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Today's News

  • Property Transfers

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

    M-5 LLC to Tom L. Miller, lot 11 Monterey Subdivision, county, no monetary consideration. FMV: $222,900.

    Loy Neal and Heather Brashear to Ricky Brashear and Austin Brashear, 114 Commanche Drive, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $135,000.

    Scott A. Benson to Toshie M. Murrell, 382 Valley View Drive, Vine Grove, $145,000.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: E'town, Meade to meet in 8s district final (07/08)

    Carson Yates had two doubles, a single and scored twice, and Caleb Turner had a double, two singles and three runs to lead the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 8-year-old All-Stars to a 14-8 win over LaRue County in the Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament at Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg on Thursday night.

    Ryan Pyles added a double, two singles and two runs, while Bryce Pruitt had a triple, single and a run. Eli Brown chipped in with four singles and a run, and Caleb Adams and Jacob Simondiski each had two singles and a run.

  • STATE FARM E'TOWN OPEN: State Farm E'town Open features 179 players from four states (07/08)

    Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.

    And like a good event, this weekend’s State Farm E’town Open is there to offer amateur tennis players another large and talented field.

  • BGSG: Freeman Lake hosting wakeboard, water ski events (07/08)

    The waters of Elizabethtown’s Freeman Lake will be anything but calm this weekend as the Lexington-based Bluegrass State Games contest wakeboarding and slalom water ski events for the first time.

    Admission is free both days and the public is invited to attend. For both water ski and wakeboarding, preliminaries are Saturday and finals are Sunday.

    Organizer Ed Sorace of Elizabethtown said 20 competitors had registered to water ski by Thursday afternoon, while Robynn Brown of McDaniels said more than 30 competitors had signed up to wakeboard.

  • GOLF: Gumm wins Junior Am (07/08)

    Lydia Gumm’s final round in the Kentucky Junior Amateur Championship at Bardstown Country Club’s Maywood course didn’t have the start she had planned, but it still had the desired result.

    The incoming North Hardin High School junior opened with a bogey Thursday and finished with a 1-over 73 a day after shooting 68, but it mattered little as she actually extended her lead for a six-stroke win in the 37-player girls’ 16-18 division.

    She responded from the early bogey with consecutive birdies on the third and fourth holes.

  • Kentucky immunization requirements updated

    Between the trips to buy new clothes and school supplies, some parents should schedule a trip to the doctor’s office during their children’s back-to-school preparations.

    Immunization requirements changed July 1, so parents with children entering day care, Head Start programs, preschool, kindergarten or sixth-grade need to check with their medical providers to ensure that their child’s vaccination records are up to date for school.

  • Head-on collision on 31W sends four to HMH

    A Kentucky State Police trooper said rain played a factor in a wreck Wednesday that sent four people to Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The wreck occurred around 3:06 p.m. on U.S. 31W just north of Sonora, said Nita Franklin, Kentucky State Police dispatcher.

    A purple Pontiac Bonneville traveling north lost traction because of the rain and went into the southbound lane where it struck a red Chevrolet Blazer in a head-on collision, Trooper Ryan Johnson said.

  • Celebrate the local employment picture

    The issue: Local employment
    Our view: Cheer about the report

    Often, the community bemoans bad news but seldom does it celebrate good news.

    It must be human nature. We dwell on problems and take successes for granted.

    Before last week's headlines become this week's recycling, let's pause to shout hooray about the latest unemployment figure and what it says about Hardin County. Still hampered by national economic doldrums, the local community continues to outperform this region, the state and nation.

  • Soldier’s early return surprises his children

    Haley and Michael Edmondson of Vine Grove grinned widely and darted toward their crouching father Thursday when he picked them up from day care.

    Staff Sgt. Justin Edmondson was sporting the uniform he has been wearing for the past six months during a tour of duty in Afghanistan as he folded his children into his arms.

    Stationed at Fort Knox, Edmondson departed with the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division for his fourth tour to Iraq or Afghanistan.

  • Lions Club has installation dinner