Today's News

  • Oct. 2 editorial: Homeowners 1, noisemakers 2

    Oh, the growing pains. The last four years in Hardin County have been filled with anticipation and expectations of the tremendous growth expected to come about with Fort Knox’s transition out of armor and into an administrative center. Time was when residents as far south as Upton reported hearing tanks working on Knox’s ranges. The usually low rumbles were sometimes punctuated with sharp window-rattling reports.

  • Oct. 9: Our readers write

    It’s a shame

    It is a shame that many politicians and the wealthy refused to acknowledge that we have a health care problem. Many Americans do not have health care or can’t afford it.

    Health care reform has been a major issue for more than 40 years. When former President Bill Clinton tried to introduced health care reform, big business stopped it, because there’s too much money to be made from the sick.

    Michael Jackson said it in his music, “They don’t care about us.”

  • LaRue man gets 16 years for sex abuse

    Staff Report

    LARUE COUNTY — A LaRue Circuit Court judge Monday sentenced Christopher E. Miller to 16 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor.

    The ruling, delivered by Judge Charles Simms, requires Miller to register as a lifetime sex offender.

    Miller, 35, pleaded guilty last month to 722 felony charges of sexual contact with a minor.

  • Oct. 11 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Cary Wayne Copeland (1964). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

    Nathan Christopher Foster (1977). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $245.

    Johnnie C. Gaskins Jr. (1964). Operating on suspended operator’s license. Serve 90 days in jail. Court costs waived.

  • Oct. 11, 2009: Our readers write

    Take care

    during holidays

  • 5TH REGION GIRLS' SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Central Hardin shuts out Bardstown again (10/21)


  • Oct. 16 Property Transfers

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

    Bluegrass Developers of Hardin County LLC to E-town Homes Inc., 424 Jey Drive, Elizabethtown, $30,500.

    Carl E. and Velma F. Tindle to Nevin B. and Shelby M. Jones, 73 Waterfowl Loop, Rineyville, $169,400.

    Lyndon B. and Veronica C. Johnson to Jonathan K. and Linette O. Neal, 139 Portobello Road, Radcliff, $185,000.

    William J. and Rebecca Sorenson to Jeffrey and Esther Reinholt, 152 Flat Rock Road, Elizabethtown, $198,900.

  • Sept. 24 Editorial: It's an ace for local tennis enthusiasts

    Bo O'Brien loves tennis, and he is making many others, young and old, feel the same way he does about the sport.

    If anyone knows O'Brien, they shouldn't be surprised that he has taken on the leadership of the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission full throttle and led an energized push of interest in the sport locally.

    Visit the University Drive courts almost any night during the summer, and you will see courts filled to capacity. During the day there are instructional camps going on and more recreational play.

  • Oct. 6 editorial: Don't be infected with bad information

            Bad information is infectious. And, unfortunately, it’s all around.

    With the H1N1 virus it is no different; and it’s only a mouse click or conversation away.

  • Oct. 16 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.

    Bruce Beasely, 43 Beasley Boulevard, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Joey Vinson, lot 51 Searcy Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling

    Double L Construction, 61 Ambrook Estates, county. Use: single-family dwelling.