Today's News

  • Oct. 15 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.

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union v. Linda T. Turner, et al, Maurice Drive, Mount Washington. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $10,370 plus interest.

  • E'town moves trick or treating to Sunday

    Trick or treat times

    Saturday Oct. 30

    Hodgenville — 6-8 p.m.




    Elizabethtown City Council on Monday reversed its course on trick or treating.

    After setting the traditional candy hunting festivities for Saturday, Oct. 30, the council voted 5-1 to allow trick or treating from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Halloween.

  • Oct. 15 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.

    Ken Hutcherson, 59 Collinbrook Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    William Hatfield, 1796 Mud Splash Road, Glendale. Use: pole barn-storage.

    James Campbell, 167 E. Airview Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: deck and porch.

  • A systematic solution to stormwater woes



    Elizabethtown’s stormwater efforts are ongoing, with the city expected to expend about $2 million in improvements during the current fiscal year cycle, said Robert Bush, director of stormwater management.

    Bush said some projects are under way, while several more are in the developmental stages.

    One of the more visible projects is the replacement of a culvert system on Johnstown Road, which Bush said has long been an area prone to flooding.

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  • Burning banned countywide



    A countywide burn ban was issued Friday by the Hardin County Judge-Executive’s office after Kentucky Division of Forestry officials alerted local leaders to escalating wildfire risks.

    “I felt like conditions warranted the ban now,” State Forester Steve Gray said Monday. “We’ve been busy. … We had seven fires in district just this past this weekend.”

  • Oct. 17 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Irwin Steven Pickerill, 53, and Melinda Ann Pickerill, 48, both of Elizabethtown. Married 26 years.

    Aaron Stephen Pile, 23, Sonora, and Tiffany R. Walker, 20, Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Billy Joe Frazier, 60, and Rowena Elizabeth Weirich, 63, both of Elizabethtown. Married 37 years.

    Jimmie Don Bowen III, 21, Mesa, Ariz., and Tiffany Nicole Fox, 21, Upton. Married on year.

  • Photo: Riding the day train
  • Oct. 17 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Reshad L. Bostick (1979). Speeding 10 mph over. Total $164.

    Joshua James Butcher (1983). Resident fishing without a license. Total $205.

    Alicia M. Merritt (1971). Theft by deception. Total $155.