Today's News

  • Retired Army officer indicted on felony charge



    A retired U.S. Army officer charged with vandalizing a Cherry Wood Drive resident’s pickup was indicted Tuesday morning by a Hardin County grand jury on one felony count of first-degree criminal mischief.

  • From the bookshelf: 'This Business of Music'

    "This Business of Music"

    M. William Krasilovsky, Sidney Shemel, John M. Gross and Jonathan Feinstein

    Billboard Book (2007)


    Five bookworms


    When my husband, Ray, first began playing and writing music, I asked a friend of mine in the music business: What do I do now?

    Buy this book," Jesse said.

    I did. And here I am now passing that good advice on to others. "This Business of Music" may not have all the answers, but it comes real close.

  • Students take advantage of Kids' College



    Students were spread across the Regional Education Center at the community college, but these weren’t traditional college classes they were taking.

    Students have been attending classes all summer at the Kids’ College hosted by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. Students in fourth grade have attended classes on a variety of subjects that range from the artistic to the scientific.

  • Standard Register fire sparks arson charge

    By Bob White


    Radcliff police charged an Elizabethtown man with first-degree arson Friday for a flash fire that occurred inside a trash receptacle a day earlier at Standard Register’s Dixie Boulevard plant.

    According to police, temporary worker Philip Tyler Hudson, 20, soaked compacted trash with isopropyl alcohol, then ignited it, causing a fire inside a trash-compactor room shortly after 4 p.m. last Thursday.

  • 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.