Today's News

  • RFD invests in healing wheels

    The Radcliff Fire Department has found an interactive way to give back to children.

    The department has purchased and customized a wagon it plans to donate to Kosair Children’s Hospital as a means of transport for patients.

    The idea was the brainchild of Lt. Steve Compton, who noticed the hospital’s use of such wagons while visiting the hospital during his niece’s surgery.

    Compton said several of the wagons are sponsored by fire departments and felt the gesture could be replicated by Radcliff.

  • Robbins living out a Derby fairy tale

    Michele Robbins has been around horses her entire life, but even this is more than she ever imagined.

    Robbins is one of the owners of the horse Twinspired who is running in the 137th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs. Twinspired’s odds were 30-1 as of Thursday evening.

    “This is like a fairy tale,” Robbins said Thursday. “It’s just been an amazing ride.”

  • Prepare yourself to act when weather strikes

    The vicious spring weather season has brought countless weather watches and warnings. Often in April, Hardin County found itself simultaneously on the alert for severe thunderstorms, possible tornadoes and flooding.

    Thanks to advances in radar detection technology, the National Weather Service is able to provide much more lead time when issuing alerts. During some storms this spring, warnings have been issued before the first raindrops reached the county.

  • Iwo Jima Medal of Honor recipient addresses students

    Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams built an immense appreciation for his country at an early age.

    He told a packed gym Thursday morning at North Hardin High School  that he credits a teacher for instilling patriotism in him as a young child. She often called on the class at random to recite The American’s Creed — a document he said succinctly embodies American values.

  • Group leading charge to provide Radcliff with flags

    A group of residents is leading the charge to provide Radcliff with 100 American flags for various city events.

    After about three weeks of work, the group has collected 33, said Bob Moore, who spent nearly 27 years in the U.S. Army.

    Mayor J.J. Duvall indicated during a March council meeting that he would like to see the city line the streets with 100 flags during events such as Memorial Day, Flag Day and Veterans Day. So Moore, his wife, Dottye, among others, have spearheaded the effort to make it happen by June 14, Flag Day.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: North's Simmons has big night as Trojans roll (05/06)

    Junior Antonio Simmons kept rolling offensively, going 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and five RBIs to lift the North Hardin Trojans to a 13-3 win in six innings over 17th District rival Fort Knox on Thursday.

    Junior Brady Patterson went 3-for-4 with a triple, three runs and two stolen bases, while junior Andrew Boyles was 2-for-3 with four runs. Senior Aaron Yates doubled twice and scored.

    Senior Tyler Hinds (3-5) got the win. He walked three and struck out one in one inning.

  • 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.

    Kevin and Jennie Logan, 4 Fairway Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    Joseph and Margery Cross, 306 Springhurst Court, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Anthony Singer, 1794 Thomas Road, Rineyville. Use: change of use.

  • 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.

    Joshua Akers v. Norman Slinker, Hodgenville Road, Elizabethtown. Claims defendant carelessly and negligently operated a motor vehicle so as to cause it to collide with plaintiff’s vehicle. Seeks judgment for damages, trial by jury.

  • Property Transfers

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

  • PREP SOFTBALL: North Hardin rolls past Elizabethtown, 21-0 (05/06)

    With Mary Beth Russell’s shoulder bothering her, Elizabethtown coach Matt Mardis didn’t want to work the Lady Panthers’ junior ace Thursday if he didn’t have to. But by doing so, the visiting North Hardin Trojans got in plenty of work offensively.

    Every North Hardin starter had a hit or scored as the Trojans rolled past their 17th District rival in three innings, 21-0.