Today's News

  • DNA leads to rape charge

    Radcliff Police are crediting DNA test results for the arrest of a Fort Knox man on a charge of first-degree rape. Joseph E. Snyder, 20, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday in Hardin District Court.

    Snyder, a soldier in the 5/15th Cavalry, according to RPD, was picked up on an arrest warrant Tuesday and lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center. Bond was set at $50,000.

  • E’town man charged in 2009 Louisville slaying

    The Associated Press
    LOUISVILLE — Police have arrested a Louisville man and an Elizabethtown man on murder charges in a 2009 shooting death.
    Louisville police charged 27-year-old Dayshawn Talbert of Elizabethtown and 22-year-old Tyrone Poe Jr. of Louisville and said the case stemmed from a drug deal.
    Talbert and Poe are charged in the May 1, 2009, death of 44-year-old David Cantrell of Louisville.
    Louisville police Lt. Barry Wilkerson said Thursday that the shooting apparently was prompted by a debt from a previous drug deal.

  • Parents welcome William Edwin

    James and Jamie DeVore of Louisville announce the birth of a son, William Edwin DeVore, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Bill and Elaine Gentry of Radcliff; and paternal grandparents are Susie and Eddie DeVore of Russell Springs.

    Great-grandmothers are Dorothy Gentry and Violet DeVore.

  • Parents welcome Aiden James

    Steven and Heather Stanek of Fort Knox announce the birth of a son, Aiden James Stanek, on Feb. 1, 2011, at Ireland Army Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg Coyle of Brandenburg and Trish Coyle of Grundy, Va.; and paternal grandparents are Maria Stafford and Peter Stanek of Tucson, Ariz.

    Great-grandparents are Butch and Margaret Coyle and Bruce and Brenda Eubanks.

  • Divorces

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

    StanleyKing, 44, Elizabethtown, and Donna Johnson, 50, Somerset, Ohio. Married 17 years.

    Brian Ferguson, 24, Elizabethtown, and Samantha Cicero, 22, Radcliff. Married 10 months.

    EverettGoodrich, 44, Radcliff, and Pasqualina Calderaro, 57, Vine Grove. Married nine years.

    Brandon Dale Bowen, 26, Fort Knox, and Virginia Brown, 27, Columbia, Tenn. Married one year.

  • Pitts celebrate 55th anniversary

    Carl and Hilda Pitts of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 20, 2011, at their home.

    They were married Feb. 20, 1956, in Hazard. They are retired.

    They have three children, Carl J. Pitts Jr. of Hodgenville, Garry R. Pitts of Douglasville, Ga., and Kimberly Ann Basham of Vine Grove; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

    Phone calls from friends and relatives are welcome at 765-7047.

  • 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.


  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Vanessa Dawn Gootee, 27, and Michael Scott Carwile, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tracy Lynn Martinez, 21, and Juan Carlos Guerrero, 19, both of San Antonio.

    Holly Lalayne Moore, 42, Elizabethtown, and Michael Thomas Newman, 44, Pekin, Ind.

    Erika Heidi Quinn, 68, and Robert Romeo Lapointe, 63, both of Rineyville.

    Melissa Kaye Aldridge, 39, and Corey Scott Bradley, 42, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Lisa’s Corner of America Opens

    The Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting and grand opening for Lisa’s Corner of America, one of it’s newest Chamber Members, on Jan. 29. They are located at 3046 Dolphin Drive, Suite 104, Elizabethtown (beside Snappy Tomato Pizza). Pictured are Lisa Emmerling, owner; Mayor Tim Walker; Rik Hawkins, president of the chamber; Tim Moore state representative; EG Thompson and Bill Wiseman, Hardin County magistrates; family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Reeves completes auctioneer instruction

    Bruce Reeves of Elizabethtown has begun a new journey as a Professional Auctioneer as he recently became a graduate of the Kentucky Auction Academy. The Academy provides 80 intensive hours of classroom instruction, a requirement for those who hope to hold a new auctioneer’s license in several states, including Kentucky. While there are other auction schools in the United States, the Kentucky Auction Academy was the choice of many who wanted to learn the skill of an Auctioneer.