Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin's Richard races off to Murray (02/03)

    Jeff Richard was all-smiles Wednesday afternoon, which is pretty fitting considering the John Hardin High School senior plans to focus on straightening out smiles once his football career comes to a close and his orthodontic career opens.

    He’s not ready to give up his gridiron days just yet, confirming this much by signing a national letter of intent with Murray State University while decked out in a yellow dress shirt, gold tie and navy blue Racers ball cap.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown's Henry now a Hilltopper (02/03)

    Keeping Kentucky players in state for their college careers was little more than an afterthought for Western Kentucky University’s former coaching staff.

    That changed once prodigal son Willie Taggart returned from Stanford to take over his alma mater.

    “We are going to recruit (Kentucky) first and foremost, and then we are going to Florida,” Taggart recently told The Louisville Courier-Journal. He is a Florida native.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central's Wallace signs with Louisville (02/03)

    Central Hardin football coach Mike Lawson thinks the University of Louisville coach Charlie Strong got a recruiting steal in senior kicker John Wallace.

    Wallace, who verbally committed to Louisville on April 27, signed his national letter of intent Wednesday afternoon in the Central Hardin library.

    “He’s as good as anybody in the state, and as good as anybody that’s come out of here in the last five to 10 years,” Lawson said. “He’s only going to get better. He’s got a tremendous upside.”

  • Lights, camera, learning at Lincoln Trail Elementary

    Teachers at Lincoln Trail Elementary School are used to instructing, but their students aren’t typically other teachers scattered across the country.
    Lincoln Trail Elementary School has been selected as one of six schools in the U.S. to participate in a training video for teachers that accompanies a book, “The Strategic Teacher.”

  • Wallace taking his talents to U of L
  • The Art of Performance: Preparing for auditions, containing anxiety

    I like to listen to performers of all ages talk about what they are going to do in their next audition. It does not matter whether the audition is for acting or singing on the stage or for an athletic team, there are significant preparations to be done before the big day.

  • Stitchers Quilt Guild celebrates Christmas

    The Stitchers Quilt Guild held its Christmas party in December. At top, Ann Aubrey and Cindy Garrison heap their plates with food. Above, Margo VanLengen with a mystery quilt she completed and shared during show and tell.

  • Women's Empowerment Proclamation awarded

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall, left, and Councilman Stan Holmes, right, presented Dr. Gail Demery with a proclamation for her efforts in empowering the women in the city of Radcliff. Dr. Demery has hosted the annual Women’s Empowerment Conference for the past three years.

  • Crumps celebrate 50th anniversary

    Bernice Ray and Dorothy Harper Crump of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anni-versary privately with their children and grandchildren on Feb. 13, 2011.
    They were married Feb. 13, 1961, in Celina, Tenn., by Brother Robert Holland.
    Mr. Crump is the son of the late Herbert and Amy Crump. He is a retired barber, having worked in the square in Hodgenville for 20 years.
    Mrs. Crump is the daughter of the late Alvin and Annie Harper. She is a beautician at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

  • Gas leak closes employment office

    The News-Enterprise
    The Elizabethtown Office of Employment and Training closed Wednesday because of a sewer gas leak and General Manager Tommy Wheatley expected the building to remain closed today.
    Wheatley was working Wednesday to prepare for a second day of closure by finding a temporary office to host basic services for clients who need to file unemployment claims, request benefits or register for jobs.