Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Henry County ends Elizabethtown's season (11/15)



    NEW CASTLE — Pete Baldwin and the host Henry County Wildcats pulled the plug on Elizabethtown’s surging offense Friday night.

    A senior running back, Baldwin carried the ball 16 times for a game-high 132 yards and one touchdown and junior quarterback Luke Magness added 48 rushing yards and one touchdown as the Wildcats topped the Panthers, 14-0 in the Class 3-A region semifinals.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Offensive line keys LaRue's ground game (10/13)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com HODGENVILLE — If not for the boys in the trenches, the LaRue County Hawks most likely wouldn’t be where they are now. Thanks to the solid blocking of seniors David Blair, Tyler Davenport, Ian Mortensen and Kenneth Sanders, junior Austin Shirley and sophomore Codey Cox, the Hawks (7-4) haven’t had much troub

  • Hutcherson files for PVA

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — The current property valuation administrator was the first to file to run for the office. Danny Hutcherson has filed to run for the position of property valuation administrator for Hardin County, a position he has held since April when he was appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear. Hutcherson said one of his goals for the

  • Oct. 27 editorial: Knox win something to celebrate

    Football practice is different this week for Fort Knox High School.

    For the first time in many, many years, the Eagles are starting a week of practice by coming off a win.

    The Eagles' 27-17 victory last Friday night over visiting Bardstown High School ended a 40-game losing streak. The last time Fort Knox had won a football game was the season finale of 2005 against Green County.

  • Oct. 22 Editorial: Distinguished Alumni a reflection of ECTC

    Those who find success in the “real world” typically share a common link.

    For Daune Daugherty Angell, Kelly Mark Easton, James Ray Jeffries, Jason C. Lambert, Jill Osbourne Mattingly, John A. Pettigrew, Lawrence J. Ray, John J. Scott and Mary L. Shelman, one of the common links has been the educational time spent at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Oct. 28, 2009: Our readers write

    Questions about the restaurant tax

    Alan Laslie makes a few good points in his letter “On Classification.” I still roll my eyes and shrug my shoulders when reading anything about the current Elizabethtown city classification. It’s literally a joke at our expense.  According to the June 30, 2008, Elizabethtown comprehensive annual report online, from June 2007 to June 2008 they bilked us for $1,582,843. I’d like to see the 2009 numbers. Is that possible?

  • Oct. 27, 2009: Our readers write


    Restaurant tax tribulations

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Valenzuela ready for final meet (10/13)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com RADCLIFF — Brittney Valenzuela almost pulled a fast one on North Hardin girls’ cross country coach John Russell on Wednesday. Valenzuela, a North Hardin senior, showed up to school on crutches, wearing an air cast during what she and junior teammate Samantha Walker call “wacky Wednesday.” “Toda

  • Oct 14, 2009: Our readers write

    Not quite what Atcher envisions

    In response to Councilman Steve Atcher’s Oct. 4 comments in The News-Enterprise, there has not been a time when those items that he brings out were not discussed in a work session or an official meeting and most were reported in local news articles.

    He came to the Council being against the restaurant tax and continues to put a negative spin on these issues or to confuse some without all of the information.

  • Police: No ordinary sacrifice

    By Sandee Jones

    Guest Columnist


    They owe an apology. They are not perfect. All humans make mistakes, and they paid for every one of them. In all their years of law enforcement, they also have seen more than you’ll ever know.

    They have taken knives, clubs, guns, drugs and violent people out of cars.

    They have seen drunken, drugged and distracted drivers of all ages who’ve been dangerous to everyone on the road.