Today's News

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Central's Chaney hopes for fairy-tale ending (05/27)

    Mallory Chaney entered her senior season with sky-high expectations.

    She had aspirations of winning region championships and contending for state titles in the 200-meter dash and the 400 and 800 relays.

    The year started off like none other. Central Hardin had a new coach in Brandon Adams, who was determined to get things turned around, and Chaney was one of the athletes leading the charge.

    Adams, who coached at Ohio County for two years before coming to Central Hardin, heard nothing but great things about Chaney from distance coach Chris Ernst.

  • 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.

    Kendra Stewart, 204 N. Black Branch Road, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    HardinMemorial Hospital, 914 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 201, Elizabethtown. Use: tenant finish.

    Skin Group, 914 N. Dixie Ave., Suite 205, Elizabehtown. Use: tenant finish.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Clinton E. and Natasha Clark to Jonathan A. Woodward, 116 Niblick Court, Elizabethtown, $89,000.

    Jeff and Joyce Nott to C.C.I. LLC, property on South Woodland Drive, Radcliff, $17,000.

    Jason Henry and Gary R. and Ingeborg James, 2612 Stonemill Drive, Elizabethtown, $243,000.

    Esse Victoria and Bennie James McRae III to Cartus Corporation, 1807 Oriole Drive, Elizabethtown, $187,250.

  • BOYS' STATE TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Castro has memorable trip to state tourney (05/27)

    LEXINGTON – After winning his first-round match, Chrys Castro reported the score and darted to the KHSAA State Tournament gear tent.

  • GIRLS' STATE TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Elizabethtown's Sallee, Fiepke and Riney advance to Day 2 (05/27)

    LEXINGTONThe close of Jenna Sallee’s brilliant high school career was almost a disaster, but she ensured it would take more than a little left knee pain and a hard-hitting future college player to curtail her goals.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: E'town's Patton, Nichols win gold (05/27)

    LOUISVILLE For Clayton Patton and Denisha Nichols, the night couldn’t have ended better Thursday at the KHSAA Class 2-A State Track & Field Championships.

    For Jessica Gabhart, things didn’t go quite as planned.

    Patton and Nichols, both Elizabethtown seniors, capped their careers with state titles at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park. Patton won the boys’ 110-meter hurdles, while Nichols was tops in the girls’ discus.

  • Two from Radcliff charged in Texas shooting

    Odessa American

    A Kentucky man and woman were arrested and charged with attempted capital murder of a peace officer late Wednesday in Odessa, Texas.

    According to jail listings, Marcus Christopher Lott Jr., 24, of Frontier Court in Radcliff, and Ashley Elesha Simpson, 20, of Joseph Court in Radcliff, were arrested.

    Lott also had a charge of fugitive from justice.

    The driver, Alfonso Butler Jr., 35, was arrested on a parole violation.

    All three are being held without bond.

  • Radcliff council reviews details of $11.1 million budget

    With the city’s department heads fielding questions, Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall opened his administration’s first budget to detailed scrutiny from city council members Thursday.

    The day-long meeting began with Duvall’s summary of the $11.1 million spending plan plus a $1.1 million fund for stormwater control. In addition to highlighting recommendations such as widening Shelton Road and increasing fire department staffing, Duvall pointed out suggestions rejected in his initial review.

  • Hardin outpaces state in tourism growth

    Tourism in Hardin County last year increased over 2009, outpacing a similar increase across the state.

    Hardin County tourism grew by 5.4 percent last year, bringing about $8.3 million into the county.

    Hardin overtook Daviess County in impact ranking. It is now the seventh highest-grossing county with about $162.9 million  spent directly on tourism.

    Tourism across the state increased 4.8 percent for a total of $7.2 billion in economic impact.