Today's News

  • Lincoln Days celebrates birthplace of the 16th president

    This weekend kicks off the 36th annual Lincoln Days, Hodgenville’s two-day celebration of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace.

    The event attracts thousands and boasts activities that “really are unique to Lincoln Days,” said Jeff Hughes, president of Lincoln Days Celebration Inc. The unique events include contests such as Lincoln look-alikes and professional rail splitting.

    This year’s festival features no new events but plenty of old favorites, he said.

  • Radcliff Presbyterian teens participate in Cardboard Nation

    Radcliff Presbyterian Teens (the “RPC Angels”) recently participated in Cardboard Nation, a fundraiser for Warm Blessings Ministry.

    The teens, their facilitators and a parent spent the night in cardboard boxes/shelters to experience what it feels like to be homeless. The “RPC Angels,” along with other participants, helped to raise more than $16,300 for the ministry. “RPC Angels” is the teen ministry of the church. The teen facilitators are Linda Norris and Nancy Staton. 

  • Cub Scouts participate in Radcliff Days Parade


    Cub Scout Pack 488, sponsored by Radcliff Presbyterian Church, recently participated in the Radcliff Days Parade. From left, Nick Sanderson, Sebastian McCoy, Gabriel Ramirez, Declan Rutledge, Isiah Culbreath, Bakari Walker, Nobel Rudder, Aaron Scott, Ashton Hensley, Caleb Cupp and Cubmaster Nobel Tackett.

  • Airplane drops crop cover in Hardin County

    An Owensboro commercial pilot was sowing crop cover for Cecilia Farm Services via airplane over Hardin County crops this week.

    Flying a yellow Grumman Ag Cat, pilot Rick Houston sowed crop cover in Cecilia on Wednesday, and Thursday he could be seen in eastern Hardin County near Boston, said Greg Thomas, manager of Cecilia Farm Services.

    Houston said he’s been a crop duster for 37 years and works with a lot of different farm services in Kentucky.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North looks to slow down J'town's Jackson (09/30)

    David Hickman doesn’t think Jeffersontown senior quarterback DeMichael Jackson will run around the North Hardin football team like he’s done to nearly all his other opponents.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Phyllis A. Moreman, 4 Amberwood Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Elmer and Cassandra Ray, 2605 Battle Training Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Larry and Judy Bratcher, 80 Blackhills Court, Cecilia. Use: deck.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Radcliff Partners I Ltd. To LC Ventures LLC, property in Hardin County, $800,000.

    Jeffrey E. and Connie L. Thompson to Chris and Bernie Barger, 603 Harvard Drive, Elizabethtown, $101,000.

    Mary Marlene Schwenker to Michael E. Coryell, property in Hardin County, $20,000.

    Curtis V. and Yvonne Marshman to Vincent A. and Cheryl L. Alonso, 90 Rembrandt Drive, Elizabethtown, $339,138.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Bulldogs blank Knox (09/30)

    Sophomore Jeremy Garcia had a hat trick as the host John Hardin Bulldogs rolled to a 6-0 win over 10th District rival Fort Knox on Thursday.

    Senior Russ Mott had a goal and two assists, while senior Colt Trimble had a goal and an assist. Senior Chris Wilk also scored for the Bulldogs (10-6-1 overall, 2-3 district), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Seniors Daniel Ruiz and Terrick Jaquess each had an assist.

    Seniors Dylan Smith and Paris Maxie and freshman Ethan George combined on the shutout as John Hardin outshot Fort Knox (2-12, 0-5), 41-0.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Elizabethtown earns three-set win (09/30)

    Senior Darian Ditto and junior Brittany Stokan combined for 15 kills and two blocks to lead the host Elizabethtown Lady Panthers to a 25-15, 24-26, 25-11 win over 5th Region foe Nelson County on Thursday.