Today's News

  • Rogers completes Naval Nuclear Power Training Pipeline.

    ROGERS. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Phillip A. Rogers, son of Laurice and John Rogers of Hodgenville, recently completed Naval Nuclear Power Training Pipeline. He is a 2004 graduate of Waggener High School in Louisville.

  • VFW presents Vietnam-Era necklace to Kevin Costner

    Commander Bob Pack of VFW Post 10281 of Vine Grove recently attended a ceremony for the 11th Aviation Commands Fallen Soldiers Memorial and Celebration Ceremony on Fort Knox and presented Kevin Costner with a necklace from the Vietnam Era.

  • Samantha Newby wins first place in cultural arts contest

  • Caneyville man injured in collision on Ky. 86

    A Caneyville man was injured Thursday night after his motorcycle collided with a Dodge pickup truck near the intersection of Ky. 920 and Ky. 86.

    Troopers responded just before 7 p.m., said Norman Chaffins, public affairs officer for Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown.

  • Judge sentences Indiana man to 20 years for strangling wife, cat

    An Indiana man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday in Hardin Circuit Court, 10 months after Elizabethtown police found his wife and her cat, Honey, dead on a Holiday Inn Express bed.

    Lonnie Daugherty of Noblesville, Ind., pleaded guilty in March to charges of murder and second-degree animal cruelty. He told police he strangled his wife, Michele D. Daugherty, because she wanted to commit suicide but could not complete the act herself.

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  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Relationship Property Investments LLC to Heartland Contracting LLC, lot 61 Four Seasons Estates, Elizabethtown, $39,900.

    Dan and Hazel McGlothlin to Jared W. McGlothlin, 98 Grassland Ave., Rineyville, $71,000.

    James Nevelle and Robyn Skaggs to St. Matthews Properties Group Inc., property in Hardin County, $795,000.

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    James T. and Charlotte Cooper, 2469 Bethlehem Academy Road, Cecilia. Use: storage shed.

    Big E Inc., 74 Grace Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Heartland Homes Inc., 82 Grace Court, county. Use: single-family dwellings.

  • Bourbon industry, Kentucky captured in book by Glendale photographer

    A Hardin County man combined his appreciation for one of Kentucky’s signature products with 30 years of photography experience. The result is a book called “The Kentucky Bourbon Experience.”

    “I’ve been drinking bourbon for years and had an interest in the bourbon industry,” Leon Howlett said.

    The Glendale resident began work on the book about two and a half years ago. It includes images from eight distilleries around Kentucky and a sense of the Bluegrass state.

  • Laurels: Inspiration comes from many corners

    When considering people worthy of praise, start with inspirational action.

    WALK TO WASHINGTON. Dan Lyons is carrying a message about respect and honor for veterans to Washington, D.C. And he's doing it by foot.

    The 62-year-old Reno, Nev., resident recently passed through Hardin County on his six-month trek to the capital. Frustrated by noncommittal answers from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who was elected from his state, Lyons asked if he could get a meeting if he walked to D.C.