Today's News

  • 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.

    Brian Frederick, 157 Brentwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Donald McKinley, 66 Hampton Lane, county. Use: roof.

    Terry Mathis, 1044 Tunnel Hill Road, Elizabethtown. Use: swimming pool.

    Brian Kerr, 455 Bacon Creek Road, 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.

    Eschol E. and Martha A. Martin to Philip Craig Martin, lot 13 and 14 Pleasant View Subdivision, love and affection. FMV: $98,500.

    Universal Interiors Inc. to Abdiel E. and Marverling Fuentes, 537 Beasley Boulevard, Elizabethtown, $287,500.

    Estate of Herbert R. and Mary Ann Robinson to Charles W. Williams, 806 Monroe Drive, Elizabethtown, $123,600.

  • Getting a brain freeze
  • HCS joins EIS, others on social networks

    Social networks often are thought of as a way to “like” a friend’s funny photos, but local school districts are showing the networks’ true purpose — to spread information.

    Both local school districts have a social media presence now, as Hardin County Schools has created a Facebook page and a Twitter account in the past month as a way of communicating with students, parents and the community, and giving those groups a space to ask questions of the district.

  • Somethings cooking in Kentucky

    If you have the best cookies on the block or know how to make SPAM into a gourmet feast then there are competitions at the Kentucky State Fair for you. 

    The fair is Aug. 18-28, but the registration deadline is July 1.

    Competitions include Fleischmann’s Yeast Bake for the Cure, Pillsbury Pie Baking Championship, Great American SPAM Championship and the Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship.

  • Elizabethtown Woman's Club members participate in parade

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown was represented at the Heartland Festival parade June 4. Past president Diane Willis and President Martha Mengel represented the club in a red corvette.

  • Youth Leadership Class has graduation

    The 2010-11 Hardin County Youth Leadership Class held its graduation at the May Hardin County Chamber luncheon. First Federal Savings Bank sponsored the graduation along with the Hardin County Chamber.
    Keith Johnson from First Federal Savings Bank served as the MC for the graduation. Darian Ditto, one of the HCYL students, spoke about the Youth Leadership classes.

  • In brightest day, in blackest night...

    “Green Lantern”
    Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of science fiction violence and action.
    Runtime: 105 minutes
    Release date: June 17
    Rating: three and a half out of five take slates 


    The summer of the comic book movie continues with the emerald super hero “Green Lantern.”

  • Local organization trying to Refresh Your World

    It all started with a concert.

    In August of 2009, Amy Green and her friend Ashley White took Green’s two sons to see the Jonas Brothers.