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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town rolls past North (4/11)

    Elizabethtown sophomore Hunter Sullivan made sure the Panthers remained in the thick of the 17th District race.

    After a disappointing 12-5 loss to Central Hardin on Tuesday, the Panthers bounced back with a dominating 15-0 victory over the North Hardin Trojans in a district game on Ron Myers Field at Panther Baseball Park.

    “This was real important for us,” said Elizabethtown junior Austin Freyberger, who went 2-for-3 with three runs. “This picked up our confidence and put us back in the district standings.”

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Billings leaving Elizabethtown to coach offensive line at St. X (04/11)

    In the dead of winter, Elizabethtown football coach Adam Billings ran into Louisville St. Xavier coach Will Wolford at baggage claim at Louisville International Airport. Little did the two know at the time they would soon be working together.

  • ECTC hosts Earth Fair

    A vision for an event to educate others about living a sustainable lifestyle turned into reality Thursday at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

    Through its first Earth Fair, exhibitors from government and private organizations and student education groups were on hand to distribute information and share demonstrations on sustainable living.

    “I’m pleasantly surprised at the response,” said Martha Wolfe, ECTC professor of biology. “I think people really want to know more about how to live sustainably.”

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Meade County makes eight errors in loss to Louisville Butler (04/10)

    SOFTBALL: LOUISVILLE BUTLER 13, MEADE COUNTY 4. With the score tied at 3, the homestanding Bearettes (10-6) scored seven runs in the third to pull away from the Lady Waves (7-3).

    Senior Ashley Nikolao homered and drove in two runs for Meade County, while senior Chaselyn Allgeier went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs.

    Sophomore Abby Whelan allowed nine unearned runs, six hits and one walk in 2 2/3 innings.

    BUTLER 13, MEADE COUNTY 4

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: North Hardin no-hits Fort Knox (04/10)

    Junior Travis Smiley was a walk away from a perfect game Wednesday as the North Hardin Trojans routed homestanding 17th District rival Fort Knox, 16-0 in five innings.

    Smiley (1-0) struck out 10 and walked one to lead the Trojans past the Eagles.

    Senior Graham Mathews singled, drove in four runs and scored once for North Hardin (9-4, 2-0 district), while sophomore A.J. Morales tripled and scored twice.

    Junior Blake Yates had two singles, three runs and an RBI and junior Markus Bell singled, scored twice and drove in a run.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Wednesday's Results (04/10)

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS

    NORTH OLDHAM 5, ELIZABETHTOWN 0

    Results from Wednesday’s match in Goshen:

    Singles

    John Newton (NO) def. Ibrahim Siddiqui (E), 6-0, 6-1

    Jack Farmer (NO) def. Ameer Haider (E), 6-0, 6-1

    Jack Dugan (NO) def. Maaz Hameed (E), 6-3, 6-0

    Doubles

  • Dash of Class: Topping off Easter dinner with dessert

    Here we are, five days from Easter Sunday. Most people use this as an occasion for a family dinner. Baked ham seems to be the favorite for most, but turkey, fried chicken, pulled pork or a chuck roast are close seconds.

  • I-65 delays expected in northbound lanes

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet again will have construction crews working along Interstate 65 this weekend.

    Northbound traffic will be reduced to two lanes around the 105-mile marker starting at midnight Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. Northbound drivers are advised to seek an alternate route or plan for delays.

  • Kitchen Adventures: A coconut cheesecake fit for an Easter dessert

    When you think of an Easter meal, a few constants come to mind such as ham, deviled eggs and an assortment of traditional side dishes.

    When I think of Easter dinner, some sort of coconut dessert is usually a must. A beautiful light and fluffy coconut cake with jelly beans on top is a favorite and coconut pie is absolutely delicious.

    Honestly, I only recently discovered a taste for coconut. As my tastes have changed with age, it’s become a  favorite flavor. And, I love the smell of coconut.

  • EPD arrests Brooks man for burglaries

    Police say two March burglaries in Elizabethtown have been solved and that a Brooks man has been arrested.

    Elizabethtown Police responded to a March 27 burglary in the 900 block of Pawnee Drive and a day later at a burglary in the 100 block Irwin Avenue. In both burglaries, entry was made by breaking out glass and unlocking a door or window, according to an EPD news release.

    EPD received a call Monday from Jeffersontown Police about finding property in a motel that was linked to the local burglaries.