Today's News

  • Towne Commons building toward November finish

    In the shadow of Towne Mall, construction crews are hard at work.

    Lying between North Dixie Avenue and Veterans Way is the advent of a 92-unit apartment complex known as Towne Commons, a project expected to be finished by Nov. 1, said Chris Dischinger, co-owner of Louisville-based LDG Development.

  • Capitol ideas

    Back in February, which was Black History Month, Kentucky Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo suggested that a statue of Muhammad Ali would be a good addition to Capitol Rotunda.

    The Kentuckians already honored there are President Abraham Lincoln; Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy; Vice President Alban Barkley, statesman Henry Clay and Ephraim McDowell, a pioneering surgeon.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    W.K. Whitfield, 69 Maple Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Travis Vaughan, 238 Winngate Road, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

    E-Town Homes Inc., 80 Grace Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Richard L. and Peggy S. McMahan to Robert C. Groth, 115 College St. Road, Elizabethtown, $110,000.

    CitiMortgage Inc. to John E. II and Kelly M. DePierre, 1111 Ellen Drive, Radcliff, $142,000.

    M5 LLC to Robert Jon and Hesper L. Strain, 122 Apple Court, Radcliff, $174,000.

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Joseph E. and Reba M. Connelly, 4564 Miller Road, Elizabethtown, $79,900.

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Adcock still working in Royals' bullpen (04/08)

    KANSAS CITY – Nathan Adcock made his Major League debut on opening day, but he hasn’t appeared in a game since last Thursday.

    That doesn’t mean Adcock, a rookie pitcher with the Kansas City Royals, has had time to rest outside of an off day Monday.

    “During the minor leagues we’d have an off day, but we’d still have work to do,” Adcock said. “Here it’s a little more relaxed.”

  • PREP BASEBALL: Casey Chiropractic/South Central Bank Classic tournament begins today at Elizabethtown (04/08)

    Elizabethtown coach Don Pitts doesn’t have a hard time finding teams to play in the program’s spring break round robin because of the support of the community.

    This is the third year for the event – the Casey Chiropractic/South Central Bank Classic. The two sponsors make it possible for Pitts not to charge an entry fee.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Whelan strikes out 10, but Trojans fall (04/08)

    Andrea Whelan had another brilliant outing for the North Hardin Trojans, but her offense couldn’t back her up for the second straight game.

    Whelan, a senior, struck out 10 but the Trojans couldn’t produce much at the plate as they lost to Choctaw (Fla.), 2-1 on Thursday.

    Whelan scattered two hits – both singles – and one walk in six innings.

    Whelan also went 4-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Sixth-grader Aubree Muse and freshman Stephanie Thomas each had a single.


  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins win twice in Bowling Green (04/08)

    The Central Hardin Bruins continued to roll Thursday in the Bowling Green/Warren County Invitational.

    Central Hardin (9-1) picked up a 15-2 win over McCreary Central and beat Monticello, 15-0 to push its winning streak to six.

    n Junior Cannon Ray had three singles, three RBIs and a run, while sophomore Troy Squires had two singles, two RBIs and a run to lead the Bruins over McCreary Central.

  • Police say after shooting neighbor, accused dialed 911

    A police citation says the suspect in Thursday afternoon's fatal shooting called 911 to notify police.

    A 36-year-old woman was shot and killed in her home on Bardstown Road at approximately 4:45 p.m. Thursday. Kentucky State Police arrested her next-door neighbor, 24-year-old Joshua Norman Hines, and lodged him in the Hardin County Detention Center.

    The state police citation filed at the jail says Hines "called 911 and advised dispatch that he had shot his neighbor and believed she was dead."