Today's News

  • Hardin County Farmers Market launches 2011 season

    Dark clouds hovered and a chill permeated the air Saturday morning, but weather did not dampen the opening of Hardin County Farmers Market.

    Patrons lined up to test wares and stock up early on plants and vegetables while vendors worked to oblige them despite torrential rains that have slowed farmers’ hands.

    Angie Lane was delighted to find out a farmers’ market operated  in Hardin County, having just moved from Clarksville, Tenn., with her son to rejoin her husband, a civilian worker at Fort Knox.

  • Women tap into their creative side

    The Kentucky Derby did more than just attract celebrities and world-class horses to Churchill Downs on Saturday.

    It also may have played a role in a slight dropoff in vendors at the Every Woman’s Arts and Crafts Festival at Colvin Community Center in Radcliff, said organizer LaDonna Eastman.

  • May is Foster Care Awareness Month

    Guest column by JERIANNE STRANGE

    May is National Foster Care Month, a time to shine the light on the foster care experience. Let’s start with some facts and figures:

  • Divorces

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

    StanleyDavid Compton, 40, and Carrie G. O’Brien, 40, both of Elizabethtown. Married 18 years.

    Bruce Alan Mahneke, 60, and Margie Faye Morrison, 62, both of Elizabethtown. Married seven years.

    Steven Louis Fields, 56, Satellite Beach, Fla., and Colleen Dee Norman, 58, Cecilia. Married 18 years.

    George Turner, 60, Clarkson, and Shannon E. Turner, 42, Vine Grove. 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.

    Natalie Nicole Daugherty, 24, and Sean Nathaniel Fisk, 24, both of Elizabethtown.

    Emily Ann Bateman, 22, and Daniel Paul Alendal, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Nikke Von Powell, 35, Surprise, Ariz., and Montez Dennis Halsell, 33, Louisville.

    Jennifer Amanda Lobato, 24, Jacksonville, Fla., and Frank Walter Drzewiecki II, 24, Fort Knox.

    Leilani Elaine Marazzo, 30, and James Walter Nelson, 29, both of Chicago.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 862-4922

    Happy Mother’s Day to everyone. There will be no evening service tonight at Unity Baptist Church.

    BIRTHDAY WISHES AND CELEBRATIONS. Happy belated birthday this past week to Kevin Grimes and Kathy Harned.

    Happy 92nd birthday to Toby Smothers on May 18.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Cameron Ray, Donald Pike, Shawn Smith, Jimmy Cowden, Tracy DeWitt, Kaitlyn Brandenburg, Roy Nall, Jonathan Kurtz, Phillip Whelan, Lucille Berry, Jean Buchanan, Aimee Hunt, Janet Jones, Jarod Jones, Greg Riney, Troy Atcher, Nelson Burnett, Anthony Irwin, Squack Jones, Daylin Flowers, Shannon Taylor, Jeremy Taylor, Tony Nall and Vickie Ruckriegel.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223 

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard, 735-7544

    Happy Mother’s Day.

    APRIL ENDS. The month of April ended with terrible weather: more rain, thunderstorms with tornadoes in the county and other states. It’s sad to watch all the damage on the news. May already has given us lots of rain. We should have lots of May flowers.