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Today's News

  • Ballistics evidence in Burke trial matches bullets

     By BENJAMIN JOUBERT

    For The News-Enterprise

    FORT CAMPBELL — A ballistics expert told prosecutors Thursday morning spent bullets found at the double-murder scene in Karen Comer’s home seemed to come from a 9mm handgun.

  • Sonora man leads police on 40-minute pursuit

    A Sonora man faces more than 20 felony charges after he led police on a 40-minute pursuit Wednesday night in Elizabethtown, reaching speeds of more than 100 mph.

    Tyler-Ray Fairthorne, 20, is charged with 18 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, two counts of first-degree unlawful imprisonment, first-degree fleeing or evading police, under-21 driving under the influence, possession of alcohol by a minor, open container in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, six counts of disregarding a stop sign and license plate not legible.

  • Lyndsay Taylor releases third CD

    Lyndsay Taylor is waiting, but she is not idle.

    The 34-year-old singer and songwriter of Elizabethtown has released her third CD of Christian music, “Who We are While We Wait.”

    The CD’s theme, which has grown through the years, is setting your heart on the same path as God’s heart.

    “It’s who I am while I wait as a person who is daily pursing my relationship with God,” she said.

  • Photographer's work featured in two Kentucky exhibits

    Works by Elizabethtown photographer David Toczko have been selected to be showcased in two exhibits in Kentucky.

    The Kentucky Arts Council selected Toxkzo’s photography for inclusion in the Governor’s Derby Exhibition in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. The exhibit will include Toczko’s photos “Land Between the Lakes Sunset,” “Balloon Glow” and “West Point Bridge,” which were chosen for the theme “Kentucky Landscapes.”

  • Another batch of accolades

    ISSUE: Three interesting accomplishments
    OUR VIEW: These efforts deserve praise

    Ideas matched with skills and effort bring about accomplishments. Here’s a few more praiseworthy deeds from this community of doers.

  • Elizabethtown native receives Tony nomination

    An Elizabethtown native has made it into the spotlight by being nominated for a Tony Award.

    Darron West, an alumni of Youth Theater of Hardin County and supporter of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center, received a nomination for Best Sound Design of a Play. The nomination comes for his work on the play “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

    “Peter and the Starcatcher” tells the story of how Peter Pan became “the boy who would not grow up.” The play is nominated for nine Tony Awards.

  • HCS unveils new vegetarian lunches

    Samantha Herbig is a vegetarian, but until recently, school lunches were a challenge for the North Hardin High School junior.

    Herbig opted for a vegetarian diet last year after watching a YouTube video about how animals are slaughtered.

    “It is part of what turned me away from meat,’’ she said.

  • Outing introduces innovative career-focused school

    GEORGETOWN — A collection of more than two-dozen community and business leaders took an educational field trip Thursday to explore one of Kentucky’s more innovative schools.

    Elkhorn Crossing School near Georgetown offers technical and vocational training to more than 600 teenagers in an environment known for high expectations. Arranged by Hardin County Schools and the North Central Education Foundation, the trip sought to collect more insight and involvement in developing a similar program locally.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade County rallies by Central Hardin (05/04)

    As they try to rally for a solid finish to the regular season, Ashley Nikolao and the visiting Meade County Lady Waves needed to rally Thursday for a big win over the 14th-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    Nikolao homered twice and reached base all four times as the sophomore shortstop helped the Lady Waves come back from a pair of one-run deficits to down the Lady Bruins, 8-3.

    After hanging around the .500 mark for most of the season, the formerly ranked Lady Waves (13-10) have won two straight and 5-of-6.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Trojans top Knox; Lady Hawks win (05/04)

    North Hardin junior Jordan Sanchez hit two doubles and drove in four runs to lead the homestanding Trojans to a 12-0 five-inning win over 17th District foe Fort Knox on Thursday.

    Freshman Javier Echevarria went 2-for-2 with a double, two runs and an RBI, while senior Brady Patterson was 2-for-3 with a double, a run and three stolen bases. Sophomore Graham Mathews finished with two singles, two runs and an RBI for North Hardin (16-11 overall, 3-5 district).

    Sophomore Sy Ogden (2-1) struck out four and gave up one hit in three innings.