Today's News

  • Family celebrates birthday with $10,000 lottery ticket

    Merianne Johnson’s $30 worth of lottery tickets turned into a $10,000 birthday present for her mother.
    Johnson buys the tickets for her mother for birthdays and holidays. The most that Merian Johnson had won before was $37 until she scratched off a Betty Boop ticket March 14 for her 87th birthday.

  • Radcliff mayor questions census data

    Results from the 2010 census showed growth in Hardin County, which increased in population by 12.1 percent during the past 10 years to 105,543 residents. The national head count said Elizabethtown’s population leaped by 26.6 percent to 28,531 residents.

    But Radcliff showed a population loss and Mayor J.J. Duvall doesn’t believe it.

    The census recorded Radcliff as losing 1.2 percent of its population in the last 10 years, dropping to 21,688 residents.

  • Woman learns 'You can't put an age on cancer'

    As a wife and mother of two daughters, Carrie Weber looks forward to many of the small joys of everyday life.

    Sharing a conversation with her husband, laughing with her children, sitting and just watching what they do and how they do it.

    At 33 years of age, Weber already has dealt with some tough times in her life.

    A little more than three months ago, diagnosed with colon cancer, she faced surgery and an uncertain future.

  • 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.

    Jacob L. Alexander (1986). Speeding 14 mph over; state traffic school. Total $172.

    Ashley V. Apple (1992). Speeding 17 mph over; state traffic school. Total $178.

    Jordan C. Clark (1983). Failure to report accident in excess of $500. Total $255.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Jennifer Lynn Glasser, 38, and Scott Edward Johnson, 38, both of Elizabethtown.

    Kimberly Dawn Sweesy, 35, and David Alan Calloway, 33, both of Elizabethtown.

    Samantha Ellen Faulkner, 21, and Robert Michael Mooney, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Elizabeth Ann Sharp, 29, Louisville, and Gregory Todd Hampton, 28, Elizabethtown.

    Malinda Kay Kendrick, 42, and John Philip Pippo, 38, both of Radcliff.

  • Divorces

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

    Kevon L. Grundy, 54, and Carolyn B. Wright, 52, both of Radcliff. Married 10 months.

    Lucas Flatt, 23, and Michaela Redd, 22, both of Radcliff. Married 10 months.

    Joseph Manco, 23, Little Rock, Ark., and Latasha Helm, 23, Eastview. Married five years.

    Andrew Lewis Passno, 53, Plattsburg, N.Y., and Hilda Maria Silveira, 47, Ekron. Married 29 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.


  • Five generations of Hawk-Reynolds family gather

    Five generations of the Hawk-Reynolds family gathered together recently. Back row from left, Diana Hughes Reynolds Cottrell and Deanna Hughes Miles; front row, Mary Hawk Reynolds Gardner, Holli Waddle Butler and Lynli Brook Butler.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    Spring is here. I have many flowers blooming in the yard and the trees are beginning to bud. If the snow is over, the weather needs to stay warm.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard 735-7544 

    MARCH.  The weather is unpredictable these days. We had a beautiful weekend last week, then the rain came with cooler temperatures. More and more spring flowers are blooming meaning warmer days must be ahead.

    SHOWER. A housewarming shower will be held for Ricky and Glenda Goodman at 3 p.m. today at Howevalley Elementary School. They lost all of their belongings in a house fire last year. Everyone is invited.