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  • LaRue band captures state championship

    For the first time since the state band competition changed formats in 1964, the LaRue County High School marching band clinched a state championship title.

    “The kids really turned it on at the right time,” band director Jaime Smith said.

    The band’s performance during the semifinals was OK but not strong, Smith said, and he told his students to be prepared either to advance or to go home.

  • Christian group rediscovers the call at E'town conference

    A group of area church leaders and ministers gathered Friday evening and Saturday morning at Fairfield Inn in Elizabethtown for a “leaders and lay ministers conference,” led by the Revs. Gary Summers and Alan Thomas.

    The conference, called Rediscovering the Call, was the first of its kind, but Summers said he and Thomas want to make it a yearly event. Nearly 30 ministers attended, and through the conference, the two pastors hope to start a ministry.

  • Flex Films holds blessing and breaks ground

    Gov. Steve Beshear sat cross legged on a white cushion for an hour in what may be the first bhoomi poojan ceremony held in Kentucky. He hopes it’s not the last, the governor said Friday at a celebration of the Flex Films (USA) Inc. investment in Elizabethtown.

    The traditional Indian ground blessing ceremony was conducted in a pit prepared at the site of the new manufacturing facility in the T.J. Patterson Industrial Park off Black Branch Road.

  • Cecilia school delay is unnecessary

    ISSUE: School site in Cecilia
    OUR VIEW: Dispute only will delay project

    A 600-student elementary school in Cecilia is needed for several reasons.

  • KCAA STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Falcons fall in state final (10/30)

    The North Hardin Christian Lady Falcons weren’t supposed to be playing for yet another KCAA State Volleyball Tournament championship this season.

    Not after losing 10 players from last year’s team and returning only four who had significant playing experience.

  • KHSAA STATE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Despite loss, Central enjoys magical run (10/30)

    LOUISVILLE As she received her All-Tournament team award at the KHSAA State Volleyball Tournament, Nicole Lanford was taken aback.

  • Divorces

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

    Rick Taylor, 47, and Sara Taylor, 44, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Anthony Hardin, 30, and Shevez Freeman, 25, both of Fort Knox. Married there years.

    Mathew Nicholson, 25, and Jessica Simms, 28, both of Elizabethtown. Married four years.

    Corey Anderson, 22, Fort Knox, and Lizmarie Quiles, 22, Wodbridge, Va. Married two years.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Lisa Ann Chaplin, 25, Elizabethtown, and Christopher Earl Wise, 24, Rineyville.

    Melody Renee Sablan-Perez, 26, Radcliff, and Joshua Lee Taitano, 24, Elizabethtown.

    Beth Ann Williams, 52, and Douglas Scott Gara Sr., 49, both of Elizabethtown.

    Dorothy Marie Meadors, 60, and Frederick Milton Elbert Jr., 63, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tonya Marie Watts, 26, and Daniel Anthony O’Hara, 28, both of Elizabethtown.

  • 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.

    Arthur Jamison Ancell (1979). Theft by deception (43 counts). Serve 12 months in jail concurrent with prior case. Court costs waived.

    Janis I. Atwood (1963). Speeding 10 mph over; state traffic school. Total $164.