Today's News

  • Red Cross seeking donors to avoid blood shortage

    The American Red Cross is reaching out to local residents this month to ensure it maintains a steady blood supply.

    During the summer, particularly around Independence Day, the Red Cross sees a drop in donor activity. But the organization hopes to head off shortages, said Katy Maloy, program manager of communications for the Red Cross’ River Valley Blood Services Region.

    “We want to remind residents those needs are constant,” she said.

  • Radcliff Rotary has very special guest

  • Democratic Woman’s Club meets

    The Barren County Democratic Woman’s Club held a picnic recently at Glasgow’s Weldon Recreational Park. More than 50 members and guests attended the event including the county sheriff, PVA, county coroner and other dignitaries. JoAnn Winkenhofer of Elizabethtown, currently serving as the 2nd Congressional Director of the Democratic Woman’s Club of Kentucky, attended the annual picnic. 

     Anyone interested in joining the Democratic Woman’s Club of Kentucky or wanting information on their activities may contact JoAnn Winkenhofer at 737-6295.

  • Learning swim skills

    With summer’s hot weather settling in, many residents are taking refuge from the heat in pools. Before they do, some are taking time to expose their children to swim lessons.

    Three Hardin County organizations that teach swimming vary in their methodology. Coach Mavi Sampaio of the Dolphin swim team says one is not better than the other; it’s all a matter of what a parent wants.

  • Hall of Fame funding is a critical, unresolved detail

    The issue:  Basketball Hall of Fame
    Our view: Don't let dreams cloud details

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Area athletes named to All-State Team (06/24)

    The Kentucky Track & Cross Country Coaches Association released its All-State Team on Wednesday, and several area athletes were recognized.

    With the exception of one event, the top four finishers in each event comprise the first and second teams.

    CLASS 1-A

    GIRLS. Fort Knox senior Kiara Austin was named to the second team in the triple jump.

  • Have a 'blast' in Radcliff

    Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall is bringing a campaign promise to fruition, expanding a summer gathering into a full-bore festival.

    The city welcomes its first Summer Blast this weekend, beginning tonight and continuing as an all-day event Saturday complete with games, rides, music and fireworks.

    “Basically, during the election, I had run on the fact I believed in community spirit,” Duvall said Thursday.

  • 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.