Today's News

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Summer has arrived with a lot of record temperatures, but even though it may be more dangerous for those out working, possibly causing heat exhaustion or stroke, if one isn’t very careful. Floyd has been watering our small garden plot, so the seeds we planted would come up instead of sprouting then perishing.

  • Divorces

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

    Joseph Pruitt, 34, Elizabethtown, and Daniela Fricke, 30, Revere, Mass. Married four years.

    Robert Jon Strain, 28, and Hesper Lynn Butkovich, 29, both of Radcliff. Married eight months.

    Ruben Gene Baker, 38, and Amanda Sunshine Hubbard, 31, both of Cynthiana. Married three years.

    Johnathan David Graham, 39, and Patsy Lynn Cooper, 44, both of Hodgenville. Married 13 years.

  • 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.

    Dean Herrington (1959). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $180.

    Brandy N. Bryant (1983). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Jonathon T. Cummins (1984). Speeding 14 mph over; failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance; no/expired registration plates. Total $654.

  • 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.


  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Julie Renee Sexton, 24, and Christopher Steven Hampton, 23, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tammy Lee French, 32, and Michael Dewayne Bishop, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kelly Leigh Bauer, 36, and William Joseph Hamlin, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Katherine Thomas Belt, 22, Elizabethtown, and Barry Alvin Hayes, 23, Boston, Ky.

    Martina Lindsey Evans, 19, and Matthew Alan Swanson, 22, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Nick Holeman, Lisa Thomas, Becky Yates, Lisa Smith, Andrew Pence, Todd Brangers, Ernie Pyzocha, George Clark, Verland Hatmaker, Brandon Yates, Sandy Jones, Norm Copp, Gary Harper, Wendell Smith, Herb Condon, Dana Gaines, Kylee Brown, Jacob Geer, Jacob Atcher, Zachary Atcher, Ronnie Foushee, Todd Jones, Troy Jones, Nick Newton, Zacary Morgan, Gavin Nall, Will Tomes, Blake Ryan and Richard Aaron Yates.

  • Simonin-Thomas

    Joe and Sherry Simonin and Stewart and Lisa Thomas, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Jessica Simonin and Chris Thomas, both of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s in elementary education and a master’s in library media education. She is employed with Hardin County Schools.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s in elementary education. He also is employed with Hardin County Schools.

  • Harper-Prevento

    Samantha Harper and Bobby Prevento, both of Ekron, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Nathan and Lynny Harper of Vine Grove.

    The prospective groom is the son of Rocky Burba of Ekron and Beverly Burba of Battletown.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m., June 18, 2011, at Doe Run Inn with a reception to follow at Knights of Columbus Hall in Vine Grove.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Caswells celebrate 60thwedding anniversary

    Eddie L. and Betty S. Finley Caswell celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2011.

    They were married June 9, 1951, at Camp Ground Methodist Church in Bonnieville with the Rev. G.G. Lyle officiating.

    They have a son, Steve, of Upton; and a granddaughter.

  • Fischers celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Jim and Rosamery Fischer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a Mass and blessing at St. James Catholic Church followed by a small family gathering on April 21, 2011.

    They were married in Owensboro.

    They have one daughter, Sheila Beavers of Nashville, Tenn.