Today's News

  • Rule graduates from basic training

    RULE. Air Force Airman Brian M. Rule graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.

    He is the son of David and Melanie Rule of Vine Grove.

    Rule graduated in 2010 from Meade County High School in Brandenburg.

  • Fond farewell

    Vine Grove Chamber of Commerce held its final luncheon Feb. 8. Board members and past presidents top row from left, Les Bullock, Dr. William Perks, Morris Coffey, Darin Logsdon, Jim Bruce, Mary Young and Kendra Stewart; bottom, Donna Betson, Elizabeth Atcher and Donna Broadway.

  • Holmes attends City Night at the Capital

    Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes and Secretary of State Elaine Walker attend the Kentucky League of Cities City Night at the Capital.

  • Elizabethtown Woman’s Club remembers members

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown honored two of their members that passed away recently. Alene Craddock and Joan Hornback were remembered with a book donated to the Hardin County library in their honor. Lessons in Likeness was presented in Hornback’s memory as she was an artist and The Words of Extraordinary Women was presented in Craddock’s memory as she was very involved in state government.

  • ABC Award Winners for February

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce recognizes students from area high schools for their academic achievements and extracurricular activities by presenting them with ABC (Academics Mean a Better Community) awards during the Feb. 10 Chamber Luncheon at Pritchard Community Center. The ABC sponsor this month was Wilson & Muir Bank. Jeanine Anderson from the bank presented the students with the award and $50.

  • And the winner is ...

    For a full list of nominations go to www.oscar.com

    Actor in a Leading Role

    Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”

    Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”

    Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”

    Colin Firth in “The King's Speech”

    James Franco in “127 Hours”


    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Christian Bale in “The Fighter”

  • Cold case to appear on ‘America’s Most Wanted’

    Vicki Heath’s life was on an upswing.

    The 41-year-old mother of two from Hardinsburg, who enjoyed reading romance novels, had recently become engaged, was working and lived in Radcliff.

    Then came a phone call her sister, Kathy Johnson, never will forget. Just like that, her sister was gone.

    Heath’s body was found Feb. 21, 1987, near a trash bin behind a Super 8 Motel on North Mulberry Street where she worked as a desk clerk. She had been sexually assaulted and shot twice in the head with a .38 caliber handgun.

  • 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.

    Carl Schaffrick, 1333 Rineyville Big Springs Road, county. Use: relocated single-family dwelling.

    Steven and Diana Curl, 581 Roundtop Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    CamdenWalcott, 105 Melody Court, Elizabethtown. Use: utility building.

  • 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.

  • Property Transfers

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

    906 Tyler Circle LLC to Rachel Elizabeth Ritchey, 906 Tyler Circle, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $120,000.

    Severns Valley Baptist Church Inc. to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Elizabethtown, $5,700.

    Twin Maple Properties LLC to Accent Homes Inc., 501 Brighton Court, Elizabethtown, $32,500.