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Today's News

  • 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.”

  • CHHS hosts region cheerleading competition

    Central Hardin High School is hosting the Kentucky Association of Pep Organization Sponsors Region 5 cheerleading competition Saturday.

    The competition begins at 1 p.m. in the main gymnasium at CHHS and concludes that afternoon. According to the KAPOS handbook, the winning team at regional competition advances to the state-at-large competition.

    The state competition is Feb. 18 at Western Kentucky University’s Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, according to the website.

  • Photo: Radcliff facility gets fresh look
  • Zach Medler exhibit comes to ECTC

    The Morrison Art Gallery at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is hosting a Zach Medler exhibit through Feb. 9.

    His exhibit, Country Fair, explores Middle America through the cultural tradition of county fairs.

    Medler is an Indiana artist who works with functional ceramics, assemblage paintings, video, prints on paper or shirts, sculpture and installations.

    He uses block-printed and stenciled imagery to express Midwestern life.

  • Owners of former Sonora market face civil suit

    The owners of the former Sammy’s Market in Sonora are the subject of a civil suit filed earlier this month after allegedly falling behind on credit payments.

    Owned by Sammy and Nelda Wooten, Sammy’s Market closed its doors in October after 35 years in business. The locally owned market consisted of a store and gas station.

    In an interview with The News-Enterprise last October, the couple said they were trying to sell the property at 490 E. Western Ave.

    They have retained an attorney, Nelda Wooten said, but she declined to comment further.

  • Hundreds converge on job fair

    Pritchard Community Center was bursting at the seams Thursday as applicants piled into the facility to file applications and seek interviews for the first round of jobs at Flex Films’ Elizabethtown manufacturing facility.

    The India-based flexible films manufacturer is looking to fill 30 to 40 production positions initially, said Tommy Wheatley, regional program manager for the Office of Employment and Training in Elizabethtown.

  • Photo: Pritchard repairs