Today's News

  • Reaching back 99 years for a middle name

    The reason pregnancy lasts nine months is to give the parents time to settle on a name.
    I know there are biological and developmental reasons for the timetable. But the social pressure and uncertainty of selecting a name for your offspring is considerable.
    Our daughter Jessica presented her parents with grandchild No. 4 last week. Along the way to delivery, she and her husband analyzed, considered and debated a few dozen names. Because of modern technology, the child’s gender was known well in advance.

  • Benning beginnings

    The U.S. Army Armor School recently celebrated a couple of milestones in its move from Fort Knox to Fort Benning, Ga.
    Last week, the first armor class — the M2/M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer course — began under the Maneuver Center of Excellence. The Georgia post also had a transfer of authority ceremony for the 2nd Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, a basic combat training unit that was the first to relocate from Fort Knox, according to the post’s public affairs office.

  • MLK celebration to focus on children, students

    As the nation pauses Monday to honor the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr., the Hardin County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will focus primarily on the creative input of children.
    The Hardin County NAACP will host its 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration/Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship Fund at 11 a.m. Monday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 19 and younger.

  • MLK Day urges us to be better people

    The nation and the attitudes that Martin Luther King Jr. sought to change have changed and generally for the better.
    The civil rights movement brought together thousands in search of the assurance of basic human desires such as kindness, fairness, equality and justice.

  • Jan 16, 2011: Faces and Places - Snow days
  • 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.

  • Bradshaw joins ICON Engineering & Inspection Services

    Timothy J. Bradshaw, PE, has joined ICON Engineering & Inspection Services, PLLC as a senior structural engineer and project manager. Bradshaw is a licensed professional engineer with more than 15 years of experience as a consulting engineer in the construction industry, and holds both a bachelor of science and master of engineering degree in civil engineering from the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville.

  • Property Transfers

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

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.