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Today's News

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: 2010 Area Composite Schedule

    Note: All times below EASTERN P.M. unless noted.

    MONDAY, MARCH 22

    Central Hardin at Nelson Co.    5:30

    Elizabethtown at LaRue Co.    5:30

    Meade Co. at North Hardin    5:30

    TUESDAY, MARCH 23

    Lou. Beth Haven at Fort Knox    5

    Bardstown at John Hardin    5:30

    Central Hardin at Meade Co.    5:30

    LaRue Co. at Taylor Co.    5:30

    Hart Co. at Elizabethtown    6

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The Central Hardin Lady Bruins

    By GREG CREWS

    gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    Ask any coach and they will pretty much all tell you there is nothing easy about beating a team three — let alone four — times in a season.

    Being on the losing end isn’t easy, either.

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins found that out last season, having an otherwise strong year derailed by four losses to 17th District rival North Hardin, including losses in the district and 5th Region Tournament finals.

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  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN

    nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    Matt Mardis hasn’t been on the job very long, but already he fully understands his young and relatively inexperienced Elizabethtown Lady Panthers could be in for a long season.

    Elizabethtown, which went 15-14 last year under former coach Kyle Goodlett, lost six players due to graduation and one starter to transfer.

  • Ask the Expert: A Girl’s Gotta Eat

        By Amy Keeling Walton It is that time of day again. You open the fridge or the pantry hoping a meal will assemble itself right before your eyes. You try to think of foods your kids will eat that will also not add inches to your waistline and maybe even hit on a few of the food groups. Sometimes, there is just nothing to find, yet most of the time the ingredients are there, they just need to be grouped so you can put the meal together quickly.

  • PREP SOFTBALL PREVIEW: The North Hardin Trojans

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN

    nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    All North Hardin did last year was enter the season unranked in the preseason and finish as the last public school standing at the state tournament in Owensboro.

    What does the Trojans’ encore performance entail? Get back to State, that’s what.

  • Hospice to undergo changes, too

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    In addition to hospital cuts, hospice centers are expected to see reductions of roughly $7.8 billion as a result of Healthcare legislation, according to The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

    The cuts were reduced from the proposed $10 billion, but the organization says it cannot withstand such a blow.

  • Elmore finalist for state award

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    A local teacher’s efforts to introduce his students to cultures beyond their own were recognized by a state organization.

    Thad Elmore, a social studies teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School, was a finalist for the Kentucky Outstanding Civic Educational Leadership Award, and was recognized at the PNC / KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State  Basketball Tournament Friday in Lexington.

  • Lincoln Heritage House reconstruction halted

    By MARTY FINLEY mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com Elizabethtown has been directed by state officials to halt reconstruction of the Lincoln Heritage House at Freeman Lake Park until a preliminary archaeological study has been completed. The city applied for a federal grant to cover the costs of an archaeological survey, but city officials decided to move forward on the demolition and reconstruct

  • Leitchfield voters approve liquor by the drink

    By BEN SHEROAN

    bsheroan@thenewsenterprise.com

    After weeks of aggressive campaigning, Leitchfield voters approved alcohol sales in local restaurants.

    The 946-719 vote Tuesday removes Grayson County from the list of 46 dry counties in Kentucky. Upon approval from the Alcohol Beverage Control Board and authorizing action by Leitchfield City Council, restaurants with more than 100 seats may be granted the right to serve drinks — similar to action previously approved by voters in Elizabethtown and Radcliff.