Today's News

  • ECTC takes 'college to the people'

    Higher education joined forces with a higher power Sunday in Radcliff.

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted its second Super Sunday college fair this weekend at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. ECTC and the 15 other colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System partnered with churches in their respective communities to provide information and resources about college to families and prospective students.

  • Dash of Class: Recipes for a special Valentine's Day dinner

    It has been a couple of years since I gave you some recipes for Valentine’s Day dinner, so this year I have several recipes for you to ponder over before you fix a special dinner for your family. Some of you might be having a romantic dinner out on the town tonight, but if not, there is no reason you can’t put a tablecloth on the table light a candlewith a candle for the two of you, the whole family or even extended family.

  • 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.


    Karen L. Tabor (1961).

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

  • School chiefs: Good riddance to NCLB

    Local superintendents were pleased to learn Kentucky is one of 10 states allowed flexibility under  Elementary and Secondary Education Act/No Child Left Behind laws. Instead of receiving testing data for NCLB and the state accountability system, schools will receive data from one source this year.

  • Divorces

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

    Todd Feldt, 40, and Jaclyn Feldt, 34, both of Elizabethtown. Married 12 years.

    Ryan Michael Swanson, 23, and Marika Lee Erickson, 23, both of Radcliff. Married two years.

    Jonathan Conlon, 25, Tacoma, Wa., and Randie Murray, 22, Brandenburg. Married two years.

    Robert Allen Nagel, 38, and Suzanne Spitzfaden, 45, both of Vine Grove. Married 14 years.

    Randall Kelly, 31, and Heather Moore, 32, both of Radcliff. Married 11 years.

  • First Financial shuffles upper management

    A personal ailment and the company’s financial health resulted in leadership changes announced Friday by First Financial Service Corp., the parent company of Elizabethtown-based First Federal Savings Bank.

    Greg Schreacke, the bank’s president since 2008, assumes principal management responsibility for the holding company and the bank. He is absorbing duties previously belonging to B. Keith Johnson, who is stepping down because of a chronic ailment.

  • PREP BOWLING: Central Hardin, North Hardin results from Bowling Green (02/12)




    BOWLING GREEN — Results from Saturday’s Warren County Regional Invitational at Crescent Lanes:


    Kawika Glover, North Hardin                           171

  • 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.

    Jacob Ray Julick (1992). Possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia. Seven days in jail. Total $255.

    James Mark Lemen (1962). Possession of marijuana, buy/possess drug paraphernalia. Seven days in jail. Total $255.

  • Veterans tribute entering final stage of fundraising

    As crews chip away at the Ring Road property that soon will be home to the Elizabethtown Nature Park, Hardin County Veterans Tribute officials are entering the final lap of fundraising.

    Rik Hawkins, a member of the Hardin County Veterans Tribute committee, said the group has gathered about 75 percent of the $550,000 it needs and hopes to reach its goal within the year as the group prepares for a Veterans Day reveal.

    “We’re not far off,” he said. The group also is in discussions with more potential donors.