Today's News

  • Mills sworn in as new EPD officer

    Officer Travis Mills, center, was sworn in as an Elizabethtown police officer on May 20, 2011. Mayor Tim Walker is to his left and Chief Ruben Gardner in to his right.

  • American Legion Auxiliary awards scholarships

    The American Legion Auxiliary, Hardin Unit 113, annually awards one $750 scholarship to a deserving senior at each area high school. This year the recipients are Katarina Gimborys, Central Hardin High School; Richard Rowland, Elizabethtown High School, Trevino Coney, North Hardin High School; Bria Hays, John Hardin High School; and Adrian Franqui, Fort Knox High School.

  • Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch celebrates 36 years reaching Kentucky’s youth

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch celebrated 36 years of reaching Kentucky’s youth this year.
    The nonprofit organization serves youth through a summer camping program designed to build self-esteem while teaching the youth to have respect for themselves, others and law enforcement professionals. The camp is free to the campers, thanks to the dedication and support of the sheriffs, members and contributors.

  • Role of Adjutant General changes hands

    Fort Knox bore witness Thursday to an investiture and change of command ceremony for one of the oldest positions in the U.S. Army.

    Col. Jason Evans assumed the role of 65th Adjutant General from Brig. Gen. Richard Mustion during a morning ceremony at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex, where the adjutant general performs his duties.

    In addition to commanding the Adjutant General Directorate, Evans assumes the role of executive director of the Military Postal Service Agency and commander of the Army Physical Disability Agency.

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  • 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.

    University of Louisville Hospital v. Perry L. Moore, Hill Street, Radcliff. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $85,628.63 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.

    Magnolia Y. Caudill, 402 Kentucky Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Kenneth and Teresa Jones, 22 W. Anjou Court, Elizabethtown. Use: garage.

    D&K Homes, 89 San Antonio Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Radcliff Homes Inc. to Desiree and Andrew J. Martin, 210 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $133,500.

    Paul H. and Karen Nielsen to Jeffery and Danielle Secor, lot 28 Covington Ridge Subdivsion, Elizabethtown, $270,000.

    David and Teresa Padgett to Frankie Hotsinpiller and James M. and Pamela Kelso, lots 18 and 19 and 40 and 41 H.L. Rhodes Heirs Subdivision, county, $60,000.

  • BASKETBALL: Rupp Arena to host Dominican Republic, Kentucky Pros (07/29)

    John Calipari’s unbeaten record in Rupp Arena games could be in serious jeopardy next month.

    Calipari, who’s entering his third season as coach of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, will lead the Dominican Republic national team in a scrimmage against NBA stars who played for the Wildcats. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Calipari, who has been in charge of putting the event together, announced the game Wednesday on his Twitter feed.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central Hardin honored at Whitaker Bank Ballpark (07/29)

    LEXINGTON — Who says you can’t go back?

    The Central Hardin baseball team returned to the site of its historic achievement Thursday night as the Bruins went to Whitaker Bank Ballpark for a flag-raising ceremony in honor of their 2011 KHSAA state baseball championship.