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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.

    David Overall, 10 Overall Phillips Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    T Carter Homes, 12 Graceland Trail, county. Use: single-familyd welling.

    Othelia McCoy, 1233 Long Hollow Road, Rineyville. Use: patio cover.

  • Civil Suits

     The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

    CAS Acceptance LLC v. Michael L. Hudson Jr., Colorado Avenue, McChord, Wash. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $5,596.81 plus interest.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: E'town sweeps region titles (05/20)

    When looking over the performance list for Thursday’s Class 2-A, Region 2 meet, Elizabethtown coach Dickie Jones saw that his Lady Panthers could potentially score more than 200 points if the seeds held to form and if some athletes got points in events they weren’t expected to place in.

    The Lady Panthers hit the 200-point mark and won their sixth straight region title in dominating fashion over runner-up Warren East, 200-77 at Central Hardin High School. LaRue County was third with 45 points.

  • PREP TENNIS: Sallee, Lady Panthers roll to another title (05/20)

    Jenna Sallee has reached elite company.

    The Elizabethtown senior swung her way to her third straight 5th Region Tournament singles title Thursday afternoon, making her one of only four area players to ever record the feat.

    Still, after defeating junior teammate and second-seed AnnLauren Fiepke 6-1, 6-1 in the final, the girls’ top seed was just happy watching the final boys’ doubles match, sitting with her friends and enjoying her last region tournament.

    Finally, she could relax.

  • Colesburg Baptist Church celebrates 120 years

    Colesburg Baptist Church has survived floods, construction of an interstate that reshaped the town, and various rises and falls in membership throughout the years. On Sunday, the church celebrates its 120th anniversary.

    The church was formally established in 1891.

    There have been many additions to the original building and remodeling projects in the 120-year history include a renovation of the sanctuary in the early 2000s that lasted almost two years.

    Currently the church averages 65 to 75 Sunday worshipers.

  • Bike ride for Trooper Island is Saturday

    A motorcycle ride is Saturday to benefit Trooper Island.

    Registration at the Kentucky State Police Post 4 on U.S. 62 near Interstate 65 begins at 9:30 a.m. with the first group leaving at 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is $30 per motorcycle and includes one food ticket and one shirt. Cost on Saturday is $30, but does not include a food ticket.

    The first 75 riders the day of the ride will be given shirts. The final destination for the ride is the Bullitt County Fairgrounds.

  • Photo: Is it the last straw?
  • Truck rollover, spill creates problems on U.S. 62

    An early morning one-vehicle crash created havoc on U.S. 62 for most of Thursday, sending motorists to seek various routes around the accident.

    Hardin County Sheriff’s officers were called at 2:55 a.m. on a report of a crash with injuries. When they arrived at the scene between Ky. 222 and Ky. 1375, they found a Scotty’s Paving truck had run off the road and then rolled over, Hardin County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Greg Lowe said.

  • Technology aids in reunion planning

    The multi-class high school reunion has become increasingly popular and success of such events is due, in large part, to finding classmates.

    That’s where technology has opened the door to more possibilities.

    “Last year, I’d say 80 percent of people we got in touch with was through Facebook or email,” said Carol Brown, 1970 Elizabethtown High School graduate. Brown was one of the coordinators for a combined class, or multi-year, reunion of EHS last year.

  • Spring Fest on tap Saturday in Glendale

    The ninth annual Glendale Spring Fest on Saturday will offer many of the treats they have over the last eight years, and this year the day will take on an even greater cause — helping many others.

    A 5K run/walk will be held at 8 a.m. in Glendale with proceeds going to help the family of Addison Jo Blair, a 3-year-old diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

    Also, a non-perishable item food drive will be held to benefit North Hardin HOPE.