Today's Features

  • Tessa Wright and Marcus McCarthy were married Sept. 1, 2012, in a lakeside ceremony in the Rocky Mountain National Forest, attended by immediate family.

    The bride, formerly of Hodgenville, is the daughter of Steve and Donna Wright of Bardstown.

    The groom is the son of Mike and Jane McCarthy of North Platte, Neb.

    The couple reside in Lincoln, Neb.

  • Monica Baumgardner of Elizabethtown announces the birth of a grandson, Conner Tyler Anderson, on Sept. 15, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Mother is Jessica Anderson of Elizabethtown.

    Grandfather is Charlie Anderson of Eastview. Great-grandparents are Norma and LeRoy Sherrard of Elizabethtown and Barbara and Charlie Anderson.

  • Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include Joanna Shelton, Barbara Givan, Paula Pyle, Kristopher Whelan, Nate Yates, Lois Burba, Tessa Williamson, Mike Crofts, Joe Carter, Trenton Thomas, Jason Whelan, Hanna Hardman, Jon VanderMolen, Kathy Maddox, Maxine Shanks, Ethan Yates, Laura Pope, Cliff Miller, Matt Reed, Dylan Langley, Jordan Price, Eric Filburn, Paul Underdonk, Doug Swift, Corbin Laslie and Jeff Smith.

  • Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    The past few days have made a lot of difference in the foliage on the trees and shrubs. They are getting much prettier than I expected them too earlier. I was thinking today as we drove along, I should not have left my camera at home.

  • Kelsey Hughes and Rhett Higgins, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joan Hughes of Louisville and John P. Hughes III of Indiana. A 2008 graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in molecular biology, she is employed at Aldridge and Aldridge Law Firm.

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

    Michel Shane Childress, 30, and Stephanie Brooke Hagan, 25, both of Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    William D. Cleveland, 68, and Dorothy J. Brown, 62, both of Vine Grove. Married two years.

    Bradley James Palmer, 25, and Caitlin N. Bisson, 25, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Timothy Donald Horner, 46, Radcliff, and Brandy Renee Shults, 37, Vine Grove. Married nine years.

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

    Priscilla Ross, 29, and Andrew Saint Patrick Howell, 34, both of Radcliff.

    Michele Christine Gigerich, 37, and Kelly Lynn Luther, 37, both of Elizabethtown.

    Ashton Taylor McNew, 18, and Keegan Trent Sanganetti, 19, both of Elizabethtown.

    Jodi Michelle Lasley Duvall, 30, and Christopher John Garcia, 30, both of Elizabethtown.

    Crystal Marie Weber, 27, and Matthew Wayne Brandenburg, 28, both of Elizabethtown.

  • 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.

    Joseph K. Williams (1966). Disorderly conduct. Ninety days in jail, serve one day balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $210.

    Scott E. Mclain (1984). Possession of marijuana. Serve 15 days in jail. Court costs waived.

  • 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.

  • Recipe Roundup is a week early this month to make way for Halloween recipes next week.

    The recipes I am sharing this month seem to be really good.

    The S’ mores Brownies was requested by Catherine Smith, mother of some of my former students.

    The Minty Meringue Drops recipe was one given to me as a thank you gift by friend Doris Campbell, who was the wife of my former English teacher, the late Shannon Campbell. Mike and I had made a large tin of bourbon balls for her son Jeffrey’s wedding reception in Florida.