Today's News

  • Radio group to take part in drill

    The Hardin County Amateur Radio Emergency Communications is taking part in a nationwide simulated emergency test on Oct. 2-3. The annual drill is sponsored by the American Radio Relay League. HC AREC is made up of volunteer amateur radio operators who provide trained, licensed and equipped radio operators as needed in time of national and local emergencies.

  • Sept. 19 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Sarah Elizabeth Haycraft, 25, and Johnny Kirk Higdon, 28, both of Elizabethtown.

    Trista Skye Gaskins, 19, and Qwyntrell Ross Christiason, 19, both of Radcliff.

    Sara Louise Rishel, 29, and Eric Wayne Beauchamp, 31, both of Elizabethtown.

    Stacy Marie Evans, 39, Elizabethtown, and Kenneth Dewayne Johnson, 42, Carthage, N.Y.

    Jesehnia Teixeira Soto, 20, and Jeremy Lorenzo Wilson, 22, both of Fort Knox.

  • Wreath effort ratcheting up


    Those interested in supporting the Kentucky Patriots’ Wreaths Across America effort should contact Betson for details by e-mail: djbetson@bbtel.com; by phone at (270) 877- 7066; or mail to:

    Wreaths Across America

    702 Augusta Drive

    Vine Grove, KY 40175.



    Volunteers who organized an impressive show of respect and honor at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central last year are gearing up for a second successful year.

  • Sept. 19 Traffic and misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor and traffic violation 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.

    Christine Delph (1977). Theft by deception. Total $184.

    Michael D. Garland (1983). Disregarding traffic control device. Total $239.

    Travis B. Martin (1990). Speeding 80 in a 55; state traffic school. Total $199.

    Harold R. Miller III (1986). Speeding 17 mp over. Total $178.

  • Sept. 26, 2010 editorial: We honor 1st. Lt. Eric David Yates

    Streets were lined Friday morning with residents paying their respects and flags waving under a hot September sun.

    Many tears were wiped away.

    As the body of one of our own, 1st. Lt. Eric David Yates, passed through streets, we remembered the sacrifice of that 26-year-old man.

  • Sept. 17 Property Transfers

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

    Ky. Auctioneers Inc. to D&K Homes LLC, lot 89 Santa Fe Subdivision, county, $30,000.

    Jerry Wayne and Rita Boyd to Amy Frances Smith, property on Wooldridge Ferry Road, Elizabethtown, love and affection. FMV: $40,000.

    CitiMortgage Inc. to Suzanne Russell, lot 48 Gateway Villa South Subdivision, Elizabethtown, $75,500.

    Posey L. Wise to Philip M. and Katrina L. Johnson, 1007 Pawnee Drive, Elizabethtown, $127,000.

  • Habitat for Humanity dedicates house number 40

    From left, Heather Pearman; Lisa Pearman, homeowner; Audrey Meyers, HCHFH nurturer; Sonya Pearman; Glen MacPherson, HCHFH president; Michelle West, Lowe's; Bo Thomas, Lowe's Store Manager.

  • Duffee mobilized and ready for deployment

    DUFFEE. Army Reserve Capt. Charles J. Duffee has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operations Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom. The soldier is a member of the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion, Columbus, Ohio.

    Duffee is a civil affairs officer with eight years of military service.

    He is the son of Charles W. Duffee of Georgetown and Natalie J. Duffee of Radcliff.

    The captain graduated in 1998 from North Hardin High School in Radcliff.


  • Sept. 12 Pets of the Week


    Pet of the Week

  • Sadler-Gardner


    George and Sheryl Sadler of Sonora announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Marie Sadler, to Jarred Addyson Gardner, son of Terry and Jennifer Gardner of Sonora.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is pursuing a degree in social work from Western Kentucky University. She is employed by ADIO pharmacy in Elizabethtown.