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Today's News

  • Tourism still negotiating with Pro Wakeboard Tour

    The News-Enterprise ELIZABETHTOWN — Wakeboarding’s future in Elizabethtown is not dead in the water. Janna Clark, sports and sales director for the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau, on Wednesday told board members she is still negotiating with the Mastercraft Pro Wakeboard Tour for a summer slot at Freeman Lake Park. “It’s not over yet,&rdqu

  • Lee aims for 10 in 2010

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Jimmie Lee has no intention of leaving Frankfort anytime soon.

    Lee, 72, has filed for a 10th term as representative of the 25th District in the Kentucky House of Representatives, a position he has held for almost 18 years.

    The Democrat joins a race already populated by Republican newcomer Carl Lay, vice president of Akebono Brake Corp., and familiar competition in Democrat Glenn Fonda. Lee defeated Fonda in the 2006 primary.

  • Five rigs crash on I-65

    The News-Enterprise

    A blowout of a semitrailer’s right steer tire resulted in two wrecks involving five semis south of Elizabethtown on Tuesday.

    According to a Kentucky State Police Post 3 news release, the collisions began at 12:27 a.m. Tuesday when a tire on a New Yorker’s 2001 Mack blew at the 74 mile-marker in Hart County.

    The disabled rig was slowing onto the shoulder when a Freightliner driven by another New Yorker rear-ended it, knocking a load of steel coil loose from the Mack.

  • Sheroan named N-E editor

    The News-Enterprise A Vine Grove native has been selected as editor of The News-Enterprise. Ben Sheroan, who began his journalism career at the newspaper in 1974, assumed the editor’s position Monday. Sheroan, who will be 52 on Thursday, was born at Hardin Memorial Hospital, grew up outside Vine Grove and is a graduate of North Hardin High School. He has worked at other daily and w

  • North Middle opens with successful first day

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — The Spartans finally have moved into their new home.

    North Middle School opened Monday, and students and staff experienced their first day in the brand-new building.

    Principal Laura McGray said the day went smoothly overall, considering the staff had only winter break to move from the Radcliff Middle School building.

  • Cities forecast a hopeful 2010

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The six incorporated cities in Hardin County scale a large range in size and need, but leaders on Tuesday agreed 2010 is a year full of hope and a move toward progress for the county as a whole. Representatives of each city, including four mayors, accepted invitations from the Elizabethtown Rotary Club to discuss the outloo

  • Photo: Over hills and valleys
  • EHS tennis coach fired

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown High School’s newest tennis coach has lost his job after being charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia last month.

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools Superintendent Gary French confirmed the Dec. 17 termination of Jody Bingham. French said Bingham, 49, was not under contract with EIS, enabling EIS to end his employment prior to a disposition in a court case.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Area products Pettigrew and Benock to face off (01/04)

     

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: North ends skid by beating John Hardin (01/05)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Destiny Bramblett doesn’t like losing, much less to John Hardin. On Monday night, the North Hardin senior forward helped her Lady Trojans end a long losing streak and maintain their dominance over their 17th District rival. Bramblett scored a game-high 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the visiting Lady