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Today's News

  • Building Permits

    There were no building permits issued from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission or the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices for the week of Feb. 3 to Feb. 10.

  • Radcliff readies for new rental housing development

    mfinley@thenewsenterprise.com
    A California developer is looking to take advantage of the benefits of the Fort Knox transformation by developing a sprawling apartment complex in Radcliff.

    The complex, Parks at Vine, is to be adjacent to North Hardin High School, West Vine Street and South Logsdon Parkway and will house more than 300 units once completed, said Greer “Gem” Arthur, a partner with ACME Development.

  • Two charged in child sex crimes case due in court Tuesday

    Two Hardin County residents arrested this week on sex charges involving a minor will be arraigned Tuesday in Circuit Court.
    Jeffrey Mark Farmer, 46, of Elizabethtown, and Christin Nicole Dague, 26, of Radcliff were arrested Tuesday at their residences and each was charged with a pair of Class B felonies — complicity to commit use of a minor in a sexual performance and complicity to commit promoting a sexual performance by a minor.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Every team is chasing LaRue at region meet (02/11)

    As the 2nd Region Wrestling Tournament draw meeting wrapped up Sunday afternoon, one thing was abundantly clear: every team – yet again – is chasing the LaRue County Hawks.

    Third-ranked LaRue County received eight No. 1 seeds for the 10-team tournament that begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Central Hardin’s Bruin Gym. Finals are scheduled to start at 6 p.m.

    The Hawks are vying for their third consecutive title. They won nine straight from 1999-2007; John Hardin won back-to-back titles in 2008-09.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North Hardin Christian boys win, Meade girls fall (02/11)

    Sophomore Ruben Gosa scored 24 points and senior Alex Jones had a double-double with 19 points and a career-high 25 rebounds to lead the visiting North Hardin Christian Falcons to a 70-52 win over Hillview MICAH on Thursday.

    Senior De’Angelo Hicks also had a double-double (10 points, 16 rebounds) for the Falcons, who improved to 19-2. Sophomore Carlos Jones added eight points and freshman Javon Cotton had seven.

    NORTH HARDIN CHRISTIAN 70, HILLVIEW MICAH 52

  • PREP SWIMMING: E'town girls believe they can finish in top two (02/11)

    VERSAILLES — It’s not like Elizabethtown coach Mavi Sampaio has high expectations for his Lady Panthers in this weekend’s 3rd Region Championships.

    He only expects his team to finish in the top two with host Woodford County.

    “Oh, yeah, I definitely think we can do that. Why not go for first?” Elizabethtown senior Emma Coakley said during a break in practice Wednesday at T.K. Stone Middle School. “Right now the top team is Woodford County for the girls, but we were close to them last time.”

  • SWIMMING: Giles sisters on opposite teams during regionals

    Sisters Casey and Jesse Giles swim for the same club. They don’t think that’s strange because Elizabethtown’s Dolphin Swimming has plenty of siblings on its ever-growing roster.

    Most everyday after school, the sisters travel to T.K. Stone Middle School for Dolphins practice. They’ll talk about what they had for lunch, homework, funny things said by the lockers between classes and other such things. After practice, they might go get something to eat and then go home.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Todd in love with John Hardin's field (02/11)

    To ensure you have a room at a swank hotel or a table at a nice restaurant, sometimes a long-term reservation is in order.

    To play in a quality girls’ basketball event such as the Duke’s Sporting Goods Valentine’s Classic at John Hardin is apparently no different.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Lady Panthers facing two top-five teams (02/11)

    Adelaide Luckett doesn’t look at the last two weeks as a grueling schedule for her team. Instead, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers’ standout senior forward looks at the slate as a measuring stick.

    In a 10-day span, Luckett and her teammates have played or will play the reigning 5th Region Tournament champion, the defending state tournament champion and the second-ranked team in the state, which just so happens to have a player good enough to say no to Connecticut.

  • New position at ECTC will serve vital local need

    The issue: Director of cultural diversity

    Our view: ECTC understands importance to community