Today's Features

  • Howevalley

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    Have a safe and relaxing Memorial Day.

    BENEFIT. There will be a supper and auction benefit for Eddie Booker on June 9 at Blue Ball Baptist Church. Proceeds will help with medical expenses and loss of work for him. He has suffered a stroke. For information, call 723-0288.

  • Cortnee Elizabeth Hack-Gabbard and Gregory Dean Dixon, both of Atwood, Ill., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Richard and Joy Gabbard of Atwood and the granddaughter of Robert and Jackie Hack of Elizabethtown. A 2007 graduate of Atwood-Hammond High School, she is a stay-at-home mom.

  • Jerry and Debbie Baxter of Big Clifty and Kenneth and Robin Decker of Clarkson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Heather Nicole Baxter of Big Clifty and Aaron Kyle Decker of Clarkson.

    The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Grayson County High School and a 2012 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with a degree in dental hygiene. She is employed at Twin Lakes Family Dental.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Aaron Yates, Bailey Nall, Meredith Cubero, Scott Baker, Kieran Crutcher, Barbara Thomas, David Riney, Nina Kaelin, Tyler Vessels, Bert Jones, Gene Miller, Mary Riney, Delphine French, Kaylin Stevens, Jamie Disselkamp, Jerry Davis, Becky Miller, Phillip Taylor, Jo Ella Nall, Shorty Brown, Pam Read, Tony Purdom, Norbie Thompson, Karen Lucio, Sharon Bessette, Winona Skees, Amy Allen, Dorothy Muse, Stephanie Meredith, Mack Conahan, Jamie Edlin, Rene Prather, Parker Duvall and Kristen Hall.

  • Sara Powell and Alex Lobaugh, both of Bloomingdale, Ga., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barry and Barbara Powell of Elizabethtown. A 2002 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and a 2009 graduate of Ohio University, she is a teacher.

    The prospective groom is the son of Dave and Nadine Spires of Granville, Ohio. A 2002 graduate of Granville High School and a 2009 graduate of C.O.C.T., he is a maintenance supervisor in Savannah, Ga.

    The wedding is Oct. 20, 2012, in Savannah.

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

    Ronald Richard Mathes, 53, Webster, and Melinda Sue Lance, 41, Leitchfield. Married four years.

    Dustin W. Sulwer, 33, Korea, and Elizabeth Mendoza, 35, Fort Knox. Married three years.

    Joshua Aaron Skidmore, 28, Fort Knox, and Brittney Michelle Stueber, 25, Vine Grove. married six years.

    Jimmie C. Riggs, 43, Upton, and Annette M. Hay, 36, White mills. Married 13 years.

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

    Erica Nicole Sever, 31, and Matthew David Moody, 32, both of Radcliff.

    Kara Renee Hoffman, 27, Elizabethtown, and Phillip Daniel Montgomery, 28, Louisville.

    Jennifer Janae Calvert, 35, and Micah Thomas Mohon, 35, both of Hartford.

    Samantha Lynn Barzee, 18, and Zachary Tyler Sankey, 19, both of Elizabethtown.

    Angela Dawn Linton, 29, and Robert Leonard Gardiner, 30, both of Sonora.

  • 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.

    Kenneth Wayne Ball (1976). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Toatl $235.

    Jimmy Alan Pezzullo (1972). Criminal mischief. Ninety days in jail, serve two days balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $184.

  • Melanie Hibbard represented the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown as a volunteer for “Hooray for Heroes” in Elizabethtown on May 19. Other members of Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown who participated were President Betty Sue French and Lara Welp.