Today's News

  • Property Transfers

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

  • Photo: Up in the air
  • 2010 charted course toward a bright future

    The issue: A look back at 2010
    Our view: Events mark progress for Hardin County 

  • Health spending accounts to change in 2011

    IRS-approved health spending accounts will become a bit less flexible in the new year, thanks to federal health care reform.
    Pre-tax savings opportunities provided to individuals and their employers popularized this benefit in recent years. The advent of a debit-style card to access your contributions directly, rather than waiting for a reimbursement, also fostered increased usage, said Pamela Gibson, president of Employee Benefit Administrators in Elizabethtown.

  • Sonora officials take oath of office

    SONORA — Sonora Mayor Larry Copeland and City Commissioners Tee Hodge, Jamie Routt, Duane Manakee and Claudia Thurman took the oath of office Tuesday at City Hall. Each member expressed an appreciation for being elected to represent the residents of Sonora.

    Town Council meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at City Hall on Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Rineyville Community News


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Susie Sherrard, Walter Jackson, Lois Bell, Shirley Burnett, Samantha Ryan, Debbie Bennett, Maggie Blair, Bruce Dyal, Josh Wiseman, Richard Figg, Stephanie Jackson, Fred Williams, Bud Brangers, Nicholas Payne, Mitzi Dowdell, Austin Varela, Jon Breeding, Paul Hayse, Whitney Brock, Whitney Taylor, Evelyn Geer, Jeff Yates, Angela Newton, Shannon Davis, Sheri Coolidge, Traci Smith, Gwen Lucas, Jake Pike and Rick Webster.

  • Cecilia Community News


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Hope everyone had a merry Christmas with family and friends. I know it was a lonely Christmas for those who had to be away and could not be with their families, as well as leaving an empty feeling for those at home. Also our sympathy goes out to those who have lost loved ones during this holiday season. God Bless each of you.

  • 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.

  • Done with your Christmas tree? Kick it to the curb

    Christmas is over, the presents have been unwrapped, the tinsel’s lost its luster: What do you do with the tree that’s dying in your living room?

    In parts of Hardin County there’s an easy solution. Just kick your tree to the curb.

    For Elizabethtown the process is the same for regular year round brush pick up. Place the tree by the road like usual brush disposal the night before your pick up time and the city will pick it up.

    Mike Reynolds of the public works department said city crews recycle brush and trees into mulch.