Today's News

  • Glendale restaurateur cited for permitting patron to drink

    Tony York has been in and out of Hardin County’s restaurant business for more than 25 years. In 1985, he started working for Green Bamboo, and later he moved to Stone Hearth and Glendale’s The Depot before eventually taking ownership of the restaurant.

    York said it was common practice in Hardin County restaurants to allow customers to bring alcohol in to drink with a meal if they asked.

    “Nobody questioned the legality of it because it was never pursued,” he said.

  • Divorces

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

    Wade Nathanial Peters, 48, and Sherry Mae Elliott, 31, both of Eastview. Married one year.

  • Downtown E'town traffic plan means lane changes

    By August, Elizabethtown officials and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are hoping for what they consider a safer and more visitor-friendly pathway between Public Square and St. John Road.

    The two sides met Friday and announced traffic changes will be implemented on that stretch of Dixie Avenue, including changing its lane configuration. The cabinet will reconfigure lanes around the square from four lanes to three — one northbound and one southbound lane with a center turning lane north of the square.

  • 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.


    Norma Hernandez (1955).

  • Elementaries make Black History Month count

    Elementary students around the county have been taking part in lessons for Black History Month during the past few weeks, with teachers ensuring lessons begin at an early age.

    One fourth grade class at Morningside Elementary School made models of historical black figures who have been featured on  postage stamps. Students had to learn about the person and give a presentation on the subjects’ lives, teacher Roseann Thrush said.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Mary Phyllis Holcomb, 54, Bardstown, and Carlos Masel Grimes, 60, Elizabethtown.

  • FRIDAY PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Price leads Bulldogs by Taylor (02/19)

    Junior guard Brandon Price scored 28 points to lead visiting John Hardin to its fifth straight win Friday night in a 64-57 victory over the Taylor County Cardinals.

    John Hardin (17-8) won for the seventh time in eight games to close the regular season.

  • SATURDAY PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Eagles' win streak ends (02/19)

    The Fort Knox Lady Eagles had their two-game winning streak snapped in their regular-season finale.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Turner, bench lead Lady Waves past Central (02/19)

    Early in the first quarter, Meade County coach Josh Hurt thought the Lady Waves looked deflated.

    Then, their bench – and freshman forward Morgan Turner – came to the rescue and pumped them up.

  • 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.

    Chantale Djuna George (1989). Wanton endangerment first degree (two counts). One year in jail, serve 30 days, balance probated two years on conditions in the order. Total $210.

    Andrew Jacob Turner (1983). Volatile substance abuse. Thirty-seven days in jail, serve seven days, balance probated on conditions in the order. Total $210.