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  • GIRLS' PREP TENNIS: Central's Court Chameleons -- Leffler, Gandy adapt to become a region darkhorse contender (05/17)



    Cortney Gandy and Megan Leffler admitted they were a little surprised to see they were seeded fifth in the girls’ doubles bracket of the 5th Region Tennis Tournament — after all, they had only been playing together for a week.

    Misfortune and injuries broke up Gandy and Leffler’s respective doubles teams, thrusting the seniors together just days before the start of this week’s tournament and creating a darkhorse to claim a region championship.

  • Property buyouts to be discussed in Vine Grove



    Kentucky’s Transportation Cabinet will host a public meeting Thursday offering those living in the shadow of a proposed Vine Grove-to-Fort Knox connector some insight to property acquisitions planned to occur this summer.

    The 3.5-mile road as designed will connect Ky. 1500, at Ky. 313, to Bullion Boulevard near Fort Knox’s Chaffee Gate and provide a new route from Vine Grove to the U.S. Army post.

  • Knox puts on final Warfighting Conference



    While Fort Knox is gaining high-paying jobs through the Army’s latest round of post realignments, it will lose the Armor Warfighting Conference after a 64-year run.

    The event draws hundreds of participants from as far away as Germany and Saudi Arabia. It features speakers, vendors, reunions and displays of military hardware.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town honors '70 state champions (5/16)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com When members of the Elizabethtown High School 1970 state baseball run into one another around town, the former Panthers don’t often talk about their accomplishments on the baseball field. “A lot of us live here but we don’t run in the same circles,” said Jackie Dupin, the s

  • Hiles graduates from basic training


    HILES. Air Force Airman Evan Hiles graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Kathy Stelmachowsky of Elizabethtown and Tim Hiles of Vine Grove.

    Hiles is a 2008 graduate of Elizabethtown High School.


  • PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks cruise past E'town, 11-4 (05/16)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com A loss to start the week served as a wakeup call for the LaRue County Lady Hawks. Four days after falling to Fort Knox, the visiting Lady Hawks won their second straight game with an 11-4 victory over 5th Region rival Elizabethtown on Friday. “I don’t want to take anything away from Fort Knox because they played

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  • 4-H Gets S.E.T for the 21st Century

    Much like exploring the Wild West, 4-H assistant Beth Loving has been working with middle school students as they learn more about career opportunities that focus on science, engineering and technology. By using the NASA “Rockets” educators’ guide students have designed, constructed and launched rockets made from 2-liter plastic soda bottles.

  • May 16, 2010: Obituaries

    Laverne ‘Vernie’ Hartupee Blankenship Brucker

    Laverne “Vernie” Hartupee Blankenship Brucker, 82, of Boston, Ky., formerly of St. Louis, passed away  Thursday, May 13, 2010, at her residence.

    She was born June 30, 1928, in St. Louis, the daughter of the late Walter William Hartupee and Norine Phillips Hartupee. She was a retired accounting supervisor for Normandy Hospital in St. Louis.

    She was preceded in death by two husbands, Archie Blankenship of 25 years and Warren A. Brucker of 40 years.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (05/16)



    Dunbar Bulldog/Bearcat Invitational

    LEXINGTON — Results from Saturday’s Dunbar Bulldog/Bearcat Invitational at Dunbar High School:


    Girls, 17 Teams

    17. LaRue County (LC)    1 point

    Boys, 18 Teams

    12. LaRue County     15 points


    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash

    22. Justine Scroggins (LC)     14.29

    23. Tiana Phillips (LC)     14.96

    Girls’ 200-Meter Dash