Today's Features

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

    Jonathan Lopez, 36, Fort Knox, and Cristina Sims, 29, Clarksville, Ind. Married three years.

    Peter Ancel Hernandez, 47, Elizabethtown, and Eva Celeste Desiree Carden, 42, Louisville. Married 11 years.

    Michael Tucker, 28, Stafford, Va., and Lisa Johnson, 35, Radcliff. Married 16 years.

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

    Jennifer Frances Gilson, 43, and Clifford James Hicks, 35, both of Radcliff.

    Kathryn Whitehouse, 58, and Robert Eugene Hicks Jr., 62, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kristin Paige Colman, 20, and Timothy George Cruz II, 20, both of Rineyville.

    Deborah Anne Shortt, 39, and Scott Franklin Wolfe, 45, both of Elizabethtown.

    Amanda Ann Hawkins, 22, and Adam Shane Orten, 27, both of Munfordville.

  • 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.

    Carl L. Hobson (1977). Violation of Kentucky E.P.O./D.V.O. Serve 30 days in jail. Court costs waived.

    Alexis M. Wells (1971). Possession of marijuana; buy/possess drug paraphernalia. Forty-five days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

  • 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.


  • On behalf of the Fort Knox Area Chapter 1 Inc. of the Military Officers Association of America, Director Josette Roush presents Tanya Thomas, interim director of SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program, with a $500 check. Military families are among those that benefit from all of SpringHaven’s services in eight counties.

  • Stephanie Coogle and Kenneth Bumpus Jr., both of Cecilia, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joyce Coogle of Cecilia and the late Bluford Coogle. A 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School, she is a cook at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The prospective groom is the son of Kenneth and Juanita Bumpus of Marrowbone. A 1993 graduate of Cumberland County High School, he is a driver for ISA recycling.

  • A customized edible swan, created by Stone Hearth Restaurant & Catering, was one of the unique centerpieces at this year’s Taste of the Heartland to benefit the Community Health Clinic of Hardin and LaRue counties.

  • Pearson-Brown. Navy Seaman Jonathan M. Pearson-Brown, son of Carolyn Y. Pearson-Brown and Wilbert T. Brown, both of Elizabethtown, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

    Pearson-Brown is a 2005 graduate of Fort Knox High School.

  • PLANT. Navy Seaman Apprentice Joshua K. Plant, son of Sherry L. Nelson and Bradley A. Plant, both of Elizabethtown, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

     Plant received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training cycle.

    Plant is a 2009 graduate of Elizabethtown High School.