Today's News

  • Gen. Ben Hardin Helm Camp erects a grave marker near Big Spring

    The General Ben Hardin Helm Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans erected a military grave marker in the Kasey Cemetery near Big Spring for Pvt. Daniel Keith who served in the 54th Virginia Infantry, CSA. 
    Keith was one of many Confederates veterans who made their home in Hardin County after the Civil War.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Former Radcliff councilman dies


    One of Radcliff's founding fathers and a former councilman died Tuesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

    Vincent Kieta, 78, was instrumental in the city's growth as a resident and a public servant.

    “Vince was a very unique person,” said Don Yates, who served on city council with Kieta. “He was very outgoing and what he told you, that’s just the way it was.”

    Yates said one of Kieta’s passions was the development of the Saunders Springs Nature Preserve.

  • Expert Organization


    What would you do if you knew you had three weeks and three days to live? See Paris? Climb a mountain? Reconcile with your family?

    These are questions I could have posed to my uncle who died at the age of 59 just three weeks and three days after being diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. I don’t think anyone can be prepared for such a fate, but I know there are issues with which we must deal whenever someone we love is ill or upon their death.

  • Life or Something Like It


    Take a shoebox, the cardboard or plastic variety.

    Fill it with some toys, school supplies, candy, and maybe socks from a local discount store.

    Now ship it to a country where children have little access to the basic needs of survival, let alone a new doll or toy car.

    That’s the premise behind Operation Christmas Child, headed by Franklin Graham, evangelist Billy Graham’s son. Since 1993, more than 77 million of these boxes have been sent to 130 countries on six continents.

  • New HMH president appointed
  • Vine Grove chamber approves unification

    Half of the Hardin County chambers of commerce pushing for unification have received approval from their voting memberships.
    Members of the Vine Grove Chamber of Commerce voted 14-3 on Tuesday to merge into a unified Hardin County Chamber of Commerce with chambers in Elizabethtown, Radcliff and West Point, said Donna Broadway, executive director of the Vine Grove Chamber of Commerce.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins rally -- again -- for third straight win (12/08)

    Senior guard Matt Nichols scored a career-high 30 points and junior forward Andrew Kinney scored a career-high 23 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the arc as the visiting Central Hardin Bruins rallied to beat Grayson County on Tuesday, 81-67.

    Nichols also had seven rebounds and four assists, while Kinney had four rebounds and three steals.

    Sophomore forward Alex Crowder added eight points, while senior forward Austin Barnett chipped in with six points and four rebounds. Junior guard Cannon Ray had six points, four steals and two assists.

  • Water main break keeps crews busy


    Elizabethtown road crews were working feverishly Tuesday night to repair a water main break at the intersection of North Mulberry and West Warfield streets that left portions of both roadways closed and water leaking into nearby streets.

    Public Works Superintendent Don Hill said crews started tackling the leak around 7 a.m. They still were hard at work at 7 p.m. to staunch the flow as water gushed out of hydrants down West Warfield Street and adjoining streets along Mulberry Street.