Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Verlean Wilson, 76, and Lawrence Alvarez Ramons, 89, both of Vine Grove.

    Brittani Laneigh Williams, 20, Magnolia, and Matthew Wayne Riggs, 21, Elizabethtown.

    Rebekah Sue Clark, 25, Elizabethtown, and Robert Joseph Tabor, 41, Cecilia.

    Porzia Leigh Arneson, 24, and James Allen Matheny, 24, both of Radcliff.

    Corissa Charity Sampley, 23, Elizabethtown, and Stephen Paul Sturgeon, 23, Rineyville.

  • Bidwell-Dunn


    Donnie and Debbie Dunn of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Daniel Dunn of Elizabethtown to Ashlyn Bidwell of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Frank and Cherly Bidwell of Lexington and Margaret Araiva of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding is at 2:30 p.m., May 22, 2011, at the home of Debbie and Donnie Dunn with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • 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.

    Ian S. Henderson (1980). Speeding 12 mph over; state traffic school. Total $168.

    Willie P. Hughey Jr. (1956). Disregarding stop sign. Total $144.

    Joseph L. Kitzero (1987). Speeding 15 mph over. Total $174.

    Tara M. Monin (1990). Local city ordinance. Total $155.

  • Business Calendar





    Academic and Employment Improvement, 1-3 p.m. Mondays, and 9:30-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; POC: North Hardin HOPE, 351-4673.

    Adult education (GED preparation, adult basic education, literacy and English as a second language): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Mulberry Helm Education Center, 114 S. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown. POC: 769-8866.

  • Water District No. 2 recognizes employees

    Hardin County Water District No. 2 recently recognized employees for successfully earning their Kentucky State Certification License in Water Distribution. Back row, from left, Stephen Schueller, Levi Meredith and Aaron Lindsey; and front row, B.J. LaFollette, Chris Thompson, Steven Warren, J.R. Russell and Jeff Gaddie.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central runs winning streak to five (5/15)

    The Central Hardin Bruins had an offensive explosive this weekend, scoring 46 runs in three wins in a round robin at Nelson County to run their winning streak to five.

    The sixth-ranked Bruins pounded North Bullitt, 18-2, and shut out Nelson County, 12-0 on Saturday and they rolled past Grayson County, 16-5 on Friday.

    — North Bullitt took a 1-0 lead in the second, but the Bruins racked up 18 runs in the final four innings.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Meade cruises to 10-4 win over E'town (5/15)

    The Meade County Green Wave were battery charged Saturday morning, while the Elizabethtown Panthers looked like they were in need of a good set of jumper cables.

    Junior catcher Brady Smith and senior pitcher Garrett Ledford combined to drive in four runs and Ledford held the Panthers in check as the Green Wave pulled away for a 10-4 victory at Meade-Olin Park.

  • COLLEGE BASEBALL: Greenwell follows sister's path, picks Morehead (5/15)

    Several colleges were interested in Chase Greenwell’s services, but one could offer something the others couldn’t match. That made his decision rather simple.

    Greenwell, the former Elizabethtown standout who has spent the last two years at John A. Logan College, committed to play at Morehead State next season. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Greenwell chose Morehead State over Murray State, Middle Tennessee State and Campbell in North Carolina.

  • WKU presents top honor to John Hardin graduate

    Christopher Colonna, a biology and chemistry major and Honors College graduate from Elizabethtown, was recognized Saturday as the Ogden Foundation Scholar, Western Kentucky University’s top academic award.

    It is presented to one graduating baccalaureate degree senior who has demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and outstanding university and civic engagement.

  • American Indian gathering promotes heritage

    Heavy drums rumbled rhythmically as Arizona Smith began his story, as if the drummers across the fairgrounds knew that he was about to weave his tribal tale at that moment.

    He told a story about the first man and the first woman, who worked together and were given the task of naming things by the Creator.

    One day, the couple got into an argument and called each other hateful names.

    The first woman ran into the trees crying. The first man let her go, assuming she’d come back eventually.