Today's News

  • Connections Church to have its first service on Easter

    A new church, Connections Church, will launch its first worship service at 10:45 a.m. Easter Sunday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    “This will be a high-impact church to reach all people in Hardin County,”  Senior Pastor Dr. Jim Shaw said.

    W.L. McCoy, associate pastor, will lead in worship and education. He states, “The music will be contemporary, joyful, even Christian rock … where all ages can worship the Lord in spirit and truth.”

  • PREP TENNIS: Elizabethtown secures conference tennis championships

    It’s almost an all-Elizabethtown conference tennis tournament final.


  • PREP BASEBALL: Harrington fans 10 as Bruins beat North (04/22)

    North Hardin senior pitcher Tyler Hinds left a pitch up in the zone and Central Hardin senior catcher Russ Morse made him pay for it, turning on the ball and staking the Bruins to a two-run lead with a homer to left field Thursday at James R. Aldridge Field.

    That was more than enough for Central Hardin sophomore Drew Harrington.

    The southpaw struck out 10 to lead the 10th-ranked Bruins to an 8-1 win in a 17th District game. Harrington limited the Trojans (8-8 overall, 1-4 in district) to three hits, one run and one walk in six innings.

  • 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.

    Atlas Cars Inc. v. Vincent Abrams, Principal Court, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $7,951.50 plus interest.

  • 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.

    James Eminisor, 28 Evening Start Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Mark and Pam Adams, 840 Jenkins Road, county. Use: change of use.

    Russell Allen Roberts, 9 Amberwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Michael Pirtle, 1317 Fleming Drive, Elizabethtown, $79,500.

    Larry R. and Mona S. Jewell to Clifton Roscoe and Jo Ann Martin, property in Hardin County, $70,000.

    Don C. Jr. and Carrie S. Sutton to Isaac and Mykka Mouser, lot 48 Terrace Hills Subdivision, county, $190,000.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue's Kessinger flirts with no-hitter; Lady Panthers roll to win (04/22)

    Junior Wesley Kessinger took a no-hit bid into the seventh and the visiting LaRue County Hawks scored five runs in the seventh to pull away from 18th District rival Hart County for a 7-0 win Thursday night.

    Kessinger (3-1) struck out eight and allowed two hits – both singles – and three walks in the complete-game effort.

    “He had a good performance. He threw really well,” said LaRue County coach Chris Price. “He was hitting his spots and kept the ball down. He’s throwing the ball with a lot of confidence right now.”

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town, Central to host Wooden Bat Classic (4/22)

    The all-too-familiar ping sound at the ball park will be replaced by the old-fashioned crack of a wood bat this weekend at Elizabethtown and Central Hardin.

    The annual Wooden Bat Classic will be held at the two sites. This is the 11th consecutive year for Elizabethtown and the 10th for Central Hardin. Elizabethtown coach Don Pitts said it’s been successful and the players really enjoy it.

  • PREP BASEBALL: John Hardin tops E'town, 7-4 (4/22)

    John Hardin’s nickname – Bulldogs – could also be used to describe its mentality at the plate Thursday evening. The same bulldog mentality could be used to portray senior pitcher Cody Creamer.

    The Bulldogs were aggressive and relentless on offense, scoring at least one run in each of the first five innings en route to a 7-4 victory over the Elizabethtown Panthers in a crucial 17th District game at John Hardin High School.

  • Johnston's contract with HCS renewed for four more years

    Nannette Johnston, superintendent of Hardin County Schools, will stay in her post for another four years after the HCS board renewed her contract Thursday.

    The board unanimously approved her contract with the district at its regular board meeting.
    Board Chairwoman Kay Sharon said she and the board are pleased Johnston will continue her leadership in the district.

    “We really feel like Nannette has put the district on the right path,” she said.