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Today's News

  • A heart for helping

    For First Christian Church in Elizabethtown, the major skill needed this weekend was a willing heart.

    The church hosted a day of service after a time of worship Sunday morning, which took volunteers throughout the community clearing trash and debris, painting and making home repairs.

    Volunteers fell in on projects from replacement of rotten roof decking to window washing to raking leaves. Loving hands were used to pound nails, trim bushes, paint picnic tables, landscape and write letters of support to soldiers in harm’s way.

  • Central Hardin coach injured in crash

    A local high school track coach was involved in a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon west of Elizabethtown on the Western Kentucky Parkway.

    Brandon Adams, boys’ track coach at Central Hardin High School, was westbound on the parkway around 2 p.m. when he made a U-turn. According to a release from Kentucky State Police Post 4, Adams lost control of his 2003 Suzuki motorcycle and entered the path of a 1997 Chevrolet C1500 driven by Jerry Purdy, 52, of Henderson.

  • Guardian grandparents support each other

    Vickie Robertson knew when she saw her granddaughter, Jasmine, throw tantrums that lasted about two hours as a baby that the girl would need special help.

    When Robertson’s daughter ended up in a hospital for treatment related to a bipolar condition, she handed over care of Jasmine to the girl’s grandmother.

  • Reality TV star looks to make local impact

    Amy Roloff hopes women who attend the Get Real And Create Excellence Conference will be able to look at her life and realize they can overcome whatever obstacles they face and dig out of the dark holes.

    Roloff, a motivational speaker and star of The Learning Channel’s “Little People, Big World,” is the headlining speaker for SpringHaven domestic violence shelter’s G.R.A.C.E. Conference. Other featured speakers include Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of Ray Charles, and Christian comedians The Spa Girls.

  • Jamie Henderson: Pink Heals, Tunnel to Towers part of community involvement for Radcliff fire chief

    Radcliff Fire Chief Jamie Henderson has been tested by fire and ice and has met those challenges while seeking ways to serve the community.

    After working as a firefighter for years for the Vine Grove and Radcliff fire departments, Henderson took on the role of fire chief just before the January 2009 ice storm.

    “I learned, myself, about resources,” Henderson said, explaining he had taken on an emergency management role.

  • Photos: A Saturday evening sunset
  • Special session causes tempers to flare

    One local legislator described the impending special session as “shameful” while another said Senate leadership resulted to “blackmail” in an attempt to rob Gov. Steve Beshear of veto power.

    The comments signified a rocky end to the Kentucky General Assembly’s 60-day regular session that concluded with an extensive road plan approved but no money available to fund any of the projects.

  • Divorces

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

    Michael L. Walker, 49, and Rita K. Mueller, 47, both of Elizabethtown. Married 24 years.

    Mitchell C. Clark, 24, and Ashley Childress, 24, both of Sonora. Married two years.

    Jordan Douglas Weaver, 25, and Emily Grace Donahue, 25, both of Elizabethtown. Married one year.

    Robert Ezzell, 48, and Sonia D. Reesor, 45, both of Radcliff. Married four months.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Heidi Shalinda Gilbert, 26, and Ryan Keith Danila, 22, both of Fort Knox.

    Shianne Latasha Anderson Monteiro, 34, Radcliff, and Warren Leon Brown, 50, Elizabethtown.

    Mi Sook Lee, 54, and Dong Hyun Kim, 48, both of Elizabethtown.

    Anna Maria Morgan, 24, Cecilia, and Christopher Patrick Bailey, 32, Louisville.

    Jonelle Savannah Reyes, 25, and Peter John Castaneda, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

  • 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.

    Kellie Marie Hodge (1978). Possession of controlled substance (two counts). Twelve months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $185.