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Today's News

  • Legislators hopeful about I-65 project

    Local legislators are glad to see that widening Interstate 65 between Elizabethtown and Bowling Green is a priority for Gov. Steve Beshear, and hope to see that the project stays intact through the budgeting process and the decision regarding the Six-Year Highway Plan.

    The project was mentioned in Beshear’s budget address and is included in the proposed highway plan.

  • Love Kitchen offers new twist on pizza delivery

    Little Caesars was cooking up a little love Friday in Elizabethtown.

    The Little Caesars Love Kitchen, a pizza kitchen inside a truck, and the local Little Caesars franchise took care of the meal at Warm Blessings that evening. The Love Kitchen travels around the country helping with disaster relief efforts and serving pizzas at shelters and soup kitchens.

  • Radcliff Mayor's Breakfast: Pancakes and patter

    Pancakes and prizes were the top priority Saturday morning in Radcliff.

    Hundreds attended the second Radcliff Mayor’s Breakfast at Colvin Community Center, taking an opportunity to fill their plates with pancakes, win door prizes and see friends from the community.

    The breakfast fulfills one of Mayor J.J. Duvall’s campaign promises. His former campaign manager, Dottye Moore, organized it. The breakfast became important to Duvall and Moore after hearing repeatedly from constituents they wanted more community events.

  • Sandhill cranes challenge Kentucky hunters

    Larry Dreamis Hill of Cecilia was part of a historic hunt this winter.

    He was among the hunters who tried to bag some of the eastern population of sandhill cranes during the state’s first hunting season for the species in 100 years.

    State wildlife officials established a crane season after research showed hunting would not likely impact the species negatively.

    Most of the birds harvested were in Hardin and Barren counties, traditional wintering areas in Kentucky for the birds, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • 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.

    Michael Brown, 61, and Mottise Watson, 62, both of Elizabethtown. Married ten years.

    Brandon White, 24, Fulton, Ga., and Xatanya Amos, 24, Fort Knox. Married two years.

  • Love Kitchen makes a stop at Warm Blessings

    Little Caesars Love Kitchen stopped Friday afternoon in Elizabethtown to help feed patrons at Warm Blessings Inc. The 48-foot semi-trailer is a self-powered, functioning pizza kitchen/baking unit. Local franchise owner Mike Fink and employees along with driver/operator David Fox prepared 50 pizzas in the mobile unit parked behind Warm Blessings’ building. The Love Kitchen, established in 1985, has fed more than 2 million patrons in 48 states and three Canadian provinces.

  • Early release from prison may be a necessary evil

    As Gov. Steve Beshear announced his budget plans last week, he described significant cuts which he acknowledged would reach into services that most Kentuckians consider vital.

    It appears we got a head start on the bad news Jan. 3, when the state released nearly 1,000 prisoners into various communities. While changes in the penal code last year led to the release, the Get Out of Jail Free cards will translate into savings of an estimated $40 million.

  • 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.

    Wanda Scott Gray (1959). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $155.

    Janna L. Pruitt (1992). Teft by unlawful taking. Six months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

  • 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.