Today's News

  • Quarter century ago, local retailing took major step

    The Thanksgiving bird had not been served when the battle plan was being outlined. The generals for this Black Friday rush on retailers had their priority objectives detailed on paper. They scanned the newspaper’s holiday gift guide and slick inserts for bargain opportunities.
    The marching orders were detailed and the missions began before dawn. In fact, in modern holiday shopping battles, some pre-emptive strikes can be launched on Thanksgiving Day itself.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.
    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • Divorces

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

  • Property Transfers

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

  • A soldier's Thanksgiving

    As rain fell Wednesday, soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division passed through serving lines for a midday meal filling their plates with a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey and dressing plus trimmings.

  • 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.

    Brad Hilton, 6 Hardinsburg Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.
    Valerie and Ron Wurth, 4 Adams Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling.
    David Allen Priddy, 1 New Glendale Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • 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.

  • E'town man killed in LaRue wreck

    Landmark News Service
    An Elizabethtown man died Monday as a result of injuries suffered in what one law enforcement officer describes as a “devastating wreck.”
    Kevin House, 37, was a passenger in a pickup truck that collided head-on with a large fertilizer truck. He died at University Hospital in Louisville.
    The crash occurred about 2:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of Tanner Road. A pickup driven by Brian Smith apparently tried to pass a box truck and struck a Southern States fertilizer truck head-on.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    What a beautiful day we are having as I write this page. But according to the weatherman, we have some colder weather on the way. I can hardly believe that Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away. But by the time you read this, we will have been eating left over food from our Thanksgiving feast.