Today's News

  • McDaniels man killed in morning crash


    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred at about 10 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lane on Interstate 65, just north of the 94 mile-marker in Elizabethtown.

    The wreck occurred when McDaniels resident Mendle Hester, 78, lost control of the black Jeep Liberty he was driving while heading south on I-65.

    Hester, a retired veteran, was ejected as the vehicle overturned onto its side.

  • Jarrett to lead JECVO of Kentucky

    Disabled American Veterans Service Officer Dave Jarrett of Elizabethtown assumed duties as Chairman of the Joint Executive Counsel of Veterans Organizations also known as JECVO at the October meeting of the organization at American Legion Post 23 in Bowling Green.

    Jarrett was elected to the office of JECVO Vice Chairman in October 2009 and he will serve as JECVO Chairman from October 2010 through September 2011.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bruins breeze past Taylor and into region semifinals (10/20)


    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    Without having faced the Taylor County Lady Cardinals this season, Central Hardin’s Elle Lallo was worried how her team would fare Tuesday night.

    But after some lackluster play early in the first game, the Lady Bruins worked out those kinks and showed why they are considered the team to beat in the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament.

  • Ancestral Trails hears local ghost stories

    The Ancestral Trails Historical Society met in October and Charlie Skees presented the program. He kept the audience spellbound as he told local ghost stores.

    The next meeting is Nov. 5, and will feature Rebecca Davis as guest speaker discussing a Breckinridge County History and family book that soon will be published.

  • Hardin Fiscal Court recommendations

    Two years ago, voters overwhelming voiced demand for a return to magisterial representation on Hardin Fiscal Court.

    A total of 22,719 Hardin County residents voted at a margin of nearly 2-to-1 to return the current commissioner structure back to its original format of eight magistrates and a judge-executive. With this mandate brings a field of 16 individuals running two-by-two for election to eight district seats on Fiscal Court.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North looks to continue winning ways (10/21)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The North Hardin Trojans have seen their fortunes change in a matter of weeks and they have only themselves to thank. After narrow Class 6-A, District 2 losses to Central Hardin and Meade County left them in jeopardy of not making the playoffs for a second consecutive year, the Trojans went on the roa

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central evolved into district contender (10/20)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Central Hardin coach Mike Lawson is amazed at the position his Bruins are in at this point of the season after a preseason scrimmage left more than a few doubts in his mind. But the Bruins have continued to make strides through the season and they are one victory away from claiming only their second d

  • Photo: ECTC honors distinguished alumni
  • Oct. 19 Obituaries

    Russell Lee Dowell, 63

    Austin Hansel, 77

    Elizabeth “Joann” Hornback, 89

    Eckie Lee Jones, 55

    Otis Ray Miller, 68

    Louis Samuel Petrucci, 74

    Mary Marguerite Sweeney, 92,

    Russell Lee Dowell


    Russell Lee Dowell, 63, of Vine Grove, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010.


    Survivors include his wife, Wanda Dowell; and children, Lori Walden, Dennie Dowell and Douglas Dowell.


  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: OT-loving Central Hardin edges Bardstown, 3-2 (10/19)