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  • PREP BASEBALL OPINION: Some trends in baseball need to go (5/3)

    In baseball, like everything, trends come and go. Some add to the game, some take away. Some have their place, others are just plain tacky. Over the past few seasons there have been a few fads that have gotten a bit out of control in high school baseball — at least in this area. Meanwhile, some timeless classics of America’s pastime seem to have unjustly slipped into the history books.

  • 4th District Republicans ready to be 'true voice'



    The four Elizabethtown Republicans in the District 4 primary race feel the needs of their district are unique; therefore, a true voice is needed.

    Whether it is business acumen or a willingness to listen, all feel they have the attributes needed to heed the call.

    Shannon Bates, owner of Hardin Motors, has been active in the business world for several years as he worked under his father before taking over the family business.


    The News-Enterprise

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins went 1-1 Friday in the Sports Warehouse Classic at Owensboro Catholic.

    Central Hardin (13-9) beat Edmonson County, 3-2 in six innings and lost to 20th-ranked Frankfort Western Hills, 2-1 in six innings.

    n Sophomore Abbi Goedde hit a two-run homer to help send the Lady Bruins past Edmonson County.

    Junior Natasha Crowder had three singles, while freshman Jordan Lasley had two.

    Eighth-grader April Pence (2-2) allowed four hits and two unearned runs in six innings. She struck out one.

  • Local officials support 'Amanda's Law'



    Local law enforcement  officials are unsure about what the passage of Amanda’s Bill — House Bill 1 — might mean for their agencies, but all agree a judge’s new ability to strap global positioning system monitoring devices on those who violate domestic violence orders could help deter a growing problem.

  • People to People helps local ambassadors study abroad

    By KELLY R. CANTRALL kcantrall@thenewsenterprise.com Just days after the school year ends, three local students will continue their studies in European history. The three students from Hardin County will participate in the People to People Ambassador program, a program begun in 1956 by President Dwight Eisenhower that offers educational travel for students in fifth through

  • April 25 White Mills news


  • Spencers celebrate 40th wedding anniversary


    Bob and Susie Spencer of Elizabethtown and Gulf Breeze, Fla., are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, April 4, 2010.

    They were married on April 4, 1970, by Father John T. Spalding at St. James Church in Elizabethtown. They were one of the last couples to be married in the old St. James Church building.

    Mr. Spencer holds a doctorate in computer science and is an internationally-known technology speaker, consultant and author.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: North Hardin rolls by John Hardin, 7-2 (04/30)

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com Whether it was at the plate or in the pitcher’s circle, Jessica Shartzer was too overpowering for the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs on Thursday. The North Hardin senior was one out away from earning a complete-game shutout and aided herself by going 3-for-4 with a solo home run and three runs scored to help her host Trojans

  • May 2, 2010, obituaries

    Charles Gary Essex

    Charles Gary Essex, 58, of Loretto, died at 7 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2010, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

    Survivors include his mother, Fredaline Blair Essex; three sisters, Stephanie Mattingly, Denise Mann and Debbie Williamson; and two brothers, Joe Essex and Kevin Essex.

    The funeral is at 8 p.m. Monday at Mattingly Funeral Home in Loretto, with the Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral.

    Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

  • April 25 South Hardin news


    South Hardin Daphne Turpin, 872-3223 The April showers have finally shown up... or at deadline they were expected to show up... although it is nearly May. The sun has been appreciated and enjoyed the past few weeks and hopefully there is more to come.