Today's News

  • Cowley Crossing developer penalized by EPA

    Hardin County Developers Inc. has been slapped with a $20,000 penalty by the Environmental Protection Agency for violating the Clean Water Act, joining more than a dozen other entities in the southeast United States cited for unlawful discharges in U.S. waters.  

  • Property transfers

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

    Julian B. Haydon to Russell Jeffreis and John I. Skees, property of Nacke Pike, Stephensburg, $77,000.00.

  • Lives of distinction

    The local chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will bring its message of responsibility and success to Radcliff this weekend.

    The fraternity is hosting its Men of Distinction program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at North Hardin High School. Radcliff Councilman Stan Holmes, a spokesman for the fraternity, said the event features free food, games and educational opportunities as the session focuses primarily on academics.

  • Spreading a little salt on the subject
  • Area will host several Christmas music performances this weekend

    The Christmas season is in full swing and several musical options this weekend can start your holiday juices flowing.

    National a cappella group Street Corner Symphony will perform a concert at the Historic State Theater at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

    The group gained a national audience when they competed on NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” season two. It ended the competition as runner-up.

  • Pastor to sign copies of 'Sacred Places of Kentucky'

    A local pastor helped pen “Sacred Places of Kentucky,” a coffee table book, and is part of a book signing Sunday.

    From 2 to 4 p.m., the Rev. Roger Jasper, pastor of Living Faith Baptist Fellowship, signs copies of the book at the church, at 207 Corporate Drive in Elizabethtown. Co-author Amanda Harvey and photographers Wes and Stacy Battoclette also are signing books.

    The book contains 156 pages including photos of Kentucky’s inspirational sacred places, from large cathedrals to small country churches.

  • Classic Christmas story gets additional spirits for HCP production

    Take a classic Christmas story, add allusions to “The Wizard of Oz,” stir in what amounts to a ghostly Greek chorus and you’ll have an idea of what to expect from Hardin County Playhouse’s latest production, “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas.”

    “I wanted to provide a spectacle,” HCP artistic director Bo Cecil said.

    “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas” is a version of the perennially favorite story with bleaker elements and more ghosts.

  • Federal procurement information available at Monday event

    A free military contracting forum to explain the process for obtaining contracts at Fort Knox is planned for Monday at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown. 

  • EPD promotes two to sergeant

    Elizabethtown Police Department promoted two of its own to patrol sergeants Wednesday evening during a ceremony.

    Detective Kelly Slone and Officer Joshua Richardson have been with the department since 2002 and will be part of a change in the department's structure, said Virgil Willoughby, EPD's public information officer.

    In its current structure, the department has five patrol sergeants who are assigned to patrol officers and supervise each of the department's three shifts, said Maj. Jamie Land, deputy chief of patrol.

  • Maintaining focus will advance fight against AIDS

    ISSUE: World AIDS Day
    OUR VIEW: Awareness helps beat the threat

    Since the AIDS epidemic began 30 years ago, advances have been made in the medical and awareness arenas, but the disease has an astounding global impact and often a stigma.

    In the United States, about 1.2 million people are living with HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in five of those don’t know they are infected. About 16,000 people with AIDS die each year.

    Last week, communities observed World AIDS Day.