Today's News

  • Nov. 1, 2009: Our readers write


    On Toys for Tots

    Every year since 1947 the Marines have worked to collect toys for needy children through Toys for Tots. They collect toys and turn them over to Community Action who actually distributes the toys to children in need.

    If individuals or organizations wish to contribute toys or monetary donations, the Fort Knox Marine Coordinator this year is Marine Sgt. Kirkman, (502) 624-6224, FAX: 8548, or go to: www.toysfortots.org.

  • Nov. 6 Editorial: Make your voices heard

    No one would argue that transportation could not be improved in our area. Gone are the days when a two lane road into town or from city to city is enough to sustain the high volume of traffic our roads now incur. Unfortunately, our commercial and residential developments have not always been equally accompanied by a progressive road system.

  • Democratic Woman’s Club honors veterans

    1 The club honored all Veterans present. Pictured are several of the Veterans honored at the meeting. Left to right, Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Tom Gordon, Retired Lt. Col. Al Winkenhofer, Retired Col. Mike Weaver, former Army Specialist E-5 Bev Rickey along with Sergeant Frost (seated).

    2 Jessie Lee was selected as the Democratic Woman of the Month and honored with a certificate. Pictured is the Club President, JoAnn Winkenhofer, presenting Jessie Lee with the award.

  • Nov. 22 Howevalley news


  • Nov. 13 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

  • Nov. 3 Editorial: Perfection something to cherish

    TOPIC: JHHS's 10-0 record

    OUR VIEW: Program has come a long way

    Of the 220 high school football teams around the state of Kentucky, there were 11 that managed to survive the regular season unscathed this season.

    For the second time in three seasons, one of those regular season unbeaten teams was the John Hardin Bulldogs.

    Back in August when teams hit the field, success seemed possible for everyone. In Hardin County, no team enjoyed a run close to what John Hardin has been on as the playoffs open this week.

  • Plastics company will locate in E'town



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A new manufacturing industry is headed to Elizabethtown.

    WL Plastics Corp. will open a pipe manufacturing facility in Elizabethtown in the spring of 2010, according to plans the company announced Tuesday.

  • Military cadets graduate



    HOLMES. Air Force Airman Melissa E. Holmes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School, she is the niece of Renita Jordan of Phoenix and daughter of Mary Nowicki of Elizabethtown.

  • Nov. 15 Divorces

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

    Allard E. Robins, 47, and Jody Thompson, 42, both of Hodgenville. Married two years.

    Steven P. Dirkx, 50, and Kathryn Marie Morrill, 51, both of Vine Grove. Married 28 years.

    Jeremy Mastran, 36, and Micaela Mastran, 42, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    David Gambrell, 53, Fairfield, Ohio, and Martha Gambrell, 54, Elizabethtown. Married 21 years.

    Timothy Swords, 30, and Mary Frederick, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

  • Nov. 20 Property Transfers

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

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Matthew Dale Riggs, 504 Henry St., Elizabethtown, $41,000.

    Joyce Hobbs to Donald C. and Martha P. Frakes, 134 Applewood Lane, Elizabethtown, $129,900.

    Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Pennsylvania Properties LLC, 510 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown, $40,500.

    National Mortgage LLC to Kathleen and Wilburn Sisco, lot 13 Preston Subdivision, county, $56,000.