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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Vine Grove's train whistler passes away

    By JEFF D'ALESSIO jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com VINE GROVE — Bluegrass music won’t be the same in Vine Grove without Roscoe Byrd and his train whistle. “His claim to fame was his train whistle,’’ said Diane Caswell, his daughter. “He loved to do that and people loved to hear it.’’ Byrd, who suffered a stroke in mid-December, died We

  • Kelley-Jamriska

    ERIN ALYS KELLEY AND SANTIAGO ANDRES JAMRISKA

    Mr. and Mrs. Michael F. Kelley of Radcliff announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Alys Kelley, to Santiago Andres Jamriska, son of Mr. and Mrs. Patricio Jamriska of Quito, Ecuador.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of North Hardin Christian School in Radcliff. She attends Northern Kentucky University where she is earning a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and international studies.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: John Hardin cruises to win (02/04)

    The News-Enterprise FORT KNOX — Freshman center Michelle Montgomery scored 19 points off the bench to lead the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to a 61-31 win over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Wednesday. Montgomery also had nine rebounds and two steals, while junior center Chantler Jernigan scored eight points. Junior post Jordan Cofer chipped in with seven poi