Today's News

  • Site makes geneaology easier

    Genealogy researchers can find out where their ancestors lived, if they’re related to Revolutionary War soldiers and the answers to many other questions from their own homes.

    The Hardin County Public Library system introduced last month a new genealogical database that can be accessed remotely.

    Library employees offer HeritageQuest Online to make genealogical research easier and reduce patrons’ need to travel, said Kim Bland, adult services librarian for the branch in Elizabethtown.

  • Crowe speaks to Radcliff Rotary Club

  • FOP presents scholarships

    On Aug. 4, at the Fraternal Order of Police, William R. Burns Memorial Lodge No. 39 in Radcliff, the first scholarships of the Richard “Mac” Michaelis Scholarship Fund were awarded to two deserving young people. Meghan A. DeAmaral a 2011 graduate of Fort Knox High School, who is pursuing a law degree and Jimmy A. Shirley III, a 2011 graduate of Larue County High School who is pursuing a degree in law enforcement.

  • Post office losing machines, possibly jobs

    Declining mail volume will bring changes for the U.S. Postal Service in Elizabethtown resulting in relocation of equipment and possible staff reductions.

    Two delivery bar code sorters are moving from Elizabethtown on Aug. 27. The machines sort mail into the order in which carriers deliver it.

    One of the outgoing sorters goes to Louisville, the other to Lexington. Each machine requires four operators.

  • County steps up

    TOPIC: Good news in area
    OUR VIEW: Job well done

  • Cecilia Days festival to take place this weekend

    Festival season has arrived.

    Cecilia Days is today and Saturday near Cecilia Baptist Church and the post office. The festival offers food, games and music for the community.

    Today’s events begin at 5:30 p.m. and include cornhole, child pageants and a fish dinner from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Breakfast begins at 7 a.m. Saturday in Cecilia Baptist Church, and the parade follows at 10 a.m. The day also offers a barbecue chicken dinner, tractor display, car show, live music and ends with fireworks.

  • 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.

    Charles and Lisa Jeffries, 465 Jeffries Road, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Beverly Sue Reynolds, 488 Payne Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Olan Morris, 697 Rineyville School Road, Rineyville. Use: addition.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Marshall R. and Jerry Sue Johnson to Charles F. and Mary E. Williams, 864 and 1256 St. John Church Road, Elizabethtown, $145,200.

    Dean P. and Suzanne Smith to Ronaldo and Natasha L. Prudente, 1907 Oriole Drive, Elizabethtown, $199,000.

    Tammy L. Bassette to John C. McNeeley, 524 Diecks Drive, Elizabethtown, $82,000.

    Robert L. Calvert and Hoang Oanh Thi Nguyen-Calvert, 99 Kentucky Circle, $95,500.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue County, E'town notch wins (08/12)

    Ivy Brown and Allison Evans combined for 18 kills to lead the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 25-15, 26-24 win over 18th District rival Caverna on Thursday.

    Brown had 10 kills and one ace, while Evans had eight kills and two blocks for the Lady Hawks (2-0 overall, 1-0 district).

    Lauren Meredith added 11 assists, and Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at district rival Hart County at 8 p.m. Tuesday.