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Today's News

  • YOUTH SWIMMING: Summer Classic runs through Sunday at ESFC (06/10)

    The Elizabethtown Summer Classic kicks off what will be an action-packed summer for the Elizabethtown-based Dolphin Swim Team.

    The Summer Classic starts at 5 p.m. today and concludes Sunday evening at the E’town Swim & Fitness Center.

    In all, nearly 500 swimmers will be in town this weekend competing in the three-day event. The Dolphins are expected to have 70 swimmers – 42 girls and 28 boys – competing. Louisville-based Cardinal Aquatics is bringing 87 – 60 girls and 27 boys.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin needs to get defensive about Game 2 at State (06/10)

    OWENSBORO The Central Hardin Lady Bruins have been successful this year because of their experienced and high-scoring offense, solid pitching and usually sure-handed defense.

    The former two were great Thursday evening, but the latter wasn’t up to par in the No. 11 Lady Bruins’ 10-2 win over the No. 13 North Laurel Lady Jaguars in the first round of the KHSAA Softball State Tournament at Jack Fisher Park.

  • GOLF: Grant Hinton finishes 33rd at State Am (06/10)

    Former Elizabethtown High School golfer Grant Hinton ended the Appalachian Wireless Kentucky State Amateur with his best round Thursday afternoon.

    Hinton carded a 1-over par 73 in the final round at Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington. He finished in a five-way tie for 33rd with a three-day total of 223.

    Garrett Hinton, meanwhile, finished in a 10-way tie for 43rd after a 73. He finished two shots behind Grant.

  • INDIANA/KENTUCKY GIRLS' ALL-STAR PREVIEW: E'town guard ready to play in all-star game (6/10)

    For Natalie Greenwell, it’s been an intense, yet fun, all-star week.

    After five days of practices, scrimmages and team-bonding, the recent Elizabethtown High School graduate thinks she’s starting to understand what it means to be a Kentucky All-Star.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin starts fast, cruises by North Laurel (06/10)

    OWENSBORO Central Hardin made itself at home early Thursday, while North Laurel looked bewildered at Jack Fisher Park despite the Lady Jaguars’ immense state tournament experience.

    Central Hardin jumped out to a 7-0 lead over the 13th Region champions and cruised to a 10-2 win as the No. 11 Lady Bruins won a first-round game at State for the first time in three tries.

  • 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.

    Pam Bryan, lot 26 Andover Drive, county. Use: pool.

    Sandy Hummel, 510 Brock Road, Rineyville. Use: pole barn/storage.

    Sugar Mill Properties LLC, 5511 N. Dixie Highway, Elizabethtown. Use: state jurisdiction.

  • Property Transfers

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

    John Barner to Omar A. Aljaff and Reiam Y. Alhindy, lot 1 Munshower Valley Estates, county, $135,000.

    Canh Jeff V. Vo to Arthur C. and Maria N. Dille, 2541 Chatsworth Drive, Elizabethtown, $342,000.

    Brenda Hughes to E.W.B. Properties LLC, 315 Crossgate Road, Elizabethtown, $60,000.

    Curtis and Nancy Willoughby to Gary S. and Rebecca A. Tatro, lot 29 and 30 Oak Grove Manor, county, $252,000.

  • KHSAA STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Central's Shoffner making up for lost time (6/10)

    Shoulder and elbow injuries are always worrisome to baseball players, but to pitchers, they are extremely frustrating and annoying and they create a level of anxiety not often seen before.

    Case in point, Central Hardin senior Dylan Shoffner.

  • Children's Fair on tap for Saturday

    Fun at Freeman Lake isn’t over yet, as the smallest members of the community have an event all their own this weekend.

    The 16th annual Children’s Fair hosted by the Heart of Kentucky Realtors, WQXE and WULF is from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the George Searle Pavilion at Freeman Lake Park.

    The free fair, for children ages 1 to 12, offers games, bounce houses, prizes, a fire engine, police cars and Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Wellness on Wheels, said Jennifer Meyers, an account executive for WQXE and WULF.