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Today's News

  • Here is the church ... here is the steeple

    The church steeple, once a mainstay on a house of worship, stood high above the roofline and served several purposes. One was to help protect church bells from weather, another was to serve as a landmark or point of reference for locals and travelers. Here is a photo essay of just a small sampling of various types of steeples found in Hardin County.

  • Hardin Countians battled Redcoats in Revolution

    Hardin County was still wilderness when the Declaration of Independence was adopted 235 years ago today; nevertheless, this area has ties to the Revolutionary War.

    For instance, the men who settled Elizabethtown and the guy after whom the county – and John Hardin High School – were named all served as officers against England.

  • Moodt graduates from basic training

    MOODT. Army Spec. Sara M. Moodt has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

    She is the daughter of Joseph Moodt of Elizabethtown and Grace Moodt of Adams, Tenn.

    Moodt graduated in 2003 from Fort Campbell High School and received a bachelor’s degree in 2010 from Troy University in Alabama.

  • Lions Club Supports Youth Through 4-H

    The Elizabethtown Lions Club was pleased to contribute to the Hardin County 4-H Program. 4-H is a community of young people across America, who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Lion President Brian Dennis, left, presents a check to Marla Stillwell, county extension agent for the 4-H youth program in support of these goals.

  • USA Cares host motorcycle ride

    Bob Belknap, Development director of USA Cares and Richard Nickoson of the “Because We Care” Ride. Richard Nickoson and Staff Sgt. Mellissa Olson set up the USA Medac’s “Because We Care” ride for USA Cares. The event raised $1,116 to help local military and their families. There were 52 bikes that made the 150 mile round trip ride.

  • Berry greets P’Pool

    There was a “meet and greet” with Todd P’Pool, the Republican candidate for state attorney general, on June 14 at the Brown-Pusey House. P’Pool greeted Harry Berry, Hardin County judge executive.

  • Patton Museum extending hours Monday

    The Patton Museum, which is next to Keyes Park off U.S. 31W at Fort Knox, will extend its hours from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.

    The museum also will host a Hollywood Goes to War film series featuring three World War II movies – “30 Seconds Over Tokyo” from 9 to 11:30 a.m., “Back to Bataan” from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. and “The Best Years of Our Lives” from 2:45 to 5 p.m. – in the museum’s Abrams Auditorium. Discussions will follow each film.

  • North Hardin Project Graduation a huge success

  • Thanks to the community from Elizabethtown Tennis Commission

  • Buggeland ruled fit to stand trial

    Judge Ken Howard determined Erik Buggeland fit to stand trial Wednesday in a written ruling filed in Hardin Circuit Court.

    “The court further finds by preponderance of the evidence that the defendant’s non-communication, non-cooperation with defense counsel and his moderately bizarre courtroom behavior is not due to a mental illness but the defendant’s choice in an attempt to disrupt the current legal proceedings,” Howard wrote.