Today's News

  • March 13: Our readers write

    It’s always a free choice

    This is crazy. I have been watching the papers for years. It seems almost every time a person offers an opinion in the paper and frames it with a Christian perspective, or uses the word God, prayer, church or Christianity, the agnostics, atheists and just plain hate- mongers come out of the woodwork and attack.

  • March 12 Editorial: March Madness is alive in Hardin County

    For high school and college basketball, the excitement and emotion found in March is unmatched. It’s where the madness begins and often ends. And for Hardin County, there’s a big influence in one state tournament as well as the NCAA Tournament. Today, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers begin their quest for a second state championship with an opening round game in the Kentu

  • March 24 editorial: March is about more than basketball

     THE ISSUE: Charity fundraisers

     OUR VIEW: A giving community

     March Madness brings more than just basketball excitement to this area, the month also brings two United Way of Central Kentucky agency fundraising events, the Hosparus Tea and Big Brothers Big Sister’s Bowl for Kids Sake. Each had its success again this year and continues to see the generosity of supporters increase year after year.

  • April 3 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.

  • April 3 Property Transfers

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

    The Bank of New York to Curtis D. Barker, 472 LaVista Drive, Rineyville, $175,000.

    Cedar Hill Development to Ed Cecil Construction Inc, lot 88 Country Side Terrace, county, $25,000.

    Augustus L. and Sharon Major Orr to Daniel C. and Carla J. Hodge, 2562 Vona Drive, Radcliff, $56,000.

    The Home Place of Kentucky LLC to Michael J. and Olivia B. Lyons, lot 12 Covington Ridge, county, $220,600.

  • Talks continue between ER docs, Anthem



    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin Memorial Hospital President David Gray said Tuesday that negotiations are ongoing between Elizabethtown Emergency Physicians LLC and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. The hospital also is looking into measures to provide notification to Anthem users that Elizabethtown Emergency Physicians — an independent contractor that operates within the hospital's emergency room — is out-of-network with Anthem.

  • Spring cleaning hits E'town



    ELIZABETHTOWN — The City of Elizabethtown is launching its citywide spring cleanup  Monday, giving residents some help with their spring cleaning duties.

    The cleanup lasts until April 30, with the dates split up for junk and debris and appliances, said Public Works Superintendent Don Hill. The city will pick junk and debris up until April 24, while April 27 through April 30 is set aside for appliance pickup.

  • Tea Party to protest government spending



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Although protesters likely won’t dump tea in Freeman Lake, a party roughly based on the one in Boston all those years ago is on tap for this town.

    The Tax Day Tea Party on April 15 will be part of a national protest of what organizers see as too much government taxation, spending and pork. The event, which coincides with tax deadline day, is scheduled for 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Public Square.

  • FAR FROM HOME: Church members make trip to Alaska for mission project



    RADCLIFF — During  a heat wave of 72 degrees, a group from Stithton Baptist Church went on a mission trip into endless days of sunlight.

    A team of 15 made the long June 28 to July 6 journey to Nikiski, Alaska, to help members of Lighthouse Community Church winterize two homes in the area. The project included roof work, painting and caulking around windows installed the week before.

  • Deterring sewer discharge



    ELIZABETHTOWN— The topic of stormwater and sewer overflows has remained steady in the forefront of city business recently, and the current city council will consider establishing some new regulatory measures before newly elected council members take office in January.