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  • PREP BASEBALL: Central's Thompson picked as top coach (6/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com When Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson looked around the dugout, the faces he saw staring back at him were focused and committed to one goal – winning. That’s how Thompson explains the Bruins’ record-setting season.

  • EIS votes to buy First Christian property



    The sale of the First Christian Church property to the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district is moving forward.

    The EIS board voted Monday night to purchase the church’s property for $1.8 million. The district plans to place a preschool and kindergarten center on the land, using the existing Family Life Center with additions.

  • Man jailed after child left in SUV



    A Louisville man arrested Monday afternoon in Elizabethtown is accused of endangering his 2-year-old daughter by leaving her unattended in a hot SUV, police said.

    The temperature registered about 93 degrees, and the heat index outside was nearly 100 when the incident occurred just before 2 p.m.

    Elizabethtown dispatchers took a call from a woman complaining about the girl being left alone in a hot Ford Explorer in front of Daniel’s Little Mexico restaurant at 918 N. Dixie Ave.

  • June 21, 2010, obituaries

    Frances Foote Henderson

    Frances Foote Henderson, 83, of Irvington, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010.

    She was retired from Olin Corp.’s Doe Run Plant in Brandenburg, and was a member of Bewleyville United Methodist Church.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Henderson.

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  • Domestic incident leads to attempted murder charge

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com Elizabethtown police arrested and charged a local man with attempted murder Monday, accusing him of attempting to choke and drown a woman in a residential pool on French Street. Charles Lee Pullen, 39, is being held at the Hardin County Detention Center as a result of the attempted murder charge. A not guilty plea was entered on his behal

  • The Art of Performance: Is luck a performance skill?




    Is it possible that luck is a performance skill? What kind of training produces luck? This question became pertinent the first week of the World Cup soccer play in the game of United States vs. England.

    The play in question happened when Clint Dempsey of the United States struck a 25-yard shot straight at the England goal keeper. The ball skipped twice before arriving at the goal keeper. It should have been a routine play. Green should have calmly picked it up and the shot would have been stopped.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central's Shoffner wins Pitcher of the Year (6/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Central Hardin junior Dylan Shoffner doesn’t look physical imposing or menacing when he steps on the mound, but it’s been said a book can’t be judged by its cover. Opposing teams would offer a different opinion on Shoffner’s presence on the mound.

  • June 22, 2010: Services

    Edna Earl Alexander, 71, of Ekron, died Thursday, June 17, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Ekron Baptist Church with burial in Zion Grove Cemetery.

    Frances Foote Henderson, 83, of Irvington, died Saturday, June 19, 2010. The funeral is at 11 a.m. today at Alexander Funeral Home in Irvington. Visitation continues at 9 a.m. today at the funeral home.

  • Elderly defendant still not arraigned in murder case

    The News-Enterprise

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A woman indicted on a murder charge in April for the death of an E’town Motel resident appeared a second time in Hardin Circuit Court Tuesday for an arraignment which didn’t happen.

    Dressed in an orange inmate jumpsuit, 65-year-old Ethel Riley walked slowly into view of 9th Circuit Judge Ken Howard Tuesday morning for a brief chat among attorneys involved.