Today's News

  • Jan. 11 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Felicia Aline Skeeters, 20, Elizabethtown, and Charles T. Armstrong, 21, Vine Grove.

    Vivian Joanne Rivera, 26, and Erick Andres Escalera, 26, both of Radcliff.

    Christine Michele Hoernke, 21, Rineyville, and Bryan Willie Holland, 20, Radcliff.

    Kathleen Marrie Gettings, 51, and Paul William Howard, 55, both of Fayetteville, N.C.

    Lindsey Carol McDonal, 25, and Brandon Lee Killinger, 28, both of Eastview.

    Camille Miller, 45, and Robert Earl McCoy, 35, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Woman sues HMH citing overdose


  • Two men charged with theft after chase


  • A welcome change



    ELIZABETHTOWN — Hundreds of miles separated local Barack Obama supporters from Tuesday’s inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C., but that didn’t stop them from celebrating.

  • MLK Day Contest Winners


    As part of the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration and Lottie Offett Robinson Scholarship Fundraiser, 12 students were recognized for their work compiling poems, posters and essays in tribute to King.

    Each received awards sponsored by area businesses and private individuals.

    Their names, places and schools are as follows:

      Posters, kindergarten through second grade First Place, Jadetta Gregory, First grader at Woodland Elementary

  • Locals see Obama make history




    WASHINGTON — Hardin County residents joined a throng of close to 2 million people who on Tuesday celebrated President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

    They described a well-behaved crowd and an atmosphere charged with excitement over Obama, the nation’s first black president.

    Rodney Glover called it a “once-in-a-lifetime event.”

  • Jan. 11 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.


    Kenneth W. Brown (1977).

    DUI, BAC 0.12; leaving scene of accident.

  • New Hope, Second Harvest work together to provide meals for children



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A local meal program for children plans to celebrate its growth with the community next week.

  • Leitchfield man pleads guilty to rape, incest



    ELIZABETHTOWN – A Leitchfield man pleaded guilty Tuesday to eight counts of forcible rape and incest in exchange for a 30-year sentence rather than risk taking his case to trial and face possibly even more time behind bars.

    William Franklin Klinglesmith, 42, admitted to forcing sex upon a female relative on four different occasions between 2004 and 2007 at a Sonora-Hardin Springs Road home in Eastview.

  • Ten bids approved for Brandenburg Diagnostic Center


    Hardin Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees on Tuesday approved a series of bids pertaining to construction on the proposed Brandenburg Diagnostic Center, a sister facility that will serve Meade County and surrounding counties.

    The 10 bids range from smaller projects, such as painting and landscaping, to more intensive projects, such as electrical and HVAC installation, at a cost of $1,954,622.