Today's News

  • Nov. 11, 2009: Our readers write


    Business’ perspective on health care bill

    On behalf of business owners and operators around the commonwealth, I want to thank Rep. Brett Guthrie for voting against the flawed health care reform bill passed in the U.S. House on Saturday. This legislation would increase taxes on a number of small businesses, require government-mandated levels of coverage, make significant cuts to Medicare and create an unneeded government-run health plan to compete with private insurers.

  • School H1N1 clinics have 'gone well'


  • Nov. 15 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.


    Linda M. Ashby (1967).

    DUI, BAC 0.16; speeding 23 mph over.

  • Nov. 20 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.

    Silver Gate Properties, lot 3 House Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Elbert and Patsy Cook, 55 Boone Road, Rineyville. Use: double-wide foundation.

    Sherlene San-Nicolas, 60 Icicle Court, Radcliff. Use: sunroom.

  • Nov. 22 Cecilia news


  • Nov. 22 Rineyville news


  • Breaking NewsPipe manufacturing facility announces plans for Hardin County



    HARDIN COUNTY — A pipe manufacturer has announced plans to open a facility in Hardin County.

    WL Plastics Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of smooth-wall polyethylene pressure pipe, will build the facility in the Hughes Industrial Park on West Park Road in Elizabethtown.

  • Photo: Church observes World AIDS Day
  • Nov. 4 editorial: Superintendent of HCS on task

     During a recent press conference held at Cooper High School in Union, KY, Gov. Steve Beshear said he wants to take education reform in the Commonwealth "to the next level". To add emphasis to his desire the Governor said, "We are at a point where slow and incremental improvement in our education system is no longer enough." He added, "We now have to hit the ground in an all-out sprint if we’re going to catch up and compete effectively in this 21st century".

  • Nov. 5: Our readers write

    The people are paying the cost First, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, is issuing a three-million-vehicle recall of Toyotas, due to their floor mats interfering with the car’s accelerator, resulting in accidents. It seems to me that somewhere the DOT has taken leave of reality. A problem of the floor mat interfering with a car’s accelerator is not the manufacturer&rs