Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL OPINION: E'town got one, but not the one that mattered (03/06)

    LEBANON After his team notched a regular-season win at Marion County, Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd was pretty upfront about his thoughts.

    “It’s nice, but it’s not the one that matters,” Mudd said after that game.

    When he woke up this morning following his Lady Panthers’ 53-52 loss to host Marion County in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament final Saturday night, it’s a good bet Mudd felt the same way as he did then.


    GEORGETOWN Freshman Javon Cotton scored 20 points and tournament MVP Ruben Gosa added 16 to lead the North Hardin Christian Falcons to their third KCAA state championship with a 54-43 win over Independence Community Christian on Saturday night at Georgetown College.

    Senior Alex Jones chipped in with 12 points and 17 rebounds for the Falcons (23-3), who beat Lexington Trinity (59-33) in the quarterfinals and Hopkinsville Heritage Christian (55-38) in the semifinals.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL: E'town falls short in Region final (03/05)

    LEBANONAll the hugs couldn’t make Natalie Greenwell feel any better.

    They only made Elizabethtown’s senior guard hurt more, as the Lady Panthers had their KHSAA State Tournament dreams dashed in Saturday night’s Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament final.

  • SUV crash survivors return home

    Two children who survived a fatal wreck involving a FedEx truck and an SUV on Interstate 65 in Hardin County were flown back to their hometown of Chicago on Friday, the same day a civil lawsuit was filed on behalf of the family.
    According to a media release from Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville where Victor Chicon, 5, and Yaznylie Chacon, 2, were being treated, they were flown back Friday and will continue to receive treatment for injuries sustained in the crash.

  • Focus on finance: Finding a legitimate credit repair company

    Question: I have a rough credit history and have been wondering about credit repair. Is credit repair even legal and how do I know I am doing business with a legitimate company?

  • Boston man killed when hit by garbage truck

    Chase Remington Keith, 20, of Boston, Ky., died Saturday morning at The Medical Center at Bowling Green after he was hit by a trash truck in city.
    Warren County Deputy Coroner Ralph Sizemore said Keith was walking in the early morning around 3 to 4 a.m. while it was still dark and raining outside.
    “He attempted to cross the street, and apparently didn’t judge the speed of the truck,” Sizemore said.

  • Hundreds visit the Incredible Colon

    Greg Campbell knows how important having a healthy colon really is in life.
    Campbell, 41, of Breckinridge County said he brought his two children, Conner, 13, and Corinne, 7, to visit the Incredible Colon on display Saturday at Towne Mall because he has personal knowledge of what it’s like to have a colon scare.
    “I had half of my colon taken out last May at Hardin Memorial Hospital,” Campbell said. “I wanted to see what I was missing.”

  • UK trustees hold forum today at Extension Service office

    The News-Enterprise

    As part of an effort to gather input about desired characteristics of the University of Kentucky’s next president, a forum will be conducted Thursday in Elizabethtown.

    The University of Kentucky’s Board of Trustees and its presidential search committee are holding a series of forums across the state. The Elizabethtown session begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hardin County Extension Service office at 201 Peterson Drive.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown tops LaRue County, heads to finals tonight

    LEBANON — Junior guard Kaylyn Cecil scored a game-high 20 points to lead Elizabethtown in scoring for the third time in four postseason games and her Lady Panthers used a 19-3 run over the final 6:24 of the first half to put away the LaRue County Lady Hawks, 56-44 in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament’s late semifinal Friday night at the Roby Dome.

  • Local government, community should embrace Hall of Fame

    The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches delivered a gift to the doorstep of Elizabethtown City Hall. Designed to honor premier players and coaches responsible for developing the statewide passion for high school basketball, a proposed Hall of Fame wants to set up shop in Elizabethtown.
    Local government would be wise to treasure its new tourism present and aggressively seek buy-in from the entire community.