Today's News

  • Downtown digs go uptown

    For passersby who have noticed the changes at 35 Public Square in Elizabethtown, the new offices of ICON Engineering and Inspection Services may be proof that modern can mesh with historic.
    For ICON’s owners, Michael and Christy Childers, the building is a gift from God.
    “It’s been a long road,” Michael Childers said. “It feels like home.”

  • State immigration bills are tools of law, not bias

    The issue: Proposed immigration bills

    Our view Neither closes door on lawful immigration

  • Play meant to capture the conscience

    A woman with her arm in a cast sat on a metal trash can, her self-image relegated to the same status as the refuse discarded on the city street.
    Such was the scene Wednesday night as students from the Central Hardin High School drama club rehearsed their production of “Little Shop of Horrors,” a play that is part of a special collaboration between the drama club and SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program.
    The collaboration aims to raise awareness of abusive relationships.

  • 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.

    Target National Bank v. Sandra M. Sallee, Johnstown Road, Elizabethtown. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $8,411.78 plus interest.

  • GIRLS' 11TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Meade falls to Breckinridge, 57-50 (02/25)

    CLOVERPORT — This time, there were no late-game heroics for the Meade County Lady Waves.

    Thursday night belonged to Breckinridge County junior forward Mary Decker and the rest of the Lady Tigers.

    Decker scored a game-high 26 points and hit all 10 of her free throws to lift her team to a 57-50 win over Meade County in the championship game of the Girls’ 11th District Basketball Tournament at the Cloverport Sports Center.

  • 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.

    Doug Cox, 21 Apollo Road, county. Use; single-family dwelling.

    Jeff and Amber Scroggs, 4 Clearfield Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Chris Overly, 580 James Duvall Lane, Cecilia. Use: pole barn-garage.

  • Property Transfers

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

    Aurora Loan Services LLC to Glen Rice, 1055 Greenway Drive, Elizabethtown, $70,000.

    Hilret and Willie J. Taylor to Thomas J. Canedy Jr., 128 Meadowlake Drive, Radcliff, $104,000.

    Taylor Kindervater Construction LLC to Thomas L. and Opal Cromwell, 312 White Oak Drive, Elizabethtown, $203,500.

    B.D.D. Developers LLC to Jeff and Amber Scroggs, lot 4 Clearfield Drive, Elizabethtown, $28,000.

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: E'town's inside game takes care of North Hardin (02/25)

    Elizabethtown assured there will be a new 17th District Boys’ Basketball Tournament champion.

    The Panthers took advantage of the Trojans’ porous interior defense – and ate them up in the post throughout the first half.

  • BOYS' 17TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: John Hardin uses late surge to top Central (2/25)

    The John Hardin Bulldogs relied on their youngest starter to carry them early on Thursday evening, but once their lead was in jeopardy, the seniors finished off the job.

    Sophomore Brandon Price scored a game-high 21 points and seniors Malcolm Foster and Jeff Richard sparked a 16-0 run to lead the Bulldogs to a 67-48 victory in the Boys’ 17th District Basketball Tournament semifinals at Bruin Gym.

  • Faces & Places: A Day in the Life of State Rep. Jimmie Lee