Today's News

  • 'Edge of Tomorrow' is 'Groundhog Day' on steroids

    “Edge of Tomorrow”
    Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and brief suggestive material.
    Release date: June 6
    Runtime: 113 minutes
    Rating: Surprisingly good

    Tom Cruise has had some good movies but he’s also had several duds. Last year’s “Oblivion” was one of those duds.

    “Edge of Tomorrow” is a welcome surprise that erased some preconceived notions going into the film.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses were issued in Hardin County.

    Sandra Lee Fisher, 49, and Gregory Lee Martin, 54, both of Radcliff.

    Jeremia Magdalene Harvey, 31, and Jonathan Montrace Van, 32, both of Radcliff.

    Carrie Renee Toller, 21, of Maysville, and Jeffrey Allen Franklin Chambers, 28, of Central City.

    Danielle Denise Nicole Lewis, 22, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Oscar Alfredo Alston-Bellamy, 26, of Radcliff.

    Anne Marie Fenwick, 30, and Andrew Joseph Litherland, 27, both of Vine Grove.

  • Children in fatal wreck remain hospitalized

    Two of the three children involved in Tuesday night’s fatal crash on Joe Prather Highway remained in critical condition Thursday afternoon at Kosair Chil­dren’s Hospital. The 7-month-old was upgraded to stable condition.

    The crash involved a Dodge Caravan driven by Kyle David Thompson, 24, and a Jeep driven by Ashlee Nicole Berry, 22.

  • Free movie night is tonight


    A movie will be shown at 9:30 tonight at Dawley Park in Radcliff as part of a family event sponsored by Navy Federal Credit Union.

    The movie, “Despicable Me 2,” will be shown on a 45-foot-wide screen. Resi­dents are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs for the movie.

    Family activities including face painting and games begin at 6:30 p.m.

    Concessions will be sold.

  • Hughes hired as principal at Hodgenville Elementary

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision-making council has selected Eric Hughes to be the next principal.

    Hughes taught physical education at Hodgenville Elementary before becoming assistant principal at LaRue County Middle School.

    The council’s principal selection members are Sam Sanders, superintendent and chairman; Jennifer Price, vice chairwoman and teacher representative; Mitzi Allen, teacher representative; Billie Webb, teacher representative; Maria Thurman, parent representative; and Katie Cooper, parent representative.

  • Divorces

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

    John Edward Nowacki Jr., 48, and Charity Ann Baumgardner, 40, both of Rineyville. Married 20 years.

    Michael Shane Yates, 22, of Elizabethtown, and Rachel Dawn Marie Grimes, 20, of Cecilia. Married one year.

    Jason Wilson, 31, of Radcliff, and Karina Resto, 34, of Hopewell, Virginia. Married four years.

    Roderick Dale Brown, 39, of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Tamara Michele Minter Brown, 34, of Radcliff. Married three years.

  • Building permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission, Radcliff Planning and Zoning and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Justin Pendleton, Pendleton Lane, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

    Roy and Teddie Lippe, 2290 W. Rhudes Creek Road, Elizabethtown. Use: detached accessory structure.

  • 19th annual Children's Fair set for Saturday

    Parents looking to get their kids out this weekend can attend the 19th annual Children’s Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

    The fair, hosted by the Heart of Kentucky Association of Realtors, Quicksie 98.3 and the Wolf 94.3, features games, prizes, food and performances for children ages 1 to 12. The event is free.

    Marsha Booth, member of the Children’s Fair planning committee, said it’s a way to give back to the community the Realtors work with.

  • DUIs

    The following cases of Driving Under the Influence and the resolution of those cases are found in Hardin District Court. ADE is an abbreviation for Alcohol Driver Education, BAC is the Blood Alcohol Concentration reading, KAPS stands for Kentucky Alternative Programs. A service fee is added to all DUIs and court costs are added to all charges. Birth year is in parenthesis.

  • One dead, 3 children among injured in crash

    A 22-year-old woman was killed Tuesday night, police said, when a van carrying three kidnapped children crossed the center line of Joe Prather Highway and slammed into her Jeep Patriot.

    Kentucky State Police said Kyle David Thompson, 24, of Hardin County, forced a woman and her three children — ages 5, 4 and 7 months — at knifepoint into a Dodge Caravan earlier in the evening in the 3000 block of Wooldridge Ferry Road. Police were unsure Wednesday of any relationship between Thompson and the woman.