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. 

    Jawed and Kishwar Movania, 5 Grand Hill Place, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Shirley and Fairley Goodman, 8325 Hardinsburg Road, county. Use: carport.

    Habersharm Properties Inc., 23 Kippsford Court, county. 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.

    Larry D. and Linda C. Phillips to Phillips Brothers Hardin County LLC, lot 58 Briarwood Forest, county, $45,000.

    James E. Powell to Jeffrey Dye, 109 Vineyard Road, Elizabethtown, $130,000.

    David E. and Pamela L. Berman to Mary R. and Anna E. Byrd, lot 43 Bryan Acres Estates Subdivision, county, $160,000.

    Estate of James C. Lindsey to Joseph C. and Brenda Ponder, property in Hardin County, $155,000.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade's Mofield stressed entering opener versus Collins (08/19)

    For the first time in Larry Mofield’s eight-year head coaching tenure, Meade County’s football team is playing opening weekend.

    And he’s totally feeling the stress.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Elizabethtown sweeps North Hardin (08/19)

    Darian Ditto broke out of her quiet start to the season.

    A loud home crowd helped boost the Elizabethtown senior middle hitter’s energy level.

  • Organization helps avoid bus mix-ups

    The beginning of the school year means new books and homework for students.

    It means a head scratcher for administrators and bus drivers in charge of carting more than 10,000 Hardin County Schools students and more than 1,000 Elizabethtown Independent School District students to and from school every day.

    School system employees have to find ways to make sure students, especially kindergartners, get where they’re supposed to safely weeks after determining how to divide routes.

  • Photo: Counting flowers on the wall
  • Pastor has seen all 35 years at Faith Apostolic Church

    When Faith Apostolic Church purchased its church at 208 Nicholas St. in Elizabethtown for $10,000 in 1976, it was a small, white wooden building surrounded by a trailer and two houses — a red one and a white one.

    “Then people started coming in, and we got overpopulated in the building,” the Rev. David Aldridge said. “Finally, one of them told us, ‘If you don’t start building, you’re going to start losing people.”

  • When Ends Don't Meet: Kids Café offers full plates, open arms

    The tables in the fellowship hall of New Hope Community Church were decorated with spring-colored flowers. A sign in the back declared Kids Café’s purpose “Not a hand out but a hand up.”

    Cooks were singing and having a good time in the kitchen as they prepared a meal for two busloads of children. It’s a big task for a small church with so many members and children to feed.

  • When ends don't meet: Dinner’s just a two-hour walk in the sun away

    It wasn’t a normal evening at Warm Blessings, but then again, no evening is “normal.”

    A tire blowout on the organization’s van — its only source of transportation — created problems carrying patrons to and from the facility.

    But patrons, the same people who were coming to Warm Blessings for help, helped each other. Those who had cars pitched in and gave others a ride home and one man stayed and helped with the tire problem, He offered his assistance the next day as well.