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  • Saturday, March 2 -- Track: KHSAA Indoor State Meet @ Norton's
  • Saturday, March 2 -- Colorguard @ Tates Creek
  • Saturday, March 2 -- Archery @ E-town
  • Friday, March 1 -- Track: KHSAA Indoor State Meet @ Norton's
  • Wednesday, February 28 -- BOYS' BASKETBALL DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Boys' Basketball vs. E-town (HOME) 8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 27 -- GIRLS' BASKETBALL DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Central vs. North Hardin @ North Hardin, 6:00 p.m.
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Meet the Staff
Megan Puckett
Megan Puckett
Writer, Opinion Section Editor

Hi! My name is Megan Puckett. I am a senior at Central Hardin. This is my first year on the newspaper staff and I can't wait to share all the amazing things in our community with you. I hope to inspire a bit of positivity in every aspect of my writing. Writing...

Why No PowerHour This Week?
Why No PowerHour This Week?
Megan Puckett, Writer • February 21, 2024

As the third trimester started, students were informed that we would not have PowerHour and would continue with the traditional bell schedule until Friday. On Monday, Feb. 26, we will get PowerHour back, but why did we have...

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These are the dress up days for the Basketball Homecoming 2024. Each day has a different activity for the student body to participate in.
What to Expect During Homecoming Week
Audrey Johnson, Writer • February 9, 2024

Homecoming week is an essential part of high school. Students love the chaos and the fun of the week, whether in the fall or the winter. At Central Hardin, it's no different. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still getting...

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Wellness Week QR code and link flyers posted around the school to give students access to the daily login activities.
Wellness Week and How to Participate
Megan Puckett, Writer • February 6, 2024

This week is Hardin County Schools' official Wellness Week. To celebrate, our Youth Services Center has created a fun-filled spirit week with the chance to win a plethora of amazing prizes. This will conclude this Friday,...

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AI art generated teenage school setting (Credit: Easy-Peasy.AI)
The Pressure of 'Romantic' Relationships
Brooklyn Suarez, Writer • February 26, 2024

Since middle school, I have always been fascinated by the concept of love. I spent most of my time indulging in intimate movies and romantic...

My Firsts and My Lasts
My Firsts and My Lasts
January 25, 2024
AI art generated teenage school setting (Credit: Easy-Peasy.AI)
The Pressure of 'Romantic' Relationships
Brooklyn Suarez, Writer • February 26, 2024

Since middle school, I have always been fascinated by the concept of love. I spent most of my time indulging in intimate movies and romantic novels just to get a feel of what it would be like for me when...

Senior Cameron Miller holds the flag of his future after receiving notice of his tremendous achievement of earning the Quest Bridge scholarship.
Photo Courtesy of Lindy Barnes.
Against All Odds
Megan Puckett, Writer • February 22, 2024
Broken Home, Unbreakable Spirit
Broken Home, Unbreakable Spirit
Lindy Barnes, Writer, Features Editor • February 9, 2024
Senior Jeffery McMahan advancing on the Freeman Lake disc golf course. This is a standard disc golf basket that is considered a hole. Photo courtesy of Jeffery McMahan.
Putting Into Popularity
Syra Lundergan, Writer/Managing Editor • February 27, 2024

On any given day after school, seniors Talon Hunt and Jeffery McMahan are headed straight to Freeman Lake Park; not to fish, bike, or boat, but...

An athlete getting checked on by a doctor. 
Credit: Picryl.com
Scoring For Points Instead of Lives
Emily Tester, Writer/Opinion Editor • February 6, 2024
The bench had electric energy cheering on senior Ace Jaggers whilst playing against Elizabethtown on Jan. 12.
It's Comeback Season
Syra Lundergan, Writer/Managing Editor • January 16, 2024
Courtesy of Tim Pierce at THE HILL NEWS.
Responding to the Violent Hate Crime Committed Against 16-year-old Oklahoma Student Nex Benedict
Hanna Grass, Writer/Co-Editor-in-Chief • February 23, 2024

Growing up, I was taught to never use the word “hate,” as it was overtly negative and a “strong word.” I was raised to not, under any...

It is common practice for sororities and fraternities to shower their new members in Greek merch on bid day.
'Going Greek' Explained
February 16, 2024

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