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  • Ron Harrell joins editorial board

    Ron Harrell, chief institutional advancement officer at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, has joined The News-Enterprise's editorial board as a 13-week member.

    The board determines the editorial stance of the newspaper as it reviews, discusses and collectively formulates opinions regarding items in the news or topics of general community interest.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central Hardin downs Logan County in season opener (08/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Central Hardin coach Mike Lawson can’t belt out a song like Meat Loaf, but even he’d agree two out of three ain’t bad. Prior to Friday’s game, Lawson wanted his team to accomplish three things, and while the list wasn’t completed, the Bruins did more than enough to pu

  • College daze


    Hardin County students who have attended Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky: 

    Central Hardin High School

    Alison Cox 2008

    Nathan Griffin 2009

    Rebecca Morgan 2010

    Hunter Smith 2010

    Zachary Laux 2011

    Joshua Robinson 2011

    Samantha McKean 2012

    Elizabethtown High School

    Angela Dao 2008

    Tyler Jury 2008

    James Lutz 2008

    Madeline Buhr 2011

    Natalie Schieber 2011

    Jonathan Serpico 2011

  • Aug. 4, 2010 Editorial: Swim meet a success for area, Dolphins

    The issue: Swim meet

    Our view: Good for area, Dolphins

    When the Kentucky Long Course State ‘A’ Championship swim meet was held a few weeks ago at E-town Swim & Fitness Center, hundreds of swimmers and even more parents and family members headed to our area for the four-day event.

    The meet was a success from start to finish.

    Good weather, great competition and out-of-town folks swarmed our county because of a big swim meet.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Central, North win; LaRue rallies to tie North Bullitt (08/19)

    The News-Enterprise Senior striker Ashleigh Cunningham scored twice to lead the visiting Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 4-0 win over Louisville Eastern on Wednesday. Junior midfielder Sam Donahue and junior striker Hannah Cox also scored for the Lady Bruins (1-0), while senior midfielder Kaylee Ortiz and freshman midfielder Mia Wiersema each had an assist. Senior keeper A

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Wednesday's results (08/19)

    GOLF BOYS’ PREP WEDNESDAY’S EVENTS NORTH BULLITT 172, MEADE COUNTY 174 BRANDENBURG — Results from Wednesday’s match at the par-36 (front nine) Doe Valley Country Club: Meade County (174) Chad Lancaster                        &nb

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Facing Mercer has LaRue seeing red (08/19)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Josh Jaggers has left LaRue County seeing red. For the Hawks’ blue-loving defensive coordinator, that’s a good thing. As his team prepared for its season opener Saturday night against the Mercer County Titans in Campbellsville’s Forcht Bank Bowl, Jaggers paraded around practices and the locker room in a red

  • Teen uses cell phone to record proposition for sex



    Investigators with Elizabethtown Police Department and Social Services say a teen used her cell phone to record a man asking her to perform a sex act. The girl, according to police, says the man also asked her for other sexual favors.

    The accused, Elizabethtown resident Kelly Shawn Bottoms, 36, is now charged with felony attempted sodomy of a 14-year-old.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central gets early wake-up call (8/19)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The high school football season doesn’t get underway until Friday night, but the Central Hardin Bruins received an early wake-up call. If the Bruins, who are coming off a 6-5 season which included a Class 6-A playoff appearance for the first time since 2005, thought a repeat of last year&rsq

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Panthers rock Knox; Bruins tie No. 4 Dunbar (08/18)

    The News-Enterprise Senior striker Beau Bouthilette had two goals and three assists and junior defender Todd Lucas had one goal and two assists (both for headers) as the 24th-ranked Elizabethtown Panthers cruised to a 9-0 win Tuesday against visiting 10th District rival Fort Knox. Sophomore midfielder Caleb Cabezas scored twice and senior midfielder Adam Porter and freshman wing Trav