Today's News

  • St. Christopher feeds hundreds for Thanksgiving

    More than 100 homes in Hardin County enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner thanks to St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff.

    Volunteers on Thursday prepared and delivered 395 meals to 107 households. More than 100 workers from St. Christopher and other area churches began preparing meals Wednesday, finished them Thursday and boxed hot plates, cold plates and milk for everyone on the delivery list, Parish Administrator Dean Sears said.

    “Our gym was full of people yesterday,” Sears said Friday.

  • Redistricting does not have to be political toy

    Establishing legislative districts may seem as simple as drawing lines on a map. But like most tasks, the devil is in the detail.
    To establish fair and equal representation, the districts all must contain a reasonably similar number of residents. Every person is represented: Man, woman, child or infant — not just voters. The goal is set based on census results.
    So in addition to drawing lines, there’s math involved. The General Assembly has a breakdown of every voting precinct within every county to help balance the totals.

  • White Mills continues its Christmas tradition in spite of bridge closing

    Even though the community’s 19th century one-lane bridge is closed for repair work, White Mills will continue today with its annual Christmas lighting, parade and chili dinner.

    The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the chili dinner at 6 p.m., said Tim Dennis, minister of White Mills Christian Church. The Heartland Dulcimer Club will perform during the dinner.

    The bridge lighting begins at 7:30 p.m. Because of the closure, the lighting on the bridge will be reduced, but other decorations will be put up in the vicinity of the bridge, Dennis said.

  • LaRue elementary schools visited by film crew

    Landmark News Service

    Film crews from the Bureau of Education and Research out of Bellevue, Wash., recently spent time videotaping LaRue County elementary school teachers as they modeled effective reading strategies in their classrooms.

  • Divorces

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

    Eric Jenkins, 46, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and Wendy Wright, 37, Vine Grove. Married 15 years.

    Bryon M. Fraley, 48, Radcliff, and Mona V. Brown, 44, Elizabethtown. Married 16 years.

    Timothy Spink, 38, Brandenburg, and Shairly J. Spink, 46, Louisville. Married six years.

    Toney Eugene Jones, 59, Upton, and Dinah Rose Mayo, 56, Elizabethtown. Married 16 years.

  • 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.


  • Misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor 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.

    Regina Jones (1965). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Rhonda M. Priddy (1968). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Jamie L. Williams (1964). Theft by deception (two counts). Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Bethany Hannah Gordon, 25, Frankfort, and David Jonathan Rodriguez, 31, Elizabethtown.

    Natalie Daniela Evans, 42, and Daniel Ray Arnold, 58, both of Elizabethtown.

    Cheryl Lynn Howard, 22, and Ryan Thomas Shumate, 22, both of Vine Grove.

    Mischelle Janice Thomas, 46, and Jeremy Hernandez, 40, both of Radcliff.

    Patricia Lynn Fackler, 41, and Virgil Douglas Chambers, 44, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Hildebrandts celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Hans U. Hildebrandt and Margrit Steer Hildebrandt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Las Vegas.

    They were married Dec. 2, 1961.

    Mr. Hildebrandt is retired.

    Mrs. Hildebrandt is a homemaker.

    They have three children, Robert Hildebrandt of Austin, Texas, Christine Park of Heidelberg, Germany and Thomas Hildebrandt of Radcliff; and three grandchildren.

  • Rowletts celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    James “Ed” and Barbara Rowlett of Radcliff recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their home with their family.

    They were married Oct. 6, 1951, in Rossville, Ga.

    Mr. Rowlett is retired from the Army and civil service.

    Mrs. Rowlett is retired from Coldwell Banker Cato Realty.