Today's News

  • RV catches fire near Ring Road


    A motor home caught fire Friday evening on Financial Drive near Ring Road in Elizabethtown, resulting in thousands of dollars worth of damage, said Elizabethtown Fire Safety Officer Rusty Todd Saturday.

    The RV, driven by David Collins of Elizabethtown, started producing smoke as he was driving along Ring Road, which led him to veer onto Financial Drive, evacuate the vehicle and seek emergency assistance.

  • Sonora couple's shooting probed as murder-suicide



    SONORA — Kentucky State Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide Friday night in Sonora.

    According to KSP Post 4 spokesman Steve Pavey, the double shooting on Eldorado Street left a couple dead.

    Witness statements and preliminary evidence points to the shootings being the result of a murder-suicide, but Pavey said detectives continue investigating the deaths as a possible double-homicide until definitive, clearer information becomes available.

  • Calling all hams



    HARDIN COUNTY — James Skala first tuned into amateur radio in 1989 and since then, he’s used the amateur radio waves to talk to people in countries all over the globe from his home in Elizabethtown.

    Amateur radio operators, or ham operators, have licenses that allow them to access frequencies and chat with people across the world.

  • June 21 Services


    There are no additional pending services.

  • Keeping it All in the Family



    HARDIN COUNTY— Some families squabble and grow apart, while others live their lives independent of one another.

    Then there are those who go to work and take their families with them.

    For Josh Brantingham, working in the construction business alongside his father, Paul, is an opportunity he doesn’t take for granted and a responsibility he doesn’t take lightly.

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  • Family members charged with indoor pot grow

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    FLAHERTY — Three family members were jailed Tuesday in Meade County after narcotics investigators with the Meade County Sheriff’s Department uncovered an indoor marijuana grow operation inside a Gardner Lane home, near Flaherty.

    According to Meade County Sheriff Butch Kerrick, James C. Brooks, 21; Amanda G. Brooks, 19; and Rebecca G. Brooks, 41, were cultivating and trafficking marijuana.

  • June 14 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation cases are found in Hardin District Court Division I in Elizabethtown. KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. Totals include court costs and/or public advocacy fees. Birth year is in parenthesis.

    Michael Scott Baker (1976). Theft by deception (two counts). Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $155.

    Michelle L. Edwards (1977). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Elizabeth A. Goad (1968). Theft by deception. Total $185.

  • June 19, 2009: Services

    Nancy Collier of Elizabethtown, died Monday, June 15, 2009. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown.

    Darryl Dotson, 38, of Lexington, died Thursday, March 5, 2009. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Church of God in Mount Sterling with a private burial at a later date.

  • June 14 Divorces

    The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    Patrick Mulligan, 38, and Angela Marie Gehm, 30, both of Vine Grove. Married 10 years.

    Donald Andrew Miller, 28, Elizabethtown, and Toni Ann Miller, 24, Powhatan Point, Ohio. Married five years.

    Daemon Lamont Johnson, 32, Greenville, and Annika Sommer, 28, Nuremberg, Germany. Married three years.

    Lonnie L. Offutt, 26, Sandy Hook, and Maronica Monshay McMullen28, Radcliff. Married four years.