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  • Leitchfield voters approve liquor by the drink

    By BEN SHEROAN

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    After weeks of aggressive campaigning, Leitchfield voters approved alcohol sales in local restaurants.

    The 946-719 vote Tuesday removes Grayson County from the list of 46 dry counties in Kentucky. Upon approval from the Alcohol Beverage Control Board and authorizing action by Leitchfield City Council, restaurants with more than 100 seats may be granted the right to serve drinks — similar to action previously approved by voters in Elizabethtown and Radcliff.

  • Do you have the madness?

    By BECCA OWSLEY bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com It has begun. Can you feel it? As the calendar turns to March there’s just something different about this time of year. A new smell is in the air. Bet you thought I was talking about spring.

  • March 23, 2010: Services

    George Allen Boehnlein and Scott Joseph Boehnlein II , infant twin sons of Scott Joseph and Elizabeth VanMetre Boehnlein, died Saturday, March 20, 2010. The funeral is at 10 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 501 Cherrywood Road, Louisville. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

  • PREP BASEBALL PREVIEW: Area Composite Schedule

    COMPOSITE SCHEDULE

    MONDAY, MARCH 22

    Meade County at Louisville Central    5 p.m.

    Louisville Evangel Christian at Fort Knox    5:30 p.m.

    LaRue County at Caverna    6 p.m.

    Glasgow at John Hardin    6:30 p.m.

    Louisville Southern at Central Hardin    6:30 p.m.

    Warren East at Elizabethtown    6:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, MARCH 23

    Bardstown at LaRue County    5:30 p.m.

  • Multifaceted power of music strikes right note for Lorinda Jones

    A Few More Notes About Lorinda Jones Place of birth: Tompkinsville, Ky. Current town of residence: “I usually say Rineyville, but the physical address is actually Elizabethtown,” she said. Spouse: Jerry Favorite music: Instrumental of an

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The Meade County Lady Waves

    By GREG CREWS

    gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    Coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, the Meade County Lady Waves aren’t focusing on how to get back to the level they played at last season.

    They think they can take it a step further.

    “You know, 30-5 is hard to top, but I feel like we have a shot at that,” Meade County coach Mike Harreld said.

  • Priddy going into pararescue training

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Ben Priddy is entering military training that the majority of people leave before completing. But Priddy sees no other path for himself. “It was pretty much that or Burger King for me,” he said, laughing. Priddy, 21, of Elizabethtown, left Tuesday for U.S. Air Force Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base in

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The North Hardin Christian Lady Falcons

    By JOSH CLAYWELL

    jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    Shaney Seawright is ready for the opportunity ahead of her.

    Seawright is the third softball coach in three years at North Hardin Christian, replacing Nicki Coleman. But that doesn’t mean Seawright isn’t excited.

    “I look forward to having the opportunity to develop this team,” she said. “I’m looking forward to working with their talents and being able to develop them to a higher level.”

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW COVER STORY: North Hardin has two potent pitchers

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN

    nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    Unlike a lot of team sports, high school softball allows one player, if that player just happens to be a standout pitcher, to control a game.

    North Hardin has two of its own controllers in senior Jessica Shartzer and junior Andrea Whelan. The pitchers, who play third base when they’re not in the circle, combined for 32 wins and more than 225 strikeouts last year while leading the Trojans to a 32-6-1 record, a sweep of the 17th District and 5th Region tournament titles and a third-place finish at State.

  • Judge refuses to undo guilty plea deal

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com After weeks awaiting judgment, Randy Lee Zobenica learned Monday that Circuit Judge Ken Howard would not permit him to withdraw his January admission to fondling young girls last year. Howard’s decision paved the way for Zobenica’s sentencing Tuesday to five years probation. While he won’t face jail time, the deal does give Zobenic