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Today's News

  • Thanks, Mom, for everything

    The issue: Mother’s Day
    Our view: A day of celebration

    There is no day more important than Mothers Day. If you don’t believe that just ask your mom.

    Oh, we love our moms year around but on this day we celebrate everything that makes our mothers “moms.” Most of us have more than just one woman who has had an influence in our lives, whether it’s our birth mother, stepmother, grandmother, big sister or even a co-worker.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central rallies past E'town to lock up top seed (5/8)

    The Central Hardin Bruins gave the Elizabethtown Panthers a lesson in Baseball 101.

    After falling behind early, the fourth-ranked Bruins rallied by making fundamental baseball plays – bunts, sacrifice flies and solid defense – to knock off the Panthers, 12-6 on Saturday in a 17th District clash at Panther Baseball Park.

    “We clawed it out,” said sophomore Troy Squires, who collected two singles and scored two runs. “We came out flat. We were not ready to play. We were a little lethargic. We kept after it and got it going.”

  • Photos: Masters of gardens
  • A Community Cause

    The “c” word often arouses fear and dread, but many communities change the “c” from “cancer” to “cause,” bringing them together.

    Fund-raisers to help those battling cancer take a number of forms, from special nights at restaurants where portions of sales go to help those battling the disease to walks or runs held specifically to gain financial sponsors.

    Just as cancer does not discriminate due to age or gender, neither does a community when it comes to participating in events for a cause.

  • Meet the mind behind the new comic DeFlocked

    Archie Bunker, Charlie Brown and Hippocrates are among the influences artist Jeff Corriveau credits as inspiring “DeFlocked,” a comic strip appearing today in The News-Enterprise.

    “I created this weird soup,” Corriveau said of the characters for his comic strip.

  • Kentucky DeMolay gets new local chapter

    Kentucky DeMolay instituted a new chapter in Hodgenville on Feb. 5. B.R. Young Lodge No. 132 was the sponsoring body for the Lincoln Chapter. The chapter advisory council will consist of William Brawner, Jesse Ray Sims, Thomas D. Kasey, Joseph Foley, Charles T. Mason and Stephen C. Heinrich.

  • Representative Moore Briefs Fort Knox MOAA

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held its monthly meeting on April 20 at the MOAA Clubhouse in Building 2377 at Fort Knox. The evening centered on an Easter theme and was hosted by Retired Lt. Col. Bob Kilmer. 

  • Habitat for Humanity has special helpers

    Nineteen members of the Scranton University Crew Team spent their spring break working on the renovation of a Habitat for Humanity House in Radcliff. They are a self-directed team with no coach. They made their own plans, managed their own transportation, and drove from and to Pennsyvanlia in two vans. Quarters were provided by Wesley Hilltop House where the girls made some of their own meals.

  • Girl Scouts clean up

    Girl Scout Junior Troop 1555 recently picked up trash, weeded and planted flowers at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School in honor of Earth Day.  Home Depot donated the flowers.

  • Zonta Club announces award winner

    The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown announces the local Young Women in Public Affairs Award winner, Emilee O’Brien from Central Hardin High School. An A student, is involved in several extracurricular activities such as the academic team, FCA, Spanish club, the Superintendant’s Student Advisory Council, Student Council, Varsity Club, Rachel’s Challenge Organization, Science Honors Society and the tennis team. She plans to attend Campbellsville College in the fall.