Today's News

  • BOYS' 18TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Free throws lift LaRue County by Caverna (02/24)

    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com HORSE CAVE — All week during practice, LaRue County coach Paul Childress stressed how important free throws would be against Caverna. Anthony Myrks Brewer must have been listening. The sophomore guard hit 15-of-16 free throws and scored 23 points as the Hawks advanced to the Boys’ 18th District Tournament finals with

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Curtis, Bulldogs pull away from Fort Knox (02/24)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Deshawn Curtis slammed down any chance the Fort Knox Eagles had of upsetting the John Hardin Bulldogs, figuratively as well as literally. Highlighting it with a slam and yell, the senior post went on a personal 9-0 run late in the game to help his fourth-seeded Bulldogs pull away from the fifth-seeded Eagles,

  • Gloryland Harvest to host food giveaway Sunday



    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff church will host a food giveaway this weekend.

    Gloryland Harvest Church is distributing 40,000 pounds of food to those who attend the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday as an outreach effort to the community, the Rev. Jacob Pearman, pastor, said.

    This is the fifth year the church has been giving food away at its services. It gets the food from an organization in Columbus, Ohio, which distributes food across the country, Pearman said.

  • Fallen Marine will arrive home Friday



    HARDIN COUNTY — The body of Matthias Numon Hanson will arrive at Fort Knox on Friday morning and a movement on the social networking site Facebook is encouraging area residents to honor the fallen Marine.

    Messages and postings on Facebook have focused on residents taking time out of their day to line the route the hearse carrying Hanson will be taking.

  • E'town mother charged with abuse

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    Elizabethtown police jailed a 36-year-old mother of three Wednesday, accusing her of beating her young children with coat hangers.

    Sheila D. Carter was referred to EPD Detective Kelly Slone by Social Services after the agency heard that Carter  had hit them with hangers at their Abby Court home in Elizabethtown.

    Slone filed a criminal citation against Carter on Wednesday in Hardin District Court claiming all three children said their mother had hurt them with coat hangers.

  • Funeral, route set for Hanson

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com LARUE COUNTY — Eddie Sickles never knew Matthias Hanson. But he does know what the 20-year-old stood for. Today, he will honor the fallen Marine as he hopes many others will when Hanson’s body passes on U.S. 31W in a hearse. Hanson, 20, died Sunday while supporting combat operations in Helmand province in Afghanistan. He

  • Feb. 25 Services

    Roscoe Byrd, 77, “The Train Man” of Vine Grove, died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010. Visitation with friends and family is from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Vine Grove City Hall in Vine Grove with a service with full military honors at 3 p.m. After the service there will be a Bluegrass Jam and everyone is invited to bring their instrument and honor Roscoe with the music he loved.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Kentucky AD Barnhart speaks at Elizabethtown Christian (02/24)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — With three of his children having attended Lexington Christian Academy, Mitch Barnhart understands just how much a Christian-based education can provide a student and a family. While that certainly didn’t hurt, the reason Barnhart was asked to be the featured speaker at Tuesday night’s annual

  • Teachers try to work around the weather

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — Snow days don’t affect Paul Connelly’s schedule. As principal of East Hardin Middle School, Connelly heads to school regardless of whether it’s in session. But Connelly admits to not always caring for the silence that awaits him. It’s not the way a school should sound. Schools “just

  • Hardin County Schools canceled

    Hardin County Schools canceled classes today because of the overnight snowfall.

    Elizabethtown Christian Academy also has announced a one-hour delay today.

    The county was placed under an winter weather advisory last night by the National Weather Service. In general, accumulations are reported at an inch or less but larger amounts have been reported in some locally heavy bands.