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  • North band places second in division at Bands of America

    The News-Enterprise

     RADCLIFF — North Hardin High School marching band placed second in the Class 2A division of the Bands of America competition, held from Thursday through Saturday in Indianapolis.

    Ninety-one bands competed in the preliminaries, and 30 were selected to go on to the semifinals. North placed second among the 30 bands, said band director Brian Froedge in an e-mail.

    “The kids did a great job, and it was a big accomplishment for us,” Froedge said.

  • Club holds ‘50s dance to raise money for scholarships

    1 Approximately 75 people attended the event on Sept. 26 at the home of Rik and Sandy Hawkins. It was in memory of Ollye Masters.

    2 and 3 ‘50s cars, poodle skirts and music were the theme of the event. A barbecue meal was provided by Wink’s Smokehouse and the ladies of the club. The event netted enough money to fund two scholarships next year for two high school seniors.

    The Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held a ‘50s dance as a fundraiser for local scholarships. The event was in memory of Ollye Masters.

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  • PREP FOOTBALL: Henry County ends Elizabethtown's season (11/15)



    NEW CASTLE — Pete Baldwin and the host Henry County Wildcats pulled the plug on Elizabethtown’s surging offense Friday night.

    A senior running back, Baldwin carried the ball 16 times for a game-high 132 yards and one touchdown and junior quarterback Luke Magness added 48 rushing yards and one touchdown as the Wildcats topped the Panthers, 14-0 in the Class 3-A region semifinals.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Offensive line keys LaRue's ground game (10/13)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — If not for the boys in the trenches, the LaRue County Hawks most likely wouldn’t be where they are now. Thanks to the solid blocking of seniors David Blair, Tyler Davenport, Ian Mortensen and Kenneth Sanders, junior Austin Shirley and sophomore Codey Cox, the Hawks (7-4) haven’t had much troub

  • Hutcherson files for PVA

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The current property valuation administrator was the first to file to run for the office. Danny Hutcherson has filed to run for the position of property valuation administrator for Hardin County, a position he has held since April when he was appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear. Hutcherson said one of his goals for the

  • Oct. 27 editorial: Knox win something to celebrate

    Football practice is different this week for Fort Knox High School.

    For the first time in many, many years, the Eagles are starting a week of practice by coming off a win.

    The Eagles' 27-17 victory last Friday night over visiting Bardstown High School ended a 40-game losing streak. The last time Fort Knox had won a football game was the season finale of 2005 against Green County.

  • Oct. 22 Editorial: Distinguished Alumni a reflection of ECTC

    Those who find success in the “real world” typically share a common link.

    For Daune Daugherty Angell, Kelly Mark Easton, James Ray Jeffries, Jason C. Lambert, Jill Osbourne Mattingly, John A. Pettigrew, Lawrence J. Ray, John J. Scott and Mary L. Shelman, one of the common links has been the educational time spent at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Oct. 28, 2009: Our readers write

    Questions about the restaurant tax

    Alan Laslie makes a few good points in his letter “On Classification.” I still roll my eyes and shrug my shoulders when reading anything about the current Elizabethtown city classification. It’s literally a joke at our expense.  According to the June 30, 2008, Elizabethtown comprehensive annual report online, from June 2007 to June 2008 they bilked us for $1,582,843. I’d like to see the 2009 numbers. Is that possible?

  • Oct. 27, 2009: Our readers write


    Restaurant tax tribulations