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.

    Tabatha L. Coogle (1988). Harassment. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $155.

    Stephanie K. Mitchell (1990). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $235.

    Cameron D. Bow (1991). Entry on land to shoot/hunt/fish/trap without consent. Total $255.

  • Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Gibson of Glendale announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Gibson, to Jerren Morning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Morning of Upatoi, Ga., formerly of Radcliff.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University. She is a kindergarten teacher at G.C. Burkhead Elementary School.

  • Raiden Turner spent a recent Thursday morning in Christy Butler’s preschool at Panther Academy class quietly playing with dinosaur figures, walking them along cabinets around the play area. Occasionally, he let out a low growl.

    Raiden, 4, is finishing up his second year in preschool and his almost-silent, intent playtime belies a student whose initial goal when beginning school was to sit in class without becoming inconsolably upset.

  • Deborah Weise , Co-President of the Garden Club of Elizabethtown, presented a donation from the club to Master Gardener Norman Freeman on behalf of Spruce Up.

    If interested in joining the Garden Club and participating in fun activities, call Deborah at 766-1063. Guests are welcome at the meetings at 10 a.m., the first Thursday of each month in the ballroom of the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown. 

  • VALIEANT. Air Force Airman Joseph H. Valieant graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2010 graduate of Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, he is the son of Cynthia Valieant of Montgomery, Ala.

  • The term “lifelong learner” typically refers to gaining knowledge later in life, but a true lifelong learner would begin the process at birth. In Hardin County, there are many programs that can start the educational process long before kindergarten.

  • Motivational speaker and Iraq war veteran Bryan Anderson will deliver a keynote address at 5 p.m. April 3 at Western Kentucky University’s Downing University Center Auditorium.

    Anderson was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq in 2005 when his convoy was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device. Bryan lost both of his legs and his left hand, making him one of the few triple amputees to have survived the injuries.

  • Hooray for Heroes is collecting nominations for the second annual Paul Gray Community Award. This award is given out to an outstanding individual in the community. This nominee must have the following qualifications: a military service or background; highly engaged in the community; display high ethics and morals.

    Please send nominations to ccfraley@hotmail.comor send to P.O. Box 1116, Radcliff KY 40159. The deadline for entries is May 1 and Hooray for Heroes is May 19.

  • 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.

    E-town Homes Inc., 128 Grace Court, county. Use: basement remodel.

    Barry and Karen Birdwhistell, 300 Hutcherson Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: deck.

    Teresa Cundiff, 193 LaRue Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: single-wide foundation.