Today's News

  • SWIMMING: Dolphins hope to show growth at State 'A' (7/22)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com E’town Dolphins swim coach Mavi Sampaio noticed a slight difference in his team Wednesday at practice.

  • Linda, Linda everywhere



    “Hello, my name is…” stickers will be unnecessary at a national convention in Hardin County this weekend.

    The national convention for the LINDA Club runs today through Sunday in Elizabethtown. The club is for any woman whose name is pronounced “Linda,” though different spellings are accepted. LINDA stands for “Lindas Involved in Networking Development Association.”

  • Youth Baseball: Ball Hawgs have enjoyed season of success (7/23)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The Ball Hawgs, a U-8 travel baseball team, has played in several types of tournaments – machine pitch, coach pitch and player pitch – this season and the result has usually been the same: They win. The Ball Hawgs are looking to continue that streak in the BPA World Series in Owensboro.

  • Cardin's Flint Hill General Store is back from the brink



    Cardin’s Flint Hill General Store inched toward oblivion in late May.

    After an unsuccessful attempt to auction the store in October, owners Wesley and Jo Ann Cardin were ready to close shop, shuttering a legacy that has been carved over decades.

    But the fortunes of the store changed dramatically when Jan and Richard Ashby walked through its door.

    The couple now owns the small country store, and expects to take full control as early as next week.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins look to build off last year (7/23)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The Central Hardin Bruins had big plans last season after starting 6-0, a first for the football program which had experienced marginal success in the last decade.

  • First Christian finds home at ECA



    First Christian Church has found a temporary home after taking a leap of faith and selling the property in May.

    First Christian is moving into the Elizabethtown Christian Academy building once it relinquishes its campus to Elizabethtown Independent Schools. ECA and the church will share the space until First Christian purchases land and completes a new building.

  • Gym hiatus causes apparent setback for 9-year-old Upton boy



    Nine-year-old Talon Spell sat in the living room of his Upton home Tuesday morning, beaming as he spoke about his trip to Universal Studios theme park in Florida at the end of June.

    Spell waved a replica of a wand from the Harry Potter movies he acquired when visiting the attraction at the park. He grew visibly excited talking about the replica of Hogwarts and the Harry Potter rides.

  • BASKETBALL: Coaches, players gather to roast Johnson (07/22)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Thirty-five years after they last coached together, Wally Johnson is still a big influence on Ron Bevars. Johnson gave a young Bevars his first coaching job at North Hardin in 1971, and the duo coached together until 1975. Along with Bo O’Brien, Johnson and Bevars turned the struggling program around. Before Johnson took over,

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: EABC 14s win in Owensboro (07/23)

    The News-Enterprise OWENSBORO — Ryan Woodrum and Lance Baker combined on a no-hitter as the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 14-year-old All-Stars rolled to a 12-2 win over Highview on Thursday in the Cal Ripken West Kentucky State Tournament. Thursday’s game was moved from Hawesville because of heavy rain. The tournament is slated to move back to Hawesvil

  • Teen accused of elderly abuse



    A teenager was jailed Wednesday evening in Elizabethtown after police say she knocked an elderly woman to the floor of a Diecks Drive home and refused to let help inside.

    Elizabethtown Police Officer Reginald Latham responded to the 400 block of Diecks Drive at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday after dispatchers received a report of domestic assault.

    Latham stated in a criminal citation that, from the front door, he saw a young woman walking to the back of the house.