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Today's News

  • Serving Christmas cheer

    Elizabethtown resident Janet Foster experienced a lot of tragedy in her family this year, so to take her mind off the sadness, she decided to spend Sunday volunteering at the National Guard Armory Christmas dinner.

    “People having a meal together and helping others is what (Christmas) should be about,” Foster said.

  • Fighting off winter's chill
  • DUIs

    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.

     

    GUILTY

     

    David C. Bailey (1978).

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • For some, Christmas comes calling

    Thousands of numbered boxes sat on the floor and lined the walls of the Business Magnet Center. In the middle of the warehouse stood a row of brightly colored bicycles, and at 8:30 a.m. Friday, about 100 bundled volunteers crowded around the back of a white Helping Hand of Hope truck.

    “Our intent is to deliver a good Christmas meal,” said David Dozer, executive director of Helping Hand of Hope.

    After saying a prayer, volunteers scattered, loading boxes and bikes into vehicles before delivering to county residents.

  • Helping others brings great reward for the Washles

    David Washle and his wife, Janine, have built a good life for themselves over the years.

    They have a nice house in the western part of Hardin County, plenty of land, good health and a strong faith in God.

    The Washles take great joy in being able to help those who for whatever reason have fallen on hard times or just are in need of a little extra help to brighten their day or Christmas season.

    It was a communion meditation message at Glendale Christian Church that inspired them to do more for those who have less.

  • Misdemeanors

    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.

    Melissa H. Meador (1958). Theft by unlawful taking. Ninety days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $310.

    Robert Earl Rowan Jr. (1974). Theft by deception. Total $155.

  • Divorces

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

    James E. Downs Jr., 69, and Brenda K. Smallwood, 64, both of Rineyville. Married 30 years.

  • Today's poll question

    Today's question:

    Do you like foods made with pumpkin?

     

  • Seeing local woman's forest for her trees

    Before moving into her home in 1998, Nancy Pence thought about getting a second Christmas tree but convinced herself that was too many.

    Eventually, she changed her mind.

    Since then, her collection has grown to what she calls 22.4 decorated trees.

    Excluding the laundry room, she now has at least one Christmas tree in every room of her Elizabethtown home.

    A living room near the front door is void of furniture except for a couple tables and a glass cabinet, so there’s room for three trees there during the holiday season.