Today's News

  • 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.


  • Divorces

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

    Alan McGregor, 43, Radcliff, and Wendy Renee McGregor, 35, city of residence unknown. Married 15 years.

    Gregory Scott Weller, 26, Platte City, Mo., and Jenifer Lawan Glasscock, 28, Vine Grove. Married five years.

    Eric K. Duvall, 46, Big Clifty, and Regina L. Hall, 44, Louisville. Married 15 years.

    Jeffrey Neal Beard, 44, Elizabethtown, and Melissa Barnett, 44, Brevard, Fla. Married 24 years.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Rhiannon Lynnly Ward, 27, and Michael Joseph McGlone, 24, both of Hodgenville.

    Kristina Rose Shields, 26, and Shane Travis Ayers, 37, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tammy Gale Peck, 35, and Ernest Ray Jeffries, 41, both of Ekron.

    SavannahSue McClain, 18, and Daniel Lee Barker, 21, both of Fort Knox.

    Seyanna Lee Tallman, 22, and Steven Adkins Jr., 25, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Brooks-Meffert

    Jay and Shana Brooks of Glendale announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Renae Brooks, to Edward Benjamin Charls Meffert of LaGrange, son of Shawna Cassity of Davenport, Iowa, Tim Cassity of Louisville and Kenneth Meffert of Georgetown, Ind.

  • Cross-Peak

    Roger and Elizabeth Cross of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Margaret Suzanne Cross, to William Joseph Peak III, son of Leslie and William Peak Jr. of Goshen.

    The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of John Hardin High School. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management. She is a district sales manager for Lexmark International.

  • Smith-Wheatley

    Nicole Renee Smith and Matthew Thomas Wheatley, both of Louisville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brian and Cindy Smith of Harford City, Ind.

    The prospective groom is the son of Steve and Teri Wheatley of Elizabethtown.

    The wedding is Oct. 29, 2011, at Nunnlea House in Louisville.

  • Dempsey-Berry

    Nicki Dempsey and Bob Berry, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tammy and Troy Wise of Rineyville and David and Amy Dempsey of Missouri.

    The groom is the son of Steve and Judy Berry of Hodgenville.

    The wedding is Oct. 22, 2011, in Bardstown.

    Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Grimes-Russell

    Charles and Sharon Grimes of Eastview announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Nicole Grimes, to Chad Wade Russell, son of Crystal Deweese of Taylorsville.

    The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is employed by Pohl, Kiser and Aubrey law firm in Lexington.

    The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of the United States Army Flight School and is a pilot for the Kentucky National Guard in Frankfort.

    The wedding is at 5 p.m. Oct. 15, 2011, at The Brown-Pusey House with a reception to follow.

  • Martin

    Lauren Elizabeth Blair and James Dean Martin were married by Danny Bryan on Sept. 24, 2011, at Camp Carlson Lodge in Muldraugh in a double-ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Kenny and Karen Blair of Vine Grove.

    The groom is the son of Rod and Jan Martin of Radcliff.

    The bride was given in marriage by her father.

    Maid of honor was Lindsey Blair of Radcliff, cousin of the bride;  and bridesmaids were Megan Hobbs of Flaherty and Beth Gooch of Lexington.

  • Parents welcome Andrew Morganthal

    Sean and Mia Wireman announce the birth of a son, Andrew Morganthal Wireman, on Aug. 22, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19.25 inches long.

    Sisters are Katherine and Caroline.

    Grandparents are George and Linda Wireman of Franklin, Ind., and Jack and Wandalee Crain-Watts of Joplin, Mo.