Today's News

  • E'town man indicted on three child porn charges

    An Elizabethtown man has been charged by a Hardin County grand jury with possessing and distributing child pornography.

    Craig T. Skaggs, 46, was arrested on a porn possession charge after members of the state Office of the Attorney General’s Cybercrimes Unit searched his property at 5787 S. Wilson Road last April and reportedly discovered 622 child porn images and one video on his computer, according to Shelley Johnson, spokeswoman for the OAG.

  • Farm Bureau celebrates “Food Check-Out Day” in Frankfort

    Phyllis Amyx, Chair of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, made a trip to Frankfort on Feb. 24 to present Rep. Tim Moore, Sen. Dennis Parrett and Rep. C.B. Embry with a basket of Kentucky products in recognition of the annual “Food Check-Out Day.” Kentucky Farm Bureau holds the event each year in mid-February to mark the date when the average American has earned enough income to meet his or her annual cost of food–about 10 percent of a person’s disposable income, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Machelle Ranee Booker, 44, and Vias Edward Williams, 53, both of Elizabethtown.

    Ketzalyn Yassary Hart, 25, and Tykethian Markquez Horn, 26, both of Cedar Creek, Texas.

    Maria Ines Olivares Canete, 59, and Alejandro Fernando Arancibia, 63, both of Radcliff.

    Maria-Joelle Marchal, 31, and James Wallace Morris, 42, both of Vine Grove.

    Katia Esmeralda Gonzalez Pena, 30, and Donald Joseph Elliott II, 29, both of Seymour, Ind.

  • Hardin Memorial Hospital receives program accreditation

    Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown recently received program re-accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

    To receive a five-year re-accreditation, a sleep center must met or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM. The accreditation process involved detailed inspection of a center’s facility and staff, including an evaluation of testing procedures, patient contacts and physician training. Hardin Memorial Hospital is directed by Dr. Elisa B. Garcia and is located at 913 N. Dixie Ave., Elizabethtown.

  • Parents welcome Dylan Floyd

    Aaron and Vikki Booker of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Dylan Floyd Booker, on July 9, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.75 inches long.

    Grandparents are Steve and Anna Booker and Donnie and Sharon Walters, all of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandmothers are Katherine Booker of Eastview and Nadine Williams of Cecilia; and great-great-grandmothers are Kathleen Booker of Sonora and Evelyn Floyd of Eastview.

  • Grandparents welcome Mason Jennings

    Weller and Carla Nelson of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a grandson, Mason Jennings Campbell, on Dec. 2, 2010, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 ¼ inches long.

    Parents are Brad and Stephanie Campbell of Louisville.

    He has a sister, Baylee Lynn.

    Paternal grandparents are Wayne and Diane Campbell of Chattanooga, Tenn.

    Great-grandparents are Tootie Lutz of Elizabethtown, the late Carl Lutz, and the late W.J. and Virginia Nelson.

  • Five generations of the Floyd family gather

    On July 9, 2010, the Floyd family welcomed its fifth generation, Dylan Floyd Booker. From left, Evelyn Floyd, Katherine Booker, Steve Booker, Aaron Booker and Dylan Booker.

  • Grandmother welcomes Isaiah Daniel

    Barbara Sherman of Radcliff announces the birth of a grandson, Isaiah Daniel Wright, on Feb. 11, 2011, at Clarian North Memorial Center in Carmel, Ind. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Drs. Curtis Wright and Terri Samuel of Carmel.

    Sister is Lauryn Marie Wright.

    Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Judy Wright of Tampa, Fla.

  • Williams-Dodson

    Janie Williams of Webster, originally of Elizabethtown, and Quentin Dodson, also of Webster, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brian and Shaune Williams of Elizabethtown and Sam Barker of Vine Grove.

    The prospective groom is the son of Neal and Melody Dodson of Webster.

    The wedding is at 5:30 p.m. EST, March 26, 2011, at Payneville Baptist Church in Payneville.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Morrison-Graham

    Dr. Ron and Angela Graham of Martinsburg, W.Va., formerly of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their son, Aaron Lee Graham, to Rebecca Joy Morrison, daughter of Drs. Hamilton and Ruby Morrison of Brookwood, Ala.