Today's Features

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

    Melissa Gaye Ward, 41, and David Patrick Gunning, 40, both of Elizabethtown.

    GeorginaMarie Franklin, 37, and Jason Allen Barnard, 36, both of Vine Grove.

    Letitia Dell Ewing, 34, and Christopher Scott Necessary, 36, both of Elizabethtown.

    Krizia Principe, 22, and Miguel Angel Berrios Colon, 35, both of Fort Knox.

    Tellie Jane Mahoney, 42, and Donnie Ray Dant, 53, both of Elizabethtown.

  • 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.


  • 1. Charlie

    2. Feathers

    3. Rosalie

    4. Rachel

    5. Edward Jacob (or Ejay)

    6. Renesmee

    7. Nessie

    8. Isle Esme

    9. Seth

    10. Mercedes

    11. Near death experience

    12. Sam

    13. Edward

    14. Jacob

    15. Necklace

    16. Eggs

  • Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen is preparing for a fundraiser and awareness benefit on Feb. 11 called Empty Bowls. People attending will have a nice soup meal and will receive a handmade ceramic bowl to remind them that some people’s bowls are “empty.” Many volunteers have been making bowls for the event. Bowls made by community leaders will be sold in a silent auction as an added fundraising effort. 

  • Edwina Young Greer, a native of Elizabethtown, now serves as the first lady of Milligan College, a Christian liberal arts college located in Northeast Tennessee. Her husband, Dr. Bill Greer, was inaugurated as Milligan’s 15th president on Oct. 28. Edwina Greer presented her husband with the presidential robe during the formal installation service. Their sons, Logan and Jeremy, both Milligan students, carried the college’s banners during the inauguration.

  • The Cecilia Homemakers Lesson “Healthy Holiday Foods - A Matter of Choice” was presented by Brenda Lowe, Julia McKinley and Sharon Bush on Nov. 15 at the Cecilia Community Ruritan Building. There were 22 members present.

    The next meeting is Dec. 6 in the Fellowship Hall of Cecilia Baptist Church. The meal will be catered with each member paying for their own meal. Those present at the Nov. meeting were asked to pay in advance. Secret pals will be revealed, gifts exchanged and the group will be drawing for next years secret pals.

  • Students from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Introductory Biology courses participated in a service-learning project where they assisted Greenspace with trail restoration at Buffalo Lake on Nov. 12. The group spent several hours removing invasive species from the habitat and strategically placing downed trees to slow erosion around the stream. The project was supervised by Greenspace board members David Lutz, Lori Timbers and Tiffany McFalls. A native species planting, scheduled for Earth Day weekend, will follow in the spring.

  • The Bluegrass Junior Optimist Club is a youth community service organization sponsored by the Rineyville Optimist Club. Members volunteer at Warm Blessings, the Brown-Pusey House and other service-centered businesses. Pictured are the September and October Volunteers of the Month.

  • Salim Najar was the guest speaker at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. He gave a presentation on a Rotary-sponsored trip to Africa for several doctors and nurses. The team performed open heart surgery on a number of children and also provided local doctors and nurses the opportunity to learn how to perform the surgery.