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Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central topples E'town, 12-5 (4/9)

    The Central Hardin Bruins made the most of their scoring chances Tuesday evening on Ron Myers Field at Panther Baseball Park.

    The Elizabethtown Panthers couldn’t say the same.

    The Bruins came through with clutch hits time and time again with runners in scoring position to knock off Elizabethtown, 12-5 in 17th District play.

  • Property transfers

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

    Charles and Lois D. Heater to Kenneth E. and Carrie L. Abruzzini, 920 Hickory Drive, Vine Grove, $164,000.

    Michael W. and Cathy T. Barnes to Corey M. Barnes, two-thirds interest in 207 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $59,365.58.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to John W. Adcock III and Nathan Adcock, 132 Shelton Road, Radcliff, $64,000.

  • 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.

    Cyrus Buster, 135 Twin Oak Drive, Radcliff. Use: detached accessory structure.

    Jon Edwards, 1570 Hutcherson Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

    William and Rebecca Miller, 120 Watson Lane, Cecilia. Use: detached accessory structure.

  • Animal Control sees rise in dog adoptions

    With the opening of a new animal shelter on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown, Hardin County Animal Control is seeing a rise in dog adoptions and a decrease in euthanizations.

    Director Gerald Foley told Hardin Fiscal Court Tuesday afternoon that the shelter adopted 120 dogs in March compared to 63 dogs in March 2013.

    Coupled with that, only 13 dogs were euthanized last month compared to 29 in March 2013, Foley said. The dogs that were euthanized either had some type of animal control behavior problem or were sick, he said.

  • Child abuse case postponed to October

    A pair of Elizabethtown residents who were indicted on criminal abuse charges against a juvenile will face a trial date that has been tentatively moved to Oct. 15.

    An attorney for Justin F. Badgett, 27, appeared on his behalf Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court to motion for the new date.

    Judge Ken Howard refrained from setting a permanent date until an attorney for Heather Shipley, 35, is notified of the date change.

  • Wild Turkey Trot
  • Man involved in violent sexual encounter enters plea

    A man indicted on assault charges after a sexual escapade turned violent entered a not guilty plea Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Joshua Faron Davis, 31, was indicted last week on second-degree assault, fourth-degree assault with minor injury and first-degree persistent felony offender.

    After responding to a call, Elizabethtown police responded to Davis’ home where he and two women were in the home.

  • As time goes by, issue will fade

    ISSUE: Free theater tickets for city leaders
    OUR VIEW: Avoid appearance of conflict and move on

    This weekend, the Historic State Theater will present “Casablanca,” the famous romantic drama set against the tensions of World War II.

    The song “As Time Goes By” serves as a haunting theme for that film and also could provide an appropriate melodic backdrop for a would-be controversy concerning the local theater.

  • Valley Creek missionary team prepares for trip to Honduras

    Jena Hornback used a marker to put her name on a box fan Sunday afternoon before placing it with others in the busy Life Center at Valley Creek Baptist Church.

    “I’m making sure I have one this year,” she said. “Trying to sleep in 110 degrees at night is not fun.”

    Hornback is part of a group bound in June for the Central American nation of Honduras. The church mission trip is associated with Baptist Medical Dental Mission International.

  • Governor announces creation of auto industry association

    Gov. Steve Beshear said Kentucky ranks third nationally in the manufacturing of automobiles, but few recognize that fact on a national or international scale.

    “Today, we address that weakness,” Beshear said during a news conference Monday in Frankfort.

    Beshear announced the creation of the Kentucky Automotive Industry Association, a collaboration between automobile manufacturers, suppliers and supporting agencies in advancing and promoting the auto industry as it pursues growth.