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Today's News

  • Changing minds, saving lives

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement officer Jamie Medley spends most days focused on commercial traffic and the special rules and laws for big trucks and cargo on the haul. Through June, however, Medley and all KVE officers will shift gears from their day-to-day trucker focus, to taking a closer look at everyday moto

  • GIRLS' PREP TENNIS: E'town trio advances to third round (05/22)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com LEXINGTON — The luck of the draw guaranteed some opening-day success during Thursday’s first and second rounds of the Girls’ KHSAA State Tennis Championships at the University of Kentucky’s Boone/Downing Tennis Center. With Elizabethtown sophomore Jenna Sallee and LaRue County freshman Michelle Seymour rolling t

  • New Vine Grove pavilion future home to market, music

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO

    jdalessio@thenewsenterprise.com

    VINE GROVE — Farmers and musicians will soon have a new place to call home as they battle the weather.

    The construction of a 10’ x 20’ pavilion by the railroad tracks in Vine Grove is moving forward to ease some of the problems caused by weather for farmers at the market as well as musicians.

    The $2,500 project was funded completely by sponsors and residents in about six weeks.

  • Spring Fling prom creates magic moments

    By HOLLY TABOR

    htabor@thenewsenterprise.com

    ELIZABETHTOWN — Less than an hour before the photographer was to begin taking pictures, Stephanie Whitlock walked timidly down the hall of Hardin County Industries wearing a formal dress, her nails still wet with polish and her hair upswept on the side with tiny white flowers.

    Angela Peters, a program supervisor at Communicare, took a break from the race of last-minute decorating to admire Whitlock as she approached.

  • A day to remember

    Today is Memorial Day. And this year, during the 200th anniversary of his birth year, we believe it most appropriate to honor those for whom this special day is designated, by remembering the words spoken by President Abraham Lincoln on the afternoon of Nov. 19, 1863, on a battlefield near Gettysburg, Pa. As par

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central's Thorn out of the season (5/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com CECILIA — Central Hardin senior pitcher Anthony Thorn will miss the rest of the postseason with a strained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Thorn left Tuesday night’s 17th District Baseball Tournament semifinal game in the top of the fifth inning.

  • PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Hobbs, Edwards chasing history (05/22)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com LOUISVILLE — Marcellus Hobbs and Courtney Edwards are chasing history. The duo – Hobbs, a North Hardin senior and Edwards, a Fort Knox junior – are vying to become the area’s first athletes, boy or girl, since 1993 to win four state championships as the KHSAA State Track and Field Championships take place today

  • 5-17 Howevalley News

     Howevalley Spotlight: Allison Butterworth, a preschool student in Ms. Tara's AM preschool class at Howevalley Elementary School, has been selected as this week's student spotlight. Allison is the daughter of Marlin and Judy Butterworth of Cecilia. She is a great classroom helper, always has a smile on her face is is a wonderful friend to others. Allison enjoys helping her little brother and loves coming to school.

  • Don’t fear, the gold’s still here

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — In other news … Space aliens beamed up all the gold from the U.S. Bullion Depository in an attempt to destabilize an already weak U.S. economy, according to the Weekly World News. Shoppers in grocery check-out lines across America learned about this intergalactic Goldfinger last week. A two-page

  • Trash Talk:

    Every job has its perks and its pitfalls. But some jobs are messier than others, and some of those jobs deal directly with dirty situations. This is one in a series of stories that takes a look at some of those jobs.