Today's News

  • 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.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown knocks off Marion (02/04)

    LEBANON Adelaide Luckett and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers didn’t look much like a team in a rut Thursday night. Instead, they looked very much like a region tournament contender.

    A senior forward, Luckett posted 14 points and 11 rebounds and senior guard Natalie Greenwell scored a game-high 21 points as the fourth-ranked Lady Panthers earned a 55-46 road win against the eighth-ranked and defending 5th Region Tournament champion Marion County Lady Knights.

  • 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.

    Tom Carter, 85 Royal Acres, county. Use: single-family dwelling and garage.

    James H. and Deborah B. Weise, 22 E. Whispering Pine Way, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

    Mike and Dana bowers, 204 Ravenswood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: retaining wall.

  • Property Transfers

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

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Hawks win, Lady Waves fall (02/04)

    Freshman guard Ivy Brown scored 20 points and eighth-grade guard Alexis Brewer had 19 as the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks knocked off Breckinridge County, 59-50 on Thursday night.

    Brown also had seven rebounds and three steals, while Brewer had two assists.

    Junior guard Nancy Howell added eight points and senior forward Lyndsay Whitlock scored six for the Lady Hawks (19-3), who led 25-11 after the first quarter en route to their second straight win.


  • PREP WRESTLING: House willing to sacrifice (02/04)

    In the eyes of North Hardin wrestling coach Keith Smith, junior heavyweight Aaron House made the ultimate sacrifice last season.

    House evolved into one of the state’s top 215-pound wrestlers – he was ranked 13th in his class entering the last two weeks of the regular season. That left his older brother, Steven, in limbo when he wanted to drop from 285 because he felt he was better suited for 215.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John Hardin downs North for top seed (02/04)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs learned Thursday night how hard it is to get to the top.

    The Bulldogs built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter, but they had to hold off the feisty North Hardin Trojans for a 66-63 victory at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. The win gave John Hardin the No. 1 seed for the first time in the program’s history for the upcoming 17th District Tournament.

  • Black History Gallery to host open houses all month

    Residents are ensuring Black History Month is fully recognized with several events planned throughout the month, notably the open houses that will take place every Saturday at the Black History Gallery in Elizabethtown.

    This Saturday’s open house is from 1 to 4 p.m., with presentations at 3 p.m. that include poetry and a youth portrayal of Harriet Tubman, said Brenda Tucker, a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, sponsor or the event.

  • Lit festival provides families with fun, educational weekend event

    When outdoor play areas are off limits because of the cold and possible snow, picking up a book can be a cure for winter blues.
    The Lincoln Heritage Council/International Reading Association is hosting a literacy festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at John Hardin High School. The event will feature a book fair, presentations, activities and authors and illustrators on hand to promote reading among children.

  • Lawyer turned agent turned cheesehead planning on 'Super' trip

    A blizzard appears to be no match for Jon Rabinowitz.

    An Elizabethtown attorney and sports agent, the 33-year-old plans to leave Saturday morning  to be in Arlington, Texas, for Sunday night’s Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers.

    “I’m not really concerned about the weather. We’ll get there. If I have to get in a car and drive to Dallas overnight, we will be there Saturday,” Rabinowitz said Thursday morning at the Coleman, Lochmiller and Bond law office on Ring Road.