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    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    Hope everyone had an enjoyable Memorial Day weekend, also hope each one took time to remember to give thanks for our fallen heroes for the ultimate sacrifices they made that we might enjoy the many freedoms we take for granted. I have received this quote several times in my email. “Only two sacrificed their all: Jesus Christ for our salvation, and the soldier for our freedom.”

  • Divorces

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

    James Thomas Campbell Jr., 42, and Kimberly Lynn Burghardt, 41, both of Rineyville. Married 22 years.

    Nicholas Wyant Smith, 30, Muldraugh, and Sarah Chrstine Parks, 21, Radcliff. Married one year.

    Branden Elliott Vincent, 26, Rineyville, and Chrietle Charlean Evans, 22, Louisville. Married four years.

    Michael J. Canterbury, 42, Elizabethtown, and Laura Lee Canterbury, 34, Brandenburg. Married nine years.

  • 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.


  • 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.

    Leonard D. Cundiff (1991). Reckless driving; failure to wear seat belts. Total $280.

    Kevin D. Embrey (1960). Speeding 50 in a 25; state traffic school. Total $254.

    Dominique A. Morales (1991). Speeding 70 in a 45; state traffic school. Total $199.

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Sarah Lesley Kirk, 27, and Jeffrey Jay Smith, 27, both of Elizabethtown.

    Latrice Kenyatta Lowry, 35, Severn, Md., and Kennith Dwayne Leverette, 40, Radcliff.

    Mary Lisa Decker, 21, and Micahel Allen Miller, 29, both of Leitchfield.

    Shana Marie Shelton, 24, Alene, Idaho, and Joseph William McDole, 24, Walla Walla, Wash.

    Cassandra Lynn Hawkins, 45, Radcliff, and Adrien Nelson Poppert, 49, Vine Grove.

  • Parents welcome Kyleigh Marie

    Robert and Laura Selman of Hodgenville announce the birth of a daughter, Kyleigh Marie Selman, on April 12, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 17 ½ inches long.

    She has a brother, Noah M. Selman.

    Maternal grandparents are William and Connie Wilson; and paternal grandparents are Robert and VV Selman. 

  • Halberg-Swords

    Nolan Halberg and Payton Swords announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Christin Halberg and Timothy Swords.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Fred and Rose Halberg of Elizabethtown. She is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and a 2010 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's in education. She is employed with Hardin County Schools.

  • Schmoranzes celebrate 60th anniversary

    Leland and Wilma Schmoranz will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 5, 2011.

    They were married June 5, 1951, in Jeffersonville, Ind.

    Mr. Schmoranz is retired from civil service at Fort Knox, and Mrs. Schmoranz is retired from Elizabethtown Independent Schools and preschool at First Christian Church. Both are members of First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

    They have one daughter, Monica; and two grandchildren. 

  • Wright named to Court of the Table

     Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have elevated Steve Wright of Elizabethtown to qualify for the exclusive “Court of the Table” of the Million Dollar Round Table — The Premier Association of Financial Professionals.

  • Fort Knox Federal elects new board officers

    Howard A. Williams is the newly elected chairman of the Board of Directors for Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. Williams and a new slate of officers were elected by their fellow Board members immediately following the Credit Union’s 60th Annual Membership Meeting earlier this month.