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Today's News

  • PREP FOOTBALL OPINION: 2-Minute Drill (09/23)

    Six weeks into the season and we’re finally getting games that matter. That’s right: district games – for some – begin tonight.

    For five- and six-team districts, games begin to count as far as playoffs are concerned. North Hardin travels to Grayson County for a Class 5-A, District 3 game, while John Hardin goes to Louisville Iroquois. In Class 2-A, District 4, Fort Knox hosts Louisville DeSales.

    Meanwhile, Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, LaRue County and Meade County all are still two weeks away from starting district games.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Will CKY continue its domination at Elizabethtown event? (09/23)

    The Central Kentucky-Western Kentucky Challenge at Doug Smith Memorial Stadium in Elizabethtown has been less a four-game showcase hosted by the currently ranked No. 1 Lady Panthers and more of a domination by the more eastern squads.

    Heading into Saturday’s fifth annual event, Central Kentucky is a commanding 10-2-3 in the event. There were only three games in 2006 and the 2007 event was rained out.

  • Roberts lived full life at 106

    Tillie Roberts loved people and in her lifetime, she met a lot of them.

    “Truthfully. I think this was another reason for her living such a long life,’’ said first cousin E.J. Higginbotham. “She enjoyed socialization of everyday life with people. Whenever visitors were leaving, she’d always tell them, ‘Now you come back any chance you get.’”

    Roberts died Saturday. She was 106.

  • 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.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Paragon Properties of Kentucky LLC to Charlotte Stevens, 1715 W. Crocus Drive, Vine Grove, $212,900.

    21438 Trust to Mark Abell, 837 Scenic Drive, Radcliff, $80,300.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Floyd M. Trumbo, 2507 Lake Road, Radcliff, $60,000.

    Walter E. and Stephanie Denise Brown to Todd and Tanya bell, 176 Fletcher Court, Rineyville, $210,000.

  • 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.

    Michael and Alice Slaughter, 3471 Constantine Road, Cecilia. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Tim Maggard, 70 Timberline Trail, Elizabethtown. Use: pool house.

    Ricky and Loretta Coogle, 49 Pierce Mill Road, Big Clifty. Use: storage shed.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Central Hardin beats Elizabethtown to lock up top seed (09/23)

    Central Hardin locked up the top seed for the 17th District Volleyball Tournament. But the No. 14 Lady Bruins didn’t drop district rival Elizabethtown with their normal killing barrage or high-energy offensive attack.

    Instead, they said dig this.

    Junior Courtney Helton totaled a team-high eight digs, while senior Cheyenne Mills and junior Sydney Hall combined for seven blocks to lead host Central Hardin to a 25-19, 25-15 victory over Elizabethtown on Thursday night.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Wiersema, Weiner lead Central Hardin by John Hardin (09/23)

    As a forward, Noah Wiersema likes goals. As a goalkeeper, Kyle Weiner does not.

    The combination of those two Central Hardin players having solid nights Thursday made for a tough evening for the host John Hardin Bulldogs as Wiersema was involved in his team’s first two goals and Weiner continued his torrid play in net as the visiting Bruins rolled to a 4-0 win in their 10th District finale.

  • Parade of Homes winners named

    Of the nine showcase houses in this year’s Parade of Homes, the People’s Choice overall winner was built by The Home Place of KY.

    Guests who paid to tour the houses over the two weekends determined the honor. Blake Duggins and Charles Ferguson accepted on behalf of The Home Place.

    The house on Reserve Court in the Thousand Oaks development in Elizabethtown was one of two custom-built houses the company entered in the Parade, which is staged annually by the Lincoln Trail Home Builders Association.

  • Grace Heartland reaches out with service day

    Members of an Elizabethtown church will answer their call to serve this weekend.

    Grace Heartland Church is hosting a community-wide service day, the first of its kind for the church, on Saturday. The event is called “Grace Unleashed” and involves more than 250 people going to 23 sites around Elizabethtown.

    The event starts at 8 a.m. and church members will meet at their Family Life Center before heading out, Associate Pastor Daryl Pepper said.