Today's News

  • March 19 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.

    Steve Redmon, lot 2 Blueball Church Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Jamey Sampley, 49 Brentwood Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Rickey Webb, 50 Hambrick Court, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

    KSK Construction, 600 Jenkins Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Successful businesswoman found inspiration while shopping

    A Little More About Jennifer Upton: Favorite music: “Mostly country, but my iPod/iPhone spend most of their time playing Disney podcasts.” Favorite TV shows: “Bones,” “The Good Wife” and “The Amazing Race.” Recently read books: “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch. Most surprising

  • March 21 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Patrick John Garrido, 37, Upton, and Regina Ann Lynch, 26, Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    McCarty Oron, 69, and Sylvia Kinsey, 66, both of Vine Grove. Married two years.

    Gerald Ray Smith, 31, and Lindsey Michelle Reed, 33, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

    Mark Douglas Earnhart Jr., 35, Waynesville, Ohio, and Jennifer Marie Bricker, 28, Elizabethtown. Married five years.

  • The Art of Performance: Girls soccer revolution

      By Dr. Keith Wilson Most parents noticed the girls’ soccer revolution which took place in the late 1990’s and it has continued strongly into this century. Soccer is the second most popular sport for girls in the United States. But it has not always been that way. Women’s soccer was virtually invisible in the United States at the beginning of 1990.

  • Dollars and Sense: Understanding the ABC’s of the AMT

    Are you aware of all the tax laws that affect you? Many people are often surprised to find themselves subject to the AMT, which is short for the alternative minimum tax. Although this tax was originally intended for a narrow group of taxpayers, it is now estimated to have an impact on millions of people. The Kentucky Society of CPAs explains what you need to know about it.

  • Treating every day like it matters



    For Wednesday’s Woman

    I wore mascara to work last week for the first time in a long time. You see, I normally consider mascara to be special-occasion makeup. I wear it when I go out on the weekends — which admittedly isn’t really all that often.

    But I decided that maybe I should treat every day like it matters just a little bit more.

    It starts with mascara. I’m also wearing a little bit of jewelry again, and just generally taking more of an interest in my overall appearance.

  • Dollars and Sense: Tax relief for Ponzi scheme losses

    The name Bernard Madoff will forever be associated with investment fraud. Unfortunately, however, Madoff is not the only bad apple involved in handling the money of trusting investors. With the softening in the stock market, many fraudulent investment schemes across the country have come tumbling down like a house of cards. If you have fallen victim to one of these schemes, the Kentucky Society of CPAs advises that you may qualify for tax relief on your losses in an investment scam.

  • Calling all female artists and crafters

    The second annual Every Women’s Arts and Crafts Spring Festival is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff. Set up begins at 8 a.m.

  • March 21 Food Service Inspections

    Inspections are conducted on food service establishments by the Hardin County Health Center at least once every six months and retail food markets once annually to determine compliance with the law.

    Published rating scores ranging from 0 to 100 are sanitation ratings only. Ratings from 85 to 100 with no critical violations are considered satisfactory.

    Sammy’s Market, 490 W. Ave., Sonora.

    Date inspected: Jan. 4

    Follow-up inspection.

    Score: 96

  • March 19 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.