Today's News

  • 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.

  • Changes for White Mills Days


    Safety concerns with the White Mills bridge has forced a couple of changes to take place for White Mills Days this weekend.

    The parade staging area has been moved  to the White Mills Treatment Plant. Also, the staging area for the 5K run will be held at the White Mills Christian Camp.

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  • Former RPD officer formally charged

    A 15-year Radcliff Police Department veteran was formally charged June 24 with computer solicitation of a minor in Brevard County, Fla.

    David Williams, 37, was arrested May 9 by Kentucky State Police following an Internet sting operation led by the Brevard County Sheriff's office.

    The sheriff’s office began investigating Williams’ Internet activity in September.