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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Act 1: Planning & Auditions: Coaches

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA

    rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — They might not be mounting strategic defenses against opposing sports teams, but the drama clubs at North Hardin High School and Central Hardin High School mount productions that require coaches nonetheless.

    For North Hardin Drama, a club that averages about 35 student members, that coach is Michael Radford. For Central Hardin High School Drama Club, which has 57 dues-paid members, it’s Sarah Ryan.

  • BOYS' PREP TRACK: Bagley signs with UK (02/04)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Since winning two state championships in May, one school remained in constant contact with John Hardin senior Brandon Bagley. Those phone calls from the University of Kentucky’s track team coaching staff made Bagley’s decision that much easier to pick Big Blue on the first day of the early signin

  • Waffle House damaged by fire

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — A Wednesday night blaze damaged the Waffle House on North Mulberry Street. The fire, which likely started in a rooftop HVAC unit, did not cause structural damage to the restaurant, according to an Elizabethtown Fire Department news release. No one was injured. Kyle Turner, a Waffle House division manager, sai

  • Spike in welfare fraud cases continues into '10

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN – More people were indicted on welfare and benefits fraud charges last year in Hardin County than ever before, but that could change in 2010. If January’s indictment rate continues through 2010, the number of people charged with defrauding state or federal assistance programs could outdo last year’s caseload.

  • Act 1: More about "Big River"

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com

    One hundred years after Mark Twain first published “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” a musical based on the novel won the Tony Award for Best Musical along with six other Tony Awards.

    “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is a musical with a book by William Hauptman that was first produced in 1984. The Broadway production opened in 1985.

  • Fort Knox flies 75 more logistics experts to Haiti

    By BOB WHITE

    bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    LOUISVILLE – American forces can help Haitian earthquake survivors, but only if the troops are fed, rested and hydrated.

    That key task of sustaining U.S. troops deployed to Haiti is now in the experienced hands of a specialized logistical unit recently assigned to Fort Knox.

    Just before sundown Wednesday, about 75 logistical experts from the 3rd Sustainment Command, armed with six months worth of basic necessities, left Louisville’s Standiford Field on a three-hour flight to Haiti.