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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue draws tough first-round opponent (11/04)

    Longtime LaRue County Hawks coach Rodney Armes thinks the Wayne County Cardinals are one of the toughest three seeds in the state playoffs.

    The Cardinals are 8-2, but lost district games to top-ranked Bell County and No. 11 Corbin. LaRue County (6-4) hosts Wayne County in the first round of the Class 3-A playoffs at 7:30 tonight in Hodgenville.

    The Hawks have gone 4-1 at home this season – their only setback was a 35-14 loss to No. 2 Louisville Central on Oct. 21 – and Armes hopes that bodes well for his team tonight.

  • Building Permits

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

    David Hodapp, 116 Astaire Drive, Cecilia. Use: roof.

    Greg Brownfield, 51 Habersham Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Thompson Clifford, lot 0 James Duvall Lane, county. Use: single-wide foundation.

  • 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.

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union v. James Anthony Apperson, Herrick, Gerry N.Y. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $5,873.92 plus interest and fees.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Jerome Dennis and Gerry M. Skees to Don L. Melhorn and Denise Wright-Melhorn, 106 N. Maple St., Elizabethtown, $129,500.

    Perkins Holders LLC to Patrick M. and Melissa S. Smith, tract 30 Santa Fe Subdivision, county, $145,000.

    William R. and Victoria Richards to Lusk Properties LLC, lot 3 Avantgarde Estates Subdivision, county, no monetary consideration. FMV: $130,980.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central tries to notch second straight first-round postseason win (11/04)

    First-year Central Hardin football coach Mark Perry has tried to rack his brain for ways to handle Louisville DuPont Manual’s athleticism.

  • State presents options for Ky. 251 upgrades

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asked property owners and residents to weigh in on proposed options to improve a roughly 5.3 mile stretch of Ky. 251 between Ring Road and Ky. 313.

    The state held a public meeting Thursday night before a packed room at Heartland Elementary School in Elizabethtown that was equal parts open house and information session. Officials fished for feedback on how to improve and align the road as part of a scoping study.

  • One Knox to work with community members on soldier transition

    One Knox is working to prepare the Hardin County area for the largest number of veterans to return home from combat since World War II.

    One Knox is hosting a community event titled “Returning from Combat ... Building an Understanding Community” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Fort Knox Leaders’ Club  to prepare workers in public service industries and organizations for the more than 3,500 soldiers returning home with the 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.

  • Rise of the machines: New press tower
  • CKCAC offers heating assistance

    The Central Kentucky Community Action Council Inc. is assisting low-income families with heating costs.

    Community action offices are accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program subsidy component from Monday until Dec. 16.

    Applications must be completed by computer at 1111 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 5, in Elizabethtown.

    Applications are accepted alphabetically by last name. To find out what day to apply or for more information, applicants can call Hardin County coordinator Cheryl Freeman at 769-1927.

  • For Your Health: Education, lifestyle changes could turn back alarming diabetes trends

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Kentucky had the fourth highest percentage of diabetes diagnosed in 2009, according to the Kentucky Diabetes Fact Sheet, which is published yearly by the Center for Disease Control. Kentucky’s rate of diabetes is 11.4 percent compared to the national average of 8.3 percent. Experts estimate that if the current rate of diabetes diagnosis continues, by the year 2050 one in three Americans will be diagnosed with diabetes.