Today's News

  • Chief Schiller speaks to Elizabethtown Rotary Club members

    Elizabethtown Police Chief Tracy Schiller was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 17. He gave an update on the police department and discussed the new program to collect unwanted prescription medicines. Pictured from left, Elizabethtown Rotary Club president Michael Owsley, Chief Schiller and Rotarian Hardin McLane.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club members support library

  • Ohio man injured in single-vehicle wreck on I-65

    An Ohio man was seriously injured Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle wreck near the southbound 92-mile marker on Interstate 65 in Elizabethtown.

    Jimmy Crist was driving a 2001 Honda Odyssey around 1:38 p.m. Friday in the southbound right lane when he said another vehicle attempted to merge into his lane, said Norman Chaffins, public affairs officer for Kentucky State Police Post 4.

    Crist told police the attempted merger caused him to leave the roadway and strike a tree, Chaffins said.

  • American Legion honors Four Chaplains

    Sixty-nine years ago, on Feb. 3, 1943, the U.S.A.T. Dorchester was tragically sunk. Of the 902 young men on board, only 230 survived. Many of those survivors owe their lives to the courage and leadership exhibited by the heroic Four Chaplains: a Rabbi, Alexander Goode; Catholic Priest, John Washington; Protestants George Fox and Clark Poling.

  • Smiley graduates from basic and advanced training

    SMILEY.  Army National Guard Pfc. Ciera M. Smiley has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood in Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). A 2008 graduate of Hamilton High School in Ohio, she is the daughter of Gail M. Smiley of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Eddie L. Smiley of Elizabethtown.

  • Rafferty inducted into Elizabethtown Lion's Club

    New Lions Club member Lion Jeff Rafferty was inducted into the Elizabethtown Lions Club during its weekly meeting March 20. IPDG Tony Bishop presided over the installation. Standing in for Lion Rafferty’s sponsor Lion Garrit McEroy, co sponsor Lion Don Brandenburg presented the Lions Club pin. Lion Rafferty is a retired firefighter and paramedic as well as a military retiree and a newcomer to Elizabethtown. He is no stranger to volunteering and enjoys sharing a common goal for the good of the community and its people.

  • Elizabethtown Rotary Club members welcome student guests

    Central Hardin High School students Wesley Edwards and Kyle Weiner were student guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 17.

  • 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.

    Jeremy Hollenberger, 35 Ben Court, Rineyville. Use: basement remodel.

    Melvin Russell Loveday, 415 Bluegrass Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Thomas and Norma Cooper, 1094 Hutcherson Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: storm shelter.

  • Property Transfers

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

    BCC Enterprises and properties Inc. to Floyd T. Morrow, 148 Mandarin Court, Elizabethtown, $279,900.

    Jeda Construction LLC to Christopher and Faith Demarrico, 208 Noah Court, Vine Grove, $182,000.

    Steven R. and Patricia Ann Dile to Homer and Mary L. Bradshaw, 421 Walter Boone Road, Rineyville, $85,000.

  • Radcliff father arrested on charge of child abuse

    A 21-year-old Radcliff father was arrested Monday morning after police say he inflicted abuse on his 2-year-old child, causing bruising to the toddler’s body.

    Ethan W. Stenhouse is charged with first-degree criminal abuse. Jail records indicate he was released Tuesday from Hardin County Detention Center after posting 10 percent of a $10,000 partially secured bond.

    Bryce Shumate, public information officer for Radcliff police, said the child’s mother reported the injuries to the police department.