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  • Some spend a night in Cardboard Nation

     

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    More than a hundred participants gathered Friday to experience for a night what is a way of life for some.

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen hosted the third annual Cardboard Nation overnight Friday. More than 130 participants came to the campus of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College to spend the night outside with nothing more than boxes and blankets. The event is meant to simulate a homeless experience.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Lady Panthers stun No. 5 Covington Notre Dame (09/19)

     

    The News-Enterprise

    Junior defender Hannah Kuhn had a goal and an assist and sophomore midfielder Lexy Hazle had two assists to lead the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers to an upset of No. 5 Covington Notre Dame, 4-0 on Saturday in the Lexington Catholic Lady Knights Cup.

    Sophomore midfielder Madison Conway, sophomore striker Emily Richardson and junior striker Tara Gilpin each scored for No. 12 Elizabethtown (9-4-2), which went 2-1 in the tournament.

    Senior keeper Jasmine Brissett and junior Audrey Duke combined to make three saves for the shutout.

  • GOP headquarters up and running

     

    The News-Enterprise

    On Sept. 11, a large group of local Republican supporters, candidates and elected officials were on hand to participate in the grand opening of Hardin County Republican Headquarters at the entrance of the Starlite Shopping Center, 1701 N. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown.

    The ceremony was opened with a prayer and pledge of allegiance led by Hardin County GOP Vice Chairman Mike Phillips. Phillips gave special thanks to Dr. Larry Hall, who offered the building to the GOP for its headquarters.

  • Local educators plan a Revolution

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    Local players in education want a revolution, and they want it to happen an hour at a time.

    The North Central Education Foundation pilots a mentoring program called One Hour Revolution in which adults or high school students spend an hour a week at school with a student. The program is being tested in Hardin County Schools district.

    The foundation is seeking volunteers, said foundation member Davette Swiney.

  • Visionaries look back on ‘laughable’ idea

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL

    kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com

    When Al Rider first became involved with the North Central Education Foundation, he was only planning to assist with one project. But one encounter that he will “never, ever forget” changed his mind.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Bruins lose Abbey Sorrells to injury (09/19)

     

    The News-Enterprise

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins played .500 volleyball over the weekend in the nine-team Greenwood Invitational in Bowling Green, but their showing has taken a back seat to yet another injury.

    Veteran Central Hardin coach Wendy Boeglen confirmed standout sophomore setter Abbey Sorrells severely injured an ankle in warm-ups before the team’s fourth match of the tournament. Boeglen said she does not expect Sorrells to play the remainder of the season.

  • Rape defendant is Fort Knox soldier

     

    By BOB WHITE bwhite@thenewsenterprise.com

    Base officials confirmed Friday that a man arrested Wednesday and charged with rape is a Fort Knox soldier.

    Thursday, spokesmen at Fort Knox and Fort Campbell were unable to say to which, if any military unit 22-year-old Brandon Terrell Shelby belonged. Court records showed he had a Fort Knox address, but jail records listed him as a resident of Clarksville, Tenn.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin beats Knox; North Hardin Christian wins (09/17)

    The News-Enterprise The new-look Central Hardin Lady Bruins moved within a win of sweeping their 17th District schedule with a 25-10, 25-11 win Thursday night at Fort Knox. “We implemented a new lineup. We were glad to see it in action. We saw some tweaks we have to make with it, but we were pleased with what got out of it. We think it will help us down the road,” said ve

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox upsets KCD, 41-31 (09/17)

     

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com

    Josh Kleber and Brandon Franklin each left Thursday night’s game in the fourth quarter with injuries, but the brothers from Kansas made their impact felt.

    Kleber, a junior fullback, rushed for a game-high 179 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries and Franklin, a sophomore quarterback, scored three rushing TDs to lead the host Fort Knox Eagles to a 41-31 win over Kentucky Country Day at McAdams Field.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Elizabethtown tops John Hardin (09/17)