Today's News

  • Theater hopes magic show makes tickets disappear

    The Historic State Theater is expecting an event Saturday will cast a spell on its audience.

    Hocus pocus will be the focus when Grand Illusions, a magic show touted as the largest of its kind in the central U.S., takes the stage at 7 p.m.

    The show requires five people more than four hours to set up the more than five tons of equipment.

    Grand Illusions is suitable for the whole family.

    Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12.

    For tickets or more information call (270) 234-8258.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Green Wave clicking on offense now (10/21)

    Since changing its offensive attack at the start of the month, Meade County has lit up its opponents.

    There’s the scoreboard, where the Green Wave have totaled more than 100 points in their last two games and won both by a combined 79 points.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox needs help to make playoffs (10/21)

    If the Fort Knox Eagles are to have any shot at making the Class 2-A playoffs, they’ll need a lot of help from the team they beat last week.

    Their playoff destiny lies in the hands of District 4 foe Louisville Shawnee, which must knock off Washington County for Fort Knox to have any hopes of playing in November.

    The Eagles also must win their game tonight at Christian Academy of Louisville (5-3 overall, 4-0 district), which locked up the top seed for the playoffs with its 29-21 win over Louisville DeSales last week. Game time is 7:30 at Centurion Stadium.

  • 5TH REGION VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Going back to State (10/21)

    BARDSTOWN — Through the first two rounds of the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament, Central Hardin rarely ran into trouble.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: E'town faces must-win at Henry County (10/21)

    Adam Billings isn’t exactly sure where Pineville is, but he knows it’ll make for one long trip if that’s where his Elizabethtown Panthers are playing in the first round of the Class 3-A playoffs.

    To avoid a three-plus hour trip the first Friday in November, the Panthers must win tonight’s game at District 3 rival Henry County. Game time is set for 7:30 in New Castle.

  • Celebrating basketball, ECTC and USA Cares

    After a few months of posturing and generalizations, Elizabethtown city government has developed a decisive and cohesive plan to assist organizers of a new Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame in establishing the facility here.
    It also ensures community interests are protected in the process of going from dream to reality.

    The memorandum of understanding with the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches outlines roles and responsibilities of both parties in creating the hall of fame.

  • Gallery features pair of Elizabethtown painters

    Elizabethtown painters Cynthia Kelly Overall and Betty Campbell are displaying new oil paintings in “Landscape Paintings,” on exhibit at B. Deemer Gallery in Louisville until Nov. 5.

    Overall’s latest body of work depicts scenes of rural landscapes and farms. Her paintings have a luminosity and technical application learned from her studies in Europe and further developed over the years working in her studio, according to an announcement by the gallery.

  • 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.

    Scott Kindervater, 600 Edgewater Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    James WIlbanks, 412 Turnberry Way, Elizabethtown. Use: utility building.

    Jeff and Bobbi Lewis, 617 Cherrywood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: basement finish.

  • 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.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Brian Scott Coffman, 34, and Julia Ann Bowman, 32, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

    Anthony Wayne Whitmer, 28, Elizabethtown, and Audrey Camille Underwood, 28, Louisville. Married five years.

    Rene G. Viray, 40, Killeen, Texas, and Carolyn Elledge Viray, 37, Vine Grove. married 12 years.

    Robert Luther Trowbridge III, 35, and Margaret E. Tinnell, 32, both of Elizabethtown. Married 11 years.