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  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town honors '70 state champions (5/16)

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com When members of the Elizabethtown High School 1970 state baseball run into one another around town, the former Panthers don’t often talk about their accomplishments on the baseball field. “A lot of us live here but we don’t run in the same circles,” said Jackie Dupin, the s

  • Hiles graduates from basic training


    HILES. Air Force Airman Evan Hiles graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of Kathy Stelmachowsky of Elizabethtown and Tim Hiles of Vine Grove.

    Hiles is a 2008 graduate of Elizabethtown High School.


  • PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks cruise past E'town, 11-4 (05/16)

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com A loss to start the week served as a wakeup call for the LaRue County Lady Hawks. Four days after falling to Fort Knox, the visiting Lady Hawks won their second straight game with an 11-4 victory over 5th Region rival Elizabethtown on Friday. “I don’t want to take anything away from Fort Knox because they played

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  • 4-H Gets S.E.T for the 21st Century

    Much like exploring the Wild West, 4-H assistant Beth Loving has been working with middle school students as they learn more about career opportunities that focus on science, engineering and technology. By using the NASA “Rockets” educators’ guide students have designed, constructed and launched rockets made from 2-liter plastic soda bottles.

  • May 16, 2010: Obituaries

    Laverne ‘Vernie’ Hartupee Blankenship Brucker

    Laverne “Vernie” Hartupee Blankenship Brucker, 82, of Boston, Ky., formerly of St. Louis, passed away  Thursday, May 13, 2010, at her residence.

    She was born June 30, 1928, in St. Louis, the daughter of the late Walter William Hartupee and Norine Phillips Hartupee. She was a retired accounting supervisor for Normandy Hospital in St. Louis.

    She was preceded in death by two husbands, Archie Blankenship of 25 years and Warren A. Brucker of 40 years.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Saturday's Results (05/16)



    Dunbar Bulldog/Bearcat Invitational

    LEXINGTON — Results from Saturday’s Dunbar Bulldog/Bearcat Invitational at Dunbar High School:


    Girls, 17 Teams

    17. LaRue County (LC)    1 point

    Boys, 18 Teams

    12. LaRue County     15 points


    Girls’ 100-Meter Dash

    22. Justine Scroggins (LC)     14.29

    23. Tiana Phillips (LC)     14.96

    Girls’ 200-Meter Dash

  • Arron completes basic training

    ARRON. Marine Corps Pfc. Arsenio R. Arron, son of Wanda L. Aaron and Arto R. Arron of Rineyville, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

  • Hundreds attend Native American gathering

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com Despite Sunday’s day-long rain, hundreds of visitors showed up this past weekend for a Native American gathering at the at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. The inter-tribal event included drumming, storytelling, singing, dancing, crafts and food. While some of the activities at the Honoring the Elders Gathering were cancelled

  • Can you hear me now?

    By JOHN FRIEDLEIN jfriedlein@thenewsenterprise.com To get their names and messages out before Tuesday’s primary election, local candidates have been doing more than just planting yard signs. Methods range from the high-tech to the tried-and-true to the truly unusual. The last one was displayed Friday on West Dixie Avenue. An Elvis impersonator stood in front of WQXE