Today's News

  • Senior life: Important Medicare Part D enrollment dates to remember

    The calendar says it’s Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. For most of us that means the beginning of another month, a whirlwind month filled with holiday planning, shopping and festivities.
    Others, especially those who are eligible for and receiving Medicare benefits, should be reminded the deadline for the Medicare Part D program (prescription drug program) is fast approaching. The enrollment period for 2011 ends Wednesday with the new benefit year to begin in January. This is a drastic change in the Part D program; in years past, enrollment has ended Dec. 31 of each year.

  • No vote planned this week on economic hardship

    Elizabethtown City Council will not vote Monday on the issue of economic hardship as originally planned.
    Mayor Tim Walker said it won’t be an agenda item this week because some council members will be absent and unable to vote.
    “It’s too important an issue to vote on if all the council members are not present,” Walker said.
    The mayor said the issue likely will be discussed in further detail during the city’s Dec. 12 work session and voted on at a future meeting.

  • Operation Christmas Child accepting online donations

    Area families can share the holiday spirit through generosity toward children throughout the year.

    Operation Christmas Child still is collecting shoe boxes of school supplies, toys and necessary items assembled through an online program that allows people who forgot or didn’t have time to pack a physical box. Build-A-Box allows users to customize shoe boxes to send to children in need throughout the world.

  • Supporting the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser

  • PREP BOWLING: Two for the show (12/05)

    He’s been doing it for so long, it’s become almost natural for Kyle Harrell.

  • Christmas in the Country begins in Glendale

    The halls and streets were decked in Glendale as they welcomed visitors to their rural Christmas event.

    Glendale’s annual Christmas in the Country started this weekend and continues for the next two Saturdays.

    Visitors lined up downtown Saturday for carriage rides, photos with Santa Claus and a warm drink while browsing through the many shops.

  • Ex-teacher's trial: Prosecution, defense disagree where blame rests

    Opening statements Friday morning in the trial of Steven Gray painted conflicting portraits of the defendant.

    The prosecution talked about a teacher who sought sexual relationships with his students by flirting and escalating their involvement into secretive meetings, including visits to his home.

    The defense described Gray as a weak man who succumbed to the aggressive advances of nubile teenage girls.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.


  • Divorces

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

    Patrick Crowe, 30, and Deborah Barton, 40, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

  • 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.

    Tara Lynn Hoy (1978). Endangering the welfare of a minor (three counts). One hundred eighty days in jail, serve one day, balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $210.