Today's Features

  • The road for the Rev. Marcelino Morales has been marked by what he attributes to divine intervention.

    One example is evident at what became the permanent home at 117 N. Mulberry St. for his church, Iglesia la Viña, the only Hispanic-owned Spanish service church in Hardin County.

    “The Lord actually had this place waiting on us,” said Morales, a native of Puerto Rico.

  • The days have just about the same routine in the Radcliff home of Russell and Alpha Knight.

    They wake up, eat and wait for visitors or a phone call, Russell in his living room recliner, his bride of nearly 70 years in her living room bed. Often, with the television on or off, he will sit there and look at his wife who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.

    He suffers alongside her, his left hand resting on the side of her bed or on her.

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

    Esquipula Roman Trujillo, 37, Elizabethtown, and Jessica Michelle Ruelas, 32, Ekron. Married eight years.

    Herberto Tua Jr., 46, Elizabethtown, and Luz M. Corchado, 44, Radcliff. Married one year.

    Edward Brimfield, 28, Columbia, and Sierra miles, 23, Radcliff. Married two years.

    Danny L. Hainline, 47, Radcliff, and Julie Ann Sharp, 37, Cecilia. Married 14 years.

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

    Brandy Jo Clark, 28, Sonora, and Edward Donald Baumgardner Jr., 44, Elizabethtown.

    Zina Faye Watts, 52, and Keith Alan Breeding, 48, both of Elizabethtown.

    Ronda Kaye Allen, 46, and Paul James Smith, 43, both of West Point.

    Brittany Danielle Quire, 22, and Jonathan Lee Grunden, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Amy Lynn Johnson, 30, Elizabethtown, and Marvin Douglas Hieneman II, 37, Greenup.

  • 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.

    Michael D. Peake (1971). Theft by deception. One hundred-eighty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $185.

    Alfee Roscoe Giles (1966). Criminal mischief. Ninety days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $239.

  • 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.

  • Sorry to have missed so many weeks having my column in print. Friends have been calling wanting to know if I have been sick, etc. I have had computer problems to no end. My old one quit so I got a new one with Windows 8. Complicated is not the word for it.

  • KENTUCKYWEATHER. Hot is the word for July. Be sure to check on your outside pets and give plenty of fresh water and shade. Also wear sunscreen and drink plenty of fluids when you are outdoors.

    CONGRATULATIONS MAYOR BERGER. Edna Berger, well known to everyone, was appointed Mayor of Elizabethtown. She will do a fantastic job for the town. She also will try to make some things that the late Mayor Tim Walker had envisioned for the town become a reality.

  • The heat is terrible this week! It is a good week to lay by the pool and nap.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Happy Birthday wishes go to Carla Simpson, Steve Dailey, Dennis Corbit, Elaine Bryant, Ella Faith Gaines, Tish Donehoo, Alex Ash, Alyson Horback, Tyler Plessl, Alexus McGonigle, Cameron Sereff, Florine Langley, Madison Childers, Alaena Jones, Emilee Laudermilt, Harry Cecil, Robert Hill, Ray Clark, Aaron Howard, Larry Jaggers II, Mary Zeitler, Jeff Miles, Presley Allen, Houston Cruse, Evelyn George, Danna Stanton, James Alvey and Sarah Routt.