Today's News

  • Mullins elected KASA vice president

    A local educator has taken on a state leadership role.

    Paul Mullins, principal of LaRue County High School, has been elected as vice president of the Kentucky Association for School Administrators. This enters him into the cycle of leadership that will eventually have him serve as president-elect and then president.

  • Knox’s 3-star ready for new civilian life

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley soon will hang up his uniform as he prepares to return to the civilian world for the first time in more than three decades.
    The quick-witted and charismatic three-star commanding general at Fort Knox is retiring in the fall and begins the transition to his new life next month with a pair of farewell ceremonies — Aug. 12 at Fort Knox and another Aug. 19 at Fort Benning, Ga.
    “In 36 years, I’ve never gone to work,” he said. “I’ve just joined my teammates.”

  • Hardin County Fair: Good unclean fun

    Mud and motorized vehicles came together in one filthy and fun union Friday at the Hardin County Community Fair and Horse Show.

    The Mud Sling helped to conclude this year’s fair in as messy a way as possible.

    Contestants in trucks, Jeeps and ATVs raced through a watered-down dirt track as fast as they could, slipping and sliding through the muck along the way.

  • Harry Potter: Record crowds flock to finale

    It’s been almost 12 years since the release of the first Harry Potter book in the United States, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Since then, the franchise has grown to include seven books and eight films.

    Now with the final film in the series, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” setting box office records this weekend, many residents flocked to local cinemas to see the final installment and be a part of Potter’s wizardly world.

  • White Mills Community News

    White Mills News

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY. Congratulations to A.J. and Jo Etta Johnson on their 50th wedding anniversary on July 12.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Dennis Edgar, Donald Buchanan and Shirley Mercer Langley.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Saundra Powers, Dana Pearson, David Johnson, Wesley Cardin and Wilby Johnson.

  • South Hardin Community News

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223
         The heat has been unbelievable!  I hope everyone is keeping their gardens watered.

  • Howevalley Community News

    Howevalley News

    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7845


    JULY. High humidity and hot is what this month is all about. Can you believe school's summer break is almost over? Enjoy it while you can.

  • Cecilia Community News

    Cecilia News

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808


    HEAT, HEAT AND MORE HEAT. Record-breaking heat! Do be careful if you must work out in this heat. For the elderly and those with breathing problems please stay in air conditioning as much as possible. We have been having to let some outdoor chores wait because we are afraid to get outside and get overheated.

  • 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.


  • Divorces

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

    Benny E. Hayes, 53, Winter Haven, Fla., and Donna Marie Hayes, 48, Vine Grove. Married seven years.

    Ted Supulski, 69, Elizabethtown, and Evelyn Oak, Carrollton. Married seven years.

    Brian Donald Worstell, 38, Copenhagen, N.Y., and Gloria Michelle Patton, 37, Radcliff. Married 16 years.

    Gary Warren Stewart, 53, Bowling Green, and Rose Marie Holt, 50, Radcliff. Married five months.