Today's News

  • Radcliff mayoral recommendation

    How can you go wrong in your choice for mayor of Radcliff?

    Both current city councilman J.J. Duvall and Radcliff Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jo Emary are capable of leading the city as Sheila Enyart exits office.

    What separates the two is experience of the day-to-day operation of a city. Duvall has it with two terms in the feeder system on council and Emary doesn’t.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Central Hardin, John Hardin hope for repeats of regular season (10/18)


  • Child rape trial begins



    The sex crimes trial of a Radcliff man began Monday with jury selection.

    Ralph R. Bassitt Jr., 57, faces 20 years to life if convicted as charged with the rape and incest of a young girl.

    The Cypress Drive resident was arrested and jailed on one count of rape in September 2009.

    Bassitt later was indicted on two counts of incest and one count of first-degree rape.

    Radcliff police allege Bassitt raped a 4-year-old twice a few months before his arrest.

  • Oct. 17 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Lisa Marie Carr, 53, and Stephen Dale Ramsey, 53, both of Elizabethtown.

    Laquita Edna Shavonne Hughes, 24, and Charles Edward Bullock III, 24, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kayla Nichole Childress, 18, and Lee Matthew Goodman, 19, both of Cecilia.

    Kristie Lynn Hatfield, 18, and Alex Wayne Helm, 19, both of Magnolia.

    Brandi Marie Jeffries, 26, Louisville, and Eric Thomas Kicenski, 25, Radcliff.

    Tara Sue Reesor, 25, and Christopher Brandon Harrod, 28, both of Lebanon Junction.

  • Oct. 15 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.

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union v. Linda T. Turner, et al, Maurice Drive, Mount Washington. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $10,370 plus interest.

  • E'town moves trick or treating to Sunday

    Trick or treat times

    Saturday Oct. 30

    Hodgenville — 6-8 p.m.




    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday reversed its course on trick or treating.

    After setting the traditional candy hunting festivities for Saturday, Oct. 30, the council voted 5-1 to allow trick or treating from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Halloween.

  • Oct. 15 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.

    Ken Hutcherson, 59 Collinbrook Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    William Hatfield, 1796 Mud Splash Road, Glendale. Use: pole barn-storage.

    James Campbell, 167 E. Airview Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck and porch.

  • A systematic solution to stormwater woes



    Elizabethtown’s stormwater efforts are ongoing, with the city expected to expend about $2 million in improvements during the current fiscal year cycle, said Robert Bush, director of stormwater management.

    Bush said some projects are under way, while several more are in the developmental stages.

    One of the more visible projects is the replacement of a culvert system on Johnstown Road, which Bush said has long been an area prone to flooding.

  • Oct. 18: Services


  • FOOTBALL: Former E'town star Deaderick credited with a sack in first NFL start (10/18)