Today's Features

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

    Antonio Lugo-Santiago, 53, and Diana Lynn Price, 49, both of Elizabethtown. Married 20 years.

    Cynthia Vonda McVicker, 57, and William Michael McVicker Sr., 66, both of Elizabethtown. Married 35 years.

    Daniel Traas, 53, and Julie Traas Werr, 48, both of Radcliff. Married one year.

    Christopher S. Edgar, 36, Upton, and Lauren M. Edgar, 32, Grove City, Ohio. Married 11 years.

  • 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.

    Alisha N. Bell (1994). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total

    Mary Annett Castillo (1966). Disorderly conduct. Thirty days in jail
    probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $310.

  • 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.

    Ryan Wallace Soderborg (1991).

  • Chaplain Capt. Michael McCawley, center, spoke to the Optimist Club of Radcliff about his work at the Fort Knox Warrior Transition Battalion and was presented with a certificate of appreciation by the club for his dedication to the welfare of the community. The Fort Knox Warrior Transition Battalion provides leadership, complex case management, and primary care to enable wounded, injured, and ill soldiers to return to the fight or successfully transition to civilian life as a veteran. He is pictured with Sara McCawley, left, and club president Jackie Banks.

  • GINDER. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christopher J. Ginder graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio. A 2008 graduate of North Hardin High School, he is the son of Christopher and Myra Ginder of Radcliff.

  • DAVIS. Marine Corps Pvt. Mitchell F. Davis, son of Sarah Wilson of Bowling Green and Frank E. Davis of Hodgenville, earned the title of U.S. Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.  He is a 2012 graduate of Warren Central High School in Bowling Green.


    “If you can read this thank a teacher.”

    I have seen this quote on a bumper sticker several times. However, I must admit I haven’t taken the time to personally thank all the special teachers and staff who made a lasting impact on my life. Have you?

    I believe we get so absorbed in the fast pace world and the even quicker pace of our lives that we sometimes take for granted the gifts that surround us. I know I do.

  • 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.

    Timothy Ashley, 356 Burns Road, county. Use: workshop.

    Jordan Case, 3401 Burns Road, county. Use: deck.

    Hollis Goldstein, 1370 Hargan Road, Vine Grove. Use: garage.

    Joseph Bowman, 363 Hollow Bridge Road, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

  • The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    David G. Newton to Carl Jr. and Jequita Hale, lot 21 Hughes Commerce Center, Elizabethtown, $85,000.

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Dale M. Garrett, 110 Belaire Drive, Rineyville, $64,000.

    Secretary of Veterans Affairs to John Schwegmann and Melinda Craig, lot 7 Farr View Estates, county, $65,000.

  • On April 7, members of Elizabethtown Baptist Church elected Sonny L. Hernandez as senior pastor. Since 1997, he has served in the armed forces, including Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a Chaplain (Captain) in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

    Hernandez earned a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He also is a doctoral student at Tennessee Temple University.

    He is married to Shawna and they have one son.

    For more information visit www.elizabethtownbaptistchurch.com.