County stood to gain from Fort Knox’s new mission as the home of the Human Resources Command’s Center of Excellence. That message was proclaimed from every governmental mouthpiece for five years. And now the numbers support their claims
    Local officials for years have touted the economic impact of the Fort Knox realignment. Recent government data is backing them up — big time.

  • Students earn spots in state technology program


    Several local students will compete in the state Student Technology Leadership Program competition May 13 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    The program was created to give students an opportunity to affect their schools and communities through technology. The program has six goals, which include developing activities that benefit students, the community and classroom instruction, and forming educational partnerships among students.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Checking in with former area players (12/15)

    Checking in with how former basketball standouts from our area are doing. The college basketball season is almost two months old and former area players are putting up some impressive statistics.

    n Alex Jones, a 6-foot-1 sophomore, was named the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Player of the Week on Monday. The Elizabethtown High School product averaged 19.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game last week.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Daniel shoots Central Hardin by John Hardin (12/15)

    Central Hardin had plenty of problems at home Tuesday night, ranging from significant foul trouble to ball handling woes to downright frigid shooting at times.

    One problem Jordan Daniel and the Lady Bruins have never had, however, is beating the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs.

    Central Hardin used Daniel’s big night from the arc to propel itself to a 66-57 win and move to 21-0 all-time against its 17th District rival.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North knocks off LaRue in OT, 63-60 (12/15)

    Sophomore forward Dewyane White hit a jumper with about 8 seconds remaining to lift the visiting North Hardin Trojans to a 63-60 overtime win over 5th Region rival LaRue County on Tuesday night.

    North Hardin (2-2) led 19-8 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks (2-2) scored 28 points in the second quarter to take a 36-31 lead at halftime.

    Junior post Adam Hendrix led North Hardin with 16 points, while sophomore guard Jordan Brangers had 15, junior forward Jauan Akins had 14 and senior forward Chris Strerusky had 13.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Foster leads Bulldogs past Bruins (12/15)

    The Central Hardin Bruins had been in this position three times already this season as visiting 17th District rival John Hardin built a double-digit lead in the early going Tuesday night at Bruin Gym.

    Much like in their first three games, the Bruins figured they had plenty of time to pull off another come-from-behind victory.

    John Hardin senior guard Malcolm Foster would have none of it. Foster hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 36 points to lead the Bulldogs to an 82-66 win. It was Central Hardin’s third straight loss after a 3-0 start.

  • Man struck in front of Justice Center jailed

    ELIZABETHTOWN — John B. Elliott is lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center after causing a traffic collision near the Hardin County Justice Center.
    Elliott was hit by an SUV on Monday afternoon after fleeing from the Justice Center after learning there was a bench warrant issued for him. The warrant was issued when Elliott failed to attend a pre-trial conference Friday related to charges of alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct and menacing.

  • Police investigating music store burglary

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Police are turning to the public for help in identifying and finding suspects in Tuesday morning’s burglary of a Dixie Avenue music shop.
    According to Elizabethtown police, officers responded to a report of an activated alarm at Heartland Music, 4507 N. Dixie Ave., at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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