Today's News

  • Bird graduates basic training

    BIRD. Air Force Airman Maxwell A. Bird graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2011 graduate of Boyle County High School in Danville, he is the son of Tammy Bird of Danville, and the grandson of Martha Goodman of Eastview.

  • Wampler graduates basic training

    WAMPLER. Air Force Airman 1st Class Justine N. Wampler graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2011 graduate of Bethleham High School in Bardstown, she is the daughter of Brandon Wampler of Rineyville.

  • LTES students take virtual trip to Smithsonian

    Lincoln Trail Elementary School students took a look Thursday at what the Smithsonian Institute has to offer on the history of the United States’ space program, all without leaving the school’s media center.

    Gifted and Talented program fifth-graders at Lincoln Trail Elementary School took part Thursday in a video-conference lecture with docents at the Smithsonian Institute discussing the history of NASA and spaceflight.

  • Toadvine says HMH position 'ideal situation'

    Dr. Stephen Toadvine said his business relationship with Hardin Memorial Hospital President and CEO Dennis Johnson and the sterling reputation of HMH in the health-care industry made the hospital an attractive new home.

    Toadvine, a Florence native, was announced Tuesday as new chief medical officer at HMH. His scheduled start date is April 30.

    “I’m extremely excited and grateful for the opportunity,” he said.

  • McLaughlin and the blowfish

    Dick McLaughlin is an artist inspired by color and the images he discovers emerging from the canvas as he paints.

    Originally from Massachusetts, costal waves and sunsets inspired some of his landscape and seascape work, he said. For five years he used pastel paints, but the dust bothered him so he switched to oil painting.

    He met his wife, Verna, in Boston in a pottery class. Along with painting, McLaughlin also enjoys sculpting, writing poetry and photography.

  • Donations requested to help dogs

    Anyone who wishes to help the 103 dogs recovered Wednesday from a Vine Grove mobile home is encouraged to do so through donations.

    The dogs are not available for adoption because they are being held as evidence.

    The dogs were taken to the Hardin County Animal Control shelter on Nicholas Street and Pet Protection Inc. on West Dixie Avenue, both in Elizabethtown, after owners Brian McCarthy, 48, and his wife, Joyce McCarthy, 47, were arrested and charged with 103 counts of second-degree cruelty to animals.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Central crushes Campbellsville; Lady Bruins roll (03/23)

    After falling behind 1-0 in the bottom of the first, the visiting Central Hardin Bruins reeled off 12 unanswered runs en route to a 12-1 win over 5th Region foe Campbellsville on Thursday.

    Second-ranked Central Hardin (2-1) scored three runs in the second before breaking the game open with two in the fifth and four in the sixth.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Green Wave hand North first loss of season (03/23)

    Too uptight after their first three games, the Meade County Green Wave got a little squirrelly.

    They finally relaxed, had fun and acted like kids again.

    Garrett Ledford’s wicked curveball helped the Green Wave curtail their early season losing skid, too.

    A senior pitcher, Ledford struck out nine batters in six innings Thursday and added some offense with a run-scoring single to guide Meade County to a 6-1 win over visiting North Hardin.

  • 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.

    H&M Dreambuilders, 21 Standing Oak Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Alton Stillwell, 10976 Sonora Hardin Springs Road, county. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Gene Coffey, 51 Aztec Court, county. Use: garage.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Jerry B. Jr. and Kimberly A. Roby to Stewart W. and Heather N. Griffie, 363 Casablanca Court, Cecilia, $74,900.

    2D Construction Inc. to J&D Realty Inc., property in Highland Springs Subdivision, Radcliff, $525,000.

    Mattias Lambert to Kim McAfee, 15 Citation Court, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $99,000.