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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL OPINION: Could rivalry add epic chapter? (11/11)

    Some rivalries are built over time, while others are born. John Hardin versus North Hardin falls into the second category.

    As soon as John Hardin opened its doors in 2001, the Radcliff rivalry was born. The schools are separated by less than 8 miles. It only takes 12 minutes to get from one to the other. These two schools were destined to be rivals.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: John Hardin's Lever enjoys quite a cross country journey (11/11)

    When Katie Lever’s high school cross country career began at Fort Knox in 2008, she had no idea just how far the journey would take her.

    In her first race, Lever placed 176th in the Rumble in the Jungle in Goshen – taking more than 27 minutes to finish. At the time, Lever didn’t care for running. She was only doing it to stay in shape for softball season.

  • WKU-ECTC sign admission agreement

    Officials signed an agreement Thursday that allows students to apply to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Western Kentucky University jointly.

    ECTC President/CEO Thelma White and WKU President Gary Ransdell signed the agreement, which is meant to expand the partnership between the schools and allow students easier access to a four-year degree by  admitting them to ECTC and WKU at the same time.

    Officials predict more than 300 ECTC students will transfer to WKU with its main campus in Bowling Green this academic year.

  • 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.

    Nancy Lee Hart v. Hardin Memorial Hospital, et al, North Dixie Avenue, Elizabethtown. Claims negligence and malpractice. Seeks judgment for damages; trial by jury.

  • 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.

    Wayne and Barbara Smith, 1226 Sportsman Lake Road, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    Robert Chadwick Eagin, 362 Dogwood Circle, Radcliff. Use: addition.

    Mike Eck, 237 Deerbrook Lane, county. Use: storage shed.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Estate of Lillie M. Hodges to Paul E. and Bonnie Cowherd, 5789 N. Long Grove Road, Cecilia, $68,500.

    ChadM. and Beth Ann Denney to James J. Akins, lot 21 Concord Heights Subdivision, county, $146,500.

    William E. and Christine M. McCullough to Matthew P. and Angela L. Judd, lot 2 Loyall Estates Subdivision, county, $177,000.

  • Turkey, desserts worthy of new traditions

    It seems Thanksgiving has come upon me very quickly this year and it probably has something to do with getting a cookbook finished. I have written about alternatives to the usual turkey and pumpkin pie, but today I am going with the traditional family Thanksgiving dinner and some new recipes for pumpkin. Who but Butterball could you call on for a basic roasting turkey recipe? Of course, there is deep fried turkey, but the healthier choice is oven roasted.

  • Thompson speaks to Elizabethtown Lions Club members

    Sharon Thompson, director of the American Red Cross in Elizabethtown, recently spoke to  Elizabethtown Lions Club members.
    She was introduced to the club by Lion Robert O’Bryant. Thompson spoke to the club about current changes in the Red Cross. There soon will be a youth initiative in addition to the traditional mandated services provided by the Red Cross such as emergency communication of military families, disaster relief and blood banking.

  • Radcliff Woman’s Club members participate in Radcliff Day Festival

    Radcliff Woman’s Club members pushed past a little rain to take part in the Radcliff Day Festival Parade on Sept. 24.
    Member Sheila Enyart chauffeured the club’s truck-entry along the parade route, while members Yvonne High, Pat Nuccitelli, Brenda McNary and Becky Brecht waved and threw candy to the crowd.

  • Eagle Scout project in need of volunteers

    Evan Chadwick is looking for a few good hands to clean up what his father says is a beautiful part of Freeman Lake sullied by debris.

    Evan, 14, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 668 and is staging a cleanup of Braddock Bay at Freeman Lake in Elizabethtown this weekend. He is looking for volunteers willing to help him complete an Eagle Scout project and restore some serenity to the lake.