Today's News

  • Cecilia Days festival to take place this weekend

    Festival season has arrived.

    Cecilia Days is today and Saturday near Cecilia Baptist Church and the post office. The festival offers food, games and music for the community.

    Today’s events begin at 5:30 p.m. and include cornhole, child pageants and a fish dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. Saturday in Cecilia Baptist Church, and the parade follows at 10 a.m. The day also offers a barbecue chicken dinner, tractor display, car show, live music and ends with fireworks.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Charles and Lisa Jeffries, 465 Jeffries Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Beverly Sue Reynolds, 488 Payne Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Olan Morris, 697 Rineyville School Road, Rineyville. Use: addition.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Marshall R. and Jerry Sue Johnson to Charles F. and Mary E. Williams, 864 and 1256 St. John Church Road, Elizabethtown, $145,200.

    Dean P. and Suzanne Smith to Ronaldo and Natasha L. Prudente, 1907 Oriole Drive, Elizabethtown, $199,000.

    Tammy L. Bassette to John C. McNeeley, 524 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, $82,000.

    Robert L. Calvert and Hoang Oanh Thi Nguyen-Calvert, 99 Kentucky Circle, $95,500.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County, E'town notch wins (08/12)

    Ivy Brown and Allison Evans combined for 18 kills to lead the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 25-15, 26-24 win over 18th District rival Caverna on Thursday.

    Brown had 10 kills and one ace, while Evans had eight kills and two blocks for the Lady Hawks (2-0 overall, 1-0 district).

    Lauren Meredith added 11 assists, and Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at district rival Hart County at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's Results (08/12)





    FORTKNOX Results from Thursday’s match at the par-36 (front nine) Lindsey Golf Course:


  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central rolls by North (08/12)

    After Monday night’s coaching chaos, Central Hardin’s volleyball team looked much more comfortable than in its season-opening match.

    The Lady Bruins stayed loose. They attacked the net. And they even had new coach Jeff Crady dancing with them a little by the end of their 17th District match.

  • HMH agrees to pay $3.1 million

    Hardin Memorial Hospital must pay more than $3.1 million to the federal government as part of an $8.9 million agreement involving claims of improper Medicare billing dating back to 2001.

    Stephanie Collins, public affairs officer for the U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Kentucky, said the settlement does not concern patient care or diagnoses. No criminal allegations were made and no court proceedings are pending.

    “This is a civil matter, so there is no criminal activity whatsoever,” she said.

  • Three injured in Rineyville Road crash

    Three people were injured Thursday in a crash on Rineyville Road.

    Erika Jackson, 25, of Brandenburg was traveling north on Rineyville Road when her 2008 Pontiac G6 crossed the center lane and struck a 2002 Toyota pickup truck hauling an 18-foot trailer driven by Daniel Ashton, 50, of Vine Grove, Kentucky State Police report. Jackson’s vehicle then struck a 2007 GMC Acadia driven by Amanda Brown, 29, of Vine Grove, according to a KSP news release.

  • HCS board wants to keep same tax rate

    Hardin County Schools board members discussed keeping the district’s tax rates steady Wednesday at a special meeting.

    HCS and Elizabethtown Independent Schools will vote in coming weeks on new tax rates for the year.

    EIS will host a forum for the member to discuss the proposed rate at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the district’s Central Office, followed by a regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m., where a rate could be approved.