Today's News

  • Army at 236: Healthy, ever changing force

    America's fighting force celebrates its 236th birthday today. In fact, the U.S. Army is older than the U.S. government, having been established by the Continental Congress more than a year before adopting the Declaration of Independence.

    Today also is Flag Day when the world's most recognizable symbol of freedom is celebrated.

    That seems an appropriate mix since the men and women of the Army and all branches of the U.S. fighting forces put their hearts and souls on the line to defend freedom and protect the flag.

  • Nearly 800 cadets set to train at Fort Knox

    The News-Enterprise
    The Leader’s Training Course, an annual Army ROTC summer event designed to recruit and train future leaders, is under way.
    Cadets making up the first of four cycles arrived throughout the day Sunday and were in-processing Monday. In all, roughly 800 cadets train during June and July at Fort Knox.

  • COLLEGE BASEBALL: Down 6-0, Bobcats rally past Hustlers in Snappy fashion (06/14)

    Kyle Medley’s plan worked out perfect.

    And the inaugural Snappy Tomato Baseball Classic received a bit of a surprising result.

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Walters fans 11 as Central Hardin rolls by GRC (06/14)

    LEXINGTON The Central Hardin Bruins did a complete 180 after what happened to them in last season.

    The Bruins put together one of their most complete games of the season – getting a superb pitching performance from senior Austin Walters, banging out 11 hits and playing flawless defense – to cruise past the George Rogers Clark Cardinals, 9-0 on Monday night in the first round of the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

  • Photo: Capturing Bruin baseball memories
  • Update: Two killed in parkway crash

    Two passengers were killed in a single-car wreck Monday afternoon at the 132-mile marker of Western Kentucky Parkway.

    Driver Rose M. Davis of Cincinnati and passengers Marion A. Petrie of Fairview and Yolanda Davis, also from Cincinnati, were traveling east on the parkway in a black Chrysler 300 when it left the roadway and entered the median, Kentucky State Police Sgt. Darran Broyles said.

    “For undetermined reasons — we don’t know why yet — they traveled down the median for some time,” Broyles said.

  • Committee created to guide HOF talks

    Elizabethtown could look to Indiana for a little basketball inspiration.

    Mayor Tim Walker appointed three members to a steering committee designed to progress negotiations in bringing a Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame to the city, with a downtown location as a possible landing point.

  • Rebecca Signorino is a fan of lifelong learning in whatever she does

    When Woodland Elementary School teacher Rebecca Signorino's children graduated and were no longer involved in band, she and her husband experienced empty nest syndrome. They tried to find something to fill the gap.

    They started with marathon training, and it led to ownership of a fitness center.

    Physical fitness not only filled that empty nest, but provided financial security to the couple and gave Signorino, who has taught special education for 18 years, another outlet for life long learning and teaching. 

  • Clear to intern at N-E

    Gina Clear, a 13-year instructor of journalism at North Hardin High School, is spending the next six weeks interning with The News-Enterprise via a grant from the Kentucky Press Association. Clear is the media adviser for North Hardin instructing the newspaper and yearbook courses. Both are Kentucky High School Journalism Association award-winning programs.

  • Learning about the man I call father

    With Father’s Day just around the corner, I can’t help but think about my dad.

    They (whoever “they” are) say you’re supposed to keep learning as you get older. That is so true when it comes to learning about my father.