Today's Features

  • Webelos Scouts from Pack 24 and Boy Scouts from Troop 24 recently helped do a camp cleanup at Camp Crooked Creek. Pack/Troop 24 are chartered by Longview United Methodist Church.  During “Engineer Days,” the Scouts helped remove leaves from around buildings and other wooden structures. In addition to learning the importance of service projects, they also camped out and learned some skills needed to earn rank advancement.

  • Hardin County Habitat for Humanity dedicated its 42nd home Dec 3. Habitat volunteers and board of director members were joined by family and friends of Amy Zetina and her three children to celebrate their new home. Larry Mengel, speaking for the Board of Directors, said, “This house is a miracle that exists only because a lot of people, who were willing to give freely of their time and talents, made it possible. Without them this house would have never been built.” 

  • Kentucky First lady Jane Beshear joined members of the Hardin Memorial Hospital staff Dec. 6, to pack care packages for members of the 233rd Transportation Company.

    Beshear participated in the event as part of her initiative with the Military Spouse Task Force for Kentucky, which highlights issues facing military spouses.

  • Participating in the Veterans Day Parade in Louisville on Nov. 11 were Donald Cobb (center left) and Radcliff City Councilman Don Shaw (carrying the colors of Camp Knox Masonic Lodge). They represented Camp Knox Masonic Lodge No. 919 and carried its American flag and lodge banner. Cobb is a World War II and Korean War veteran and Shaw is a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars.

  • The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the city of Elizabethtown Planning and Development Office. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

  • Glendale native John Baumgardner is using his musical talents to herald the Christmas season with a new CD.

    He spent his childhood in Glendale. After living in multiple places he often comes back to Hardin County.

    “In fact, throughout the years I’ve been to Glendale so often many people had no idea I’ve lived in Louisville for almost nine years,” he said.

    Beginning at age 9 he took private piano lessons from Marilyn Young for 10 years. At age 15 he began arranging music, playing at weddings and giving lessons.

  • A tea party kicks off a seasonal favorite at Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center when “The Nutcracker” returns to the stage Saturday and Sunday.

    New sets and costumes and more snow are part of this year’s production of “The Nutcracker” held at the PAC at John Hardin High School. Shows are at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

  • 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.