Today's News

  • March 8 Divorces

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

    Ronald E. Phillips, 46, Louisville, and Cheryl A. Buckner, 50, Elizabethtown. Married six years.

    William W. Wagner, 58, and Elisabeth lich, 70, both of Elizabethtown. Married 23 years.

    Eric W. Stainbrook, 32, and Bonnie R. Fletcher, 33, both of Louisville. Married seven years.

    Joseph Barrows, 29, Paducah, and Jessica Adams, 29, Elizabethtown. Married seven years.

  • Vine Grove man to get 10 years for online chatting



    LOUISVILLE — A 24-year-old Vine Grove man faces 10 years imprisonment after pleading guilty to luring what he thought was a 14-year-old girl into sexual activity via the Internet last summer, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

  • Community Workshop held for laid-off workers

    Kendra Stewart of Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health, Terry Chaudoin of Adecco Employment Services, Steve Wright of The Wright Legacy Group, and Victoria McCray of The Financial Literacy Group all joined forces at the Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau on Feb. 26 to conduct a community educational workshop to assist laid-off community members “Get Back on Track”. Topics included: Updating Your Resume, Proper Interview Etiquette, Budgeting, and 401(k) Rollovers.

  • March 8 Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Eugenia Deontia Scott, 24, Hamtramck, Mich., and Harry Pritchett III, 23, Fort Knox.

    Pamela Lynn Vanburen, 34, and Ronald Robert Bischoff, 36, both of Radcliff.

    Sarah Lee Hamilton, 25, and Micheal Wayne Hudson, 41, both of Radcliff.

    Jeana Rose Wilson, 23, and Steven David Kruckow, 22, both of Elizabethtown.

    Tricia Joy Stewart, 28, and Robert Nathaniel Payne, 29, both of Elizabethtown.

    Misty Dawn Shofner, 34, and Ellis Lee Snook, 43, both of Magnolia.

  • March 8 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.


    Roderick D. Lyvers (1983).


    From left, front row; Donna Smalls, Kimberly Francis, Ronnie Pence, Allan Francis, Andrena Phillips and Gail Lyons; back row; Lorenzo Shannon, Simon Swain, Joe Williams, Henry Berroa, and Irvin Lyons.


  • Panera Bread makes donation to Second Harvest

    Tami Delaney, Development Director of ASHKH, accepts the donation from Elizabethtown Panera Bread.

    Panera Bread makes donation to Second Harvest

    Elizabethtown Panera Bread General Manager, Paul Higginbotham, presented America’s Second Harvest of KY’s Heartland (ASHKH) Food Bank Development Director, Tami Delaney, a donation for $2,335.98.

  • March 8 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.

    Benjamin T. Swindler (1982). Possession of marijuana. Thirty days in jail probated for two years. Court costs waived.

    Jessica Jackson (1977). Theft by deception. Total $155.

  • Septic Systems 101



    HARDIN COUNTY— The municipal water systems constitute much of the wastewater collection in Hardin County, but a number of homes still operate under septic systems.

    County Engineer Vicki Brackett said Tuesday during a Fiscal Court meeting that many system failures are the result of poor practices and lax maintenance, offering some easy tips for homeowners to follow to keep a healthy septic system.

  • History museum adds director, changes hours


    [[box]] For more information about the Hardin County History Museum, visit: www.hardinkyhistory.org. The museum has extended hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The old hours were the same days, but 10 a.m to 2 p.m.