Today's Features

  • Alden J. and Earnestine Stokes of Vine Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2012.

    They were married Sept. 21, 1962, in Gloucester, Va.

    Mrs. Stokes is a nurse who retired from Ireland Army Hospital at Fort Knox. She is a member of Stithton Baptist Church in Radcliff.

    Mr. Stokes is an Army veteran and retired from civil service at Fort Knox. He also is a member of Stithton Baptist Church.

    They have two children, Karen Stokes of Radcliff and Keith Stokes of Bowling Green; and one granddaughter.

  • Rineyville Days

    Rineyville Days are Friday and Saturday. Here is some of the information:

    The baby contest is at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Rineyville Ball Park. Registration is from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. at the ball park. Entry fee is $10, dress is casual. Forms can be picked up at The Cecilian Bank in Rinevyille. For information, call Heather Whelan, 268-1114.

    Carnival rides, sponsored by The Cecilian Bank, are at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The first 80 kids will receive five ride tickets, so be sure to stop by The Cecilian Bank booth.

  • The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Carolee Marie Dowell, 40, Rineyville, and Rickie Layne Tharpe Jr., 38, Elizabethtown.

    Debora Ree Matson, 56, Radcliff, and Donald Ray Hazelwood, 71, Glendale.

    Maresha Danae O’Neal, 18, and David Wayne Baker, 21, both of Elizabethtown.

    Quaneesha Natame Haynes, 21, and Brian Dennis Brown Jr., 24, both of Radcliff.

    Erika Grace O’Neal, 22, and Johnathon Kyle Helm, 25, both of Cecilia.

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

    Jonathan Lee Heschke, 36, and Rebecca Ann Goodin, 32, both of Brandenburg. Married 13 years.

    Thomas Edward Greenwell, 26, and Megan Genrose Greenwell, 23, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    William Holloway, 23, Vine Grove, and Mary Donahue, 24, Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Najee Talib Jihad, 43, and Gloria Jean Lowe, 42, both of Vine Grove. Married four years.

  • The following misdemeanor 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.

    David Matthew Browne (1980). Criminal trespassing, criminal mischief and assault. Twelve months in jail serve 10 days balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $185.

    Melissa Sue Ritchie (1965). Theft by deception (four counts). Total $155.

  • 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.


  • Classmates and spouses of the Elizabethtown High School Class of 1960 gathered Aug. 4 at Stone Hearth Restaurant in Elizabethtown for its 52nd reunion with 39 in attendance.

  • 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.

    William and Susan Firestone, 46 Beckley Woods, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    John and Cindy Atcher, 3 Buckeye Estates, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    Josh Brantingham, 2 Deerbrook Lane, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

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

    Bryon D. and Jennifer M. Ackerman to Brandon and Cheryl Hubbard, 103 Honeysuckle Drive, Vine Grove, $148,500.

    G&P Construction Company Inc. to Frederick Barnes and Troy Harrison, 208 Ivy Pointe Drive, Elizabethtown, $132,500.

    Zeke and Crystal N. Ryan to Maurica E. Moore, lot 1 Zeke Estates, county, $80,400.