Today's News

  • Excellence in education begins at early age

    The education of the youngest students in Hardin County Schools was celebrated Thursday.

    Joan Hill of New Highland Elementary School and Maryjane Boes of Heartland Elementary School were honored for being named Classrooms of Excellence by the Kentucky Department of Education. Both schools held ceremonies for their respective teachers and a KDE representative was on hand to recognize them.

  • Will you be the tortoise or the hare?

    The Missoula Children’s Theatre is coming back to town and is holding auditions from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    The roles in “The Tortoise Versus the Hare: The Greatest Race” are for children in first through eighth grades. There is no guarantee all who audition will be cast for the play. Approximately 50 students will be chosen.

  • Fly away with Hardin County Playhouse

    The Hardin County Playhouse will hold auditions for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

    The play is based on the 1962 novel written by Ken Kesey. The original Broadway production starred Kirk Douglas and Gene Wilder.

  • Canvases include jewelry, faces for Radcliff artist

    Need a caricature artist? Want to learn to make jewelry? Considering a face painter for an event?

    Stefanie Meade to the rescue.

    The Radcliff woman does all those things and more.

    “I’ve been drawing since I was 2,” Stefanie said.

    When she was 16, her family encouraged her to show her artwork. She’s had exhibits and has sold artwork in Europe and the United States since then.

  • Building permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

  • Redistricting process does not make a pretty picture

    ISSUE: Legislative redistricting
    OUR VIEW: Independent draft needed

    Having seen the process up close, first-term state Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, does not think legislators should be in charge of redrawing boundaries for House and Senate seats.

    He wants to see an independent process designed to best apportion the 100 House members and 38 senators among Kentucky’s population.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown can clinch share of district title with win (01/20)

    After spending most of the early part of their schedule on the road, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers are preparing to get comfortable at home.

    The 11th-ranked Lady Panthers (13-2 overall, 5-0 17th District) entertain the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs (14-4, 3-2) at 7:30 tonight at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium, where they haven’t lost to a district team since suffering a 75-63 setback to North Hardin on Dec. 4, 2006.

  • Property transfers

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

    David and Tabatha Riddle to Dave Riddle Church Ministries, 4346 Hardinsburg Road, Cecilia, no monetary consideration. FMV: $82,222.

    Kenny Cleaver to the city of Elizabethtown, 312 Haycraft Street, Elizabethtown, $3,725.

    Donald and Paula Bewley, Lee Wilson Bewley and Brandy Leslie to Donald and Paula Bewley, Lee Wilson Bewley and Brandy Leslie, property in Hardin and Meade counties, no monetary consideration. FMV: $873,600.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Boley erupts for 27 as E'town tops Hart, 61-54 (1/20)

    Eighth-grade forward Erin Boley and freshman guard Darien Huff combined to hit four three throws in the final 29 seconds to help the visiting Elizabethtown Lady Panthers hold off 5th Region rival Hart County on Thursday, 61-54.

    The Lady Raiders (11-9) cut 11th-ranked Elizabethtown’s lead to 57-54 with 37 seconds left on a 3-pointer by senior wing Jordan Strothers, but the youngsters made their free throws to help the Lady Panthers (13-2) win their fourth straight.

  • NHC hosts auction for student trip

    North Hardin Christian High School students are hoping a successful auction will give them a week in the City of Light.

    A group of students is hosting a charity auction to help fund a trip to Paris to attend the International Student Leadership Conference. The auction is at 6 p.m. today at Heartland Auction in Radcliff, and includes items such as appliances, electronics and home decor, donated from businesses and family and friends of the students.