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Today's News

  • Keep your butts in the car!

     

    We've all seen it as we drive down the road; a person in the car in front of us flicks a small object out of their window, and it falls to the ground, hardly visible.

    We drive on and, most times, we probably don't think about it again.

    The object is a cigarette butt, and we've all seen it. Do we call 911 and report someone for littering? No, of course not. It's just a cigarette butt.

  • Goodin’s 26-point night makes him TCHS’ No. 1 scorer

     

  • March 5-14 games

    Thursday, March 5
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Caverna vs. Elizabethtown (6:00) and Bardstown vs. Adair County (8:30) in Fifth Region Tournament first-round games at Green County.
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville vs. St. Catharine in Mid-South Conference in Frankfort (2:00).
    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Culver-Stockton at Campbellsville (3:00).
    Friday, March 6

  • Adair County wears girls’ district crown

     

    Adair County captured its first girls’ 20th District Tournament championship since 2006 and only its fifth overall with a 49-39 triumph over Marion County on Friday night. Both teams advance to the Fifth Region Tournament at North Hardin.

  • Taylor gains third straight district crown

     

  • Boys' Fifth Region Tournament basketball pairings

    Boys’ Fifth Region Tournament at Green County
    Thursday, March 5

    6:00    Caverna vs. Elizabethtown
    8:30    Bardstown vs. Adair County
    Saturday, March 7
    1:00    Taylor County vs. Bethlehem
    3:30    North Hardin vs. Green County
    Monday, March 9
    6:00    Wednesday, March 4 winners
    (Gym will be cleared after the first semi-final game)

  • Taylor County ousts Campbellsville in district

    Taylor County saw a 15-point lead evaporate to five just before intermission, but the Cardinals got back on track en route to an 89-53 rout of home-standing Campbellsville in the 20th District Tournament on Wednesday night.
    Brandon Berry’s 16 first-half points (in the first 11 minutes and 10 by Quentin Goodin pushed the Cardinals to a 40-25 advantage.
    However, senior Damontez Smith had seven of his first-half 16 in the final two minutes bo bring the Eagles to within five (40-35) at intermission.

  • Girls' Fifth Region Tournament basketball pairings

    Girls’ Fifth Region Tournament at North Hardin
    Sunday, March 1

    Elizabethtown 64, Bardstown 27
    Adair County 56, Caverna 45
    Tuesday, March 3
    Green County 60, Marion County 50
    Nelson County 62, North Hardin 43
    Friday, March 6
    6:00    Elizabethtown vs. Adair County
    8:00    Green County vs. Nelson County
    Saturday, March 7
    7:30    Championship game

  • Taking money off Mother Nature's 'plate'

     

    Nature lovers believing they are helping to preserve some of Kentucky's greatest treasures, its lands, forests and streams, just got a rude surprise about the special "nature" state license plate they purchase.

    Proceeds from the $10 extra they pay for the plate, which is supposed to go to the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund, instead are being siphoned off for the ever-insufficient state General Fund and used for other purposes, The Courier-Journal's Tom Loftus reported recently.

  • Governing through the storm

    What a week of weather we have had in the commonwealth. No part of Kentucky was spared the record-breaking snowfall and temperatures this week. As schools, businesses and many government agencies had to close, so did the General Assembly due to the hazardous weather. However, the Senate made the decision to report to work on Thursday and Friday to do the people's work and help pass through legislation that would be in the best interest of our citizens.