Today's News

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The rain just doesn’t seem to end. Many roads are flooded. I recently drove by Taylor Bend Park and it is terribly flooded. I have never seen some of the places flood that are currently flooded. I hope summer brings more pleasant weather.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

    RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY. And the rain kept coming and coming. Many areas are flooded, causing some to leave their homes. Spring has brought many storms along with hail, tornadoes, thunder and lightning. The storm sirens have been going off everywhere.

    EGG HUNT. Many children attended the egg hunt Easter celebration on April 23 at Franklin Crossroads Baptist Church. They hunted more than 3,000 eggs and participated in games, crafts, face painting and enjoyed a movie and refreshments.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    CHURCH NEWS. Don’t forget homecoming at White Mills Baptist Church today. The 11 a.m. worship will feature the Childress Family Gospel Group. There will be a potluck after the morning service.

    There will be a spring revival at Unity Baptist Church beginning today, May1. Nightly services are at 7 p.m. and will continue through May 4. Brother Arnold Moon will speak.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Susan Marie Clark, 55, Clarksville, Tenn., and Richard Arthur Hoffman, 63, Elizabethtown.

    AlaIsmail Mohd, 25, and Mohammed Abdallah Mezyed, 28, both of Radcliff.

    Mary Jane Eagleson, 75, and Billy Preston Martin, 73, both of Bridgeville, Pa.

    Ireka Romere Elmore, 29, and Willie Devonn Sanders, 24, both of Elizabethtown.

    Jocelyn Menee Justice, 25, and William Ernest Stover IV, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Divorces

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

    Kevin Thomas Kraft, 32, Fort Knox, and Bethany Laurel Hanner, 26, Fithian, Ill. Married three years.

    Enrique Jesus Camacho, 21, Fort Knox, and Brandy Kristina Lisby, 30, Pinole, Calif. Married one year.

    Luis Alberto Jarillo, 41, and Lucila Ballard, 50, both of Radcliff. Married eight months.

    Wilson Bruce Williams, 51, Clarkson, and Carla Lee Billings, 47, Vine Grove. Married 19 years.

  • Traffic and misdemeanors

    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.

    Sherron Elaine Jankowski (1967). Theft by deception. Six months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $185.

    Sherron Elaine Jankowski (1967). Theft by deception (eight counts). Six months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • 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.


  • Freeland

    Jennica Marie Hafer and David “Wesley” Freeland were married April 2, 2011, at The Mellwood Art Center in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Diane Hafer of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Albert and Denise Freeland of Elizabethtown.

    Bridesmaids were sisters of the bride, Jacki Hafer Knowlden of Clarksville, Tenn., and Julie Hafer of Elizabethtown. 

    Groomsmen were brother of the groom Tracey Freeland of Nicholasville and cousin of the groom Alex Freeland of Naples, Fla.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Cameron Ray, Donald Pike, Shawn Smith, Jimmy Cowden, Tracy DeWitt, Kaitlyn Brandenburg, Roy Nall, Jonathan Kurtz, Phillip Whelan, Lucille Berry, Jean Buchanan, Aimee Hunt, Janet Jones, Jarod Jones, Greg Riney, Troy Atcher, Nelson Burnett, Anthony Irwin, Squack Jones, Daylin Flowers, Shannon Taylor, Jeremy Taylor, Tony Nall and Vickie Ruckriegel.