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Today's News

  • Sen. Parrett Welcomes Bluegrass Challenge Academy Students

    Sen. Dennis Parrett, D-Elizabethtown, welcomed members of the Bluegrass ChalleNGe Academy from Fort Knox to the floor of the Kentucky State Senate. The Bluegrass ChalleNGe Academy, changing the lives of young people since July 1999, has had more than 1,600 students graduate. The Academy is operated by the National Guard Bureau Office of Public Affairs and is a Governors Special Project under the Adjutant General.

  • Scouts Participate In Klondike Derby

    Boy Scouts of Troop 24 chartered by Longview United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown recently participated in the Klondike Derby at Harry S. Frazier Scout Reservation. Although there was no snow, the boys pulled their team-made sled through mud and muck. The patrol competed in events such as blindfolded knot tying, rifle shooting, rope lashing and other team events.

  • Aliens invade but E'town native misses the ride

    “Battle Los Angeles” hit theaters over the weekend, but unfortunately it was missing Elizabethtown native Amy Dudgeon. Her scene was cut from the final edit of the film.

    The film follows a group of Marines as they engage technically advanced alien invaders while trying to evacuate a few citizens from hostile territory in Los Angeles. Most of the film is filled with doom and gloom as the aliens seek to wipeout mankind for our resources.

    If you are thinking that sounds familiar, you’re right.

  • Rotary Club welcomes Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students Michelle Turner and Chris Duncan were guests at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting March 8.

  • 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.

    Jay Bloyd, 61 Stratmoor Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Jason Mears, 302 Blackburn Road, Rineyville. Use: storage shed.

    John and Janet Lanz, 85 Monticello Place, county. Use: garage.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Paragon Properties of Kentucky LLC to Shelton Built Homes LLC, lot 8 Paragon Orchard’s, county, $35,000.

    Shelton Built Homes LLC to Kenneth Wayne Jr. and Vikki Love Laramore, 313 Willow Crossing Court, Vine Grove, $275,000.

    Kenneth and Denise A. Curtis to Kim W. Zornes, 4493 Salt River Road, Rineyville, $250,000.

  • 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.

    Mouser Custom Cabinetry LLC v. World Class Kitchen and Bath Design Center, et al, Matawan, N.J. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $54,527.54 plus interest; trial by jury.

  • Hardin County Chamber of Commerce launches

    Embracing a nautical theme Thursday, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce christened its official launch in style, packing business and community leaders into Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown.

    Dressed head-to-toe in white and wearing a captain’s hat, Interim Executive Director Rik Hawkins welcomed visitors and said “high adventure” was in the future as the chamber put the finishing touches on a unification process that has taken years to develop.

  • More adjustments needed to this film

    As a reviewer, I have to separate my personal feelings about a film from the review and critique it based on the film’s quality, or lack there of.

    In saying that, I will be upfront and admit I have philosophical and theological problems with some concepts in “The Adjustment Bureau” and the film’s view on deity.

    But looking past that, “The Adjustment Bureau” has entertainment value and a convincing performance by Matt Damon (“True Grit”).

  • A burst of spring