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Today's News

  • CHHS Student of the Month

  • Scouts visit Air Force Museum

  • Sellers earns Eagle Scout award

    Brian Sellers, of 499 Double D Road, Guston, Kentucky 40142, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

    Sellers will be recognized in a ceremony on May 5 at the Hansen Community Center. A member of American Red Cross Troop 155, Sellers is one of approximately four percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster, Carl Cook.

  • 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.

    Mark Gilpin, 95 Charles Trace, Elizabethtown. Use: carport.

    Andrea Kelly, 288 Ditto Lane, Vine Grove. Use: garage.

    Pat Lohden, 29 Goldenrod Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Terrance and Chris Schommer, 105 Loretto Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

  • Making their point: Gene and Barbara Baskett create custom knives

    In his workshop behind his house in Eastview, Gene Baskett is just as likely to be holding mammoth ivory as he is steel.

    For the last 32 years, Baskett has been making custom knives, a craft rooted in an interest that can be traced back many years.

    “Boys like knives,” he explained.

    Baskett, owner of Baskett Custom Knives, joined The Knifemaker’s Guild in 1981 — a year after he started making custom knives — and now sits on the board of directors for the organization.

  • Free concert Sunday honors military

    A free concert honoring members of the military and their families is Sunday at the corner of Vine Street and Woodland Drive in Radcliff.

    Unlimited, Peacemakers, Salsa Rhythms and Come Together Band perform at the event from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

    The bands’ musical genres include gospel, salsa, R&B and jazz.

    While the concert is free and open to the public, donations are accepted. Proceeds benefit Dollars for Dukes and the American Red Cross, sponsor Jeff Kennedy said.

  • Policies should be set by elected officials

    ISSUE: Alcohol policy at Sports Park
    OUR VIEW: City expected to decide, not defer

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN OPINION: Not beautiful, but still magical (03/16)

    LEXINGTON – It wasn’t a thing of beauty for the John Hardin Bulldogs, but it will be remembered forever nonetheless around the school.

    Thursday night’s 49-36 victory over the Johnson Central Golden Eagles in the first round of the PNC/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen at Rupp Arena was John Hardin’s first in the state tournament. It probably doesn’t erase the painful memories of 2006 – the Bulldogs’ only other appearance – but the significance wasn’t lost on the Bulldogs.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Nancy Overall to David Hunt Overall, property in Hardin County, love and affection. FMV: $2,600.

    Nancy Overall to Mary Gay Young, property in Hardin County, love and affection. FMV: $2,600.

    Barbara A. Chumley to Paul L. and Amy D. Huff, 103 White Oak Drive, Elizabethtown, $380,000.

    The Estate of Nellie M. Woodring to Trevor and Amanda Ritchie, 1580 Bethlehem Academy Road, Cecilia, $78,950.

  • BOYS' SWEET SIXTEEN: John Hardin moving on with a defensive special (03/16)

    LEXINGTON Much of the pregame hype entering the final of the eight quarterfinals at the PNC/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament centered around Johnson Central’s 6-foot-7 sophomore center Shane Hall.

    Instead, John Hardin’s Brandon Price showed it should have been centered around someone much, much shorter.