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Today's News

  • 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.

    JRS Construction, 19 Braeburn Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Michael and Michaela Mitchell, 79 Iron Gate Place, Rineyville. Use: porch or deck extension.

    Malcolm Ragland, 88 White Mills Glendale Road West, Glendale. Use: double-wide foundation.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Tammy Mouser to Mouser Industries Inc., lot 74 Brentwood Estates Subdivision, county, $28,250.

    Timothy G. and Kathy J. Morris to Brian Hunley, 145 Hayden School Road, Elizabethtown, $180,000.

    Evelyn L. Harmon Living Trust to James M. and Priscilla H. Bell, 604 Princeton Drive, Elizabethtown, $119,500.

    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Mart Claycomb, property in Hardin County, $16,000.

  • Visitors to spend time with the 'dead'

    Area residents will dine with those long dead on Saturday. The seventh annual Dinner with the Dearly Departed begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Elizabethtown City Cemetery.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central knocks off LaRue, 8-4 (5/13)

    Mother Nature couldn’t have intervened at a better time for the Central Hardin Bruins on Thursday evening.

    The LaRue County Hawks tied the score at 3-3 in the top of the sixth, but before the bottom half of the inning could start, the umpires stopped the game because of lightning. The game was delayed more than 90 minutes.

    When the game resumed, the sixth-ranked Bruins broke the game open with a five-run sixth inning to knock off LaRue County, 8-4 in a matchup of two of the top teams in the 5th Region.

  • John Hardin grad to give U of L keynote graduation address

    Graduates across the state will hear messages of hope and encouragement this month before they walk the line. One of those messages will be delivered by a Hardin County success story.

    Daniel Cameron, a 2004 graduate of John Hardin High School, will give the commencement speech Saturday at the KFC Yum! Center for the University of Louisville. Cameron graduates that day from U of L’s Brandeis School of Law.

  • Walking for a reason at North Park Elementary
  • Task Force Duke officer killed by IED

    A combat team deployed out of Fort Knox has lost another member.

    1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison, 26, died Tuesday in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, after his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device. Frison listed his hometown as Lancaster, Pa.

    He is survived by his wife, Mikki, and his 6-month-old son, Christopher Kenneth, according to Lancaster Online.

  • The chemistry is right for ECTC, Fort Knox

    Building a new science lab on Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Fort Knox campus illustrated just the kind of chemistry the college and military post have with each other.

    ECTC opened its science lab in the U.S. Army Learning Center in January, and this week hosted an open house for the facility.

    The lab is part of an extensive renovation of the building that included adding a nine-classroom wing.

  • HCS assesses success as end of school year approaches

    By Nannette Johnston

    After today, Hardin County Schools students only have 11 more days of school in this academic year … only 11 more days. Can you believe it? This year has flown. 

    Students at our 22 schools and other educational facilities have accomplished wonderful things this year. Their road to success is paved with their hard work and perseverance. 

    It has been a big year for us at the district level as well. Some of these undertakings include:

  • Students adjust to dorm life, roommates

    Going to college often means not only moving from home; it means entirely new living arrangements with a stranger in many cases.

    Regardless of whether or not a freshman knows the roommate, establishing ground rules and being considerate can go a long way to making the dorm experience enjoyable.

    “I think the biggest thing is just to be aware of how your roommate likes things and what you expect in return,” Katie Meek, a Western Kentucky University student, said.