Today's Features

  • Ron Ayers and Tiffany Willis announce the birth of twin daughters, Riley Abrianna Ayers and Reagan Alexandria Ayers, on April 20, 2011, at Norton Hospital in Louisville. Riley weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and Reagan weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces.

  • Steve and Ellen Montgomery of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Stephen M. Montgomery of Nashville, Tenn., to Cheryl A. Nichols of Nashville.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of G. Buddy and Patsy J. Nichols of Searcy, Ark. She is a 1999 graduate of Jonesboro High School in Arkansas, a 2003 graduate of Vanderbilt University and a 2006 graduate of University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. She is an attorney with Shuttleworth Williams PLLC.

  • Kaylee Ann Auker and Shawn Michael Walters announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School. She is the daughter of Joby Auker of Elizabethtown and Donna Auker of Cecilia.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2008 graduate of Berea College with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He is the son of Tammy Walters of Elizabethtown and Glen Walters of Irvington.

  • Harold and Aline Lewis celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary recently with their children in Savannah, Ga.

    They were married Aug. 2, 1946, at Cecilia Methodist Parsonage where they still attend church.

    Mr. Lewis operates Cecilia Tractor Service.

    Mrs. Lewis is retired from Fort Knox.

    They have three children, Janet Heit, Linda Pence and Marshall Lewis; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

  • The Hardin County Senior Republican Women's Forum (HCSRWF) met July 31 at Ryan's Steakhouse in Elizabethtown. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of a $500 scholarship to Meghan De Amaral, a graduate of Fort Knox High School who plans to attend Texas A&M University this fall, majoring in political science and pre-law. After the scholarship presentation, a business meeting was held.  The next meeting is at 5 p.m. Aug. 18 at Ryan's Steakhouse in Elizabethtown.  For more information, call Alice Pelkey at 769-1464. 

  • Jason and Bethanie Sadler of Magnolia announce the birth of a son, Oliver Chase, on July 1, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Jo Mather and Bobby O’Daniel, all of Hodgenville. Paternal grandparents are Walter and Earnie Sadler of Hodgenville.

  • Nathan Musiak and Stephanie Kennedy of Parker, Colo., announce the birth of a son, Jonathan Scott Musiak, on June 30, 2011, at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colo. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18 ¾ inches long.

    Siblings are Haylea and Elyzabeth Musiak.

    Maternal grandparents are Harold and Nancy Goetz of New Underwood, S.D. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Sharon Musiak of Radcliff.

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

    Wesley Marlin Brown, 60, Montpelier, La., and Brenda Janette Wease Brown, 54, Hodgenville. Married 35 years.

    Johnny W. Key, 32, Elizabethtown, and Kathy Diane Key, 31, Goshen. Married four years.

    Joshua Keith Vanvleet, 32, Fort Knox, and Christina Marie Borner, 27, Northglen, Colo. Married nine years.

    Michael L. Crawford, 53, and Joan Loeffler, 51, both of Vine Grove. married 21 years.

  • 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.

    Jonathan Davis Borgmeier (1981). Speeding 5 mph over; state traffic school. Total $145.

    Harry Gulyard Jr. (1965). Assault. Ninety days in jail concurrent with prior case. Total $239.

  • 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.