Today's News

  • ABC Award Winners for February

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce recognizes students from area high schools for their academic achievements and extracurricular activities by presenting them with ABC (Academics Mean a Better Community) awards during the Feb. 10 Chamber Luncheon at Pritchard Community Center. The ABC sponsor this month was Wilson & Muir Bank. Jeanine Anderson from the bank presented the students with the award and $50.

  • And the winner is ...

    For a full list of nominations go to www.oscar.com

    Actor in a Leading Role

    Javier Bardem in “Biutiful”

    Jeff Bridges in “True Grit”

    Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network”

    Colin Firth in “The King's Speech”

    James Franco in “127 Hours”


    Actor in a Supporting Role

    Christian Bale in “The Fighter”

  • Cold case to appear on ‘America’s Most Wanted’

    Vicki Heath’s life was on an upswing.

    The 41-year-old mother of two from Hardinsburg, who enjoyed reading romance novels, had recently become engaged, was working and lived in Radcliff.

    Then came a phone call her sister, Kathy Johnson, never will forget. Just like that, her sister was gone.

    Heath’s body was found Feb. 21, 1987, near a trash bin behind a Super 8 Motel on North Mulberry Street where she worked as a desk clerk. She had been sexually assaulted and shot twice in the head with a .38 caliber handgun.

  • 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.

    Carl Schaffrick, 1333 Rineyville Big Springs Road, county. Use: relocated single-family dwelling.

    Steven and Diana Curl, 581 Roundtop Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    CamdenWalcott, 105 Melody Court, Elizabethtown. Use: utility building.

  • 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.

  • Property Transfers

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

    906 Tyler Circle LLC to Rachel Elizabeth Ritchey, 906 Tyler Circle, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $120,000.

    Severns Valley Baptist Church Inc. to Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, property in Elizabethtown, $5,700.

    Twin Maple Properties LLC to Accent Homes Inc., 501 Brighton Court, Elizabethtown, $32,500.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Barnhart speaks in Radcliff (02/18)

    Now that University of Kentucky athletics are starting to bring home championships, the school’s athletic director, Mitch Barnhart, hopes he can deliver on some updated facilities.

    That’s one major point he made to the nearly 40 people who attended Thursday afternoon’s Radcliff Rotary Club meeting at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: E'town rolls past Henry Clay (02/18)

    Senior guard Natalie Greenwell hit three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 21 points to lead the sixth-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers to a 69-35 win over visiting Lexington Henry Clay on Thursday night.

    Junior guard Kaylyn Cecil added 12 points and two rebounds, while senior guard Hannah Hart had 10 points, four rebounds, three steals and one block.

    Elizabethtown (25-3) won its second straight following a two-game losing streak.


  • PREP BASKETBALL: 5th Region All-Region Teams released (02/18)

    From consecutive district tournament titles to state tournament berths, Elizabethtown senior Natalie Greenwell has accomplished many things in her prolific career as the Lady Panthers’ point guard.

    She added another accolade this week when she was voted Girls’ Player of the Year by the 5th Region Coaches’ Association.

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue in sixth after first day at State (02/18)

    After the first day of the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Frankfort Convention Center, the LaRue County Hawks are in a good position to claim the school’s first state championship.

    The third-ranked Hawks sit in sixth place with 29 points, 13 points behind Day 1 leader Union Ryle and nine points back of two-time state champion Louisville Trinity.