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Today's News

  • Who will pay for free college?

    ISSUE: President's community college proposal
    OUR VIEW: Careful thought must be given

    “I have no more campaigns to run, I know because I won both of them” was without doubt the most memorable statement in the State of the Union address presented by President Barack Obama on Tuesday night.

  • Hardin County Jail Log: Jan. 23, 2015

    Bookings at the Hardin County Detention Center from 5 p.m. Wednesday through 5 p.m. Thursday.

  • Fire displaces family of six

    A family of six is displaced after a fire ripped through their Elizabethtown home Wednesday.

    Chief Carlus Sallee of Central Hardin Fire Department said crews responded to a home at 58 Jean Court around 3:35 p.m. to a fully involved structure fire.

    “It gutted the whole thing,” he said. “It was a total loss.”

  • Reports indicate Volvo's interest in Kentucky

    Swedish automaker Volvo may be considering Kentucky, which stirred speculation that the Glendale megasite could be under consideration.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued by the Hardin County Clerk’s office.

    Jeremy Lee Stubbs, 32, and Casey Deelynn Soeder, 36, both of Radcliff.

    Brennan Douglas Brooks, 24, Elizabethtown, and Taylor Leigh Favreau, 21, Louisville.

    Joshua De Jesus Valentin, 23, and Dylianne Ivette Nieves Nunez, 21, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Rineyville barn fire damages thousands in equipment

    A Thursday morning structure fire in Rineyville left thousands of dollars in farming equipment at a loss.

    Rineyville Fire Chief Shane Crutcher said the call came in at 9:29 a.m. saying a barn was on fire at 10500 Rineyville-Big Spring Road. The building belongs to Fred Rosenberger and his family.

  • Marlena Beverly competing in Frankfort for military youth of the year

    Marlena Beverly is a John Hardin High School senior who has her sights set on a bright future.

  • Weaver explains decision to hire J.J. Duvall

    If not for the $62 million development coming to the city’s southern end, Radcliff Mayor Mike Weaver said he would not have hired former mayor J.J. Duvall as economic development, planning and building director.

    Out of the 16 applications Weaver received for the position, Duvall did not have the best resume or the best qualifications, Weaver said.

  • Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court.

    Roger Hager, 53, Cecilia, and Mary Ann Thomas, 41, Hodgenville. Married five years.

    John Mark Heard, 35, Lineville, Alabama, and Shelley Rae Retzlaff, 40, Elizabethtown. Married 11 months.

  • Building permits

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

    Vince Heuser Jr., 114 Woods Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: Detached accessory structure.