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Today's News

  • Feb. 5 Obituaries

    Roscoe Byrd

    Roscoe Byrd, 77, “The Train Man” of Vine Grove, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Valerie Whitlock leads Lady Hawks past Southern (02/05)

    The News-Enterprise Junior guard Valerie Whitlock hit 4-of-6 3-pointers on her way to a game-high 18 points to lead the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 70-41 win over Louisville Southern on Thursday. Seventh-grade wing Alexis Brewer chipped in with 14 points and five rebounds, while junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock added 13 points and nine rebounds. Eighth-grade w

  • State Rep. Greer honored by Boy Scouts

     The News-Enterprise

    FRANKFORT — State Rep. Jeff Greer, D-Brandenburg, was named the Boy Scouts of America’s Legislator of the Year by the Lincoln Heritage Council at a dinner and ceremony Thursday night in Frankfort. The dinner was attended by legislators and Boy Scout supporters.

  • CHHS grad uses study abroad to analyze China's progress

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — An Elizabethtown college student was able to combine the topics of his multiple majors into one study abroad course in China.

    Stefan Poikonen, 19, recently returned from a month-long study abroad trip to China. Poikonen, a Central Hardin High School graduate, visited Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing for a Chinese economics class.

  • Focus on Finance: Advice for first-time car buyers

    By SLADE C. SKEETERS

    Focus on Finance columnist

    Question: My 18 year old son is interested in buying his first car. What advice should I give him about financing?

    Answer: Automobile financing can be a terrifying experience if you, as a buyer, are not properly prepared when you enter a car dealership. There are many things that go into financing a vehicle, therefore, I am mainly going to focus on issues a first-time buyer needs to assess when looking to buy a vehicle. 

  • PREP WRESTLING: Wednesday's results (02/04)

    WRESTLING PREP WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS LOUISVILLE — Results from Wednesday's tri-match at Pleasure Ridge Park High School: PLEASURE RIDGE PARK 78, JOHN HARDIN B 3 LOUISVILLE DESALES 42, JOHN HARDIN B 28 112: Jimmy Kitson                         

  • Black History Gallery Open House set for Saturday

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — The Black History Gallery Open House has become a February tradition. For nearly two decades, the first Saturday of this month — Black History Month — has been reserved for an open house and reception. The Fort Knox Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosts the annual event. Sat

  • Cops describe attempted murder-suicide

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com 

    RADCLIFF – Radcliff police say a teen tried to kill himself, his girlfriend and her unborn child Wednesday after an argument between the two erupted while they were driving on Wilson Road.

    “Apparently, he said he was going to ‘end it,’ and they were going to ‘go out together,’” Radcliff spokesman Bryce Shumate said, explaining a narrative of criminal case filed against Brandon Schwindt. “So he crashes on purpose into another car.”

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: E'town faces No. 1-ranked Marion (02/04)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — When the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers met the Marion County Lady Knights in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic semifinals at Lexington Catholic prior to Christmas, the outcome wasn’t exactly what the Lady Panthers had in mind. The Lady Panthers get another shot at

  • Act 1: Planning & Auditions

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Just south of Cairo, Ill., the tumultuous waters of the Great Ohio River meet the turbulent currents of the Mighty Mississippi, a confluence of two forces composed of and sustained by the very volatile nature of their existence.

    In early 2009 drama coaches from Central Hardin and North Hardin high schools began discussing plans for a collaborative production. They would put on a play together, something that — to their knowledge — hasn’t been done before.