Today's News

  • Nov. 19 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.

  • Garden Club of Elizabethtown has November meeting

    Tobe Beard-Poynter, owner of Mulberry Florist, spoke at the Nov. 4 meeting of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown, at the Brown-Pusey House.  Her topic was holiday decorating. She said that during these frugal economic times, reworking and recycling design materials is stressed. Poynter answered many questions, and entertained more than 30 members and guests with her creativity and inside tips about floral decoration.

  • Nov. 19 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.

  • Holiday shopping safety

    It doesn’t take long to find a car loaded with gifts in parking lots of malls and retail stores this time of year.
    And it wouldn’t take long for an experienced burglar to pop a lock or break a window to get the goods and run.
    The best way to avoid becoming a victim of burglary, police say, is to not look like an easy target.
    Numerous times each year, shoppers become victims of holiday crime by failing to take a few simple precautions, police say.

  • Five streetscape bidders disqualified for failing to meet requirements

    The North Dixie Boulevard streetscape project will be rebid after the top five bidders failed to meet qualifications for the contract.
    Radcliff City Council in October awarded the bid to Louisville-based Kevco Construction at $868,766.20, but City Engineer Toby Spalding said the company failed to meet all the pre-qualifications the award was contingent upon.
    The top four bidders behind KevThe North Dixie Boulevard streetscape project will be rebid after the top five bidders failed to meet qualifications for the contract.

  • Nov. 18, 2010 Editorial: Position of constable needs to be reviewed

    The issue: Kentucky's constables
    Our view: Training, accountablility needed

    Earlier this month, Hardin Countians elected a constable for each of the county’s eight-magisterial districts. While we have no reason to question that voters gave due consideration to each candidate’s qualifications, we wonder how many residents actually understand the constable’s role.

  • The Art of Performance: Change takes effort

    Ron Artest participated in one of the worst events in the history of sports.
    As a member of the Indiana Pacer professional basketball team, Artest and two other players went into the stands to physically confront fans of the Detroit Pistons who were verbally harassing the players.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Catch Us If You Can (11/17)

    Gone are the days of Woody Hayes’ famed 3 yards and a cloud of dust. Gone are the days of seeing college powers such as Oklahoma and Texas running the wishbone. Teams lining up in the I-formation or the Veer seem to be on the way out as well.

    The Wing-T offense might be headed down that same path, but it’s not going out of style at John Hardin, which has used the offense since the program began. The Bulldogs spice it up with their mind-blowing moves, breath-taking cuts and awe-inspiring runs.

  • Nov. 17, 2010 editorial: Hospital acquires PSC

    Hardin Memorial Hospital recently announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Surgical Specialists PSC, a physician-owned private practice of five general surgeons, three urologists and support staff located in Elizabethtown. Hospital trustees approved the $3.5 million purchase during a late October board meeting. HMH President and CEO David Gray said that although the acquisition is an unbudgeted agreement, the hospital would be making the purchase with available cash on hand.

  • Radcliff approves Millpond work when mayor casts tiebreaking vote

    With a tie-breaking vote, outgoing Radcliff Mayor Sheila Enyart put a stamp of approval on additional development of Millpond Business Center on Ky. 313.
    After lengthy, heated exchanges between two factions of the council Tuesday night, Enyart’s vote snapped a 3-3 gridlock on a motion to invest $475,000 to level a portion of the site to grade.