Today's News

  • As churches leave the business, parents have a day care dilemma

    Finding day care services can be a challenging task for parents and is complicated by recent decisions to close some church-run facilities.

    The pending closure of the day care center at Severns Valley Baptist Church, one of the largest in Hardin County, adds new stresses for parents and the county’s child care network, according to Kathy King, director of the Lincoln Trail District of Community Coordinated Child Care, a day care resource and referral agency. But the biggest loss comes in losing a respected provider, she said.

  • Lee, Parrett hope to clarify unification vote law

    Hardin County legislators are finalizing a bill they plan to take before the Kentucky General Assembly next year to clear up confusion regarding the language of a 2006 law governing unification of local governments.

    The legislation is a response to vocal concerns surrounding the credibility of a city’s majority vote on unification.

  • Divorces

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

    Joshua Mikal Hall, 22, Vine Grove, and Sydney McCarthy, 20, Elizabethtown. Married 10 months.

    Benjamin Allen Moody, 29, Radcliff, and Michell A. Lewis, 28, Elizabethtown. Married 10 months.

    Robert Henry Adams Jr., 48, and Carolyn Elaine Elkins, 55, both of Brooks. Married 24 years.

    Joseph Bunij Jr., 64, and Ma. Guadalupe Samano Trujillo, 36, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Melissa Gaye Ward, 41, and David Patrick Gunning, 40, both of Elizabethtown.

    GeorginaMarie Franklin, 37, and Jason Allen Barnard, 36, both of Vine Grove.

    Letitia Dell Ewing, 34, and Christopher Scott Necessary, 36, both of Elizabethtown.

    Krizia Principe, 22, and Miguel Angel Berrios Colon, 35, both of Fort Knox.

    Tellie Jane Mahoney, 42, and Donnie Ray Dant, 53, both of Elizabethtown.

  • 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.


  • Insurance company holds ribbon cutting

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting and grand  opening on Nov. 17 for one of its  newest chamber members, Brown Insurance and Investments Inc./All State Insurance, 4000  N. Dixie Ave., Suite 4, Elizabethtown.  Pictured are Ashley Brown, owner; Tom Hewlett, Chamber Board chairman, staff, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • 'Breaking Dawn' trivia answers

    1. Charlie

    2. Feathers

    3. Rosalie

    4. Rachel

    5. Edward Jacob (or Ejay)

    6. Renesmee

    7. Nessie

    8. Isle Esme

    9. Seth

    10. Mercedes

    11. Near death experience

    12. Sam

    13. Edward

    14. Jacob

    15. Necklace

    16. Eggs

  • Operation Christmas Child under way
  • Isolation and inconvenience from construction ends

    Living close to work is ideal.

    I have been a commuter and you can have it.

    Typically, the drive from house to office takes about five minutes. It’s even quicker if the single traffic signal along the route decides to cooperate. That’s not enough time to hear two country songs, which explains while I’m no longer in tune with music coming out of Nashville.

  • Scout, volunteers build trail at Saunders Springs

    Saunders Springs Nature Preserve can chalk up another trail to its offerings thanks to the elbow grease of a handful of Boy Scouts and volunteers Saturday morning.

    Mitchel Steen, with Boy Scout Troop 668, orchestrated the design and construction of a 450-foot trail that runs near the entrance of the preserve off of Dixie Boulevard in Radcliff.