Today's Features

  • 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.

    James L. Shelby (1965). Harassments. Ninety days in jail, serve one day balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $210.

    Frank Groce Jr. (1965). Theft by deception (four counts). Twelve months in jail, serve 21 days balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    WEATHER. The past week, especially March 14, the weather was gorgeous. There is rain in the forecast but at least the temperatures are nice.

    NCAA BASKETBALL. Go Kentucky Wildcats! Although it was disappointing in their loss to Vanderbilt, hopefully by the time you read this they will be winning again. Of course another family member of mine is rooting for the Louisville Cardinals, whose name I won’t mention.

  • Garnett and Patricia Patterson Clark of Cecilia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 17, 2012.

    They were married March 17, 1962, in Tennessee.

    Mr. Clark is retired from the Army.

    Mrs. Clark is retired from Culligan Water Company.

    They have three children, Dwayne Clark, Ronald Clark and Laura Clark Williams; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    The family asks that you call and wish the Clarks a happy 50th anniversary.

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

    David E. Berger, 56, and Brenda K. Owen, 59, both of Elizabethtown. Married 21 years.

    Clarence Thomas Goodman, 40, and Billie Sue Roberts, 43, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

    Jeremy L. Finch, 27, and Nina Pellman, 30, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Elliot Dobner, 29, Radcliff, and Caitlin Barnett, 23, Eddyville. Married three years.

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

    Rebecca Ann Powell, 22, and Aubrey Wayne Disney, 22, both of Elizabethtown.

    Vivian Kuuipo Villena, 42, and Jeffrey Lynn Bridges, 37, both of Vine Grove.

    Felicia Louise Griffith, 23, and Jermaine Damar Horne, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Dreamer Theleen Underwood, 33, and Robert Lee Murray Jr., 37, both of Radcliff.

    Bobby Jo Harsha, 34, and Clarence Holt Jr., 42, both of Radcliff.

  • Justin and Kelly Davenport of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Grace Carroll Davenport, on Sept. 29, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Sharon Carroll of Sonora. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Gail Davenport of Bowling Green and Teresa and Chris Dixon of Glendale. Great-grandmothers include JoAnn McGalliard of Louisville and Virginia Davenport of Bowling Green.

  • Tara Nunn of Elizabethtown announces the birth of a daughter, Aliyah Brooklyne Nunn, on Oct. 24, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Troy Nunn of Elizabethtown and Karen Haynes of Beaver Dam; maternal great-grandparents are Marty and Sue Nunn of Elizabethtown; paternal great-grandparents are Ernest Carby of Millerstown and the late Loretta.

    Five generations of the Nunn family posed for a picture with Aliyah.

  • April Winebarger is this month's student editor.

    April is a 17-year-old senior at Elizabethtown High School. She is involved with her school's academic team, SADD club, Beta Club, Tae Kwon Do and Y-Club.

    She enjoys reading and volunteers at school and church.

    April joined Rising Voices "because it rocks," and hopes to learn more about writing and the journalism experience.

    April plans to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.

  • By Autumn Sandlin

    With 110 million users in the United States alone, Facebook is one of the biggest social networking sites out there right now. Teens have found solace in the site with their status updates, pictures and easy access with friends.

    Something about Facebook really just rubs me the wrong way, though. Having deleted my profile back in October, I can’t convince myself to go back.