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Today's News

  • HCS offering free breakfast for all students

    Hardin County Schools offers to all students a free breakfast every day when school resumes from spring break April 16 through the rest of the school year on May 16.

    All HCS elementary school students already receive free breakfast; however, the offer will be extended to all middle school and high school students.

  • 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 and the City of Radcliff offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Maria Broadfoot, 105 Brookside Court, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    Howard G. Glenn, 384 Carriewood Drive, county. Use: storage shed.

    William Doerr, 90 Champion Court, county. Use: swimming pool.

  • Property Transfers

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

    David J. Kluger and Meredith Aleandri to Andrew M. Kluger, lot 110 Raleigh Drive Duplexes, county, $71,400.07.

    Mary Jane Cox to John D. and Patricia A. Watkins, 118 Beech Court, Elizabethtown, $96,000.

    Constance H. Litzenberger Revocable Trust to John David and Lois R. Hardesty, 302 Pinecrest Drive and property on Hunter Lane, both in Elizabethtown, $280,000.

  • 703rd EOD, robots visit Morningside students

    Teachers might struggle to coax students to volunteer in the classroom, but ask them to try their hand at driving a robot around a parking lot and one won’t be short on enthusiasm.

    Soldiers from the 703rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company visited fourth grade students at Morningside Elementary School on Wednesday to demonstrate the equipment they use on their jobs, including bomb disposal robots and a bomb suit.

  • Numerous Easter celebrations planned for this weekend

    As Christians prepare to reflect on the death and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, Hardin County has a number of Easter services and celebrations planned this weekend to accommodate worshippers.

    Activities kick off today with Good Friday services, which will include musical cantatas in numerous corners of the county.

  • Radcliff, state at odds over street lights

    Radcliff city officials have been working on a plan for the past year to reduce the amount of street lighting on U.S. 31W in an attempt to beautify the area and save money.

    But the state has thrown a wrench in the works, according to city officials.

    Radcliff City Council discussed its options Thursday after the state rejected a plan by the city to remove several street lights on U.S. 31W. City Engineer Toby Spalding said the city had looked at removing lights through the corridor between Vine Street and Knox Boulevard.

  • Bond reduction sought in teen’s attempted murder case

    A Vine Grove teen accused of stabbing an ex-boyfriend in the leg will appear today in Hardin District Court when her attorney presents a motion to reduce bond.

    Jierianna LaPorte, 18, was arrested Sunday and charged with attempted murder. LaPorte is lodged at Hardin County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond, which her defense counsel Dwight Preston argues is “oppressive” in a written motion for bond reduction.

  • Photo: Growing green thumbs
  • 'Our Town' returns to PAC stage

    For the second year, the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High school presents a community pro-am drama with “Our Town.”

    The run of the play is followed by Our Copland Concert by the Heartland Winds.

    Bart Lovins, PAC director, sees the pro-am production as a great way for amateurs in the area to interact with professionals in a high-quality production.

  • FFA gets donation from local winner

    Local students are benefiting from a Cecilia farmer’s luck and generosity.

    Will Simcoe of Cecilia donated $2,500, which he won from a program to help nonprofit organizations in farming communities, to the Central Hardin High School FFA.

    He won the money from the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program through the Monsanto Fund. The program randomly selects an entrant from qualifying counties throughout the nation and awards each of those farmers money to donate to a nonprofit organization of choice.