Today's News

  • Today's fictional rewrite of history doesn't erase nature of regret

    Someone, somewhere is reading this today with a desire to rewrite their personal history.

    It's usually influenced by regret: A failure, a lost opportunity, a path not taken.

    Choices have consequences. For each time that we answer opportunity's knock, other doors slam shut.

    Even the wisest moves result in sacrifice. For example, a decision to study law is a worthwhile pursuit, but somewhere today there's a lawyer wondering what life would be like if an interest in architecture had been pursued instead.

  • Recycling trailers become focus of community tensions

    ISSUE: Recycling trailer for Radcliff
    OUR VIEW: Confront root issue, not symptom

    Recycling trailers established by Hardin County government provide an option for residents interested in being green.

    After more than four years of quietly serving as drop points for cardboard, newspapers, aluminum cans and some types of plastic bottles, the trailers have become a point of political debate.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard Gilpin, 735-7845

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    September is here and it seems summer has decided to stay a little longer. I am ready for cooler weather and eventually snow. I know most of you don’t like that word but it is one of my favorites.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Pam Roach, Joyce Blanton, Holly Raiser, Makayla Mosher, Braedan Grimes, Jason Nunn, Dixie Todd, Alfren Blanchard, Katherine Cardin, Donna Givens, Alan Todd, Damon Hardy, Don Overstreet, Layth Masri, Elizabeth Ramsey and Kenny Hill.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    SCHOOL NEWS. Lakewood’s 2nd annual sunflower festival, sponsored by the PTT, is Sept. 10. The festival will include food booths, bouncies, kids’ game booths, health screenings, a military exhibit and more. All money raised will go directly back to the students of Lakewood. Contacts are as follows:

  • 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.

    Shane M. Belue (1988). Speeding 5 mph over. Total $149.

    Eddie L. Bunnell (1962). Speeding 20 mph over. Total $194.

    Kim R. Cousin (1992). Theft by unlawful taking (seven counts). Six months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $255.

  • Divorces

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

    Jeffrey Nall, 32, and Brooke Wilkinson, 30, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    David William Schwalbauch, 25, and Kimberly Marie Whiting, 25, both of Fort Knox. Married two years.

    Gary Wayne Graham, 58, Elizabethtown, and Pamela Kay Hawkins, 57, Buffalo. Married 22 years.

    Jason Paul Wooden, 32, Radcliff, and Christy Ann Dollins, 33, Poplar Bluff, Mo. Married 11 years.

  • 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.

    Heather Lynn Mann, 35, Brandenburg, and Edward Michel Thomas Stafford, 18, Cecilia.

    Kristin Lyn Judy, 30, Elizabethtown, and Barry Dean Buckles, 41, Upton.

    Leslie Allyn Bond, 26, and Brandon Thomas Lally, 26, both of Elizabethtown.

    Jennifer Marie Hawkins, 21, Radcliff, and Eric Wayne Deaton, 22, Hodgenville.

    Jessica Brianne Duncan, 22, and Timothy Michael Hobbs, 20, both of Elizabethtown.