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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Meade faces McLean in 3rd Region tourney (5/30)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The Meade County Green Wave are making their second consecutive trip to the 3rd Region Baseball Tournament and they are better prepared this time around. Meade County, which won the 11th District for the second straight year, was bounced in the first round of the region tournament last season, fal

  • Photo: It's a jungle out there

    The barren branches of a vine wrap around a pole and sign seeming to warn of a jungle crossing Wednesday in Vine Grove.

  • How You Like Me Now?

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    The weather was hot and the crowd was bustling as country music dominated the atmosphere at Fort Knox.

    Toby Keith rolled onto post Saturday evening as part of his self-proclaimed “America’s Toughest Tour.”

    Event organizers said the crowd set a record for the concert series, which has attracted performances from rockers ZZ Top and chart-topping country duo Brooks & Dunn.

  • KENTUCKY BASKETBALL: Cousins commands a crowd at the mall (05/30)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN

    nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    DeMarcus Cousins played only one season with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, but the projected first round pick in next month’s NBA draft made an impact on Big Blue Nation’s fan base far bigger than his mammoth 6-foot-11, 292-pound frame.

  • June 1, 2010: Our readers write

    Smoking issue insight Thank you L. Maxine High for your keen insight into the ongoing smoking issue in Radcliff. I stated in another letter that the smoking issue is pure hypocrisy. Your comments about soldiers are deeply appreciated. We have GIs fighting and dying in Iraq and Afghanistan to secure other peoples rights and freedoms, while at home others are having theirs taken away.

  • Camera’s lens captures eye of storm

    Kent Board did the obvious thing as dark clouds churned near his home the night a tornado raked the Big Spring area. He grabbed his wife’s cell phone and took a picture.

    OK, he took shelter too.

    But an increasing number of people like Board also are snapping severe weather shots – and some with e-mail on their phones can send pictures to meteorologists in time for them to issue a warning.

  • Police officers set out on foot for ‘Special’ beat

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Police from city, county and state agencies will run across Hardin County early today as part of an annual Special Olympics’ benefit commonly known as Torch Run.

    For 26 years, Torch Runs statewide have raised money for Special Olympics through sponsors, donations and T-shirt sales.

  • Enforcement issues spur mayoral bid

    By BEN SHEROAN

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    From the front yard of his home in Triple Crown Estates, Tommy Ard can indicate several reasons that he chose to file as a candidate for mayor of Elizabethtown.

    A 57-year-old Hardin County native, Ard points to tall grass outside an unoccupied residence and another structure abandoned after a fire that he considers an eyesore. He said city government has ordinances to address those concerns but lacks the backbone to enforce them.

  • Retracing roots

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Fort Duffield’s Civil War Days rose to life again on Sunday, recognizing Memorial Day by recounting stories of the sacrifices made on the hill in West Point.

    The event allows visitors a chance to hear tales of the fort’s beginnings through the eyes of dedicated re-enactors who braved the sticky humidity in period wear. On the site, 61 soldiers died of dysentery and other illnesses while building the fort during the war.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Meade County, North Hardin Christian fall (05/30)

    The News-Enterprise Because of rain Thursday and Meade County’s graduation Friday, the top-seeded Lady Waves had to wait until Saturday to play their 11th District Softball Tournament championship game against the second-seeded and tournament host Hancock County Lady Hornets. The long layoff didn’t do the ninth-ranked Lady Waves any favors. Campbellsville signe