Today's News

  • E'town passes illicit discharge ordinance

    ELIZABETHTOWN — City officials Monday adopted the illicit discharge ordinance drafted and proposed by the department of stormwater management, which will give the city some “latitude” in finding and eliminating pollutants that may seep into the storm sewer system. The ordinance also gives the city right of entry to a home or business if there is considerable evidence that an illicit discharge is occurring from the premises.

  • A portion of Nicholas Street to be renamed

    ELIZABETHTOWN — A section of Nicholas Street will soon get a name change.

    The Elizabethtown City Council on Monday voted to rename the 800 block of Nicholas Street to Nicholas Springs Court as part of the Nicholas Street extension project, which will align the street with College Street Road.

    As a stipulation of the name change, address numbers for the homes within the 800 block will remain the same, and numbers will not be duplicated on Nicholas Street, said Planning Director Ed Poppe.

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  • Nov. 28, 2008: Obituaries

    No deaths were reported Thursday.

  • Devoted Ky. 86 fire chief dies at 63



    CECILIA — A small town fire chief known throughout the state as a farm rescue instructor and throughout the county as the man to call for help in and around Cecilia, died early Sunday at his home.

    Kentucky 86 Fire and Rescue Chief Louis Crosier, 63, collapsed in his bathroom and was found unresponsive by his wife, around 1 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The official cause of death is still undetermined.

  • Dec 14, 2008: Obituaries

    Ader Dupin

    Ader Dupin, 97, of Big Clifty, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Grant Dupin; her parents, Roscoe and Viow (Skeeters) Hay; two Sisters, Annie Dupin and Beulah Smallwood; and one Brother, Herbert Hay.

    She was a homemaker and the longest living member of the Mt. Olive Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She and her husband Joe were the owners and operators of Dupin's Grocery Store for years.

  • Dec. 12, 2008: Obituaries

    Veneta Rose Burris

    Veneta Rose Burris, 70, of Elizabethtown, devoted and loving mother, passed away Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • More students qualify for free, reduced lunches



    HARDIN COUNTY — Local school districts are seeing an increase in students qualifying for free and reduced lunch prices, which mirrors what schools across the nation are experiencing.

  • Assembly line of angels



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A convoy of Santa’s sleighs — well, a lot of cars and trucks — dispersed from a former factory Monday morning laden with toys, clothes and food for needy families.

    The former Vermont American/Bosch Tool building buzzed with activity, with a man directing traffic outside and volunteers loading pallets and shopping carts with items donated to the Helping Hand of the Heartland’s Christmas basket program.

  • Dec. 18, 2008: Obituaries

    Edith Beams

    Edith Beams, 85, of Munfordville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at her residence.

    Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia.

      William Otis Meredith

    William Otis Meredith, 69, of Hodgenville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at his home with his wife and children at his side.