Today's News

  • Photos: Hopping on horses
  • Attorney enjoys extra role clowning around

    As an attorney practicing domestic and criminal law, Phyllis Lonneman sees many a case that is no laughing matter.

    As Choco-lotte the clown, laughing and smiles come with the territory.

    Lonneman, who graduated from clown college about three years ago, said clowning is her escape from the rigors of court, and it is a rewarding activity for her.

    So occasionally she dons makeup and becomes Choco-lotte the clown.

    “I’m a big chocolate fanatic,” Lonneman said.

  • 3GC — hotrods and music



    A taste of the Nashville music scene, hotrods and motorcycles are all a part of local band 3GC.

    Wade Perry and Jason Dowell, of Elizabethtown, rode their motorcycles to Nashville in the fall of 2009. They walked down the sidewalk on lower Broadway and heard a band that stood out from the others at Layla’s Bluegrass Inn.

    Dowell said they had to go in and listen. The band was Lane Kristian and the Jakehead Mob.

  • Army at 236: Healthy, ever changing force

    America's fighting force celebrates its 236th birthday today. In fact, the U.S. Army is older than the U.S. government, having been established by the Continental Congress more than a year before adopting the Declaration of Independence.

    Today also is Flag Day when the world's most recognizable symbol of freedom is celebrated.

    That seems an appropriate mix since the men and women of the Army and all branches of the U.S. fighting forces put their hearts and souls on the line to defend freedom and protect the flag.

  • Nearly 800 cadets set to train at Fort Knox

    The News-Enterprise
    The Leader’s Training Course, an annual Army ROTC summer event designed to recruit and train future leaders, is under way.
    Cadets making up the first of four cycles arrived throughout the day Sunday and were in-processing Monday. In all, roughly 800 cadets train during June and July at Fort Knox.

  • COLLEGE BASEBALL: Down 6-0, Bobcats rally past Hustlers in Snappy fashion (06/14)

    Kyle Medley’s plan worked out perfect.

    And the inaugural Snappy Tomato Baseball Classic received a bit of a surprising result.

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Walters fans 11 as Central Hardin rolls by GRC (06/14)

    LEXINGTON The Central Hardin Bruins did a complete 180 after what happened to them in last season.

    The Bruins put together one of their most complete games of the season – getting a superb pitching performance from senior Austin Walters, banging out 11 hits and playing flawless defense – to cruise past the George Rogers Clark Cardinals, 9-0 on Monday night in the first round of the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

  • Photo: Capturing Bruin baseball memories
  • Update: Two killed in parkway crash

    Two passengers were killed in a single-car wreck Monday afternoon at the 132-mile marker of Western Kentucky Parkway.

    Driver Rose M. Davis of Cincinnati and passengers Marion A. Petrie of Fairview and Yolanda Davis, also from Cincinnati, were traveling east on the parkway in a black Chrysler 300 when it left the roadway and entered the median, Kentucky State Police Sgt. Darran Broyles said.

    “For undetermined reasons — we don’t know why yet — they traveled down the median for some time,” Broyles said.

  • Committee created to guide HOF talks

    Elizabethtown could look to Indiana for a little basketball inspiration.

    Mayor Tim Walker appointed three members to a steering committee designed to progress negotiations in bringing a Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame to the city, with a downtown location as a possible landing point.