Today's News

  • Flooding lingers after major rains



    While this weekend’s deluge wasn’t the 40 days and nights of ark-building weather, the Fort Knox weather station recorded rain each hour for 40 straight hours.

    And the Army post’s two-day precipitation total of 4.36 inches — more than  fell in February and March combined — was modest compared to the 7 inches that fell in the southern part of Hardin County.

    As of Monday, several local roads still were closed because of flooding.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Dunn hopes to give Bulldogs a banner year (05/02)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com Every day during the school year Seth Dunn spent time in the John Hardin gymnasium whether it was during class or basketball practice.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK: Elizabethtown rolls in own meet (05/02)



    Behind seven gold medals Friday night, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers crushed the competition at the Panther Twilight Invitational.

    The competition just happened to include three teams which will try and dethrone the four-time Class 2-A, Region 2 champions later this month.

    Elizabethtown won the team title with 176.5 points, more than 100 points better than region rivals Marion County (fifth, 67), LaRue County (sixth, 65) and Adair County (eighth, 30).

  • District 4 Democrats see need for innovation, integrity



    The Democratic primary for the District 4 magistrate race may have fewer candidates than its GOP counterpart, but those running are not lacking for ideas.

    The three Democrats vying for the party’s nomination in the race say they have track records of success, and plan to present that to voters come May 18.

    Emery Martin, owner and operator of Martin’s Towing and Recovery as well as Derby King Promotions, said he is tired of standing in the background.

  • Summer concert tickets on sale

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    Tickets are now on sale for the Elizabethtown summer concert at Freeman Lake Park.

    This year’s installment is scheduled for June 26 and features classic rock acts The Guess Who and Grand Funk Railroad.

    Tickets are $25 and will be available at the gate for $30. VIP tickets are $35. They can be purchased at Pritchard Community Center, TJ Rhoades State Farm Insurance, area Wendy’s restaurants and Ticketmaster. VIP tickets will only be available at Pritchard Community Center.

  • St. Clair wants attorney fired



    Senior Judge Tom Castlen denied a motion Monday by Michael Dale St. Clair to fire attorney Vince Yustas, who has represented the convicted killer since 2006.

    St. Clair said the Department for Public Advocacy’s public defender has not given proper attention to motions St. Clair has filed on his own.

    St. Clair has been allowed a rare form of representation, in which he and two Department of Public Advocacy attorneys are working equally on his defense.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: LaRue County's Huff stands her ground (05/02)



    Ellen Huff didn’t need a full season to realize how big of an impact she could have this season with the LaRue County Lady Hawks.

    Shortly before the season began, the junior catcher was a unanimous choice by her teammates to serve as one of the Lady Hawks’ three captains.

  • BOYS' PREP TRACK: Marion nips Ulis-less Panthers for Twilight title (05/02)



    A little help from a rival coach went a long way with Elizabethtown junior Clayton Patton on Friday night.

    After going through a stretching session with Christian Academy of Louisville coach Chris Jelks, a Hardin County resident, Patton won two events and one relay to lead the Panthers to a runner-up finish in the Panther Twilight Invitational.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK: Weaver bounces back after bad accident (05/02)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Seven months ago, North Hardin senior Hope Weaver almost lost it all. A car accident in northern Indiana left her future in doubt and nearly took her life. While on her way to Fort Wayne for a tryout with Indiana Tech’s women’s soccer team in mid-September, Weaver and her dad Ralph were T-boned in an intersection just a f

  • Rain, rain ... enough, already



    Heavy rainfall Saturday and Sunday in southern Hardin County and Central Kentucky closed roads and flooded homes and businesses.