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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Wounded Elizabethtown preps for invading Beechwood (09/22)

    Adam Billings recently took a look at the preseason team photo of his first Elizabethtown Panthers squad and shook his head in disbelief.

    Of the 36 players in present for that photo, nine players – that’s a fourth of the roster, folks – will not be on the Doug Smith Memorial Stadium sideline for various reasons when the Panthers (0-5) host northern Kentucky small-school power Beechwood (3-1) for homecoming at 8 p.m. Friday.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Central Hardin-John Hardin game could uncloud district seeding (09/22)

    With just four games left before the end of the boys’ 10th District soccer schedule, one thing is certain – nothing.

    Four of the six teams have just one loss and two of those meet at 7 tonight as the John Hardin Bulldogs (9-4-1 overall, 1-1 district) host the reigning district and 5th Region tournament champion Central Hardin Bruins (7-6, 3-1).

  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL OPINION: Money driving conference expansion talks (09/22)

    For the last week, we have been inundated with talk about realignment. Turn on ESPN radio and the talk is about who is moving where. Go on the Internet and the story tells you who is staying and who is leaving.

    There has been talk of so-called 16-team super conferences. The landscape of college athletics seems to be on shaky ground. Universities aren’t looking at what’s best, but what can make them the most money. Look at what we heard about the last week.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs roll past Knox (09/22)

    Senior Hannah Howard kept herself pretty busy Wednesday night against visiting 10th District foe Fort Knox.

    Howard scored four goals and assisted on three others to lead the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 10-1 win over the Lady Eagles.

  • Central Kentucky Wheelmen reach fundraising goals for road signs

    The Central Kentucky Wheelmen reached a fundraising goal to place 20 share the road signs along Elizabethtown roadways to improve public awareness and bicycle safety.

    The money was raised Saturday during the club’s Share the Road Tour, which featured a city ride and various countywide bicycle tours.

    Carmen Coyle, president of the Central Kentucky Wheelmen, was proud of the effort to purchase signs, which each cost $100 including installation.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Kleber returns for Eagles (09/22)

    Josh Kleber is champing at the bit, ready to get back to action after serving his two-game suspension.

    The Fort Knox senior running back was suspended for two games by the KHSAA after getting ejected from the Eagles’ 26-18 loss to Hart County on Aug. 26.

    Throw in Fort Knox’s bye week, and it’s been a long three weeks of nothing but practice for Kleber.

  • Rineyville Days schedule change could draw audience longer

    Rineyville Days planners think a small schedule change could make a big difference in how long patrons stay at the festival.

    The event takes place this Saturday, rather than the first Saturday in October. That traditional date has conflicted in the past with some other events, most notably Lincoln Days.

    Rineyville Fire Chief Shane Crutcher said area residents have been visiting Rineyville Days, but they leave sooner than they might otherwise because they try to visit both festivals.

  • E'town man waives preliminary hearing in sexting case

    The News-Enterprise
    An Elizabethtown man accused of soliciting sex from a minor via cellphone waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Hardin District Court.
    Jakeb Meredith, 21, was arrested last month at the Budget Holiday Motel after allegedly transmitting a photograph of his genitals. According to police, the photo was accompanied by a sexually graphic text message.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Top seed for district volleyball tourney up for grabs (09/22)

    Two of the area’s premier volleyball teams are ready for Round 2.

    The top seed for the 17th District Tournament is up for grabs at 7:30 tonight.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: No. 1 Elizabethtown rolls in debut with new ranking (09/22)

    Senior Sarah Greenwell and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers will have to wait until the weekend to see how it feels to take the field for a full game as the No. 1 girls’ soccer team in the state.

    Wednesday evening against visiting 10th District rival Meade County was their first chance to experience that rush – and it lasted all of 47 minutes.

    Taking the spot of injured senior Tara Gilpin, Greenwell filled in admirably with one goal and three assists as the Lady Panthers rolled to a 10-0 mercy-rule win against the Lady Waves.