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Today's News

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Fort Knox 41, Elizabethtown 21 (08/20)

    Junior Brandon Franklin threw for five touchdowns and senior Akio Tonge accounted for more than 220 all-purpose yards to lead the host Fort Knox Eagles to a stunning 41-21 victory over longtime rival Elizabethtown on Friday at McAdams Field.

    Franklin completed 9-of-18 passes for 233 yards in leading the Eagles to their first season-opening win since 2004. Tonge, meanwhile, returned a kickoff 79 yards for a score and hauled in a 72-yard pass from Franklin for another.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade County rallies for win against Collins (08/21)

    SHELBYVILLE — Meade County senior Thomas Wilson is considered one of the state’s top dual-threat quarterbacks. As it turns out, buddies John Clark and Brady Smith are pretty good at doing things different ways, too.

    Clark scored one touchdown on special teams and another rushing and Smith had a third-quarter interception to set up his go-ahead receiving touchdown less than a minute later as the visiting Green Wave rallied for a 33-25 season-opening win Friday over the Collins Titans at Shelby County High School’s Robert Doyle Stadium.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: John Hardin 56, Lexington Henry Clay 6 (08/20)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs made sure two streaks continued Friday night.

    The Bulldogs rolled to an impressive 56-6 victory over Lexington Henry Clay in the Don Franklin Bowl at Lindsey Wilson College to win their 10th consecutive season opener and 23rd regular-season game.

    The 50-point margin of victory was John Hardin’s largest in a season opener.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Fort Knox stuns E'town (8/21)

    On paper, the Elizabethtown Panthers appeared to have the edge over the Fort Knox Eagles. The Panthers were bigger and stronger at nearly every position and had more depth.

    Games, however, aren’t played on paper.

    Junior quarterback Brandon Franklin threw for five touchdowns and senior wide receiver Akio Tonge accounted for over 220 all-purpose yards to lead the host Eagles to a stunning 41-21 victory over longtime rival Elizabethtown on Friday at McAdams Field.

  • Sex offender arrested on rape, incest charges

    A convicted Michigan sex offender was arrested Thursday afternoon at his Tunnel Hill Road residence in Elizabethtown by Kentucky State Police and charged with first-degree rape and incest.

    David Brian Dunnivant, 45, is accused of forcibly raping an adult female relative, according to police.

    Norm Chaffins, KSP public affairs officer, said the arrest came after state police received a phone call from Hardin Memorial Hospital, reporting a patient who claimed she had been raped. The arrest citation listed Wednesday as the date of the allegation.

  • Traffic blocked on 31W

    A crane that has fallen on a power line on U.S. 31W near the Hardin County Schools bus garage is causing a traffic issue into Elizabethtown and Radcliff.

    Radcliff Police public information officer Bryce Shumate said traffic is blocked in all four lanes.

    Drivers should avoid the area for now, or seek an alternate route. Traffic is being detoured on Ky. 220 and onto Wilson Road.

  • Come Together

    By BECCA OWSLEY

    bowsley@thenewsenterprise.com

    Jeff Everman started writing song lyrics about five years ago but doesn’t sing or play an instrument. He’s been thinking about getting something together where Christian lyricists, musicians and vocalists could get together and help each other.

    He started looking around for such a group but couldn’t find one that met in the area. Earlier this year he decided to give the idea a whirl. In February the idea became a monthly gathering called Come Together.

  • NARFE holds August potluck

  • Seymour speaks to Historical Society

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild donates lap quilts to veterans hospital

    Members of the Stitchers Quilt Guild show some of the lap quilts that will be donated to men and women staying at the Veterans Hospital in Louisville. Making veterans lap quilts was what the members choose as their charity project this year. The quilts will be on display at the annual Heartland of Kentucky Quilt Show on Sept. 23 and 24 at Pritchard Community Center. Also on display will be the best of show quilt from the Hardin County Fair made by Sherman Smith. This was the first time Sherman entered a quilt in the fair.