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.

    Phillip Alcorn, 3385 Horn Road, Cecilia. Use: basement remodeling.

    George and Ursa Flores, 884 Martin Lane, Radcliff. Use: remodel.

    Noltemeyer Capital LTD, 161 Dorothy Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: multi-family dwelling.

  • Army post hosts annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration

    Fort Knox celebrated its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony Thursday afternoon at the post gazebo.

    Before the tree was lit, family members of fallen soldiers placed ornaments on the tree in recognition of their loved ones.
    Holiday music was provided by the Fort Knox high school and middle school choral groups and the 113th Army Band.

    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived by horse-drawn carriage and closed out the ceremony with a special visit to Fort Knox families.

  • Property Transfers

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


    Justin J. and Tiffany Ferguson to Garrett W. Dougan, lot 1, Beckner subdivision, county, $69,000.

    Curtis and Nancy Willoughby to Timothy and Pamela Basham, lots 41 and 42 of Oak Grove Manor subdivision, county, $204,500.

    Timothy Neal and Pamela A. Basham to James R. Lark and Natascha C. Provost, Elizabeth Ann Bomar Acres Tract 2, county, $190,000.

  • Nurturing, celebrating leadership in Hardin County Schools

    By Nannette Johnston

    Our students are simply amazing. They are growing, learning, participating and leading more and more each day. I feel confident that the students who walk across our graduation platforms each spring will go into the world and become their generation’s leaders. Their Hardin County Schools education will play a huge role in that.

  • Tuula Poikonen: One of Hardin County's Finest Cooks

    Today's "One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks" came across the Atlantic Ocean to America. Tuula Poikonen’s journey began in Finland, the Scandinavian country of 190,000 lakes.

    Upon graduation from high school, she studied in Michigan, where she met her husband, Allan. After college graduation, Allan flew to Finland and married Tuula.

  • Wesley Hilltop seniors gather for Rook tournament

    The Wesley Hilltop Seniors gather to play Rook each Thursday, but on a recent Thursday, they held a Rook Tournament. Winners were Jessie Mudd, left, and Distie Miller. Runners-up were Rose Lineberry, left, and Virginia Parrett.

  • Noon Rotary welcomes CHHS Students of the Month

    The Noon Rotary Club’s Central Hardin High School Students of the Month for October were Natalie Smith and Noah Wiersema.

  • Mayor Walker is guest speaker at Lions Club meeting


  • Mountain Workshops collection complete

    Hardin County residents soon will be able to hold a piece of local history in their hands.

    Western Kentucky University’s Mountain Workshops has completed its work on a black-and-white coffee table book titled

    “At Home in the Heartland” that chronicles the lives of local residents through the lenses and pens of photojournalists.

  • Vine Grove pushes forward with commercial sewers along Ky. 313

    Vine Grove city officials intend to submit plans and specifications by Dec. 15 to the Kentucky Division of Water for an expansion of the city’s sewer system to the commercial corridor opening along a stretch of Ky. 313.

    The project likely will go out to be bid upon after final approval is given for all plans, Mayor Blake Proffitt said.

    “Hopefully, in the spring, as soon as the weather breaks, we’ll be getting it under way,” he said.