Today's News

  • Ask the Expert: Why you need iron


    Women are at a high risk for developing iron-deficiency anemia, especially women who are pregnant, teenage girls and those who have heavy periods.

    Iron is important to have in the diet because it makes hemoglobin, which supplies oxygen to the body. Iron helps to build and maintain healthy blood, and it helps your cells make energy.

    Some common symptoms of iron deficiency anemia are: feeling fatigued, weak or dizzy, and sometimes craving non-food items like ice chips, clay or dirt.

  • Dust and dash

    Report and photos by NEAL CARDIN


    Tassels of corn in the 125-acre field sway in unison Tuesday afternoon as a gentle breeze moves across the field.

    The large field creates a serene feeling when suddenly the stillness is shattered as crop dusting pilot Stanley Hebert’s helicopter rises from behind a hill and makes a sweeping pass over the corn, barely clearing the tassels, before pulling up hard at the end of the field to avoid trees.

  • Dollars and Sense: What’s on sale now?

    Even in a tough economy, there are some bright spots. For example, many expensive purchases have gotten a lot less costly because of industry problems, a steep decline in consumer spending or both. The Kentucky Society of CPAs describes three big-ticket items that may cost less than they did a year ago.

    Time to buy a house?

  • June 20 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Rosie Clemie Hill, 53, and John Carl Roberson, 52, both of Upton.

    Jennifer Marie Furlong, 31, and Donald Andrew Miller, 29, both of Vine Grove.

    Jessica Lee Warren, 23, and Joshua Cody Brown, 24, both of Vine Grove.

    Lauren Nicole Thompson, 25, and Michael Brandon Cornelius, 28, both of Eastview.

    Lauren Elizabeth Bell, 19, and Chapman Matthew Riggs, 23, both of Upton.

    Jill Dianne Lowman, 29, and Richard Paul Macauley Jr., 28, both of Radcliff.

  • Classic rock acts kick out the jams



    Carla Rickett knew what she wanted, a guitar pick, and was not afraid to ask for one.

    The Elizabethtown woman edged closer to the stage while The Guess Who rifled through history, bringing back memories for the set gathered at Freeman Lake Park Saturday night.

    One of the guitarists obliged her request, flipping the pick toward her. Bouncing off her hand, it landed in the possession of a nearby fan, but the guitar player sided with Rickett and requested the man give the pick to her.

  • June 18 Property Transfers

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

    Federal National Mortgage Association to Michael and Telena McQuery, 155 Charlotte Circle, Elizabethtown, $179,600.

    Calvin Shannon and Kelli C. Durrett to Robert D. Cote IV, 983 Red Mill Road, Elizabethtown, $88,000.

    Darlene Smothers to Tim Helm, property on Needham Road, county, $8,000.

    New Banks Inc. to Sarah and Ralph Rowley, 318 House Lane, Elizabethtown, $139,900.

  • June 20 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.

    Andrew C. Buck (1987). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Charles B. Clay (1990). Sue/Possess drug paraphernalia. Ninety days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

    Emily A. Corbett (1989). Speeding 60 in a 35. Total $199.

  • June 20 Divorces

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

    Billy Joseph Feese, 30, Lebanon, and Patricia Moore, 29, Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Leroy Virgil Jones, 57, Bonnieville, and Kimberly D. Meredith, 31, Cecilia. Married nine years.

    Joshua LaFollette, 27, and Jenny Cecil, 27, both of Glendale. Married five years.

    Andrew Carter, 22, Fort Knox, and Jessica Cole, 20, Temple, Texas. Married two years.

    Larry v. Farris, 59, and Judy Ann Newby, 59, both of Radcliff. Married four years.

  • June 28, 2010: Obituaries

    Thelma Marie Bostrom

    Thelma Marie Bostrom, 79, of Elizabethtown, died Friday, June 25, 2010, at Woodland Terrace Health Care Facility.

    She was a native of Cleveland County, N.C., and was a member of the Eastern Star in Florida. She was a retired bookkeeper.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Karl Bostrom; her parents, Roy Ivy and Mattie Weaver Grigg; a son, James Ira Milling; and two brothers, Buford Grigg and Gene Grigg.

  • June 18 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.

    Stuart Sullivan, 2775 Weldon Loop Road, Upton. Use: commercial building footer.

    Teresa Fowler, 216 Forest Trace, Radcliff. Use: deck.

    Terry Reams, 181 Braeburn Court, county. Use: pool.

    Windstream, Millerstown Road, and Copelin Valley Road, county. Use: commercial building.