Today's News

  • Parents welcome Lucas Alexander

    Michael and Eileen Williams announce the birth of a son, Lucas Alexander, on March 4 in Nashville, Tenn. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Big sister is Layla.

    Grandparents are Ronnie and Julie Williams of Elizabethtown and Walter and Catherine Donnelly of Lakeville, Conn. Great-grandmothers are Patricia Williams of Elizabethtown and Mathilda McDonough of Rolling Meadows, Ill.

  • Summers — Pike

    Amber Summers of Elizabethtown and Ronnie Pike of Rineyville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Beth and Roy Davis of Cecilia and Tim Aulman of Lancaster.

    The prospective groom is the son of David Pike of Rineyville and Rebecca Yates of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding is at 4:30 p.m. April 21, 2012, at Glendale Christian Church with a reception to follow at the American Legion Post 113 in Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Divorces

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

    Brandon Goodin, 36, and Emily Hartlage, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Robert Paul Rose, 55, and Judy Marie Buck, 59, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Matthew Rosenbauer, 27, and Nina Rosenbauer, 28, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Phillip Allen Elder, 28, and Michelle Ramona Storch, 26, both of Radcliff. Married six years.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Megan Diane Pennington, 36, Happy Camp, Calif., and Coy Wayne Branson, 26, Fort Knox.

    Melissa Allen, 41, and Matthew Joseph Kenney, 35, both of Elizabethtown.

    Ailyn Cuna Munasque, 24, and Juan Jesus Salazar, 35, both of Radcliff.

    Ana Maria Claderon, 32, and Kelvin Lashane Brown, 36, both of Radcliff.

    Christy Nichole Anderson, 23, and Aaron Scott Leeds, 24, 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.

    Lisa Renee Whiteside (1964). Falsely reporting an incident. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

    Brittany Alice Hawley (1987). Menacing; resisting arrest. Total $155.

  • 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.


  • Believers sense Christ's final days

    Visitors walking through the halls of Severns Valley Baptist Church on Friday did more than read about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection: They lived and breathed it.

    The church on Ring Road in Elizabethtown hosted the first ever “Grace on Display” Good Friday Experience as believers started celebrating Easter weekend by using their senses to drink in Christ’s final week.

  • Teen charged in attempted murder case released on property bond

    A Vine Grove teen accused of stabbing a former boyfriend was released Friday on a $100,000 property bond.

    Jierianna LaPorte, 18, was arrested a week ago on an attempted murder charge. She appeared Friday in Hardin District Court when her attorney, Dwight Preston, presented a motion for bond reduction.

    The defense’s written motion referred to the teen’s $50,000 cash bond as “oppressive” and requested it either be significantly lowered or for LaPorte to be released on her own recognizance.

  • Flurry of rental housing rolling toward completion this year

    Fort Knox officials stressed the need for more rental housing during the final days of the Base Realignment and Closure project and developers are accommodating those needs.

    Several new apartment complexes are nearing the final leg of construction and should be available for rent before the year ends.

    Les Gatrost, project manager for Arlington Park apartments off Robinbrooke Boulevard in Elizabethtown, said the complex will house about 264 units and should be open by June 1. The clubhouse should be available by May.

  • Faces & Places: The faces of our moon