Today's News

  • Sept. 19 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.


    Derrick R. Barker (1987).

    DUI, BAC 0.19; careless driving.

  • Pride and tears



    Hardin County started the week by bidding farewell to another fallen soldier, who was remembered for his wit, modesty and thirst for knowledge.

  • Get your Trek, southern fried

    “Holy film festival, Batman! Why does that pointy eared man make a ‘V’ with his fingers?”

    If you’ve ever wondered about Spock’s bizarre hand signal or agonized over who would win in a fight between the Dark Knight and Captain James T. Kirk – and who hasn’t, really – just wait until next month.

  • Sept. 17 Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission and the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Mark D. and Mary K. Roberts, 916 Horn Road, Cecilia. Use: single-wide foundation.

    James Stark, 734 Needham Road, Eastview. Use: barn.

    Kenneth Curle, 2 Harcourt Road, county. Use: double-wide foundation and storage shed.

    Charles Greene, 41 Masako Court, Rineyville. Use: basement remodel.

  • Sept. 26 Divorces

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

    Clinton D. Turner, 38, Fort Knox, and Joann E. Rivera, 31, Orstown, Penn. Married 11 years.

    Anthony Ray Tyler, 26, Fort Knox, and Ayana Shani Tyler, 32, Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Terry Lee Mono Jr., 25, and Louanne Marie Lopez, 23, both of Radcliff. Married four years.

    Charles M. Miller Jr., 38, Rineyville, and Georgia Ferguson, 42, Elizabethtown. Married 17 years.

    Jiri Viewegh, 44, and Lisa Viewegh, 46, both of Louisville. Married nine years.

  • Sept. 17 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Sept. 24 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Jason L. and Tara D. Ford to Jon A. Banco, 343 Trappers Ridge Court, Vine Grove, $185,000.

    Roy Dean and Leslie Ann Smith to Jon E. and Sandra L. Finke, 704 Freeman Lake Road, Elizabethtown, $542,000.

    Sarah E. Smith to Commonwealth of Kentucky Department of Transportation, property in Hardin County, $1,700.

  • Emary: Radcliff needs to be destination

    Emary wants to embrace change and growth



    Radcliff mayoral candidate Jo Emary believes a dose of realism is needed to move the city forward in the midst of a transitional crux.

    Emary, executive director of the Radcliff-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, outlined a platform last week she considers controversial but necessary to make Radcliff a better place to live.

    She challenges sitting Radcliff Councilman J.J. Duvall, with whom she shares some philosophical differences.

  • Sept. 19 Divorces

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

    Kenneth Dewayne Harrison, 54, and Jessica Dowe, 54, both of Elizabethtown. Married one year.

    Charles A. Loy, 46, and Ronnadeane H. Bertram, 46, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Jackie Ray McDonald Jr., 39, and Theresa Rhye, 38, both of Radcliff. Married two years.

    Brett Simmons, 20, Fort Benning, Ga., and Athena Baker, 20, Brandenburg. Married one year.

  • Roadside recognition planned for soldier's funeral procession

    Staff report

    The funeral procession Monday following services for 1st Lt. Eric Yates will take a course along the west side of Ring Road at the request of his father’s co-workers.

    Employees of Akebono’s brake plant plan a roadside recognition on behalf of the 26-year-old killed last weekend while serving in Afghanistan.

    The funeral for the 2003 John Hardin High graduate is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at St. James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown with burial in St. John Cemetery in Rineyville.