Today's News

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Krupinski powers Lady Bruins to win (04/15)

    Senior Kristina Krupinski had a double, triple and two RBIs and picked up the win on the mound to lead the 21st-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins to an 8-2 win over homestanding 5th Region foe Taylor County on Thursday.

    Krupinski (8-1) struck out four and allowed four hits, one earned run and one walk in seven innings.

    Eighth-grader Kelsey McGuffin had a triple and an RBI, while junior Wesley Edwards had a single and double.


  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Pyles, Lawler selected to EABC Hall of Fame (04/15)

    When longtime friend Jeff Gregory stepped to the podium set up just in front of home plate at the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission’s Sonny Chaput Field, Mike Pyles knew something was up.

    When Gregory mentioned his name, Pyles realized what was going on.

    Along with former coach Tim Lawler, Pyles was inducted Thursday into the EABC’s Hall of Fame.

  • 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.

    Fred Robinson v. Jason L. Rambo, et al, Rolling Oaks Drive, Vine Grove. Claims defendant carelessly and negligently operated a motor vehicle so as to cause a collision with plaintiff’s vehicle. Seeks judgment for damages; trial by jury.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Gerald V. Clephas to James E. and Kimberly J. Craig, lot 17 Twin Creek Estates, county, $220,000.

    Cartus Financial Corporation v. David Andrew and Cynthia Nolan, 214 Vineyard Road, Elizabethtown, $123,500.

    Larry D. and Linda C. Phillips to Phillips Homes LLC, 210 Deerfield Hills Road, Elizabethtown, $50,000.

    Nicole Pollitt to Mickey C. Brown, 11436 Leitchfield Road, county, $230,000.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Brashear, Bulldogs down Trojans (4/15)

    John Hardin junior Sam Brashear was a jack of all trades Thursday night.

    Brashear sparked a four-run sixth inning with a three-run triple and played shortstop and left field before coming on in the bottom of the seventh to nail down a 10-5 victory over the North Hardin Trojans in a 17th District game at James R. Aldridge Field.

    “I love closing,” said Brashear, who struck out one in an inning of work. “I’m used to it. That’s my favorite thing to do. I was just trying to finish it off and get the win for my team.”

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Whelan strikes out 15, Trojans cruise past John Hardin (04/15)

    Ashley Vasquez had no problem hitting the ball Thursday night. Andrea Whelan did, but fortunately for herself and Vasquez, so did most of the other girls they were playing against.

    Vasquez had three hits against John Hardin after struggling at the plate last year and Whelan overcame a rare hitless evening by striking out 15 as the duo led the host North Hardin Trojans to a 6-1 win over the defensively inept Lady Bulldogs.

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  • Guthrie, Williams to headline Lincoln Day dinner Saturday

    Hardin County Republicans will reconnect with their roots to former President Abraham Lincoln this weekend during a forum designed to showcase the latest crop of political contenders.

    The annual Hardin County Lincoln Day Dinner will kick off at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown with a social hour in which visitors can meet and chat directly with candidates or their representatives. Dinner starts at 6 p.m.

    Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door, said Mike Phillips, vice chairman of the Hardin County GOP.  

  • WKU partnership forum to be held at ECTC

    Western Kentucky University will host its first forum on community-based research this week in Elizabethtown.

    Dr. John Green, director of the Institute for Community-Based Research at Delta State University, will conduct the two-day program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. It is open to students, faculty and the community.

  • Dennis Parrett selected for tobacco fund oversight panel

    State Sen. Dennis Parrett has been appointed to the Legislative Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee.

    "Some of my earliest and most lasting influences came from my agriculture background,” Parrett said. “I have a great deal of respect for farmers and the agriculture community.”