Today's News

  • Students sharpen social skills

    Students in the newly developed Junior Leadership Corps kept their skills up-to-date with a two-week summer camp through their schools.

    The JLC program at North and J.T. Alton middle schools had a camp for the students this week and last that continues the mission of the program to prepare students for the future and to develop their leadership abilities.

  • Celebrate Independence Day with a bang

    Those looking to ring in Independence Day with round after round of colorful explosions will have a wide spectrum of local events to fill their slate.

    Fireworks displays and celebrations will boom in almost every sector of Hardin County this weekend, culminating in a large, day-long celebration Monday at Fort Knox and a nightcap fireworks display in Glendale.

    The bombastic exhibitions begin Saturday as Stephensburg celebrates with the Stephensburg Community Fireworks Show.

  • Fort Campbell reviewing Burke case

    Imagine your closest loved one was killed.

    The man accused of the slaying — a former son-in-law — is prosecuted twice without conviction and the prosecutor chooses to dismiss the charges. About three and a half years of grueling prosecution ends without closure — innocent or guilty — for your family.

    After Judge Kelly Mark Easton dismissed Brent Burke’s charges Wednesday, Patricia Wilburn, mother of Tracy Burke, said she believes Burke is guilty and will continue to seek justice for her daughter and Karen Comer.

  • Area well suited to July 4 weekend

    This weekend is going to be a blast as our nation’s independence is proudly celebrated. The sights and sounds of American spirit will explode into colorful expressions across the skies of Hardin County and Fort Knox from backyards to community events. Three major community fireworks celebrations are scheduled at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Gloryland Harvest Church in Radcliff and Keyes Park at Fort Knox.

  • Eastview man found guilty of child porn charges

    A federal jury has convicted an Eastview man of child pornography charges in the Western District of Kentucky, announced U.S. Attorney David J. Hale.

    Gary Lloyd Keith was found guilty June 23 of receiving and possessing child pornography following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III.

    At the time of his arrest in May 2009, Keith was on supervised probation for a 2005 conviction in Hardin Circuit Court for distributing and possessing child pornography.

  • 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.

    Darren Johnson v. Treco Service Inc., North Zarzamora Street, San Antonio. Claims wrongful termination. 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.

    John and Janie Meredith, 3615 Star Mills Road, county. Use: single-wide foundation.

    Don Cox, 319 Shepherdsville Road, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Nall & Sons LLC, 195 Lee Oak Drive, county. Use: addition.

    Kevin Clark, 7865 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia. Use: framing.

  • Property Transfers

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

    JohnPaul H. and Amy L. Arnold to Christopher S. and Melissa K. Field, lot 7 Cottonwood Estates, county, $240,000.

    Kevin L. and Brenda L. Hart to Joseph K. Jr. and Jenniffer Dixon, lot 152 Foxborough Estates Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $280,000.

    CitiFinancial Inc. to Christopher and Rachel Hart, 639 Stovall Road, Elizabethtown, $77,250.

  • TRACK: Kentucky Elite heads to AAU National Qualifier (07/01)

    Over the last 10 years, Chris Jelks has formed one of the best summer track teams in the state.

    Starting today at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, 24 athletes from his  Kentucky Elite team will compete in an AAU Area 9 National Qualifier.

  • FISHING: Meade County duo set to compete in world high school finals July 17 (07/01)

    With a little luck last July, the Meade County tandem of Ethan Snyder and Jared Raymer won the first high school world finals sponsored by The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark.

    The duo was in 18th place after the first day of competition, but rose to fourth on the second day before catapulting to the top of the 76-team field to take home prize packages worth over $30,000.

    On July 17, Snyder and Raymer will return to Lake Dardanelle – only this time there will be over 250 teams competing.