Today's News

  • 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.

  • Support the Safer 65 construction concept

    The issue: Improvements to Interstate 65
    Our view:
    Continue to push the idea

    At the state’s current pace, Interstate 65 will be under construction for another 15 to 20 years at an estimated cost of $587 million.

    That’s a frustrating and unnecessarily expensive process.

  • Stylist volunteers sought for free hair cuts

    Area hair stylists will cut for a cause later this month.
    Organizers of the third annual Kids’ Café Back-2-School S’hair’-A-Cut event are seeking volunteer hair stylists to give free hair cuts to students from noon until 3:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Kids’ Café at New Hope Community Church on Dee Street in Elizabethtown.
    Free cuts are available to between 50 and 100 students 18 years old and younger.
    Free food and door prizes also will be available.