Today's Features

  • Susan Bowen, administrative assistant for the commission, left, Hardin County AM Rotary member Jason Bowen, right, and club President Daniel Tabb, far right, welcome Wesley Wright, director of the Hardin County Planning and Zoning Commission, who spoke to members at the May 9 meeting. The Commission is made up of five citizen members who are appointed by Fiscal Court. The meetings are Tuesdays twice each month in the meeting room on the second floor of the R.R. Thomas Government Building.  Hearings and meeting are open to the public.

  • The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court. ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

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

    Julio Victor Garcia Gonzalez, 43, Fort Richardson, Alaska, and Karina Lobato Sanchez, 31, Radcliff. Married two years.

    Brandon Gene Wilson, 28, Guston, and Courtney Lynn Campbell, 25, Vine Grove. Married four years.

    Billy Joe Padgett, 36, Sonora, and Corrina Blanche Busser, 41, Elizabethtown. Married eight years.

    William Piel, 59, Elizabethtown, and Christy Ann Peach 52, Grant City, Illinois. Married nine years.

  • Vine Grove Optimist Park will host a concert tonight to raise money for a charitable cause. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. and features singer/songwriter Mike Jones.

    Jones, who is from Elizabethtown, began performing with Nashville session musicians as Mike Jones and PG-43.

    Described as easy listening adult contemporary, Jones’ original songs are aimed at those who are 43 and older. The website for PG-43 says it offers “melodies you can remember and lyrics you can understand.”

  • A Radcliff resident and retired Army veteran has published a novel.

    “The Breach ...the link...” was published April 22 by R.L. Thacker, who was born at Fort Knox.

    A single mother of three children, Thacker had written several novels and began many short stories, but “The Breach” is her first publication. Thacker, who is pursuing an associate of arts degree and a degree in psychology. said she decided to publish so her children would know nothing was out of reach.

    Her novel is available at amazon.com and createspace.com/4769135.

  • Marriage licenses issued by the Hardin County Clerk's Office:

    Alexandra Cristine Romo, 21, Houston, Texas, and Michael Stephen Gutierrez, 22, Fort Knox.

    Christina Marie Mercer, 26, and Carlton Richard Swift, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Emily Rose Cushing, 24, Bridgton, Maine, and Aaron Prentice Lewis, 26, Fort Knox.

    Megan DeShea Ross, 31, Sonora, and Leron Lane Logsdon, 40, Eastview.

    Brittany Keandra Brown, 20, and Keon Tyree King, 20, both of Fort Knox.

  • Tracey Jaggers presents Roy “Woody” Gardner a rifle he won in a benefit raffle May 1. Terry and Sue Hudson purchased a Henry 22-lever action rifle and sold tickets with the proceeds going to Jaggers. The drawing was held at Sportsman Rod and Gun and tickets were printed by Jeff Franich.

  • Hardin County AM Rotary President Daniel Tabb, left, and AM Rotary member Jim Sullivan, right, welcome Hayley Leach, who represented the Miss Central Kentucky Scholarship Organization, and Kelly Knight-Lynch, director of the Miss Central Kentucky Scholarship Organization, to a recent meeting. Leach spoke about autism in honor of Autism Awareness Month, which was in April. Leach shared her personal story about her brother, who is autistic, and the hurdles which he has had to face in light of the diagnosis.