Today's Features

  • Life Acouts Joshua Nightengale and Michael Bentley from Boy Scout Troop 24 in Elizabethtown during annual popcorn sales at the Pilot gas station in Lebanon Junction. Proceeds from popcorn sales are used to pay for summer camp and leadership training attendance for the scouts and to pay for activities that are hosted at the council level.

  • Fall is almost here, and I’m already craving soup. I love a good soup – even more than desserts, believe it or not.

    Both of these soups featured today have been in my column before, but to me, they really are the best. I love them, and I nearly always have a quart or two of each of them in the freezer.

  • A large percentage of Americans have a weight problem. A large percentage of Americans don’t exercise. A large percentage of Americans love dessert.

    If you are one of them, I am offering recipes today that will give you a better option than chocolate cake with chocolate icing. The holidays are right around the corner, so we need to stockpile some healthier alternatives to get ready.

  • Fort Knox Chapter AUSA president Gene Gudenkauf presents a Knox Strong Plaque to Rich Griendling, designer and sculptor at the Sept. 6 executive council meeting in appreciation for his work on the veterans memorial, a reality in the making.

  • The Fort Knox Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars held its monthly meeting Aug. 16 at its clubhouse on Fort Knox.

    The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of several awards that were won for activities the Fort Knox Chapter had performed during the 2010-11 chapter year.  Col. Christopher Smrt, the Region II commander had been to the MOWW National Convention, where the awards were presented. Col. Smrt added that the national commander and staff had added praise about the activities of the Fort Knox Chapter.

  • A new festival now has a place on the Hardin County calendar.

    Radcliff is combining several smaller events into new large event Saturday called Radcliff Day.

    Events such as the fall festival at Colvin Community Center, Radcliff Fire Department’s Kids’ Day and a yearly car show are now a part of Radcliff Day, Radcliff Recreation Director Lori Jury said.

    Other events have been added to make it a full day to celebrate the community.

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

    Michael Cheese, 49, and Peggy Cheese, 45, both of Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Kasper Gene Underwood, 45, Eastview, and Michele Dean Lucas, 41, Greensburg. Married 22 years.

    Daniel Bradford Walsh, 28, Sierra Vista, Ariz., and April Anne Beaudry, 23, Radcliff. Married three years.

    Roger D. McMillen, 47, and Martina G. McMillen, 50, both of Elizabethtown. Married 28 years.

  • 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 and traffic violation 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.

    Kelly L. Black (1961). Theft by unlawful taking. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

    Bobby J. Chesser (1979). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $229.