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Today's News

  • Parrett considers statewide office

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett faces no opposition in the Nov. 4 general election but he still may be campaigning a great deal this fall. The Elizabethtown Democrat is a likely candidate in the 2015 race for agriculture commissioner.

    “I am exploring the opportunity to do that,” he said.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday's Results (08/27)

    GIRLS: HARDIN COUNTY CUP: DAY 2
    VINE GROVE — Results from the second day of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Lincoln Trail Country Club:
    Elizabethtown (155)
    Lauren Hartlage 35
    Rebecca Black 37
    Sarah Beth Hundley 40
    Sarah Hinton 43

  • A tree and a prayer

    A 100-year-old oak tree on Campbellsville University’s Stapp Lawn is now an 8-foot, 2,000-3,000-pound set of praying hands.

    Rob Peterson, a Louisville chainsaw artist, carved the praying hands for the university. It will be placed outside the pergola between the Administration Building and Stapp Lawn.

  • Water District No. 1 working on expansion

    Hardin County Water District No. 1 is considering extension of its service to the Constantine area of southwestern Hardin County.

    The district will conduct a public meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 to discuss a county water expansion project. It will be held at Fair Farm Church, 2107 Constantine Road in Cecilia.

  • Father who broke infant’s leg sentenced

    When Kathy Davis addressed the court Tuesday on behalf of her granddaughter, Alexis Taylor, 1, she wanted Judge Ken Howard to know she did not agree with the plea offer the child’s father, Shane Jenkins, was offered.

  • White Mills man arrested for rape of teen

    A White Mills man is facing six felony charges after admitting Tuesday to having a sexual relationship with a teenager that started on Valentine's Day of this year.

    The girl, who turned 14 in May, is now pregnant.

  • Building permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from the Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Jason Cline, 172 W. Donna Reed Blvd., Cecilia. Use: attached accessory structure.

  • T.K. Stone class is on the ball

    One teacher at T.K. Stone Middle School is taking a new approach to classroom furniture.

    Sixth- and seventh-grade reading and language arts teacher Kerrie Bal removed the traditional student desks from her classroom and replaced them with yoga balls at the beginning of the school year.

  • Hardin County Teen Court now is in session

    All local high school students, public, private and home-schooled are encouraged to attend the Open House today at 6:30 p.m. at the Justice Center. Students and parents will learn about the Teen Court program and see a mock trial by former students.

    For more information contact Judge Shumate at 270-766-5004.

  • Reception welcomes Ellis as WKU regional chancellor

    Dr. Evelyn Ellis stood in front of her husband, family, friends and new colleagues Tuesday afternoon at Elizabethtown Com­­m­unity and Tech­nical College as they welcomed her to her new job as regional chancellor of the Elizabethtown and Fort Knox campuses of Western Kentucky University.