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Today's News

  • MOAA receives Ireland Army Community Hospital update

    The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) met Dec. 21 at the MOAA Clubhouse on Fort Knox. The evening was decorated in a Christmas theme, and a pork loin dinner was enjoyed by the membership.  

  • McKeever Brief

    MCKEEVER. Army Reserve Spec. Shayne E. McKeever is returning to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., after being deployed to Afghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. McKeever, an aerial delivery specialist parachute rigger with the 824th Quartermaster Company, Fort Bragg, N.C., has served five years in the military. He is the son of Edward L. McKeever of Elizabethtown and Sandra D. Camp of Big Clifty.

  • Ex-LaRue teacher accused of having sexual contact with student

    A former LaRue County High School English teacher relieved of her duties in October was arrested Thursday morning and charged with a sex crime that is alleged to have involved students at the school.

    Natalie C. Gentry, 33, of Elizabethtown was charged with one count of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison, and two counts of second-degree official misconduct, a Class B misdemeanor.
    According to an arrest citation, the alleged sexual abuse happened in Hardin County on or around June 1, 2011, with a 17-year-old student.

  • 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.

  • A place for comic book artists and enthusiasts to gather

    A comic book weaves artistic skill and storytelling together. Each panel is a work of art, flowing into the next to tell a story.

    “For some people comic books are superhero stories or Archie comics, but really the level of storytelling and the creativity involved makes that idea limiting,” said comic artist Bill Nichols of Elizabethtown.

    There’s a strong appreciation for comic books out there, and Nichols started a gathering of enthusiasts, which meets monthly to discuss the genre and share ideas.

  • 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.

  • PAWS Shelter Foundation moving forward

    ISSUE: Animal shelter plans progressing
    OUR VIEW: PAWS Foundation drives important initiative

    A vacant building on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown is expected someday to be the modern shelter animals lovers believe cats and dogs deserve.

    And when it does, we’ll have the PAWS Shelter Foundation to thank.

  • T.K. Stone headed to state LEGO League competition

    The same colored connecting blocks that can be made into an X-wing starfighter from “Star Wars” are used for educational purposes at a local middle school.

    The FIRST LEGO League at T.K. Stone Middle School is headed Saturday to Bowling Green for the Kentucky league’s State Robotics Competition at Western Kentucky University.

    About 400 students will work on several aspects of the competition, which include programming robots to perform tasks, researching a given topic and practice problem-solving.

  • Property transfers

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

  • Sen. Parrett brings his daughter to testify before House Committee

    Legislative Research Commission

    Legislation filed by state Sen. Dennis Parrett that would allow a student with disabilities to receive a high school diploma rather than the certificate of completion that is currently given passed the Senate Education Committee on Thursday.

    Senate Bill 43 would allow a student with a disability who has completed a modified curriculum and an individualized course of study established by the Kentucky Board of Education to receive an alternative high school diploma.