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  • Defense class raises cane

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    Fwhoosh! Fwhoosh!

    Swipes cut through the air producing a sound similar to a bat being swung. But the batter up is not a baseball player, and he’s not swinging for the back fence.

    Victory Martial Arts owner J.D. Shipp demonstrated how to use a cane for self-defense, bringing the wood tool down and across the area in front of him with hard, fast swings. Cane classes have gained popularity as senior citizen defense courses but also for self-defense in general.

  • PREP BASEBALL PREVIEW: The LaRue County Hawks

    By CHUCK JONES

    cjones@thenewsenterprise.com

    LaRue County doesn’t go through rebuilding years often, but the Hawks could be in for one this season.

    The Hawks, who went 15-15 last season and won their ninth consecutive 18th District title, have plenty of holes, including nearly their entire pitching staff, and they will be relying on a number of underclassmen to fill those positions.

  • E'town teen shot during marijuana buy, police say

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    A confrontation just before 10 p.m. Sunday revolving around marijuana left an Elizabethtown teenager critically injured and two Brandenburg teens in custody on felony assault charges.

    According to Elizabethtown Police Department spokesman Virgil Willoughby, the incident began after dark Sunday when a teenage girl from Radcliff met two Brandenburg teens at Helmwood Plaza Shopping Center to buy two ounces of marijuana.

  • Community Leadership Class participates in I love to Read program

    The community Leadership Program Class of 1999 recently participated in the “I Love to Read” program.

    Pictured are kindergartners from New Highland Elementary School with their teacher Mrs. Drake who is dressed up as the Cat in the Hat as well as Karen McCord who read a Dr. Seuss book in honor of Dr. Seuss week.

     

  • Military briefs

    BROWN. Army National Guard Sgt. Jason D. Brown has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. He is a member of the 2123rd Transportation Company in Richmond. Brown, a motor transport operator, has more than seven years of military service. A 1996 graduate of Defiance High School, he resides in Elizabethtown and is the son of Douglas L. Brown of Defiance, Ohio.

  • Rotary to serve up 1935 anniversary meal

     By John Friedlein

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    Getting the celery right was a challenge for the recreation of the local Rotarians’ Charter Dinner served 75 years ago tonight.

    The meal is part of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club’s celebration of its 1935 founding. Not only will the menu be the same as the original dinner, but so will be the location, date and dress.

  • Chaney is Elizabethtown Lions CHHS Student of the Month
  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Mason County beats North, 58-56 in overtime (03/19)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com LEXINGTON — Three sets of North Hardin hands went to the air, swiping at Jordan Gilbert’s floater in the lane, but the ball was just beyond their reach — as was the game. Gilbert made the go-ahead bucket with 1.6 seconds left in overtime, and in a season filled with amazing comebac

  • March 21, 2010: Obituaries

    Nettie Jewell Arnold

    Nettie Jewell Arnold, 96, of Vine Grove, formerly of Glasgow, died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at Spring View Health & Rehab Center in Leitchfield.

    The daughter of the late Lucian Cartner Arnold and Mary Belle Harlan Arnold, she was a homemaker and a member of Glasgow Bible Church. She was the widow of the late Rev. Robert Paul Arnold.

  • Debenidedas initiated into Eastern Star

    Fort Knox Eastern Star Chapter 439 initiated a new member, Lee Debenidedas, while the state Worthy Grand Matron Sherry Whitt and Worthy Grand Patron Cole Younger visited. Dana Beth Lyddan, Worthy Matron, presided with the assistance of Chris Mayhew, Worthy Patron, and her parents, Ruth and Randy Crank.