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  • Later date possible for Heartland Festival


    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    For the better part of three decades the Kentucky Heartland Festival has weathered the August heat, but that might change for the 2011 event.

    “It hasn’t been decided yet,” Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Rik Hawkins said.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: E'town beats North Oldham, 2-0 (10/07)


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    Junior midfielder Samantha Matherly scored two second-half goals as the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers snapped a two-game winless streak with a 2-0 win over host North Oldham on Wednesday.

    Sophomore midfielder Lexy Hazle had both assists for the Lady Panthers (13-5-3), who improved to 6-1-1 in the last eight games.

    Senior keeper Audrey Duke stopped both of North Oldham’s shots.

  • Oct. 6, 2010: Obituaries

    James Guy ‘Jig’ Benningfield

    James Guy “Jig” Benningfield, 76, of Hodgenville, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville.

    Survivors include five daughters, Karen Benningfield, Pam Thompson, Shawn Burnham, Shane McCoy and Diann Benningfield; and two sons, James Benningfield and James Eugene “J.C.” Benningfield.

    The funeral is at 3 p.m. Thursday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville with burial in Old Mount Sherman Cemetery.

  • Goat Producers recognize 4-Her’s


    On Aug. 12, Hardin County Goat Producers recognized the hard work and dedication the Livestock 4her’s had in showing goats at the Hardin County Fair Show and Completion Sale. Trenton Thomas was the grand champion winner and Ashton Hilton was overall/showmanship winner.

    The Hardin County Goat Producers next meeting is at 7 p.m., Oct. 14, at the Hardin County Extension Service. The training topic will be preparation for kidding, problems and kidding box necessities. Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact 765-4121.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Central ties No. 5 Bowling Green; North, Meade win (10/06)


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    Junior striker Noah Wiersema scored off an assist from junior striker Lorenzo Mengoli with 2 minutes left as the homestanding Central Hardin Bruins played to a 1-1 tie with fifth-ranked Bowling Green on Tuesday.

    The Bruins (14-2-2) extended their school record unbeaten streak to 10 games, while Bowling Green fell to .500 in its last four games.

    Senior keeper Andrew Trombley stopped nine of Bowling Green’s 10 shots. He allowed only a penalty kick with 2 minutes left in the first half.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: E'town rolls by LaRue (10/06)

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    Junior outside hitter Kimberly Morris had six kills and one ace to help the visiting Elizabethtown Lady Panthers continue their recent dominance over rival LaRue County with a 25-15, 25-16 win on Tuesday.

    Senior outside hitter Denisha Nichols added four kills, two aces and one block, while junior setter Erin Burch added three kills, two aces and 17 assists.

    Junior middle hitter Darian Ditto added three kills for Elizabethtown (28-8), which won its second straight and improved to 13-2 against 5th Region competition.

  • A Dash of Class: Remembering friends, embracing family


  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin putting the 'D' in Bulldog (10/7)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The John Hardin Bulldogs had one of their best defenses in the program’s history last season.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Gumm sits in third at State after first day (10/06)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com North Hardin sophomore Lydia Gumm and the Central Hardin Lady Bruins didn’t have their best day of this season. The difference was Gumm found a way to extend her season one more day, while the Lady Bruins saw their season come to a close.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown looking for its first win against Louisville Central (10/06)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com The Elizabethtown Panthers feel their record is a bit deceiving. Sure the Panthers enter Week 8 with an 0-6 mark and are 1-of-21 winless teams left in the state. Look at their results, however, and notice they played the only unbeaten team in Class 6-A (Central Hardin) to a 28-26 loss, led another 6-A team (North Hardin) with less than