Today's News

  • Role of Adjutant General changes hands

    Fort Knox bore witness Thursday to an investiture and change of command ceremony for one of the oldest positions in the U.S. Army.

    Col. Jason Evans assumed the role of 65th Adjutant General from Brig. Gen. Richard Mustion during a morning ceremony at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex, where the adjutant general performs his duties.

    In addition to commanding the Adjutant General Directorate, Evans assumes the role of executive director of the Military Postal Service Agency and commander of the Army Physical Disability Agency.

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  • 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.

    University of Louisville Hospital v. Perry L. Moore, Hill Street, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $85,628.63 plus interest.

  • 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.

    Magnolia Y. Caudill, 402 Kentucky Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Kenneth and Teresa Jones, 22 W. Anjou Court, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    D&K Homes, 89 San Antonio Drive, 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.

    Radcliff Homes Inc. to Desiree and Andrew J. Martin, 210 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $133,500.

    Paul H. and Karen Nielsen to Jeffery and Danielle Secor, lot 28 Covington Ridge Subdivsion, Elizabethtown, $270,000.

    David and Teresa Padgett to Frankie Hotsinpiller and James M. and Pamela Kelso, lots 18 and 19 and 40 and 41 H.L. Rhodes Heirs Subdivision, county, $60,000.

  • BASKETBALL: Rupp Arena to host Dominican Republic, Kentucky Pros (07/29)

    John Calipari’s unbeaten record in Rupp Arena games could be in serious jeopardy next month.

    Calipari, who’s entering his third season as coach of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, will lead the Dominican Republic national team in a scrimmage against NBA stars who played for the Wildcats. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Calipari, who has been in charge of putting the event together, announced the game Wednesday on his Twitter feed.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central Hardin honored at Whitaker Bank Ballpark (07/29)

    LEXINGTON — Who says you can’t go back?

    The Central Hardin baseball team returned to the site of its historic achievement Thursday night as the Bruins went to Whitaker Bank Ballpark for a flag-raising ceremony in honor of their 2011 KHSAA state baseball championship.

  • PREP SPORTS: Bowling might not be last sport to be added to area sports menu (07/29)

    Earlier this year, Central Hardin, John Hardin and North Hardin decided to offer bowling on the high school varsity sports level. Since 2000, all seven KHSAA schools in the tri-county area have offered volleyball, while Meade County has added wrestling and LaRue County has added boys’ and girls’ soccer in the last seven years.

    Bowling, volleyball, wrestling and soccer might not be the only sports to be added to the area menu.

  • Witness: Burke wanted to shoot wife in 2005

    FORT CAMPBELL — The two charges of murder are the same, but the setting is wildly different.

    Accused of murdering his estranged wife, Tracy Burke, and her former mother-in-law, Karen Comer, in Rineyville, Brent Burke is not wearing bright orange detention center garb. He’s not in restraints. He occasionally smiles, writes notes to his attorney, and even exchanges a few warm glances with his mother, who is only a few feet behind him.

  • Rev up the engine with downtown fun

    The issue: Cruisin' the Heartland
    Our view: Accomplishing its goal

    Ladies and gentlemen, start the engine. The engine of redevelopment in downtown Elizabethtown, that is.

    The return this weekend of the immensely successful Cruisin’ the Heartland is another opportunity to remember yesteryear, the music, the dances, seeing movies at the State Theater and admiring the cars. It’s an opportunity to walk downtown’s streets, admire the architecture and mingle with friends and neighbors.