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Today's News

  • Inmate wants Kosher cooking

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A Hardin County inmate claims through a lawsuit recently filed in federal court that jail staff violated his First Amendment rights with their insensitivity to his religious diet.

    Nathaniel David Hammond, 46, has been, according to court records, repeatedly charged this year and last with felony theft and cold check charges and is awaiting formal sentencing on three counts of felony theft and being a persistent felony offender, which he recently confessed to as part of a plea bargain.

  • Local man understands the dangers of life on an oil rig

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    Adam Lobert understands the perils of life on an oil rig.

    The Elizabethtown resident, who runs Bull Moose Brothers Bicycle on Helm Street, has worked on oil rigs for 29 years and recently returned from a rig stint about 10 days ago off the Louisiana coast. He was on a rig about 50 miles out from New Orleans.

  • A certain shade of green

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    West Hardin Middle School has been acknowledged for its emphasis on conservation, sharing the distinction of being a Green and Healthy School — one of only three in the state and the only middle school in Kentucky to notch the honor.

  • ECTC dedicates completion of postsecondary center

     By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Sen. Elizabeth Tori, R-Radcliff, knew that the Elizabethtown community college had more than a new building to celebrate. The college had an anniversary to recognize, too.

    “So today is ‘happy birthday,’ and today is ‘happy new building,’” she said.

  • April 22, 2010: Obituaries

    Bette Mae Carter Bette Mae Carter, 80, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2010, at her home in Leitchfield on the 60th anniversary of her marriage to her husband, Gene. She was born May 1, 2010, in Cardin, Okla., the daughter of the late Delbert and Emza Burris. She had made Leitchfield her home for the past 58 years. A member of First Baptist Church, she taught Sunday school

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central rolls by Knox (04/22)

    The News-Enterprise

    Junior Kristina Krupinski struck out five of the 11 batters she faced Wednesday night to lead the homestanding Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 15-0 win in three innings over 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    Krupinski (8-6) allowed two hits – both singles by Fort Knox sophomores Breezy Jackson and Kiki Hostler.

    Central Hardin junior Ashley Hughes, who drove in four runs, had a bases-loaded triple to go along with two singles, while freshman Jordan Lasley had an RBI triple and seventh-grader Kelsey McGuffin had an RBI double.

  • Boy who peaked at 296 pounds begins journey to lose weight

    Boy who peaked at 296 pounds starts weight loss journey

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Tuesday's Results (04/21)

    TENNIS BOYS' PREP TUESDAY'S MATCHES NORTH HARDIN 3, JOHN HARDIN 2 Results from Tuesday's match at John Hardin: Singles Chrys Castro (NH) def. Peter Lau (JH), 6-0, 6-0 Cesar Castro (NH) def. Jared Anderson (JH), 6-1, 3-6, 11-9 Doubles Alex Wilk/Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Jeffrey DeWitt/Martin Shumate (NH), 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 Braden Proffitt/Cody Hughes (NH) def. Tyler Ha

  • PREP TENNIS: Lincoln Heritage Conference Pairings/Schedule (04/22)

    TENNIS

    LINCOLN HERITAGE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

    First-round pairings for today and Friday’s Lincoln Heritage Conference Tournament at the University Drive Park Tennis Courts in Elizabethtown and John Hardin High School in Radcliff:

    COMPETING TEAMS

    Central Hardin (CH)

    Elizabethtown (E)

    Fort Knox (FK)

    John Hardin (JH)

    LaRue County (LC)

    Meade County (MC)

    North Hardin (NH)

    BOYS

    SINGLES

    (1) Dylan Parr (LC) received a bye

    Cesar Castro (NH) vs. William Kaelin (MC)

  • Rediscovering words of wisdom

    A great turn of phrase turns my head.

    For that reason, I love to hear historic quotes. Some words just resonate through history.

    In the past week, I’ve heard a local preacher recount the writings of Thomas Jefferson and warn against the nation becoming a slave to federal debt. I’ve also again encountered the YouTube video of comic Red Skelton’s patriotic Pledge of Allegiance explanation, which nearly moves me to tears.

    But it’s the Abraham Lincoln presenters who have been visiting the area that churned the thinking.