Today's Features

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

    Jovon Lawrence Sims, 31, Radcliff, and Miranda Thornesha Buckley, 32, Lake Villa, Ill. Married four years.

    Benjamin A. Thompson, 23, Fort Knox, and Kayla a. Thompson, 23, Eglin Air force Base, Florida. Married two years.

    Johnny Kelley, 48, Elizabethtown, and Gailyn Gesine Reece, 45, Radcliff. Married 12 years.

    Jeffrey D. Lindsey, 43, and Donnita E. Kerr, 40, both of Clarkson. Married 24 years.

  • 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.


  • 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.

    Frances Loretta Abernathy (1960). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Lillian Jefferson (1981). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Joshua R. Sanders (1987). Theft by deception (15 counts). Twelve months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • Robin Hinckley of Elizabethtown and Dave Johnson of Mediapolis, Iowa, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is a self-employed stylist.

    The prospective groom is self-employed and is a military veteran.

    The wedding is at 2 p.m. Dec. 28, 2013, at Lakeside Worship Center in Elizabethtown with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Russell Jr. and Christina Kirkman Coogle of Cecilia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 10, 2013, with a surprise reception given by their children and grandchildren. They renewed their vows in a ceremony performed by the Rev. Gerald Wallace, followed by the surprise dinner reception.

    They were married Nov. 16, 1963, in Indianapolis.

  • The second-annual Burger King Breast Cancer Truck and Tractor Pull raised $19,365.27 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in the fight against breast cancer on Oct. 11 and 12 at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.  

    Organizers said drivers and fans came together from as far away as California for the fundraiser. The event originated from a conversation that began more than three years ago when Beth Stinnett suggested a tractor pull fundraiser for breast cancer research to her father, Tim Hornback. His wife Carolyn Hornback continues her 14-year battle with the disease.

  • 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.

    Hardin Homes, 1200 Ranch Road, county. Use: retaining wall.

    Brad Kuster, property on Burns Road, county. Use: single-family dwelling.

    TDA Properties Inc., 2309 Ring Road, Suite 106 and 114 and 2413 Ring Road, Suite 122, Elizabethtown. Use: medical offices.