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Today's News

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central Hardin, Lady Waves record sweeps (09/16)

    Senior Nicole Lanford had nine kills as the host Central Hardin Lady Bruins ran their winning streak to 12 matches with a 25-9, 25-10 win over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Thursday.

    Junior Afton Conner added five kills, three aces and three digs, while senior Cheyenne Mills had three kills.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade County facing another tough task in Jeffersontown (09/16)

    Stephen Compton was brutally honest after practice Wednesday afternoon as the Meade County senior lineman admitted things aren’t quite so rosy in Brandenburg.

    Meade County started 2-0, but the Green Wave have struggled offensively in back-to-back setbacks to two of the top teams in Class 5-A in John Hardin and Warren Central. With a road game looming tonight with the unbeaten Jeffersontown Chargers (3-0), the Green Wave (2-2) are looking to get their swagger back – and get back into the win column.

  • 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.

    Sheila Myers, et al, v. New North Hardin Health and Rehabilitation Center LLC, et al, West Main Street, Frankfort. Claims negligence. Seeks judgment for damages; trial by jury.

  • 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.

    George Coalson, 10208 Leitchfield Road, Stephensburg. Use: sunroom.

    Frank Hayden, 364 Ridgeway Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: sunroom.

    Richard Davis, lot 0 Timercrest Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Danny Dean and Belinda Picket to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $1,000.

    Albert and Lori Ponce to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $10,650.

    Clifton D. and Patricia A. Samuels to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Hardin County, $68,700.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: John Hardin pulls away from Elizabethtown (09/16)

    Alex Shearer was pleased with his team’s first-half performance Thursday night, but John Hardin’s veteran coach was waiting for his squad to knock out Elizabethtown after letting the visiting Panthers hang around.

    One banged-up Bulldog was more than happy to oblige.

    Junior Alex Higdon had one goal and one assist in the final 15 minutes as the Bulldogs pulled away from the Panthers, 4-1, in a critical 10th District game in terms of John Hardin’s bye hopes for the postseason tournament next month at Central Hardin.

  • Reunited after 40 years

    It has been 40 years, but former students of Western Elementary School remember when Magistrate Lisa Williams of Elizabethtown sat on a cake as part of a school play.

    They remember trying to tape stars to a wall to no avail, but seeing a star a child spit on and slapped to the wall stayed in place the whole year.

    They remember having fall festivals, girls conducting séances in a coat closet while boys tried to scare them and recesses outside from which they still have scars.

  • Brushy Fork Debate features strong lineup

    Only three of the political hopefuls invited to the Brushy Fork Debate on Saturday have said they won’t appear.
    Incumbent Democrats Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway and Adam Edelen, Democratic candidate for auditor of public accounts, declined invitations.

    The debate begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday with gubernatorial candidates Republican David Williams and independent Gatewood Galbraith scheduled to appear.

  • All that jazz: Army specialist returns home for trio of performances

    U.S. Army Spec. Jake Stith returned to his hometown this week with a guitar in hand and some jazz swagger.

    Stith, a Rineyville native, kicked off a trio of performances in Hardin County on Thursday at Rineyville Elementary School, where his mother teaches preschool and he once roamed the halls as a student.

  • Habitat for Humanity partners with city of Elizabethtown to build pavilion

    Hardin County Habitat for Humanity is partnering with the city of Elizabethtown to build a pavilion for the community in the Haycraft area.  This is a part of an effort to revitalize the neighborhood. 
    Recently, volunteers came to prepare the ground, set poles and install joists that will hold the roof of the 24” x 30” structure.  It will give the community a place to hold picnics and children a place to play out of the rain and the heat of the sun.