Today's Features

  • Kenneth and Johanna Sims of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elisha Kathryn Sims, to Christopher Lee Clan, son of Brenda and Davis Privette and Lee and Chrissy Mansfield and the grandson of Berteana and Wayne Clan.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    The prospective groom was home-schooled and received his GED in 2007. He also is employed at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

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

    Dean Torres, 39, and Jessica Groth, 25, both of Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Jamie Rich, 40, Brandenburg, and Dawn Haycraft, 48, Vine Grove. Married seven years.

    Jeremy R. Miller, 34, and Cassandra J. Bruner, 34, both of Leitchfield. Married eight years.

    Delimar Medina, 34, Fort Knox, and Yacer Gonzalez, 36, Radcliff. Married 10 years.

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

    Cely Alixa Cabral, 20, and Edward Russell Novak, 25, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tiffany Nichole Wimsatt, 28, Cecilia, and Jeremy Thomas Jones, 27, Hodgenville.

    Beverly Gaynelle Allen, 41, Louisville, and Edwardo Rodriguez, 41, Central City.

    Andrea Michelle Cooper, 40, Radcliff, and Ernest Ray Freeman, 55, Vine Grove.

    Kristy Gail Troop, 35, Beech Creek, and Michael Lauden Buchanan, 36, Central City.

  • 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.

    Donna Renee Harris (1983). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Shannon P. Rickman (1993). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total $235.

    Shelly Marie Rose (1970). Theft by unlawful taking. Ninety days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $310.

  • Empire Beauty School representatives presented SpringHaven Domestic Violence Program with a check in the amount of $1,533.23. The money was raised by students and staff by doing several fundraising activities. Empire Beauty School supports SpringHaven throughout the year not only with money but also with clothing, toys and other fundraising events.

  • Officer Bryce Shumate of the Radcliff Police Department, center, was the guest speaker at a recent Optimist Club of Radcliff meeting. Officer Shumate spoke to the club about Crime Stoppers, a program that encourages residents to call whenever they have information about crime in their area. He is pictured with Maxine High, left, wife of club member Martin “Buzz” High, and club president Mae Knight.

  • Core Ellen McKinley, left, first vice president and fundraiser chairman of the Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown, is shown plans by Diane Willis, club chairman for the fundraiser style show, which was Aug. 11 at Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown.

  • I hope you occasionally stop and offer thanks for your family, especially extended family. Mike and I just returned from a long weekend in Springfield, Ill., for the Boarman reunion. Because of health issues, I had not been there for probably six or more years.