Today's News

  • Lori Paynter’s mother ready to move on

    A long chapter in Bonnie Dickerson’s life ended Wednesday, one consumed with phone calls, dogging police and keeping track of her former son-in-law’s whereabouts.

    Daniel Paynter on Wednesday pleaded guilty to murdering Dickerson’s 35-year-old daughter, Lori Paynter, in December 2002.

    “I talk to her, and I have her pictures around the house and I sit and look at her,” Dickerson said. “I miss her dearly, but you can’t bury yourself with your husband or your loved ones.”

  • Get ready to enjoy the Hardin County Fair

    Who’s ready for some good clean family fun?

    The summer tradition of carnival rides, funnel cakes and animal exhibits is about to get under way as the 2011 Hardin County Fair and Horse Show opens Monday.

    The Fair Board has worked hard in planning another fun-filled week, jam-packed with activities and entertainment for folks of all ages. These volunteers are to be commended for making the fair a unique, entertaining experience that is diverse and inviting.

  • 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.

    E.B. and Judy Cash, 275 Beagle Club Lane, Cecilia. Use: addition.

    Robert W. Brown, 3877 Shepherdsville Road, Elizabethtown. Use: storage shed.

    Miles Boyd, 63 Daphne Court, Cecilia. Use: storage shed.

  • 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.

    ElizabethtownEmergency Physicians v. Sherron E. Jankowski, Carroll Avenue, Rineyville. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $4,401 plus interest.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    M-5 LLC to Tom L. Miller, lot 11 Monterey Subdivision, county, no monetary consideration. FMV: $222,900.

    Loy Neal and Heather Brashear to Ricky Brashear and Austin Brashear, 114 Commanche Drive, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $135,000.

    Scott A. Benson to Toshie M. Murrell, 382 Valley View Drive, Vine Grove, $145,000.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: E'town, Meade to meet in 8s district final (07/08)

    Carson Yates had two doubles, a single and scored twice, and Caleb Turner had a double, two singles and three runs to lead the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 8-year-old All-Stars to a 14-8 win over LaRue County in the Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament at Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg on Thursday night.

    Ryan Pyles added a double, two singles and two runs, while Bryce Pruitt had a triple, single and a run. Eli Brown chipped in with four singles and a run, and Caleb Adams and Jacob Simondiski each had two singles and a run.

  • STATE FARM E'TOWN OPEN: State Farm E'town Open features 179 players from four states (07/08)

    Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there.

    And like a good event, this weekend’s State Farm E’town Open is there to offer amateur tennis players another large and talented field.

  • BGSG: Freeman Lake hosting wakeboard, water ski events (07/08)

    The waters of Elizabethtown’s Freeman Lake will be anything but calm this weekend as the Lexington-based Bluegrass State Games contest wakeboarding and slalom water ski events for the first time.

    Admission is free both days and the public is invited to attend. For both water ski and wakeboarding, preliminaries are Saturday and finals are Sunday.

    Organizer Ed Sorace of Elizabethtown said 20 competitors had registered to water ski by Thursday afternoon, while Robynn Brown of McDaniels said more than 30 competitors had signed up to wakeboard.

  • GOLF: Gumm wins Junior Am (07/08)

    Lydia Gumm’s final round in the Kentucky Junior Amateur Championship at Bardstown Country Club’s Maywood course didn’t have the start she had planned, but it still had the desired result.

    The incoming North Hardin High School junior opened with a bogey Thursday and finished with a 1-over 73 a day after shooting 68, but it mattered little as she actually extended her lead for a six-stroke win in the 37-player girls’ 16-18 division.

    She responded from the early bogey with consecutive birdies on the third and fourth holes.

  • Kentucky immunization requirements updated

    Between the trips to buy new clothes and school supplies, some parents should schedule a trip to the doctor’s office during their children’s back-to-school preparations.

    Immunization requirements changed July 1, so parents with children entering day care, Head Start programs, preschool, kindergarten or sixth-grade need to check with their medical providers to ensure that their child’s vaccination records are up to date for school.