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Today's News

  • Stephensburg News

    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Good day Stephensburg neighbors. If you look outside you would never know it’s March. Unfortunately, this week I don’t have much news to report due to a slight illness. Right now I must focus on my recovery, but never fear, I should return shortly to give you an update of all the daily activities and birthdays in the area. Keep me in your prayers this week.

  • Parents welcome Brynleigh Gabriele

    Jennifer Brown and Seth Blair of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Brynleigh Gabriele Blair on Feb. 2, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Linda and Larry Brown of Elizabethtown; paternal grandparents are Charlotte and Charles Blair of Hodgenville; and great-grandmother is Gabriele Gentry.

  • Grimes–Bartley

    Timothy, Jacob, Matthew, Leonard, Trevor, Daniel and Levi of Bardstown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Dale Bartley and Kimberly Grimes.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert and Pamela Urtz of Smyrna, Tenn., and Dwight and Beverly Goodman of Howevalley.

    The prospective groom is the son of the late Thomas Ray and the late Mary Ivy Bartley.

    The wedding is at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the American Legion Abraham Lincoln Post, Louisville Road, Bardstown, with a reception to follow.

  • Burn celebrates 103rd birthday

    Elizabeth Burn of Elizabethtown celebrated her 103rd birthday with friends and her daughter, Martha Burn, on a Caribbean Cruise with Master’s Bus Tours of Elizabethtown in January and a bus tour of Florida with First Citizens Banks in February.

    She was born Feb. 19, 1909 in Louisville.

    She remains active and enjoys travelling.

    She has one daughter, Martha Burn of Elizabethtown.

  • 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.

    GUILTY

  • 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.

    James L. Shelby (1965). Harassments. Ninety days in jail, serve one day balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $210.

    Frank Groce Jr. (1965). Theft by deception (four counts). Twelve months in jail, serve 21 days balance probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • Howevalley News

    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

    WEATHER. The past week, especially March 14, the weather was gorgeous. There is rain in the forecast but at least the temperatures are nice.

    NCAA BASKETBALL. Go Kentucky Wildcats! Although it was disappointing in their loss to Vanderbilt, hopefully by the time you read this they will be winning again. Of course another family member of mine is rooting for the Louisville Cardinals, whose name I won’t mention.

  • Clarks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Garnett and Patricia Patterson Clark of Cecilia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 17, 2012.

    They were married March 17, 1962, in Tennessee.

    Mr. Clark is retired from the Army.

    Mrs. Clark is retired from Culligan Water Company.

    They have three children, Dwayne Clark, Ronald Clark and Laura Clark Williams; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    The family asks that you call and wish the Clarks a happy 50th anniversary.

  • E-warrant system ready for roll out

    If a law enforcement officer in Pike County conducted a routine traffic stop last week and pulled over a driver wanted in Hardin County for felony assault, that officer may have issued the driver a warning and released him. He could not have known the driver was wanted in connection to a violent crime.

    Beginning Wednesday, Hardin County launches its new e-warrant system, transforming from a paper-based system to web-based. It allows all law enforcement agencies and judicial officials full-time access to warrants from agencies throughout the state.

  • One Knox has an ongoing mission

    As I’m sure most everyone in our region knows, economically, we have been very fortunate the past six years to be the benefactors of tremendous growth at Fort Knox as a result of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure initiative. Thousands of new soldiers, civilians and support jobs have been created and the resulting positive economic impact has been a great shared experience - and has been a bright spot for Kentucky’s economy.