Today's News

  • Property Transfers

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

    Judy Shields to Brad Kindervater, property in Split Rail Subdivision, county, $70,000.

    Patsy Lyon and Ivo E. Cecil Revocable Living Trust to Curtis and Nancy Willoughby, 1080 Optimist Road, Elizabethtown, $110,000.

    William C. Miller to Brandenburg Telecom LLC, property in Hardin County, $300,000.

    Linda Hoggard to Sara Knight, property in Hardin County, $50,000.

  • Birthing center hearing: Supporters make their case

    FRANKFORT — Supporters of the Visitation Birth & Family Wellness Center disputed notions Thursday the proposed Elizabethtown facility is an unnecessary and potentially unsafe alternative.\

  • Birthing center hearing: Opposition makes its case

    FRANKFORT — Focusing heavily on estimated volume in the business plan, attorneys representing three hospitals concluded arguments Thursday explaining opposition to state authorization of the Visitation Birth & Family Wellness Center.

    Opponents honed in on a perceived lack of need for the facility while reiterating potential safety hazards during the second day of arguments in downtown Frankfort.

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  • Anxious moments remain with mastectomy next for Stillwell

     The path Mary Jane Stillwell has walked started with soreness and a lump in her breast, discovered late in July on a family vacation to Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

    A few weeks later, on the afternoon of Aug. 17, she received the numbing news from a voice on the phone that the lump was cancerous.

  • Civilian furloughs would affect thousands at Fort Knox

    If government spending is slashed next Friday, thousands of Fort Knox workers could make cuts in their own spending, dampening the business climate in Hardin County.

    Planning for the potential trigger for sequestration, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said the Defense Department’s civilian workers could face furloughs, losing one day of work per week for up to 22 weeks.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin Christian rolls (02/22)

    Carlos Jones scored a game-high 24 points and Michael Dial added 12 as the North Hardin Christian Falcons cruised to a 70-37 win Thursday against Louisville Highlands Latin.

    Jones also had four rebounds and three assists for the Falcons (21-2). Dial added five rebounds and three assists.

    Isaac Yates had 10 points and three steals. Chris Kerulis chipped in with nine points and seven rebounds.


  • 17TH DISTRICT BOYS' BASKETBALL: District's two hottest teams face off in title game (02/22)

    It shouldn’t be a surprise the hottest two teams are meeting in the Boys’ 17th District Basketball Tournament championship. The John Hardin Bulldogs are riding a 16-game winning streak, while the North Hardin Trojans have won eight straight.

    Now, both have the same agenda — win tonight’s district final at 6:30 to help get a better draw in the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament, which opens Monday night at Hart County High School.

  • 11TH DISTRICT BOYS' BASKETBALL: Meade County feels no pressure against Breckinridge (02/22)

    If Bryce Garris felt a little bit like Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day, the Meade County senior guard can expect to see a lot more of his shadow tonight.

    In Tuesday’s second semifinal of the Boys’ 11th District Basketball Tournament in Lewisport, third-seeded Hancock County used a box-and-chaser to keep Garris in check.

    It worked to a degree as Garris was limited to just 10 field-goal attempts – more than four fewer than his average.

  • 18TH DISTRICT BOYS' BASKETBALL: Confident LaRue County shooting for fifth straight district title tonight (02/22)

    The LaRue County Hawks keep winning 18th District Tournament titles. The Caverna Colonels would like to end their drought.

    When the teams clash at 8:30 tonight in the championship game at Hart County High School, the top-seeded Hawks (19-7) will look to become the first district team to win five straight titles. LaRue County is making its seventh straight final appearance (also a district boys’ record) and its 33rd appearance overall since its inaugural season in 1958-59. The Hawks have been the district champion 18 times and the runner-up 14 times.