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  • PREP WRESTLING: Jakes named Wrestler of the Year, Terry named top sophomore (03/20)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com In a year when his team was as young as ever, Gary Canter knew who he could always turn to when he needed an extra coach on the mat. Dez Jakes may not have been the most vocal leader for the LaRue County Hawks, Canter said, but his actions spoke louder than his words. So much so that the six area wrestling coaches voted Jakes the Wre

  • Keeping it real

    Jeff Helton, left, and Steve Gilkey lay stone Friday for the chimney of the cabin being reconstructed at Saunders Springs Nature Preserve in Radcliff. The cabin was relocated from Rogersville Road near Logsdon Parkway. Helton said his crew had been laying stone for about six days, but had been collecting stone for about three weeks. They gathered the rock from the creek in the park.

  • Man shot by KSP

    By SUSAN RAMSEY and DAVID STITH

    Staff writers

    Police officers shot a man Thursday evening at a home where a number of children had been playing in a quiet Cecilia neighborhood.

    Calls came in to Kentucky State Police around 7 p.m. from a woman who told dispatchers that her ex-husband was in her home with a gun and had allegedly assaulted her, KSP spokesman Trooper Steve Pavey said. The man had earlier been served with legal papers related to back child support and was irate, Pavey quoted the woman as saying.

  • Smoker shock

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN

    jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — As the economy continues to tank, many consumers are finding an array of bargains — from houses to gasoline.

    Smokers, though, are being clobbered.

    As of April 1, both federal and state taxes will spike the cost of a pack of cigarettes a total of 92 cents. In addition, big tobacco companies have already — and unexpectedly — raised prices to recoup what they will pay in federal taxes.

  • Homeland Security grants boost emergency communications

    By MARTY FINLEY

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com

    HARDIN COUNTY — Unlike the song popularized by Led Zeppelin, local agencies are taking strides to avoid “Communication Breakdown” and getting some help from the state to do it.

  • March 15 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    GUILTY

    Michael E. Dooley (1965).

    DUI.

  • Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme ...

      A basic guide to help you determine your window’s light source and which plants are suitable for certain exposures:

  • Don't get burned by your grill

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com You’ve been keeping a lid on it all winter, and now it’s almost time to get fired up. But before you flip your first burger, it’s important to make sure your grill is up to the tasks it will be asked to perform.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Dance Fever (3/18)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com During Sunday’s Selection Show for the men’s NCAA Tournament, the rest of the nation, outside of the loyal fan bases, probably barely raised an eyebrow when schools such as Western Kentucky, Morehead State and Mississippi State were announced. The same is true when Evansville’s name

  • Fun in the sun can mean staying indoors

    By ROBERT VILLANUEVA rvillanueva@thenewsenterprise.com If the outdoors look more appealing than the indoors but insects or uncomfortable temperatures always seem to deter you from venturing outside, a sunroom might be the solution. Seemingly endless options are available to the homeowner considering a sunroom.