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Today's News

  • Case against alleged owners of vicious dog to continue Feb. 18

    Parties to a vicious dog case are due back in court Feb. 18 for a pretrial conference.
    Webb Mill Road residents Howard and Linda Miller are accused of violating a county ordinance relating to vicious animals in connection to the November 2009 death of Karen Gillespie.
    According to state police and Gillespie’s husband, Karen Gillespie was walking on land adjacent to the Millers’ property when Millers’ dogs attacked and killed her. 

  • Districts draw names

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools next year will have almost four dozen students who come from outside district boundaries.
    The district and Hardin County Schools completed their annual random draw Friday for students to attend schools outside of the district in which they live.
    EIS drew the names of 45 students, bringing  to 175 the number of students who attend the district while living outside of it boundaries.

  • So, you want to be a farmer

    By MATT ADAMS

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Both Central Hardin teams look to get back on track against John Hardin (12/14)

    Both Central Hardin basketball teams started off fast this season before running into trouble last week.

    Coach J.C. Wright’s Bruins were 3-0 before falling at 17th District rival Elizabethtown on Friday and losing to Louisville Fern Creek on Saturday in the Army Bulldog Classic at John Hardin.

    Coach David Robbins’ Lady Bruins won their first three games before dropping their next three contests.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Area players compete in All-Star game (12/14)

    LOUISVILLE Kentucky defeated Louisville, 28-12, in Sunday’s Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Game for outgoing high school seniors at St. Xavier.

    Three area players competed for Louisville. North Hardin linebacker Alik Rucker had two solo and three unassisted tackles, while John Hardin defensive back Anthony Wright had one solo tackle and two pass deflections and John Hardin lineman Matt Linton had one solo tackle, deflected a pass and forced a fumble.

  • Mrs. Claus

    A BIT MORE ABOUT MRS. C:

    Name: Jessica Claus

    Address: 123 Main Street, North Pole.

    Hobbies: Baking cookies; decorating and making sure there is a Christmas tree in every room of the Claus household.

    Favorite songs: “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”

    Favorite movie: “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” “Annabelle’s Wish”

  • Elizabethtown Rotary inducts new members

    The Elizabethtown Rotary Club inducted new members Brian Prater and Larry Arnold on Dec. 7.

    Prater is an insurance agent with Skees and Shipp. Arnold is with the Boy Scouts of America.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL OPINION: Louisville passes test against UNLV (12/12)

    LOUISVILLE Saturday was supposed to be the day the Louisville Cardinals finally met their match.

    With Butler considered to be overrated and living off its reputation from the Bulldogs’ run to the NCAA Tournament title game last season, UNLV surely would show the Cardinals were little more than a yet-to-to-on-the-road team feasting on a bunch of cupcakes. Right?

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin rolls by Fort Knox (12/12)

    An 0-3 start had James Slaven suffering flashbacks to his first year as North Hardin’s coach.

    The Lady Trojans lost their season-opening game to 5th Region rival Hart County in 2007, but they got turned things around by winning their next 11 games. This season, however, was different as North Hardin lost its first three games by an average of 28 points.

    On Friday night, the Lady Trojans’ luck took a turn for the better as they picked up their first win with a 71-31 victory over 17th District rival Fort Knox at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Late 3 dooms North Hardin against Glasgow (12/12)

    Glasgow junior guard Parker Cash hit a contested 3-pointer with 5 seconds left to lift the visiting Scotties to a 62-61 win over the North Hardin Trojans on Friday night.

    After the Trojans (1-2) missed two free throws, Parker hit the game-winning shot to send Glasgow to its third straight win and hand North Hardin its second straight loss.

    Junior post Adam Hendrix paced the Trojans with 18 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks, while senior forward Chris Sterusky had 12 points, 13 rebounds, three steals and two assists.