Today's News

  • Burning banned countywide



    A countywide burn ban was issued Friday by the Hardin County Judge-Executive’s office after Kentucky Division of Forestry officials alerted local leaders to escalating wildfire risks.

    “I felt like conditions warranted the ban now,” State Forester Steve Gray said Monday. “We’ve been busy. … We had seven fires in district just this past this weekend.”

  • Oct. 17 Divorces

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

    Irwin Steven Pickerill, 53, and Melinda Ann Pickerill, 48, both of Elizabethtown. Married 26 years.

    Aaron Stephen Pile, 23, Sonora, and Tiffany R. Walker, 20, Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Billy Joe Frazier, 60, and Rowena Elizabeth Weirich, 63, both of Elizabethtown. Married 37 years.

    Jimmie Don Bowen III, 21, Mesa, Ariz., and Tiffany Nicole Fox, 21, Upton. Married on year.

  • Photo: Riding the day train
  • Oct. 17 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.

    Reshad L. Bostick (1979). Speeding 10 mph over. Total $164.

    Joshua James Butcher (1983). Resident fishing without a license. Total $205.

    Alicia M. Merritt (1971). Theft by deception. Total $155.

  • CHHS Students guests of Rotary

    Kelly Kean and Shelby LaFollette from Central Hardin High School were student guests of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club for the Oct. 12 meeting.


  • Elizabethtown mayoral recommendation

    Voters have a handful of choices for the office of mayor. Following a lengthy and lively debate of the hurdles and opportunities we see facing the city of Elizabethtown, we believe the best choice among the five candidates appearing on the ballot is longtime city councilman Tim Walker.

  • DAV Auxiliary participates in parade

    DAV Auxiliary Unit 156 of Radcliff recently participated in the Vine Grove Autumn Daze parade.


  • Vine Grove mayoral recommendation

    What a tough call in the race for Vine Grove mayor.

    What we know about both current city councilman Blake Proffitt and former councilwoman and current city events coordinator Donna Broadway is that there is an undisputed love for this city that would exist regardless if they were in public office.

    It’s a shame that both won’t be spending the next two years serving the city either as mayor or on council because they both have plenty to offer this growing city.

  • Oct. 18, 2010: Obituaries


  • Sanders-Gray


    Ashley Autumn Sanders and Joseph Lee Gray, both of Sonora, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Melissa and Eddie Sanders; and the granddaughter of Larry Tuck and Beverly Strickland.

    The prospective groom is the son of Joe Gray and Kelly Gray.

    The wedding is at 7 p.m., Oct. 22, 2010, at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown with a reception to follow.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.