Today's News

  • JHHS has top graduation rate among local schools

    John Hardin High School had the highest graduation rate among the five local high schools in 2010, according to recently released data from the Kentucky Department of Education. JHHS was one of three schools that improved from last year’s rates.

    John Hardin also had two subpopulations, black and Asian students, rate a perfect 100 percent.

  • Alcohol votes set for Oct. 4

    Voters in three Hardin County cities will go to the polls in less than two months to decide whether or not to expand alcohol sales.

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry signed an executive order Thursday directing local option elections Oct. 4 in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and Vine Grove for expanded alcohol sales.

  • 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. 

    James and Kimberly Baker, 2 Burns Road, county. Use: relocated single-family dwelling.

    Mickey Stinnet, 3671 Hodgenville Road, county. Use: addition.

    Josh Hubbard, 293 Braeburn Court, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

  • Property Transfers

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

    John C. and Barbara J. Poe to Ronald B. Jr. and Tiara M. Blake, 48 Mossy Creek East Court, Elizabethtown, $201,900.

    Glenn and Launa Campbell and Robert and Tiffany Campbell to James M. and Lisa Campbell, property on Tabb Hollow Road, county, $80,161.76.

    Frances S. and Robert D. Embry to Robert A. and Pamela C. Lynch, 809 E. Main St., Vine Grove, $9,500.

  • TENNIS: Heartland Tennis Shootout to expand this year (08/05)

    Elizabethtown’s late-summer tennis shootout is expanding.

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Meade County Invitational features 12 schools and more than 60 golfers (08/05)

    The Green Wave Invitational is losing quantity. But quality might be a different matter.

    Ten schools are slated to join host Meade County, which is fielding two teams, for Saturday’s boys’ prep golf tournament at Doe Valley Golf Club in Brandenburg. There are also four individuals, giving the field 64 players.

    That’s down from last year’s 13-school, 71-player event and the 2009 tournament which featured 109 players from 21 teams.

  • MEN'S GOLF: Garrett Hinton leads area contingent at Kentucky Open (08/05)

    Former Elizabethtown High School standout Garrett Hinton shot 74 on Thursday and finished with a three-round 219 to finish in a three-way tie for 15th in the 92nd annual PowerBilt Kentucky Open at Louisville’s Persimmon Ridge Golf Club.

    Hinton, who tied for fourth among amateurs, had the lowest score of the eight players who were among the 70 players who qualified for the final round.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Thursday's Results (08/05)




    FALLSOF ROUGH Results from Thursday’s match at the par-36 front nine at Lafayette Golf Club:

    Central Hardin(157)

  • Thomas selected as WHMS principal

    A former West Hardin Middle School staff member is returning as the new leader of the building.

    Jon Thomas, principal of Ekron Elementary School in Meade County, has been selected as the new principal of West Hardin Middle School.

    Former principal Jim Roe has retired, and David Reed, a former principal in the district, is serving in an interim role until Thomas begins. That date hasn’t been determined.