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Today's News

  • 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.

    Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company v. Nash Mechanical LLC, Burd Road, Magnolia. Claims negligence. Seeks judgment for damages.

  • 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.

    Charlotte Masterson, 11 Fiarway Drive, county. Use: deck.

    Kenneth and Teresa Jones, 22 W. Anjoy Court, Elizabethtown. Use: roof.

    Dean Pannasch, 1465 W. Glendale Hodgenville Road, Glendale. Use: pole barn.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Bluegrass Developers of Hardin County LLC to Heartland Homes Inc., 206 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $25,000.

    Anthony J. and Patricia Romeo to Terence D. and Tammara C. Sibley, lot 26 Heatherfield Estates Subdivision, county, $155,000.

    Irwin and Ruth Pickerill to Bonnie Darlington, 108 Hill St., Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $72,200.

  • WOMEN'S STATE AMATEUR: Gumm advances to today's final (06/24)

    Lydia Gumm and April Emerson are about to experience that old familiar feeling of déjà vu this morning.

    A North Hardin junior, Gumm beat Krissy Martin and Jessica Grace on Thursday during the Women’s Kentucky State Amateur at Miller Memorial Golf Course in Murray. Emerson, an Eastern Kentucky junior and former Russell County star, dispatched former Central Hardin and current Murray State standout Morgan Cross and Campbellsville’s Ellen Kehoe to set up a rematch with Gumm.

  • KGA/PGA JUNIOR PGA GOLF TOURNAMENT: Black ties for 18th at Junior PGA (06/24)

    BARDSTOWN — Errant tee shots kept Ian Black from closing in on the front of the pack.

  • Lincoln exhibit opens in E'town Tourism office

    A free exhibit regarding the impact of slavery on Abraham Lincoln's personal life opened Thursday at the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau's office.

    "A House Divided" features a series of panels that explore how his wife's family, who were slaveholders from Kentucky, affected the Lincoln White House during the Civil War.

  • Photo: Amber waves of wheat
  • Feds: E’town doctor, wife ‘harbored’ illegal immigrant

    A federal indictment claims an Elizabethtown doctor and his former wife kept a Bolivian national as a servant in their homes for nearly 15 years and never paid her.

    Javier Arce, 58, and Christina Mier Arce, 55, were charged Thursday with conspiracy and harboring an illegal immigrant for financial gain, based on an FBI probe.

    The Arces used a Bolivian woman as a live-in domestic worker between June 1994 and January 2006 at their residence on Freeman Lake Road in Elizabethtown, according to the grand jury indictment.

  • Church changes VBS format to draw more kids

    Throughout the area, many local churches are sponsoring a vacation Bible school at one point in the summer. But one Elizabethtown church decided to change gears and try a sports format.

    First Christian Church of Elizabethtown adopted Sports Camp to replace VBS. Melanie Presta, children’s minister, said the change was made because enrollment had been down in VBS and she had first-hand experience with similar sports camps at other churches that were successful.

  • Hodgenville man charged with sexual abuse of a minor

    A 67-year-old Hodgenville man was arrested Thursday on indictments by a LaRue County grand jury.

    The four-count indictment alleges James Jeffries sexually abused a juvenile younger than 12, according to a Kentucky State Police news release.

    Jeffries is lodged in the LaRue County Detention Center. The case is being investigated by Kentucky State Police.