Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Brittany Faith Swenson, 20, and James Lee Tierney III, 31, both of Fort Knox.

    Casey Lyn Seidel, 23, and Larry Wayne Kerr, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Donna Lynn Curl, 42, and Bobby Lee Emanuel, 34, both of Elizabethtown.

    Shannon Renae Englert, 28, and Dustin Lee Robey, 23, both of Louisville.

    Jessica Lindsay Gaskin, 23, Fort Knox, and Vince Gregory Arthur, 25, Lima, Ohio.

  • 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.

    Demetrius Clayton (1990). Possession of marijuana; buy/possess drug paraphernalia; fleeing or evading police; assault. Three hundred sixty-five days in jail, serve 180 days balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $185.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Weekend Results (03/25)



    HODGENVILLE — JOHN HARDIN and LaRue County results from Saturday's LaRue County Invitational at LaRue County High School:



      1. John Hardin (JH)           161 Points

      3. LaRue County (LC)                 125

  • Dodgeball challenge inspires competition, community support

    At the count of three, teachers rushed for balls lined up across the center of the gym at Elizabethtown High School.

    The teachers from Helmwood and Morningside elementary schools, T.K. Stone Middle School and Elizabethtown High School launched balls at each other, the barrage echoing loud thunks throughout the gym. They ducked and wove to avoid the projectiles being hurled Friday during the Clash of the Commonwealth.

  • INDIVIDUAL STATE BOWLING TOURNAMENT: Area individuals see event as learning experience (03/25)

    LOUISVILLE — JuniorsKawika Glover of North Hardin and Keri Johnson of Central Hardin looked at Friday’s competition at Executive Strike and Spare as a learning experience for next season, while coach Dan Robbins saw it as the end of a solid season and albeit short career for North Hardin senior Nick Conrad.

  • PHOTOS: Belk hosts Kidfest event
  • How did $3.71 go from a burden to a bargain?

    Detouring onto U.S. 31W on a trip home Friday from Bowling Green, I spotted regular gasoline on sale at $3.71 per gallon.

    What a bargain.

    It was important to confirm that the pump price matched the highway sign. Then quickly filling the tank, it seemed certain that the station’s staff would learn any second that prices all along the Interstate 65 corridor were typically at least 15 cents higher per gallon.

    It felt like a remarkable discovery. Then reality set in: When did $3.71 per gallon become something to celebrate?

  • Elizabethtown supports child, sexual abuse prevention efforts

    City officials issued proclamations Friday to raise awareness about sexual abuse and child abuse and show support for the work of the Advocacy and Support Center on Rineyville Road in Elizabethtown.

    Elizabethtown Mayor Tim Walker signed a proclamation declaring this March as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

    The proclamation states that “sexual violence is a continuum of intolerable and violent crimes with public health implications for every person in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.”

  • SJS places 12th in state academic team competition

    Middle school students at St. James finished the academic competition season in the top 15 in the state.

    St. James Catholic Regional School placed 12th overall in the state Governor’s Cup academic competition earlier this month. The quick recall team made it to the quarterfinals of the competition, while eighth-grader Jacob Dvorjak placed fifth in the state in the social studies written assessment competition.