Today's News

  • 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.

    Sherron Elaine Jankowski (1967). Theft by deception. Six months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $185.

    Sherron Elaine Jankowski (1967). Theft by deception (eight counts). Six months in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Court costs waived.

  • 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.


  • Freeland

    Jennica Marie Hafer and David “Wesley” Freeland were married April 2, 2011, at The Mellwood Art Center in Louisville.

    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Diane Hafer of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Albert and Denise Freeland of Elizabethtown.

    Bridesmaids were sisters of the bride, Jacki Hafer Knowlden of Clarksville, Tenn., and Julie Hafer of Elizabethtown. 

    Groomsmen were brother of the groom Tracey Freeland of Nicholasville and cousin of the groom Alex Freeland of Naples, Fla.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Cameron Ray, Donald Pike, Shawn Smith, Jimmy Cowden, Tracy DeWitt, Kaitlyn Brandenburg, Roy Nall, Jonathan Kurtz, Phillip Whelan, Lucille Berry, Jean Buchanan, Aimee Hunt, Janet Jones, Jarod Jones, Greg Riney, Troy Atcher, Nelson Burnett, Anthony Irwin, Squack Jones, Daylin Flowers, Shannon Taylor, Jeremy Taylor, Tony Nall and Vickie Ruckriegel.

  • Booker celebrates 90th birthday

    Kathleen Booker of White Mills will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. May 8, in the Unity Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Stephensburg.

    She requests no gifts, but a card basket will be provided.

    If you are unable to attend and would like to send a card, mail to Kathy Gragson, 3297 Star Mills Road, Glendale, KY 42740, or Loretta Johnson, 509 Partridge Way, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.

  • Parents welcome Benjamin Stephen


    Jeffrey and Debra Stults of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Benjamin Stephen Stults, on April 14, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Benjamin has a sister, Haley Stults.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Carol Alderman of Glendale and paternal grandparents are Kenny and Annie Flowers of Elizabethtown and the late Bobby Martin.

  • Clark-Bewley

    Tommy and Nicky Clark and Carolyn Bewley, all of Elizabethtown, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Brooke Clark and Matt Bewley, both of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be attends Western Kentucky University with a major in elementary education. She is a pharmacy technician at Kroger.

    The prospective groom is the son of the late Rick Bewley and is a graduate of Southeast Lineman School. He is employed with Pike Electric.

  • Martinez-Vinton

    Barbara L. Martinez and Terry K. Vinton, both of Sonora, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Donna S. Hebert of Vine Grove and the late Roland G. Hebert. She is a 1982 graduate of North Hardin High School and is a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College with major in IT Networking.

    The prospective groom is the son of Robert and Mona Vinton of Rotonda West, Fla. He is a 1984 graduate of North Hardin High School and is an electrician.

  • Aldridge and Aldridge joins Chamber of Commerce

    Hardin County Chamber of Commerce sponsored a ribbon cutting for one of its newest Chamber members, Aldridge and Aldridge PSC on April 22. 

    The law firm’s office is at 2600 Ring Road, Elizabethtown, in the Overall Building. Attending the ribbon cutting were attorneys Carey and Jeremy Aldridge, owners; Mayor Tim Walker; staff, family, friends and Chamber ambassadors.

  • Adcock records first Major League victory (5/1)

    The final day in April will always be one Nathan Adcock remembers.

    The Kansas City rookie relief pitcher earned his first Major League victory as the Royals scored a run in the seventh and exploded for eight more in the eighth to pound the visiting Minnesota Twins, 11-2 on Saturday night.

    “It’s pretty neat to get that first win,” Adcock said. “It’s a big honor to win a Major League game. It’s what you dream of.”