Today's News

  • Cecilia Community Ruritan Club has special guests

    Special visitors at the Cecilia Community Ruritan club meeting recently were Ruritan National Director Anne Hillard and Chester Hillard, Bluegrass District governor from Frankfort. They spoke about the advantages available to the local Ruritan clubs such as scholarships, discounts, liability insurance, etc.

  • AP Classes give students a head start

    By April Winebarger

    For most students, the early days of May mean getting ready for summer break. But other students have an additional stress before they can think about tanning.

    These students will take Advanced Placement (AP) exams from May 2 to May 13. More than 30 subjects are available. Students in AP classes who have chosen to take the exam have been preparing through the entire school year, maybe during the previous summer, for this two- to three-hour test.

  • More competition means summer job seekers need 'soft skills'

    The summer job outlook for students out of school doesn’t reflect a lagging economy in most ways.

    The only exception might be more competition coming from adults in the job market, said Tommy Wheatley, regional program manager of the Lincoln Trail area of the Office of Employment and Training.

    Unemployment might be contributing to more adults than usual seeking fast-food jobs that make up the greatest opportunity young people have of landing summer jobs, Wheatley said.

  • First Baptist to host presentation of 'They Call Him Jesus'

    First Baptist Church of Elizabethtown and First Baptist Church of Columbia will have a joint presentation of “They Call Him Jesus,” an Easter musical drama about the trial, death and resurrection of Jesus at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 107 Bishop Lane, Elizabethtown.

    The project is created and produced by Larry Smith, who wrote and produced “A Journey to Freedom,” a much-acclaimed musical drama in celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln.

  • Runyeon to perform 'The Gospel of Mark' at Grace Heartland

    Television and film star Frank Runyeon will bring his acclaimed performance of “The Gospel of Mark” to Grace Heartland Church at 7 p.m. Friday. He also was at Grace Heartland in 2008.

    Runyeon starred opposite Meg Ryan on “As the World Turns”  in the ’80s as well as on several other television shows and feature films. He also has performed on stage in New York.

  • Connections Church to have its first service on Easter

    A new church, Connections Church, will launch its first worship service at 10:45 a.m. Easter Sunday at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

    “This will be a high-impact church to reach all people in Hardin County,”  Senior Pastor Dr. Jim Shaw said.

    W.L. McCoy, associate pastor, will lead in worship and education. He states, “The music will be contemporary, joyful, even Christian rock … where all ages can worship the Lord in spirit and truth.”

  • PREP TENNIS: Elizabethtown secures conference tennis championships

    It’s almost an all-Elizabethtown conference tennis tournament final.


  • PREP BASEBALL: Harrington fans 10 as Bruins beat North (04/22)

    North Hardin senior pitcher Tyler Hinds left a pitch up in the zone and Central Hardin senior catcher Russ Morse made him pay for it, turning on the ball and staking the Bruins to a two-run lead with a homer to left field Thursday at James R. Aldridge Field.

    That was more than enough for Central Hardin sophomore Drew Harrington.

    The southpaw struck out 10 to lead the 10th-ranked Bruins to an 8-1 win in a 17th District game. Harrington limited the Trojans (8-8 overall, 1-4 in district) to three hits, one run and one walk in six innings.

  • 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.

    Atlas Cars Inc. v. Vincent Abrams, Principal Court, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $7,951.50 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.

    James Eminisor, 28 Evening Start Court, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Mark and Pam Adams, 840 Jenkins Road, county. Use: change of use.

    Russell Allen Roberts, 9 Amberwood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.