Today's News

  • Meeting resistance as a caregiver

    Every option has been explored, thought about and double-checked. It seems like the perfect plan, one that surely will be a win-win for everyone involved. How can it not be?

  • Hodgenville teen invited to Sweet 16

    A Hodgenville 15-year-old’s brief time on American Idol continues to open doors.

    Kenzi Lewis will head to Rupp Arena this week  to sing the National Anthem at the boys' Sweet 16 basketball tournament. She is scheduled to perform before the 10 a.m. semifinal game Saturday.

    A student at LaRue County High School, Lewis earned a trip to Hollywood with the popular Fox singing contest but was sent home after appearing in a group night early round.

  • Missing Fort Knox soldier found

    A missing Fort Knox soldier has been found by Radcliff police.

    Sgt. Rusty Pool disappeared from a Radcliff motel around 9 p.m. Saturday. Concerned for his safety, friends contacted Radcliff police, who initiated a search shortly thereafter.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Corn Flake candies

    Barbara Watkins of Bonnieville sent me this recipe for Corn Flake Candies last year, but I didn’t get around to making it until several weeks ago.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Nydia Esther Hernandez, 55, and Marcos Aurelio Cabrera, 62, both of Elizabethtown.

    Esperanza Du Torrevillas, 27, and Jacob Leroy Yeager, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Jennifer Marie Campanell, 28, and John Curtis Dewitt, 27, both of Eastview.

    Barbara Jean Simpson, 68, and Quentin Thomas Simpson, 73, both of Cub Run.

    Rebecaa Sue Grimmett, 30, and Christopher Wayne Sandfer, 32, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Brackett-Walters

    Angela Brackett and Robert Walters, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is 2010 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Nursing Program.

    The prospective groom is the son of Rick and Alesa Walters and is a student in the Medical Information Technology program at ECTC.

    The wedding is March 17, 2011, in Las Vegas. A reception will be held on March 25, 2011, at the Historic State Theater Gallery.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • 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.


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  • 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.

    Michael Ray Beavers (1952). Permit unlicensed operator to operate motor vehicle. Total $169.

    William Wesley Betson (1979). Speeding 11 mph over. Total $166.

    James Bigins (1990). Failure to or improper signal; failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance. Total $264.

  • Divorces

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

    Ramon Espinoza-Vasquez, 41, LaGrange, and Cristina Dawn Swanke, 38, Radcliff. Married three years.

    John Koller, 42, Radcliff, and Kristi Johnson, 36, Cecilia. Married eight years.

    Bobby Eugene Grimes, 39, and Kimberly Michelle Goodman, 29, both of Elizabethtown. Married 11 years.

    Mark Anthony Smith, 36, and Juanita Eva Lane, 38, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.