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  • Preston to appeal overlay zone recommendation



    Elizabethtown attorney Dwight Preston said Friday he plans to appeal a Hardin County Planning Commission recommendation to impose an Interstate and Highway Overlay Zone near the Glendale mega site on behalf of landowners affected by the proposal.

    The commission voted 4-0 in favor of the zone Tuesday and the recommendation now moves to Hardin Fiscal Court for approval. Residents have the opportunity to appeal the zone before Fiscal Court within 21 days of the recommendation.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins down Nelson County in OT, 35-34 (10/09)


    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com

    BARDSTOWN — The Central Hardin Bruins kept their dream season alive Friday night and they had to do it without their starting quarterback.

    Junior Kevin Humphrey left the game on Central Hardin’s opening possession of the game with an injury and did not return.

  • Oct. 8, 2010 editorial: Laurels for wreaths


    To support the Kentucky Patriots’ Wreaths Across America effort, contact Donna Betson at djbetson@bbtel.com, (270)  877-7066 or mail to a donation to Wreaths Across America, 702 Augusta Drive, Vine Grove, KY 40175.

     Hardin Countians demonstrate their respect and appreciation for the military in many ways.

  • Focus on Finance: Long-term care coverage

    Question: My wife and I fall under the definition of baby boomers. Should we be looking at long-term care insurance?

    Answer: A Fidelity Investments study reveals some of the statistics and costs that the American family will incur in handling long-term care. In just 10 years, approximately 50 million Americans will be 65 or older. More than half of them will require at least one year of long-term care, and 20 percent will require more than five years of care before they die.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North knocks off Greenwood, 14-9 (10/09)


    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    BOWLING GREEN — Behind a dominant performance by their defense, the North Hardin Trojans shook a 3-year-old monkey off their back and kept their playoff hopes alive.

    Senior cornerback Marcus Shepherd sparked North Hardin with an interception return for a touchdown before halftime and the Trojans rallied from a nine-point deficit to beat Greenwood, 14-9 on Friday in their first win over the Gators since becoming Class 6-A, District 2 rivals in 2007.

  • Fort Knox soldier awarded Bronze Star


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    A soldier honored for leading an evacuation through the middle of a minefield was quick to point out it was a team effort.

    Command Sgt. Maj. Jose Vega of the 158th Infantry Brigade based at Camp Shelby, Miss., was awarded a Bronze Star Medal with Valor last week at Fort Knox for his actions in 2006 while deployed with the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan.

  • PREP GOLF: Black, Irwin extend State stays (10/10)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com BOWLING GREEN — The Elizabethtown Panthers and North Hardin Trojans didn’t stay around as long as they wanted to at the Leachman/KHSAA Boys’ State Tournament, but Elizabethtown sophomore Ian Black and North Hardin junior Anthony Irwin did. Black and Irwin both made the cut at

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North Bullitt routs LaRue, 42-0 (10/09)


    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — The LaRue County Hawks were held more than 100 rushing yards below their average, and saw their playoff chances take a huge hit in a 42-0 loss to Class 4-A, District 4 rival North Bullitt on Friday night.

    The Hawks, who entered the game averaging more than 311 yards on the ground, were limited to 181 yards at C.T. Collins Field.

    LaRue County, which was last shutout last season against Bullitt East, was completely stymied in this game.

  • Memory Walk raises $30,000


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    A community fundraiser aimed at advancing Alzheimer's research raised thousands of dollars toward its goal this year.

    The Elizabethtown Memory Walk, held in late September at Freeman Lake Park, attracted roughly 500 participants and raised $30,000 on behalf of the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association to advance the search for a cure, according to Ashley Schaffner, associate account manger for Guthrie/Mayes Public Relations.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Louisville Central holds off E'town (10/09)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVILLE — Thanks in large part to Central star junior halfback Anthony Wales, Elizabethtown took another step backward in the record department. Still, the visiting Panthers feel they made a major leap forward in their near improbable comeback bid. After watching Wales run for 152 yards and three touchdowns in the first quarter, the P