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Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: No. 1 Lady Panthers facing long layoff (10/02)

    From the time Rob Zoeller arrived in town to start rebuilding the Elizabethtown High School girls’ soccer program, it took the Lady Panthers the better part of 11 seasons to earn the No. 1 ranking in the weekly coaches’ top 25 poll for the first time.

    Elizabethtown (16-2) has spent the past two polls at the top spot and thanks to a suddenly shortened schedule, the Lady Panthers should still be No. 1 when they finally play again.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Lever wins Bulldog Invitational (10/02)

    The News-Enterprise

    John Hardin senior Katie Lever continued her solid start with a win in Saturday’s John Hardin Bulldog Invitational.

    Lever won the 38-runner girls’ race in 21 minutes, 13.13 seconds Saturday morning at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    Eighth-grader Lindsay Atkins finished third (23:15.51), eighth-grader Sarah Swartz was sixth (23:30.69) and sophomore Molly Haebig took ninth (24:13.78) to lead the host Lady Bulldogs to the three-squad team title with 23 points.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bruins get revenge on No. 20 Daviess County (10/02)

    In a rematch from last year’s boys’ soccer tournament semifinal, Central Hardin kicked away its frustrations and earned a little retribution.

    Senior Noah Wiersema and sophomore Jordan Mabe each scored goals to lead the Bruins to a 2-0 win Saturday afternoon at No. 20 Daviess County.

    Wiersema scored off an assist from senior Bubba Sankey in the first half, while Mabe scored unassisted in the second.

    Senior keeper Kyle Weiner made eight saves as Central Hardin (10-6) outshot Daviess County, 20-10.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central's win streak comes to an end (10/02)

    Central Hardin’s volleyball team finally had its 16-match winning streak snapped.

    The Lady Bruins suffered their first loss in more than a month, finishing 3-2 in the Jefferson County Invitational at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center this weekend.

  • E'town interchange included in national study of freight traffic

    The U.S. 31W interchange at Lincoln Parkway was included in a 2010 national study of major freight congested areas conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute and the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Freight Management and Operations.

    The study was part of a Freight Performance Measures initiative and included 250 “freight significant highway infrastructure” locations, according to the report on the ATRI website. Most of the sites monitored were in urban areas.

  • Soldiers' best friends

    During K-9 training at Fort Knox, men in ACUs command dogs, their words sharp and short. The dogs obey, focused and fierce.

    But business can’t hide companionship. The men easily switch their tone when praising the dogs for doing a good job. Just like any dog lover they say “you’re such a good dog” while rubbing the dogs’ heads. The dogs playfully respond, tails wagging and tongues hanging.

  • Help dealing with the home front

    The home front has changed since the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division deployed. Babies have been born. Children have grown. Milestones have been celebrated. Illnesses have been diagnosed. And all the while, wives have taken on solo parenting and household management.

    It’s a lot to take in, Army wives said.

  • Planning a party for 5,000 friends

    By 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, Mark Wicker, event coordinator for Fort Knox’s annual Army Concert Tour Series, was already at Godman Army Airfield, the site of a concert that would take place 12 hours later.

    “It’s not unusual to put in 18 to 20 hours,” said Wicker.

    The scent of eggs, bacon, pancakes, Danish and coffee filled the airfield hangar, and production and stage crew members, bus drivers and band associates loaded their plates. Concert support staff, Morale, Welfare and Recreation employees, had begun preparing the meal at 6 a.m.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UPDATE: Bardstown 49, Fort Knox 12 (10/01)

    Bardstown’s physical play punished Fort Knox’s football team.

    The visiting Tigers ground up the Eagles as they amassed 512 total yards – including 358 on the ground – in a 49-12 win Friday night at McAdams Field.

    Bardstown senior quarterback Jordan Brewer did most of the damage, rolling through the Eagles’ defense for 133 yards and two scores on 14 carries. Both of those scores came during the second quarter to give the undefeated Tigers (6-0) a 20-0 halftime lead.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL UPDATE: John Hardin 42, Central Hardin 0 (10/01)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs remained perfect in more than one way Friday night.

    The second-ranked Bulldogs thumped the 11th-ranked Central Hardin Bruins, 42-0 in a game delayed by a lighting issue at Bulldog Stadium to remain undefeated this season.

    The Bulldogs (6-0) also improved to 9-0 all-time versus Central Hardin. They’ve outscored the Bruins, 375-102 in the series and they’ve won every game by 15 or more points.