Today's News

  • Woman’s Club has annual spaghetti supper

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its annual Spaghetti Supper and Auction on Jan. 20 at the Brown-Pusey House.
    Members and guests were served a spaghetti and meatball dinner made by Chef Moritza Johnson, assisted by salad and garlic bread makers. A variety of desserts made by club members also were served. During the dinner, members and guests made bids on numerous items in a silent auction. This was a fund-raising event for the club to meet the needs of several local charities.

  • Single-family building infiltrates unincorporated areas, Vine Grove

    The resurgence in housing numbers has penetrated all of Hardin County.

    Unincorporated areas saw residential construction return to pre-recession levels in 2010, while Vine Grove’s single-family housing surged.

    The county in particular witnessed significant gains in construction, shooting up from $35.5 million in total construction in 2009 to $53.4 million last year.

  • Transformation nears completion

    The Issue: BRAC transition projects on post remain on pace for September completion.

    Our Opinion: Much remains to be done outside the gates.

  • Looten named Youth Pastor at Tunnel Hill

    Josh Looten was recently named youth Pastor at Tunnel Hill Baptist Church in Elizabethtown. He formerly served as the youth minister for Midway Heights Baptist Church in Columbia, Mo. He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in European Studies. He will be continuing his education at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville while providing his leadership to Tunnel Hill Baptist Church youth.

  • 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.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Elizabethtown knocks off Marion (02/04)

    LEBANON Adelaide Luckett and the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers didn’t look much like a team in a rut Thursday night. Instead, they looked very much like a region tournament contender.

    A senior forward, Luckett posted 14 points and 11 rebounds and senior guard Natalie Greenwell scored a game-high 21 points as the fourth-ranked Lady Panthers earned a 55-46 road win against the eighth-ranked and defending 5th Region Tournament champion Marion County Lady Knights.

  • 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.

    Tom Carter, 85 Royal Acres, county. Use: single-family dwelling and garage.

    James H. and Deborah B. Weise, 22 E. Whispering Pine Way, Elizabethtown. Use: basement remodel.

    Mike and Dana bowers, 204 Ravenswood Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: retaining wall.

  • Property Transfers

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

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Hawks win, Lady Waves fall (02/04)

    Freshman guard Ivy Brown scored 20 points and eighth-grade guard Alexis Brewer had 19 as the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks knocked off Breckinridge County, 59-50 on Thursday night.

    Brown also had seven rebounds and three steals, while Brewer had two assists.

    Junior guard Nancy Howell added eight points and senior forward Lyndsay Whitlock scored six for the Lady Hawks (19-3), who led 25-11 after the first quarter en route to their second straight win.


  • PREP WRESTLING: House willing to sacrifice (02/04)

    In the eyes of North Hardin wrestling coach Keith Smith, junior heavyweight Aaron House made the ultimate sacrifice last season.

    House evolved into one of the state’s top 215-pound wrestlers – he was ranked 13th in his class entering the last two weeks of the regular season. That left his older brother, Steven, in limbo when he wanted to drop from 285 because he felt he was better suited for 215.