Today's News

  • Brackett-Walters

    Angela Brackett and Robert Walters, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is 2010 graduate of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Nursing Program.

    The prospective groom is the son of Rick and Alesa Walters and is a student in the Medical Information Technology program at ECTC.

    The wedding is March 17, 2011, in Las Vegas. A reception will be held on March 25, 2011, at the Historic State Theater Gallery.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • 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.


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  • 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.

    Michael Ray Beavers (1952). Permit unlicensed operator to operate motor vehicle. Total $169.

    William Wesley Betson (1979). Speeding 11 mph over. Total $166.

    James Bigins (1990). Failure to or improper signal; failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance. Total $264.

  • Divorces

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

    Ramon Espinoza-Vasquez, 41, LaGrange, and Cristina Dawn Swanke, 38, Radcliff. Married three years.

    John Koller, 42, Radcliff, and Kristi Johnson, 36, Cecilia. Married eight years.

    Bobby Eugene Grimes, 39, and Kimberly Michelle Goodman, 29, both of Elizabethtown. Married 11 years.

    Mark Anthony Smith, 36, and Juanita Eva Lane, 38, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

  • Sister welcomes Caroline Leigh

    Grace Fulkerson announces the birth of a sister, Caroline Leigh, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds and was 18 ½ inches long.

    Parents are Kenneth Jr. and Julia Fulkerson of Hodgenville.

    Grandparents are Carlos “Cotton” and Martha Riggs of Hodgenville and Kenneth and Rita Fulkerson of Sonora.

    Great-grandparents are William and Evelyn Fulkerson and Mary Gardner, all of Upton, the late Edward Reynolds, the late Raymond Gardner, the late Herman and Christine Burba and the late Grover and Marie Riggs.

  • Parents welcome Addilyn Grace

    Ben and Angela Roberts of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Addilyn Grace Roberts, on Jan. 21, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Dan and Maxine Davis and John and Diane Roberts.

    Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Gordon.

  • Parents welcome Taylor Brooke


    Travis and Candace Clemons of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Taylor Brooke Clemons, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Perry and Sheena Clemons of Clarkson, Wendell Vinson of White Mills and Angela and William Anderson of Sonora.

    Great-grandparents are Anna Mae Clemons and Pauline Logsdon, both of Clarkson, Vernon and Lena Vinson of Elizabethtown and Charles and Beverly Jaggers of Sonora.

  • Parents welcome Ian Edward

    Charles and Lisa Futrell of Utica announce the birth of a son, Ian Edward Futrell, on Feb. 25, 2011, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Big sister is Caitlynn Lane Futrell.

    Grandparents are Larry and Janice Epling of Elizabethtown and Charles and Linda Futrell of Radcliff.

    Great-grandparents are Hazel Atkinson, Walline Trenholm, Helen Lee and Ramona Ellison.

  • Millers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Paul and Bonnie Miller of Eastview will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 7 p.m. March 18, 2011, at Central Hardin High School.

    They were married March 18, 1961.

    Mr. Miller is retired from Wehr Constructors.

    Mrs. Miller also is retired.

    They have three children, Perry Miller and Stephen Miller, both of Eastview, and Twyla Hill of Rineyville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Food and drinks will be provided. No gifts, please.