Today's News

  • Suspect leads police on chase at Wal-Mart



    A failed Taser attempt resulted in the pursuit of a wanted Clarkson man through the Elizabethtown Wal-Mart’s parking lot Sunday, ending with the man being taken down physically by a state trooper.

    According to a Kentucky State Police Post 4 news release, 24-year-old Joshua J. Sandlin fled when Trooper Kevin Burton tried to arrest him inside the store at around 6 p.m. Sunday.

  • Donya Gardner, meet Donya Gardner


  • July 9 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.

    Security National Automotive Acceptance Corporation v. Timothy McGill, no street given, Fort Knox. Claims breach of contract. Seeks judgment in the sum of $11,307.27 plus interest.

  • Part of Valley Creek Road closed Monday


    KY 567, known locally as Valley Creek Road, will be closed Monday between KY 210 and Hawkins Drive.

    The road will be closed for geotechnical work.

    Visit511.gov for additional traffic updates.

  • July 20, 2010: Our readers write

    We can be proud Cruisin’ the Heartland was a tremendous success. Not only did hundreds of vintage cars fill downtown streets and parking lots, but a thousand or more visitors saw Elizabethtown at its best. If our tourism goal is to make our city a destination, we certainly scored big this past weekend. Many people, most of them volunteers, deserve the credit, but we c

  • City authorizes up to $29 million for sports park


    The city is set to enter a safety contract for the Elizabethtown Sports Park with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. at Elizabethtown City Hall. The signing is significant because it is the first municipality in the state to do so, said Planning Director Ed Poppe. The Labor Cabinet has previously entered such agreements with universities and private businesses, Poppe added. He said the contract signifies how serious the city and its hired contractors are to establishing a safe work environment during park construction.


  • July 9 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.

    Tommy and Rebecca Maggard, 13624 Salt River Road, Eastview. Use: addition.

    Heartland Homes, lot 67 Trinity Drive, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Roger Sallee, 98 Custer St., Rineyville. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Bobby Hart, 44 Buena Vista Court, Elizabethtown. Use: pool.

  • July 11 DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown.

    ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs, EIP stands for Early Intervention Program and VIP stands for Victims Impact Panel. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.


    Gregory Peter Johnson (1953).

  • Local scout troop working toward multiple Eagle Scouts
  • July 9 Property Transfers

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

    Universal Interiors Inc. to Derrick and Liane Reid, 455 Beasley Boulevard, Elizabethtown, $315,500.

    Timothy A. and Sheila Scott to Eileen C. and Christopher White, 389 Valley View Drive, Vine Grove, $173,000.

    W. Douglas and Donna K. Reed to Susan Ann Kelly, lot 12 United Land Corporation Subdivision, county, $20,000.

    First Citizens Bank to Stephen J. Brown, 2504 Ridgestone Drive, Elizabethtown, no monetary consideration. FMV: $42,100.