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Today's News

  • Foreigner set to rock Elizabethtown

    With upcoming concert tour stops everywhere from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Dublin, Ireland, each member of the band Foreigner at some point is likely to be a “Long, Long Way from Home.”

    On Friday, audiences probably will hear the aforementioned ’70s hit when Foreigner performs in concert at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    “I think they’re going to see and hear all the classics,” lead vocalist Kelly Hansen said.

  • E'town's The Headstones open for Foreigner

    The Headstones, opening for Foreigner, were rocking long before Foreigner ever performed on stage.

    In the mid 1960s, while students at Elizabethtown High School, the Headstones first got the bug for music. They were a six-man band who played at colleges and placed second in a 1967 WAKY Band Battle at the Rod-n-Custom Car Show. The band split up, going different directions and some members moved out of town.

  • City considers options to slow cut-through traffic

    An Elizabethtown woman wants help to slow down drivers.

    Blair Wagner said cars often drive too fast on a small alley next to her house at 311 Helm St. The narrow, one-lane alley is less than 0.1 mile long and adjacent to three houses.

    The alley connects the section of Helm Street between Thomas and South Miles streets to the section of Strawberry Alley between South Maple and South Miles streets.

  • Greenhouse classes teach business skills

    Matthew Rainer reached high with a wand to water hanging ferns in the greenhouse at John Hardin High School.

    The sophomore from Rineyville doesn’t come from an agricultural background, but he has learned about taking care of vegetables and flowers this school year in greenhouse class.

    The three Hardin County high schools recently have been hosting annual greenhouse sales.

    Teachers and students of such classes said the lessons learned include more than how much water and sun peppers should get.

  • 18TH DISTRICT BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP: LaRue rolls to title (05/26)

    MUNFORDVILLE – LaRue County completed its decade-long 18th District Baseball Tournament sweep.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: E'town, LaRue set to compete in state meet today at U of L (05/26)

    The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have made the medal podium at the KHSAA Class 2-A State Track & Field Championships the last three years in a row.

    Led by senior Denisha Nichols, who’s seeded second in the discus, and junior Jessica Gabhart, seeded second in the 300-meter hurdles, the Lady Panthers have a solid shot at making it four in a row today at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park. The top eight teams make the medal podium.

  • KHSAA STATE TENNIS TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Fiepkes carry on family tradition (05/26)

    AnnLauren and Natalie Fiepke have that passion for tennis, just like their mom.

  • 11TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Waves beat Hancock, 1-0 (05/26)

    By ZACH GREENWELL

    For The News-Enterprise

    HARNED — Meade County had to put in a little extra work Wednesday evening to get the job done, but it was worth the wait.

    The top-seeded Lady Waves came out on the right side of a pitchers’ duel in the 11th District Softball Tournament championship to beat Hancock County, 1-0 in eight innings at the Hardinsburg Sports and Recreation Complex.

  • 11TH DISTRICT BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Hornets take sting our of Green Wave's offense, 7-0 (05/26)

    HARNED — Outside of a first-inning double by junior Brady Smith, the Meade County Green Wave had a rough go at it in the 11th District Baseball Tournament final.

    Hancock County junior Collin Tindle limited the Green Wave to four hits through 6 1/3 innings as the Hornets knocked off Meade County, 7-0 on Wednesday evening at the Hardinsburg Sports and Recreation Complex.

    Tindle, who hadn’t faced the Green Wave this season, struck out five and walked two before loading the bases with one out in the top of the seventh.

  • 17TH DISTRICT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin tops North Hardin again (05/26)

    Central Hardin didn’t play its usual game Wednesday night, but senior pitcher Kristina Krupinski and the 11th-ranked Lady Bruins still had enough to down the North Hardin Trojans.

    Krupinski overcame a rare struggle by her defense as the top-seeded Lady Bruins held on for a 5-1 win over the second-seeded Trojans in the 17th District Tournament final at North Hardin.

    “It feels good because we didn’t come out with our best game, but we stayed with it and pulled through,” said Krupinski (23-1), who won her 21st consecutive decision.