Today's News

  • Medal of Honor recipient receives gifts, donation for scholarship fund

    Hardin County on Thursday bestowed gifts on Kentucky’s most recent Medal of Honor recipient.

    U.S. Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer was presented with an engraved knife by Eastview knife maker Gene Baskett and an engraved M-4 rifle donated by Elizabethtown business Sporter Express at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. Baskett also said The Knifemakers’ Guild, of which he is a member, made Meyer an honorary member.

    “This is a real honor to meet a Medal of Honor recipient,” Baskett said.

  • Building permits

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

    Mary and Edna Thomas Lawrence, lot 2 Vanderwege Estates, county. Use: single wide.

  • Brisk beer business reminds us to be responsible

    TOPIC: Beer sales
    OUR VIEW: With sales comes immense responsibility
    Store owners who have been selling beer the last few weeks use terms such as “brisk,” “steady” and “good” to describe sales.
    Beer is in coolers and in aisles. Signs occupy store fronts and decorate cooler windows.
    Alcohol is for sale, or soon will be, in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove. An overwhelming October vote sent businesses scurrying for licenses.

  • Property transfers

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

    Estate of Christina Anna Van Patten to Linda M. Smith, property on Falling Springs Road, county, no monetary consideration. FMV: $70,000.

    Kay Headspeth to Kay Headspeth Family Irrevocable Trust, lot 40 Gateway Villa South  subdivision and property on Main Cross Street, county, love and affection. FMV: $102,000.

    National Floor Company to Neil H. Steinberg Retirement Trust, property on Barracks Road, county, $42,018.23.

  • Brandenburg student advances in Lions International Peace Poster Contest

    Alexis Boggs, an eighth-grade student at Stuart Pepper Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the North Hardin Lions Club.
    Her poster was among more than 375,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 24th annual Lions In-ternational Peace Poster Contest. Lions Clubs International is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of world peace to young people everywhere.

  • CLP class has annual Christmas dinner

    The Radcliff/Vine Grove Community Leadership Class of 1999 recently held its annual Christmas dinner and election of officers at Colton’s Steak House. Those elected were:  Julie Aldridge, president; Steve Sanford, vice president; Charlene Easter, secretary; and Margaret Freeman, treasurer. 

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bulldogs top Trojans; E'town finishes second in Nelson County tourney (12/30)

    Junior guard Brandon Price had 20 points, five rebounds and five assists to help the John Hardin Bulldogs snap a three-game losing skid with a 54-49 win over North Hardin on Thursday in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

    Junior forward Daveon Greene added 17 points and five rebounds, while senior guard Jeremy Harness scored six points.

    North Hardin (2-9) lost its seventh straight. The Trojans haven’t won since beating Louisville Western, 54-48 on Dec. 10.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Hawks win own tourney (12/30)

    With 10.4 seconds left, LaRue County coach Paul Childress wanted Kelton Ford to drive the Hawks ahead.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North wins title in Frankfort tourney (12/30)

    Senior guard Brianna Woodson had team highs in points (18) and steals (three) as the North Hardin Lady Trojans cruised to a 68-46 win Thursday over the Boyle County Lady Rebels in the championship game of the Lady Wolverine Christmas Tournament at Frankfort Western Hills.

    Sophomore guard Domeneque Taft added 12 points, six assists and two steals for North Hardin (11-2), which has won four straight. Freshman guard Zakayshia Pass chipped in with 11 points and sophomore guard Kiera Jones had six points, six assists and four rebounds.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Hawks win own tourney (12/30)

    With 10.4 seconds left, LaRue County coach Paul Childress wanted Kelton Ford to drive the Hawks ahead.