Today's Features

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

    Marcus Sheron Funchess, 33, Fort Campbell, and Candice Leatreda Funchess, 31, Radcliff. Married one year.

    Erick Reed, 38, Lytle, Texas, and Amanda Quam, 32, Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Michael Terhune Jr., 30, Upton, and Ruth Corrine Hudspeth, 24, Elizabethtown. Married seven years.

    Joel Thomas Bovee, 25, and Laura Jane Bovee, 24, both of Fort Knox. Married six 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.

    Joseph K. Allen (1987). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $235.

    MarkhamWilliam Dowell II (1982). Communication device violation. Total $179.

    Amber L. Rasmussen-Hawkins (1985). Communication device violation. Total $194.

  • Shelley Goodman Carlisle and Merle Kevin Young announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is a stay-at-home mom.

    The prospective groom is employed by the city of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding is Dec. 14, 2014, at Glendale Christian Church.

    Invitations have been sent.

  • James “Jim” and Patricia “Pat” Crain Mueller of Glendale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 6, 2013, with a blessing given by the Rev. Chuck Walker during a Mass at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown. A dinner reception followed at The Historic State Theater Complex in Elizabethtown.

    They were married Oct. 5, 1963, by the Rev. John Lehmenkuler at St. James Catholic Church and have lived in Glendale since 1969.

  • Ronald and Barbara Love of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katrina Love, to John Spivey, son of Johnny Spivey and Sandra Spivey of Coffee County, Georgia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School, a 2008 graduate of Spencerian College and is a surgical technician at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The prospective groom is a 2005 graduate of Coffee County High School and is employed at RBT Services in Elizabethtown.

  • Fred and Carmel Gunning Pike of Rineyville, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a celebration from 2 to 4 p.m., Dec. 1, 2013, at St. John Catholic Church Parish Hall.

    They were married Dec. 1, 1973, by the Rev. Howard French at St. John Catholic Church in Elizabethtown.

    Mr. Pike retired from Arch Chemical.

    The couple have four children, Chris Riney, Todd Riney, Greg Riney and Jason Pike; and eight grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Every year for some weeks leading right up to this very day, sentiments turn to acknowledging those things in our lives we are thankful for.

    We extol the virtues of family, loved ones, health, employment, food, shelter and, well, virtues.

    Social media is bombarded daily with posts from people outlining what they are thankful for and, more often than not, why. As far as I’m concerned it’s good to reflect on those things every so often.

  • Watching the televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today is a tradition for many, and for Center Stage Dance Studio, participation in the festivities has become somewhat of a tradition, too.

    For the 12th year, students from the Elizabethtown dance studio will take part in the event in New York.