Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Tawanda Shenille Jenkins, 31, and Phillip Deen Harris, 27, both of Vine Grove.

    Ashley Nicole Puckett, 18, Eastview, and Matthew Ryan McCamish, 19, Cecilia.

    Nicole Marie Dempsey, 26, and Robert Patrick Berry, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kaytlin Michele Edwards, 22, Cecilia, and Aaron Joel VanMeter, 27, Leitchfield.

    Wilma Joyce Terry, 63, Elizabethtown, and Roger Gerald Ewing, 65, Bardstown.

  • 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.


  • 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.

    Margaret Belt (1951). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Joshua Ryan Harris (1981). Theft by deception. Total $185.

    Steven T. Eades (1985). Receiving stolen property. Twelve months in jail probated for two years, on conditions in the order. Total $210.

  • Franklin named Lions Student of the Month

  • Dowell promoted at Commonwealth Bank & Trust

    Dennie Dowell, mortgage loan officer with Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company, was recently promoted to vice-president. Dowell has been with Commonwealth Bank for four years but has over 20 years experience as a mortgage loan professional. He serves Hardin and surrounding areas and specializes in VA and FHA loan programs.

  • Pet owners who qualify can access clinic
  • Central Hardin semifinalist in national marching band competition

    Central Hardin High School’s marching band participated Saturday in the semifinals of the annual Bands of America competition at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.

    The band was informed Friday night of being one of 30 bands across the nation, including four from Kentucky, to participate in the competition.

    Central Hardin band Director David Centers said the other bands from Kentucky were Adair County High School in Columbia, Bourbon County High School in Paris and Beachwood High School in Fort Mitchell.

  • BOYS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Meade finishes seventh at State (11/13)

    LEXINGTON With only two runners returning from last season’s top-10 squad, Meade County coach Larry Garner wasn’t quite sure what to expect from his Green Wave.

    How’s another top-10 finish sound, Coach?

    Juniors Will Strickland and Jacob Waldecker both had top-40 finishes to help Meade County finish seventh in the Class 3-A race during Saturday’s KHSAA State Cross Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Lever finishes sixth at State (11/13)

    LEXINGTON Hoping to contend for the girls’ Class 3-A state title, John Hardin senior Katie Lever increased her training regiment heading into track season this past spring.

    She put in more miles than she had before in hopes of capturing the state cross country title.

  • First lady of First Baptist dies

    Before she died, Glorina Bishop told her family and friends to keep their church strong and help people.

    Bishop, 79, of Elizabethtown, died of cancer Thursday at Hardin Memorial Hospital.

    As the Rev. B.T. Bishop’s wife, she was “first lady” of First Baptist Church and was a familiar figure in many organizations.

    Elizabethtown City Councilman Tony Bishop, one of her two sons, said his mother grew to love others as a licensed beautician and a member of First Baptist Church.