Today's News

  • Dec. 20 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.

    Tabatha Lynn Gibson (1972). Operating on suspended operator’s license. Sixty days in jail probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $254.

    Samuel G. Bryan (1987). Failure to wear seat belts. Total $25.

    Vanessa Canion (1962). Theft by deception. Total $155.

  • Jan. 3, 2010, editorial: KEES to success

    Considering the reception received by Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo’s October proposal to tap school district contingency funds as a way to help balance the upcoming biennium budget, one couldn’t help but feel pangs of anxiety recently when The Lexington Herald-Leader reported yet another education-related proposal. This time the plan is to review the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship program known as KEES.

    Backed by Kentucky Lottery sales, KEES provides stipends for college students based on criteria that include grade point averages and ACT scores.

  • Dec. 18 Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    Patrick Sr. and Ethel Lohden to Robert E. and Sherry K. Jones, lot 2 Eight Grandchildren’s Subdivision, county, $159,900.

    Rebecca M. Richardson to Galen G. and Sandra L. Noe, lot 6 Remington Oaks, county, $17,000.

    Larry Roy McCallum to Larry Roy and Chong McCallum, 306 Valley View Drive, Radcliff, love and affection. FMV: $117,000.

    Sylvia A. Taylor to Susan L. Hancock, 407 Warren Drive, Radcliff, $20,000.

  • Optimist Club participates in Youth Appreciation Week

    On  Nov. 12, five students from North Hardin High School were taken on a tour of the city of Radcliff’s various facilities as part of the Optimist Club of Radcliff Youth Appreciation Week activities. Included in the tour was Radcliff City Hall, the Radcliff Police Department, the Radcliff Fire Department, where a pizza lunch was provided by the club, and, finally, I-PAK Foam Fabricators. The students who participated are pictured with Mayor Sheila Enyart from left, Timisha Brooks, Christina Maguire, Marteze Patton, Sterling Lewis and Alan Fortier. 

  • Dec. 20 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Kayla Renee Bell, 23, and Kyle Alan Link, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Rebecca Lynn Gordon, 25, Port Allegany, Penn., and Michael Jon Goodney, 25, Vine Grove.

    Jeannie Christine Bava, 23, and Mark Lynn Gessner, 27, both of Radcliff.

    Aubrey Ann Raines, 18, and Steven Michael Pickett, 18, both of Cecilia.

    Elizabeth Arreola, 24, and Devante Harold Wallace, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Querube Caraballo, 20, and Benjamin Ray Andrews, 20, both of Sierra Vista, Ariz.

  • Middle School Students Win Local Peace Poster Contest

    Amy Anderson, a 7th grade student at Radcliff Middle School and Allyson Eastman a 7th grade student at J. T. Alton Middle School, have taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the North Hardin Lions Club.

    Anderson and Eastman’s posters were among more than 375,000 entries submitted worldwide in the 22nd annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest.

  • Hayes speaks at Lions Club meeting

    Lion Karen Hayes (Shively) was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Elizabethtown Lions Club. She explained and demonstrated a new digital camera that is used to detect “lazy eye” in pre-school age children. Lion’s members and the clubs’ Kids Sight Program committee appreciate the Kentucky Colonels for donating the equipment. It is much lighter and easier to handle and will help the club realize a significant savings on the use of film.

  • Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown holds December meeting

    1 Piano instructor Ann Case and student Rachel Ball.

    2 Ramsey Deaton performing the second piano piece for the evening.

    3 Diane Willis inducted new members Nora Sweat, Kathy DeVeau, Gudrun Aderhold and Melanie Parker Hibbard into the club and Rose Carter presented them with membership pins. New members who were unable to attend were Claudia Thurman, Terri Gavron and Jane Embry.

    The Woman’s Club of Elizabethtown held its December meeting at Stone Hearth Restaurant.

  • Smiths celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    The Rev. George and Carolyn Morgan Smith of Hodgenville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception, hosted by their children, from 2 to 4 p.m. EST Nov. 28, 2009, in the Atrium of Severns Valley Baptist Church, 1100 Ring Road, Elizabethtown.

    They were married Dec. 26, 1959 in Milledgeville, Ga., and have lived in Kentucky since 1961.

  • Olivers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Bobby and Sharon Oliver of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party hosted by their daughters on Nov. 22, 2009, at Sportsman Lake in Elizabethtown.

    The couple was married Nov. 27, 1959 in Georgetown by the Rev. L.H. Roebuck.

    Mr. Oliver is retired from CF Trucking.

    Mrs. Oliver is retired from Johnson Control.

    They have two daughters, Terri Jameson of Crestview Hills and Jerri Berry of Lexington; and six grandchildren.

    Invitations have been sent. No gifts, please.