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Today's News

  • New commandant will lead armor transition to Fort Benning

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    As a scrawny, fresh-faced soldier, Col. Ted Martin never could have imagined his career would come full circle.

    The 27-year military veteran has retraced his steps to the area where his career as an armor commissioned officer was launched. Only this time he is in charge.

    Martin was named commandant Wednesday for the U.S. Army Armor School and will lead the final phases of armor’s transition to Fort Benning, Ga., as part of the Army’s Base Realignment and Closure initiative.

  • A Dash of Class: Kid-friendly recipes

    By NORA SWEAT

    Bible schools and sports camps are ending in the near future, and there is a whole month left to entertain the kids before school resumes. As a former home economics/family and consumer science teacher who also taught foods classes the last several years before I retired, the obvious comes to mind: Let the kids cook.

  • For the love of the music

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com For a year and a half the current members of Main Street have gotten together to play for the love of the music.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: South Hardin 12s rout Marion, 18-3 (07/06)

    The News-Enterprise Seven players had multiple base hits and six had multiple RBIs as the South Hardin 11-12-year-old All-Stars cruised to an 18-3 victory over Marion County on Monday night in pool play of the Little League District 5 Tournament at Cecilia Ruritan Park. Alex Bibb went 4-for-4 with three RBIs, while Aaron Chandler was 2-for-4 with four RBIs a

  • Dollars and sense: Home ownership: Are you ready?

    The purchase of a first home is an exciting time in anyone’s life. It’s also a large financial undertaking, a fact that leaves many people wondering whether they’re prepared for this big step. The Kentucky Society of CPAs suggests you answer these questions to help you decide if the time is right for you.

  • MLB OPINION: Will Reds crush this Cincinnati fan's dreams once again? (07/07)

    Being a Cincinnati sports fans can be disappointing some years and heart breaking other years. Most of the time, though, difficult would be the best way to describe it. The life of a Bengals fan is not one of peaks and valleys as much as just one constant, on-going valley – or so it seems. Sure, there are the exceptions like 2005 – talk about heartbreak – a

  • Vandals spray slurs over soccer complex

    Elizabethtown police responded to a Tuesday morning report of vandalism having occurred over the holiday weekend at Mike Carroll Soccer Complex on Peterson Drive. The vandals, described as “kids” by police, spray painted the interior and exterior of the soccer park building with racial and ethnic slurs. EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby said police think the vandalism is not a reflection of gang or hate group activity. Willoughby also said no similar incidents have been reported recently.

  • July 7, 2010: Services

     Juanita Long Greenwell, 84, of Elizabethtown, died Sunday, July 4, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with burial in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • STATE FARM E'TOWN OPEN: SFEO registration deadline ends tonight (07/06)

    The News-Enterprise Time is winding down to register for the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission’s annual State Farm E-town Open. The SFEO, the third and largest of the eight stops on the Central Kentucky Tennis Series, is set for Saturday and Sunday at American Legion Park and University Drive Park in Elizabethtown, Central Hardin High School in Cecilia and John Hardin H

  • July 7, 2010, editorial: Bagley runs away with state's top honor

    Congratulations to Brandon Bagley, who ran away from the competition during the recent high school track and field season and into the history books.

    Bagley, who recently graduated, was named Kentucky’s Mr. Track by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. Bagley became the first John Hardin student athlete to win a Mr. or Ms. Award in any sport.