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Today's News

  • Local children, pros hit the stage in 'The Tortoise vs. The Hare'

    Since the days of Aesop, the tortoise and hare have been locked in an epic race.

    The Missoula Children’s Theatre tells the story a little differently and incorporates local children into the telling.

    In the MCT version the reptiles and mammals have an annual race in West Sandy Bottoms. Hype men play up their favorites and fan clubs cheer on their picks.

    The lines are drawn between green and brown animals, a sort of racial divide.

  • Property transfers

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

  • Laurels for good news

    TOPIC: Good deeds abound
    OUR VIEW: County offers opportunitiesto applaud

    Students at T.K. Stone Middle School soon will have the opportunity to learn about engineering.

    The school district approved the Project Lead the Way program following a presentation by a representative of the University of Kentucky. The program is a series of engineering classes for middle or high school students. The program also is in place at Central Hardin and North Hardin high schools and J.T. Alton Middle School.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Balanced E'town routs Washington (1/27)

    Four players reached double figures as the 11th-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers rolled to a 73-32 win over 5th Region rival Washington County on Thursday night.

    Senior guard Kaylyn Cecil led the way with 16 points, five rebounds and three steals, while junior post Alexis Powell scored 13 points.

    Freshman guard Livie Bowling added 12 points, and sophomore guard Kinsey Mudd chipped in with 10 points and two assists.

    ELIZABETHTOWN 73, WASHINGTON COUNTY 32

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Panthers vow to learn from loss to J'town (1/27)

    LOUISVILLE — The Elizabethtown Panthers let a victory slip through their grasp Thursday night, but they vowed to learn from this loss.

    The 14th-ranked Panthers trailed only 14 seconds in the first three quarters, but the 11th-ranked Jeffersontown Chargers used a series of Elizabethtown mistakes to rally for a 73-66 victory at Raymond Adams Gymnasium.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Back to full strength, Hawks are hungry (1/27)

    The LaRue County Hawks are back at full strength and ready to make a run at their sixth State Duals title.

    After competing last weekend without senior Shawn Hull, top-ranked LaRue County expects to have its starting 14 intact Saturday at Lexington Henry Clay.

    Hull, who’s ranked No. 1 at 160 pounds by kentuckywrestling.com, missed last weekend’s North Hardin Trojan Invitational Tournament with turf toe.

  • 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 Mabe headlines night of comedy at Historic State Theater

    The Historic State Theater hopes to have audiences rolling in the aisles when it hosts comedian Tom Mabe at 8 p.m. today.

    Mabe, who is famous for prank calls and stunts, is the featured performer in the Historic State Theater Comedy Series. Mabe’s show, “Mabe in America,” airs on CMT.

    Opening for Mabe are comedians Zan and Sean Smith.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Roberts punishes Central (1/27)

    Plagued by foul problems, North Hardin junior Chanel Roberts sat on the bench and sulked in most of her team’s Jan. 2 road loss to the Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    When the teams renewed their rivalry Thursday night, Roberts stayed on the court – and her Lady Trojans stayed out in front.

    Playing all but 2 minutes, Roberts punished the depleted Lady Bruins with 29 points, 13 rebounds and four steals in her team’s 54-34 foul fest of a win at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • Officials discuss downtown design guidelines

    Elizabethtown-Hardin County Heritage Council Executive Director Heath Seymour said city officials are determined to breathe life back into downtown so residents won’t feel the need to travel to Bardstown or Louisville.

    “We want to see all the places (in downtown) filled up,” Seymour said. “We want to see some life down here.”