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  • Aug. 25, 2010,services

     Elizabeth Ann Habermehl Appelman, 77, of Augusta, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010. The Mass of Christian Burial is at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Church in Augusta with burial in St. Augustine Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Metcalfe-Hennessey Funeral Home in Augusta with the rosary being said at 7:45 p.m.

  • Letters from Vietnam linked father, daughter

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    When Sarah Hart was young — barely old enough to read and write — she sent letters to her father in Vietnam, sometimes taping a nickel to them so he could buy gum or something.

    He’d write her too and she saved the letters.

    “They’re just to a little girl,” she said. “But they’re sweet.”

  • Probation hearing set for attempted rape suspect

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Prosecutors are scheduled to explain to a judge Tuesday why a probated 10-year sentence imposed in January on a mentally ill man should be revoked.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Snyder, North roll by Marion (08/24)

    The News-Enterprise Senior Aubri Snyder notched a hat trick to lead the host North Hardin Lady Trojans to a 5-0 win over 5th Region rival Marion County on Monday. Sophomore Shiann Washington and senior Cassie King also scored for North Hardin (2-1). Junior keeper Taylor Domschke made seven saves. UP NEXT: North Hardin hosts 10th District ri

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Monday's results (08/24)

    GOLF BOYS’ PREP MONDAY’S EVENTS ELIZABETHTOWN 158, NORTH HARDIN 162, MEADE COUNTY 178 VINE GROVE — Results from Monday’s tri-match at the par-36 (front nine) Lincoln Trail Country Club: Elizabethtown (158) Mason Haynes                  &nbsp

  • Wall Against Hunger opens to community

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    A world record possibly was broken in Hardin County, but it is local residents who will benefit.

    The Wall Against Hunger was unveiled to a large crowd Wednesday night at Magnet Business Park in Elizabethtown. The wall, made entirely of canned goods, is a replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., and unofficially breaks the world record for the largest canned structure. The Guinness Book of World Records will have to review it to see if it qualifies.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Meade rolls past Corydon Central, 6-1 (08/25)

    The News-Enterprise Six different players scored as the Meade County Green Wave beat visiting Corydon (Ind.) Central, 6-1 on Tuesday. Senior defender D.J. Spurlock, senior midfielder Cody Clements, junior defender Chuckie Lafollette, junior forward Alex McAdams and sophomore midfielders Chase Long and Brent Fraley all scored for the Green Wave (3-0), who led 3-1 at the half. Corydon

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: North Hardin, John Hardin play to 1-1 tie (08/25)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Darren Lewis and the North Hardin Trojans laughed first Tuesday night. It was Yader Fletes and the host John Hardin Bulldogs who laughed second – and nearly last. Lewis gave North Hardin the lead less than 4 minutes into the game with a second-chance direct kick, but Fletes scored on a header later in the first half and North Har

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown opens with physical DeSales (08/23)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Since they were idle the opening week of the season, the Elizabethtown Panthers tuned up for their debut Friday night with a scrimmage win last week against Ohio County and another preseason victory Aug. 6 against Breckinridge County. But now it’s for real – and so is the competition. The Panthers (0-0) take on t

  • Burke trial: Child's competency questioned

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    “I’m trying very hard to be very careful. ... It’s very difficult for a judge to evaluate these things.”

    Jurors were absent from the courtroom when Hardin Circuit Judge Janet Coleman said those words Friday in response to arguments from defense attorneys representing former U.S. Army Sgt. Brent Burke who is charged with killing his estranged wife and his stepson’s grandmother.