Today's News

  • Child dies after being thrown from truck bed

    A 9-year-old child was killed Sunday when a pickup rolled down a hill, tossing her and three other children from the bed of the truck.

    Laura Renfrow of Caneyville was riding in the back of a truck with other children who had gathered for a birthday at a residence on Rabbit Flat Road in Caneyville, Grayson County Sheriff Rick Clemons said.

  • Misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor cases are found in Hardin District Court. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Birth year is in parenthesis for identification purposes.

  • Building permits

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

    Shane Wall, 1238 Wooden Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

  • Elizabethtown High School marching band prepares Coldplay tribute show

    The Elizabethtown High School marching band will entertain crowds with the music of Coldplay this season.

    The band is in its second year of non-competitive marching, meaning it will not compete in Kentucky Music Educators Association field shows like many high school marching bands. EHS band director Mark Webster said the school is the only one in the region not competing.

  • Paying tribute with tractors

    Tractors rolled out of Cecilia on Sunday afternoon for the annual Louis Crosier Tractor Cruise to honor the event’s namesake.

    Crosier died in December 2008 from esophageal cancer. He was a tractor mechanic for decades at Cecilia Tractor Service.

  • Pest control is family business for Shawn Rich

    A foot-tall cockroach statuette stands on Shawn Rich’s desk in his office at E-Town Exterminating, offering business cards to visitors.

    Throughout Rich’s office are many other oversized insects, replicas of real pests that Rich deals with in his line of work.

  • Art of Performance: Move on

    Some performances are not about doing a skill at its highest level but rather are focused on personal relationships. When faced with incredible emotional pain, we often do not know how we should respond.

    At the death of a loved one, it is appropriate to be overwhelmed and not be clear how life will move on from this tragedy.

  • EHS graduate will direct Comer’s campaign

    An Elizabethtown native has resigned as Agriculture Commissioner James Comer’s chief of staff in order to direct his gubernatorial campaign.

  • PREP SOCCER: Area teams dealing with mounting injuries (9/8)

    When North Hardin senior captain Isaiah Linscott was hurt Aug. 26 in a shootout loss at John Hardin, he went to the enemy for physical guidance.

    Linscott was treated by Beth Smith, fiancee of Central Hardin assistant coach Tyler Vessels. Central Hardin, which hosted North Hardin two days later, was Linscott’s first game since the left leg injury.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central hopes to peak at right time this season (9/8)

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins aren’t panicking, but this isn’t the way they wanted to start the season.

    The results are there as the Lady Bruins are 8-2, including 2-0 in the 17th District. But just in terms of the way they’re playing, they haven’t had the the crisp, clean performances they expected with a strong core returning.