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Today's News

  • Misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor 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.

    Sherard D. Harrison (1992). Criminal trespassing first degree, criminal mischief third degree. One year in jail, serve 30 days, balance probated for two years on conditions in the order.

  • Struggling with what you choose not to do

    Very often, the most difficult question is not what to put in the newspaper but what to leave out.
    Despite being pummeled by rumors and cries of outrage, the newsroom staff made what I consider a difficult yet appropriate decision in October. I couldn’t tell you about it then because it involved Natalie Gentry, an Elizabethtown resident and LaRue County High School teacher.
    She was charged with sexual abuse Thursday, almost three months after she was discharged by the school district.

  • King celebration to inspire hope

    A local organization is preparing to celebrate the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    The 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration and Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon is hosted by the Hardin County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and aimed at honoring King’s life and legacy.

    It is especially focused on how King’s influence has impacted current students.

  • When private business and public interests collide, abstinence called for

    ISSUE: Council members interest in alcohol business
    OUR VIEW: Abstaining from votes is correct choice

  • Divorces

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

  • Winter weather causes many roadway crashes, most injury free

    Thursday’s winter weather caused several crashes around the county, most of which caused no injuries.

    Elizabethtown Police Department worked one of the worst wrecks Thursday evening, when 71-year-old Mila S. Whitler’s Chevrolet Blazer left the roadway near the 800 block of Ring Road and overturned several times, coming to rest in a ditch, said EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby. The Hardinsburg resident’s vehicle hit a guard rail, which caused it to leave the road.

  • 'Dad' introduces latest in movie series

    Jamey Sampley plays the lead role in a series of "Dad the Hero" faith-based movies with his wife and children also featured prominently. It's an outreach of Family Brothers International Ministries, based in Elizabethtown, and produced by his family's Take 7 Films company.

    The latest offering, "Dad the Hero on Vacation," made its public debut Friday with a free showing at Grace Heartland Church in Elizabethtown, where Sampley is a member.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Rock The Blocks Results (01/15)

    SWIMMING

    PREP

    10TH ANNUAL ROCK THE BLOCKS

    LOUISVILLECentral Hardin  (CH), Fort Knox (FK), John Hardin (JH), North Hardin (NH) and selected selected Louisville Sacred Heart (SHA) results from Saturday’s 10th annual Rock The Blocks meet hosted by Louisville Trinity at Ralph Wright Natatorium:

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

    Girls’ 200-Yard Medley Relay

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue County locks up top seed (01/15)

    MUNFORDVILLE — A bit peeved after LaRue County lost at home Tuesday to a team it had blitzed less than two weeks earlier, junior guard Kelton Ford had some frustrations to take out on the host Hart County Raiders on Friday night.

    Ford led three Hawks in double figures as LaRue County locked up the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament by routing the Raiders, 88-65.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: LaRue County wins at Hart for first time since 95 (01/15)

    MUNFORDVILLE — Depending on the vantage point, in order for Ivy Brown and the LaRue County Lady Hawks to take revenge on the Hart County Lady Raiders, it took as little as two months or as long as almost 17 years.

    Brown, a standout sophomore forward, poured in a game-high 25 points and grabbed a night-best 13 rebounds Friday as the surging Lady Hawks finally beat their 18th District rival on its home floor, 53-43.