Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bonner, John Hardin get redemption against Elizabethtown (02/02)

    In less than a minute Tuesday night, Blake Bonner morphed from goat to hero.

    After committing a turnover that allowed the Elizabethtown Panthers to take a one-point lead, the John Hardin senior forward hit the tying and go-ahead free throws with 32.7 seconds left and the Bulldogs made the foul shots stand up  in their 64-63 road win against their 17th District rival.

    “I was like, I gotta get the ball back for my team. I messed up,” said Bonner, who had 11 points and a team-high seven rebounds.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin holds on against John Hardin, 46-44 (02/02)

    When one of his most experienced players – sophomore forward Chanel Roberts – fouled out midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday night, North Hardin coach James Slaven knew he could count on freshmen guards Domoneque Taft and Kiera Jones.

    The duo came through in a big way at the Dawg Pound.

    Jones hit 3-of-4 3-pointers and Taft had 10 points, six steals and three rebounds to lead visiting North Hardin to a 46-44 win over 17th District rival John Hardin. It was North Hardin’s 23rd straight victory over the Lady Bulldogs.

  • Gearing up for groundhog day

    As the sun rises at 7:47 a.m. , overnight temperatures have dropped to below freezing, the wind is howling and somewhere under a snowdrift in Punxsutawney, Pa., a groundhog named Phil is being dug out to predict if we will have an early spring or six more weeks of winter weather.

    It’s Groundhog Day, the second day of February, the day relived over and over by Bill Murray for a period of 10 years in the comedy “Groundhog Day,” which by the way is in the fourth showing at 7:47 a.m. on Encore, part of a 24-hour marathon of the movie.

  • RPD seeks shooter in attempted robbery

    Radcliff police are looking for three men involved in a Tuesday shooting.

    RPD responded to 880 Mill Creek Road on a call about an assault with a handgun. Officers arrived to find Edward F. Razo wounded with a single gunshot wound to the upper left leg.

    Razo said a black male, about 5-foot-4 and 130 pounds, followed him from a local smoke shop to his residence. When they arrived, the man told Razo to give him all his money and pulled a handgun on him.

  • E'town teens charged with thefts from cars

    The News-Enterprise

    Elizabethtown police responded to the area of Oak Glade Circle and Silk Oak Drive on Tuesday morning because of a suspicious persons complaint.

    EPD officers said 18-year-old Devin Cody S. Bush of Elizabethtown was seen with a GPS cord protruding from his jacket pocket. After an investigation and interview, police decided to charge Bush in connection with several vehicle thefts that occurred the past few days. Detectives also consider Gregory L Walls, 18, of Elizabethtown, to be an accomplice.

  • Bluegrass JOOI Club presents award

    The Bluegrass Junior Optimist Octagon International Club (JOOI) presented Marie Noel, left, the Volunteer of the Month award. JOOI’s Vice President Jonathan Berry congratulates Noel for her achievements.

  • U.S. Postal Service must be practical about fate of post offices

    In these recessionary times, it's common for private companies of all sizes to take a hard look at their operations. Business units that are less than effective or dealing with declining volume sometimes are closed.
    The U.S. Postal Service would like to do the same thing. Considering the agency lost $8.5 billion last year — $23 million per day — something needs to be done. No one wants less service or to lose the convenience of a community post office, but it's necessary to look at more drastic tactics.

  • Hodgenville girl heading to Hollywood

    Most people watch the “American Idol” audition episodes for the talent and on-stage train wrecks, but locals will have a better reason to tune in this season.

    Kenzi Lewis, a 15-year-old sophomore at LaRue County High School, is heading to Hollywood to continue her mission to become the next “American Idol.”

    While Lewis’ friends had to be kept in the dark because of contract obligations with FOX, the network that broadcasts “Idol,” many were confident that she would reach this level in the auditions.

  • PREP GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Slaven energized for John Hardin (02/01)

    Whenever the Lady Trojans face John Hardin, all this energy and emotion pours out of North Hardin coach James Slaven.

    But there’s a reason for all his apprehension.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Panthers look to knock off Bulldogs again (02/01)

    Fueled by their senior tandem of Mitchell Henry and Chris McDonald, the Elizabethtown Panthers dominated the glass to snap homestanding John Hardin’s 13-game winning streak nearly two weeks ago.

    If that happens tonight in a 17th District game at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium, John Hardin coach Mark Wells said the Bulldogs could be in for a long night.

    Henry had 16 rebounds and McDonald grabbed 11, and Wells said the Panthers had a solid defensive game plan in a 74-66 win at the Dawg Pound on Jan. 18.