Today's News

  • Third book from Cecilia author spotlights Munfordville native

    Union general and Munfordville native Thomas J. Wood is the subject of the third book published by Hardin County author Dan Lee.

    “Thomas J. Wood: A Biography of the Union General in the Civil War” recounts the life of the Kentuckian who was a boyhood friend of Confederate general Simon Bolivar Buckner and later served in the Mexican War on the staff of Gen. Zachary Taylor.

    During the Civil War, Wood commanded a division in the Union Army of the Cumberland.

  • Local favorites, Nashville talent featured at Heartland Festival in the Park

    While Heartland Festival in the Park activities include a parade, fun and festive food, Freeman Lake Park also will be filled with music from local artists and Nashville performers.

  • Graduation rates on the rise

    TOPIC: Graduation rates
    OUR VIEW: Don't forget the kids left behind

    We are a society that gets hung up a lot on numbers.

    A .300 hitter in baseball, a 25 score on an ACT. A 20-point scorer in basketball, a 90-plus school graduation rate.

    The higher the number, usually the better.

    Recent news of graduation rates among Hardin County and area schools is encouraging news and numbers that bring pride to students, parents, educators and the community as a whole.

  • Three more arrested after attempting to buy pseudoephedrine at Walmart

    For the second day in a row, a group of men were arrested after a Greater Hardin Narcotics Task Force detective reportedly witnessed them attempting to buy pseudoephedrine at Walmart in Elizabethtown.

    On Wednesday, task force Detective Rob Green said he was shopping when he observed three men attempting to buy pseudoephedrine, which they were denied.

  • PREP GOLF: Bulldog Classic attracts large field (8/24)

    When John Hardin coach David Allan started the Bulldog Classic, he did so because there weren’t any tournaments close to home for the weekend. A year later, Allan’s vision has grown into one big tournament.

    After attracting 17 teams last year, this year’s Bulldog Classic has swelled to 24 teams and it was even larger before a few teams dropped out. The tournament will start at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Lindsey Golf Course on Fort Knox.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Injuries mount for Eagles after opener (08/24)

    One game into the season, the Fort Knox Eagles are a pretty banged-up bunch.

    Already short on numbers, the injury bug has bitten the Eagles hard this week heading into their game tonight against visiting Hart County at McAdams Field.

    Seniors Aaron Stark and Brandon Gulick, junior Adam Kiphuth and sophomore Ishmael Price all suffered injuries and were limited this week in practice.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North anxious to start the season (8/24)

    Saturday night can’t get here soon enough for the North Hardin Trojans. After a month of beating up on each other and two scrimmages, the Trojans are anxious for the season to get started.

    North Hardin is the last area team to start the season as the Trojans play the Greenwood Gators at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the first game of the Joe Jaggers Bowl. The Meade County Green Wave take on South Oldham in the nightcap.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: North boys fall to Eastern (08/24)

    Host Louisville Eastern scored on a penalty kick in the first half and added an insurance goal late in the second to fend off the North Hardin Trojans, 2-0 on Thursday.

    It was the third straight game against a top-25 opponent for No. 25 North Hardin (2-2). Eastern (2-0-1) is ranked No. 22.

    “We outplayed them in the second half,” said veteran North Hardin coach Jim Stone. “We were down 1-0 5 minutes into the game, but they didn’t score again until about 7 minutes left. In between that time, we played very well.”

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue breezes past Fort Knox in three sets (08/24)

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks breezed to their sixth win of the season Thursday, a three-set victory over 5th Region rival Fort Knox.

    Host LaRue County finished with three more aces than the Lady Eagles had points as it rolled to a 25-4, 25-5, 25-12.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade looks to get on track (08/24)

    Just three years ago, South Oldham went 0-10, got shut out twice and was limited to seven points or less four other times.

    That was before Jamie Reed arrived.