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Today's News

  • Sketch comedy meets horror in HCP's Halloween production

    If you go: "Another HCP Halloween," a fundraising production presented by Hardin County Playhouse, is at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater complex in Elizabethtown. Tickets are $20. For more information, call (270) 352-0577.

    What would it have been like if Judge Judy had presided over the Salem Witch Trials? Or what if serial killer Aileen Wuornos and suspected axe murderer Lizzie Borden were among the all-female hosts of a talk show?

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Phillips Homes, 9 Tunnel Hill Church Road, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Roland and Pamela Easter, 3051 St. John Church Road, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    James Baker, 3429 Burns Road, county. Use: garage and addition.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Norma Jean and john F. Botto to Donald R. and Patricia F. Hornback, lot 1 Norma’s Gift Estates Subdivision, county, $11,500.

    William E. Sullivan to David A. Kingsbury and Tiffany A. New, 130 Bivins Court, Radcliff, $83,500.

    Dennis and Sharon Hansen to Edgar and Tammy Cabrera, 249 Valley View Lane, Elizabethtown, $192,500.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Lever rewrites history (11/06)

    BOWLING GREEN — John Hardin senior Katie Lever didn’t want history to repeat itself Saturday.

  • PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Trojans, Bruins heading to State (11/06)

    Junior Josh Price and senior Hunter Hood remained steadfast in their belief that the Central Hardin Bruins would make school history by becoming the first team to qualify for the KHSAA State Cross Country Championships this season.

  • St. Clair alters his story during sentencing hearing

    By TOM BARR
    Landmark News Service

    SHEPHERDSVILLE — Michael St. Clair admitted Thursday that he was a drug dealer in Oklahoma, paid off jail deputies to allow him to escape in 1991 and was in Kentucky in October 1991.

    But he said he was not guilty of killing an innocent man on Oct. 6, 1991.

    After spending nearly 20 years telling investigators that he was never in Kentucky, St. Clair testified under oath Thursday that he lied under the advice of his former public defender.

  • Legislation filed to replace certificates with diplomas for disabled students

    A local legislator has filed an education bill aimed to correct what he feels is inequality in the education system.

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, filed legislation that gives students with disabilities the opportunity to receive an alternative high school diploma instead of a certificate of completion they currently receive. The issue came to his attention after learning his own daughter won’t receive a diploma upon her completing high school.

  • Salvation Army seeks holiday volunteers

    As holiday season swiftly approaches, the Salvation Army Center of Hardin County is seeking help from the community in its efforts to make sure everyone in the county can celebrate this winter.

    “There are several ways you can help by working with the Salvation Army,” said Marie Inmon, director of the local Salvation Army.

    The Salvation Army is signing up bell ringers, she said. Volunteers will start ringing bells at approved locations from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, beginning Nov. 21.

  • Unused pills? Take ’em back

    Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown will collect unused/unwanted prescription medication Saturday as part of National Take Back Day, an effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from homes.

    Area law enforcement officials say prescription medications are some of the most widely abused drugs in the county in addition to methamphetamine and marijuana.

    “It makes up for the majority of our drug problem as far as abuse,” said Norman Chaffins, KSP Post 4 public affairs officer.