Today's News

  • Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Much to do in a short session

    The 2011 session of the Kentucky General Assembly convened Tuesday and local legislators said they plan to be vigilant in protecting Hardin County’s interests and containing spending.
    The short session leaves little room for large-scale overhauls, but already the Senate leadership has proposed a number of bills engaging controversial topics such as immigration and tax reform.

  • Photo: Time For A Change
  • Search for Heritage Council director narrows


    The search for an Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council executive director has narrowed to a handful of applicants as the board hopes to make a decision soon on who will replace former director Dana Beth Lyddan.

    Kathy Helm, Heritage Council chair, said the job attracted applicants from all over the country, and about 41 resumes were received.

  • Stephanie Harrison: A local face of family preservation

    When it comes to preserving a family at risk of being separated, Stephanie Harrison is ready to help.
    Harrison is director of Intensive Family Preservation Services/Community Collaboration for Children in Elizabethtown. Its programs serve the eight-county Lincoln Trail District.
    “We do prevent children from being taken from homes,” Harrison said.
    Clients are families referred by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services that have been assessed as being at risk of being separated for any number of issues including neglect and abuse.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Henry, Elizabethtown top Fort Knox (01/05)

    You’d think Elizabethtown coach James Haire would’ve been thrilled with a 30-point blowout win over a 17th District rival.

    Not so much.

    He still can’t figure out why his Panthers aren’t on top of their game early on.

    Senior center Mitchell Henry finished with a double-double (a season-high 33 points and 16 rebounds) and three other Elizabethtown players reached double figures as the Panthers dropped the visiting Fort Knox Eagles, 91-61 on Tuesday night.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County boys beat Campbellsville, Meade boys and Fort Knox girls fall (01/05)

    LaRue County sophomore guard Kelton Ford hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead the host Hawks to their fifth straight win in a 63-58 victory over 5th Region rival Campbellsville on Tuesday.

    Ford had five rebounds and three assists for the Hawks (9-3), while junior guard Kyle Sheeran chipped in with 16 points, three assists and one steal.

    Senior forward Ryan Whitlock added eight points, six rebounds and two steals, and senior guard Dylan Parr had eight points.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Can surging John Hardin finally beat North Hardin? (01/05)

    The feeling in Bulldog Gym was drastically different Tuesday compared to Dec. 4, a day following the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs’ 47-23 loss at 17th District rival Elizabethtown.

    In a month’s span since that setback, the Lady Bulldogs have quietly built up some momentum. They’ve won 9-of-10 and seven straight heading into tonight’s road showdown with the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: North uses strength inside to top Central (1/5)

    Tuesday night’s pivotal 17th District clash matched strength against strength – North Hardin’s power inside game against Central Hardin’s perimeter attack.

    Both teams did what they do best, but the Trojans size advantage proved to be too much. Senior Chris Sterusky and junior Adam Hendrix combined for 44 points – all inside the 3-point arc – to offset 12 Central Hardin 3-pointers and post a 72-65 victory at Bruin Gym.

  • Board approves Radcliff Elementary renovation bids

    Renovation projects for Hardin County Schools progressed after a specially called meeting Tuesday.
    The HCS board voted to approve bids from Morel Construction Company for phase three of Radcliff Elementary School renovation. Bids for the project came in higher than projected, leading board members to remove two aesthetic portions of the project.