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Today's News

  • PREP WRESTLING: Region duals start today (12/18)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — An addition to the region has made the Region 2 Wrestling Duals, and down the road the Region 2 Tournament, a little more complicated this year. Boyle County joined the region this year, bringing the total to nine teams – Anderson County, Central Hardin, Danville, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Nelson Co

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Central picks up first win (12/18)

    The News-Enterprise Senior forward Nolan Todd hit 5-of-7 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead the visiting Central Hardin Bruins to their first win, 64-41 over 5th Region rival Bardstown on Thursday. Todd also had four assists and four steals as the Bruins (1-5) snapped a five-game losing streak and handed the Tigers (0-5) their fifth straight loss. Senior post Joseph Harmon post

  • ‘Awe’ inspiring

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — It isn’t often middle school students get this excited when walking into a school building.

    Radcliff Middle School students on Wednesday toured the new North Middle School where they will begin classes when they return from winter break.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central, E'town meet tonight (12/18)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — Even though his Elizabethtown Lady Panthers are playing their rival Central Hardin Lady Bruins, Tim Mudd is trying not to put too much emphasis on tonight’s 17th District game at Bruin Gym. “I don’t know how big of a game it is for Central, but for us the way I approach it is it’s as big as John

  • Discrimination claims dismissed by rights board

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE – Finding no probable cause, Kentucky’s Commission on Human Rights on Thursday dismissed many discrimination complaints under review, including complaints against Hardin County businesses.

    Three cases involving Hardin County businesses were reviewed by the commission until their dispositions Thursday.

    All three employment discrimination complaints were for gender, race or disability reasons.

  • EHS's new tennis coach jailed for pot charges

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com 

    ELIZABETHTOWN – The new tennis coach at Elizabethtown High School was jailed Wednesday night on marijuana charges.

    According to Greater Hardin County Narcotics Task Force agent Rob Green, an anonymous tip from Louisville Crime Stoppers resulted in a search warrant for the Hampton Lane home of Jody Bingham, 49. Bingham is employed as a Jefferson County Public Schools teacher.

    Inside the home, Green said he found marijuana, rolling papers and pipes.

  • Radcliff OKs no-smoking measure

    Radcliff's smoking ban

    SMOKING PROHIBITED: Smoking is banned in enclosed public places and workplaces; in seating areas of outdoor stadiums, amphitheaters and the like; and within 15 feet of entrances, open windows or air intakes for heating, air-conditioning or ventilation units at those places. There are exceptions, such as retail tobacco stores, hotel and motel rooms designated as smoking rooms and private clubs without employees.

    SMOKING IS ALLOWED IN: private residences, except when used as a licensed child care, adult day care or health care facility.

  • Dana plant sale in works

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A Mexican company has announced plans to buy a local auto-frame plant that employs close to 500 workers.

    Dana Holding Corp. expects to sell its Structural Products unit — which includes three Kentucky factories — to Metalsa S.A. de C.V. for up to $150 million plus some liabilities.

  • The French evolution

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — This time last year, Gary French had been recently passed over a second time for the position of superintendent of Elizabethtown Independent Schools. And after 32 years in education, he started thinking that maybe it was time for retirement to be on the horizon.

    Now, 12 months later, French has the position he’s wanted for several years.

  • Howevalley Elementary without heat for half of school day

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    HOWEVALLEY — Students at Howevalley Elementary School spent a good portion of Thursday learning with their coats on when heat for the oldest school in the district failed to come on.

    Principal Beth Handel said the boilers at the school would not come on as frigid temperatures hit the area.

    “We were able to get heat restored sometime around 11:20 or so,’’ she said.