Today's News

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central rallies past Nelson (12/01)

    Senior guard Matt Nichols recorded a 20-20 game as the Central Hardin Bruins were able to overcome a 12-point, second-quarter deficit to beat visiting 5th Region rival Nelson County, 67-57 on Tuesday.

    Nichols notched game highs with 24 points and 20 rebounds, while junior forward Andrew Kinney added 12 points, four rebounds and four steals.

    Sophomore forward Alex Crowder chipped in with 11 points, and junior guard Cannon Ray hit 3-of-6 3-pointers and finished with nine points and three assists.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Central beats Nelson (12/01)

    Seven players scored at least five points as the balanced Central Hardin Lady Bruins used a 3-point barrage to down the visiting Nelson County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night, 78-65.

    Senior guard Alysse Bishop hit all three of her 3-point attempts as she scored a team-high 18 points for Central Hardin (1-0), which owned a 10-point halftime lead and buried 10-of-19 attempts from the arc.

    Junior forward Abbi Goedde was 2-of-2 from the arc and scored 17 points, while senior guard Jordan Daniel also hit two 3s and finished with 16 points.

  • Decoration domination



    With Christmas season in full swing, minds now shift to decorations as families come together to resurrect the Christmas tree, string lights and prepare their yards with festive décor.

    And local stores are seeing their share of Christmas fever from shoppers.

    Steve James, owner of Cottage Charm in Elizabethtown, said his store offers both Christmas gift ideas and ornamental accessories to perfectly accentuate a home for Christmas.

  • Property Transfers

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

  • 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.

  • ECTC honors World AIDS Day

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is holding local events as part of a global AIDS awareness effort.
    ECTC hosted a World AIDS Day panel discussion Tuesday as part of the college’s series of events for World AIDS Day today. The college sponsored several speakers who have had experiences with the disease. The college also has panels from the NAMES project quilt on display in the Morrison Gallery in the Administration Building.

  • Trees merry despite drought


    This year’s drought and scorching temperatures will somewhat impact local tree farms — but not enough to steal Christmas.

    Much of a drought’s effects will be delayed, because the trees most affected typically are too small to saw down now.

    “Usually the younger ones will not survive the drought,” said Amy Aldenderfer, a Hardin County Extension agent for horticulture.

  • Chamber unification sparks concerns

    A proposal to unify Hardin County’s four chambers of commerce drew both positive and critical comments during a forum Monday night.

    Members of each chamber will vote next month on the proposal, which supporters say will increase the area’s influence by allowing the tentatively named Hardin County Chamber of Commerce to speak with a unified voice.

    At least two-thirds of voters must support the plan for it to move forward.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: North Hardin falls at Hart County (11/30)

    North Hardin coach James Slaven was concerned with how his young Lady Trojans would react in their season opener at Hart County on Monday night.

    Slaven didn’t have to wait long to get his answer.

    North Hardin fell behind 16-0 in the first 5 minutes and North Hardin didn’t score until junior Brianna Woodson hit a free throw with 2:16 left in the first quarter.

    Despite the shaky start, the Lady Trojans overcame it, going toe-to-toe with one of the most experienced teams in the 5th Region before falling to Hart County, 78-63.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Fort Knox splits with Caverna (11/30)

    The host Fort Knox Eagles turned a two-point lead after the first 8 minutes into a double-digit cushion at halftime as they toppled 5th Region rival Caverna, 67-61 in both teams’ season opener Monday night.

    Senior Jermell Rogers paced Fort Knox with 20 points, six rebounds and two steals, while senior Gadiel Mendez added 17 points and five assists. Senior Brandon Cullum chipped in with 10 points, seven rebounds and three assists and Rashad Orange had 12 rebounds and eight points.

    Fort Knox hit the boards hard as five Eagles had six rebounds or more.