Today's News

  • Ex-cop comedian charged with providing laughs

    An ex-police officer hopes his audience will be arrested with laughter when he appears on stage at 8 p.m. today at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown.

    Comedian Mike Armstrong of Crestwood, a former police officer, will headline the night of comedy. Armstrong has been featured on Comedy Central, NBC and National Public Radio, among other outlets.

    Also included in tonight’s show are C.J. Harlow and Chris Crowder.

    Tickets for the show are $10 and can be purchased in advance by calling (270) 234-8258 or at the door beginning at 7 pm.

  • Islamic event to turn attention toward faith

    Area residents who practice Islam will see their faith honored Saturday through others’ creativity.

    The Islamic Center will host the 2012 Islamic Nasheed and Prose Gathering  at 6:30 p.m. at the center on Ring Road in Elizabethtown. It is free and open to the public.

    The event, which happens yearly at the center, features poetry and prose of a religious nature recited in Arabic, English and Urdu, Imam Mohamed Ismail said.

    Dinner will be served afterward.

  • BOYS' KCAA 2ND REGION TOURNAMENT: North Hardin Christian moves into final (02/24)

    Junior Carlos Jones had 27 points, 13 rebounds, six steals and five assists as the host North Hardin Christian Falcons rolled to an 81-43 victory Thursday night over the Louisville Holy Angels Academy Angels in the KCAA 2nd Region Tournament semifinals.

    The top-seeded Falcons (22-3), who have won 9-of-10, will play either second-seeded Hillview MICAH or third-seeded Louisville Highlands Latin in the title game at 7 tonight. The Falcons are ranked third out of 17 in the KCAA statewide poll.

  • PREP BOWLING: Central Hardin sweeps Green County (02/24)





    CAMPBELLSVILLE — Results from Thursday’s dual at Philips Lanes (x-denotes earned team point; in baker, a team has five bowlers rotate, each bowling two frames; 1-6, 2-7, 3-8, 4-9, 5-10):

    Team Scores

  • PREP SWIMMING: Johnson shows he's a quick learner in the water (02/24)

    Senior Matt Johnson didn’t have a lick of experience when he joined the Elizabethtown High School swim team more than two years ago.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Coakley ready to see what she can do healthy at State (02/24)

    Hours before competing in the Feb. 11 Region 3 Swimming and Diving Championships in Versailles, Emma Coakley felt like she was near death.

  • GIRLS' 11TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Meade tops Hancock, 61-55 for title (2/24)

    In another tight game with rival Hancock County, Meade County’s Katelyn Cucino came up with a critical steal to give the Lady Waves a big push.

    The sophomore guard tipped the ball away from Hancock County junior guard Brenna Basham and raced the other way for an easy layup and a four-point lead with 3:10 left Thursday night.

    The Lady Hornets never got closer than three the rest of the way as host Meade County hit 9-of-10 free throws in the final 1:27 for a 61-55 win in the 11th District Tournament final.

  • Property transfers

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

  • 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.

    Frank Farley, 45 Hillcreek Farms, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Bruce Beasley, 359, 379 and 491 Beasley Boulevard, county. Use: basement remodel.

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Second-seeded Bulldogs hammer Central, 86-60

    Such a simple defense caused such a humongous problem.

    John Hardin’s full-court pressure defense gave the Central Hardin Bruins a first-half headache, as the Bulldogs blasted themselves out of Thursday night’s 17th District Tournament semifinals and into the championship game.