Today's News

  • Plastics company will locate in E'town



    ELIZABETHTOWN — A new manufacturing industry is headed to Elizabethtown.

    WL Plastics Corp. will open a pipe manufacturing facility in Elizabethtown in the spring of 2010, according to plans the company announced Tuesday.

  • Military cadets graduate



    HOLMES. Air Force Airman Melissa E. Holmes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2008 graduate of Central Hardin High School, she is the niece of Renita Jordan of Phoenix and daughter of Mary Nowicki of Elizabethtown.

  • Nov. 15 Divorces

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

    Allard E. Robins, 47, and Jody Thompson, 42, both of Hodgenville. Married two years.

    Steven P. Dirkx, 50, and Kathryn Marie Morrill, 51, both of Vine Grove. Married 28 years.

    Jeremy Mastran, 36, and Micaela Mastran, 42, both of Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    David Gambrell, 53, Fairfield, Ohio, and Martha Gambrell, 54, Elizabethtown. Married 21 years.

    Timothy Swords, 30, and Mary Frederick, 35, both of Elizabethtown. Married 10 years.

  • Nov. 20 Property Transfers

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

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Matthew Dale Riggs, 504 Henry St., Elizabethtown, $41,000.

    Joyce Hobbs to Donald C. and Martha P. Frakes, 134 Applewood Lane, Elizabethtown, $129,900.

    Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Pennsylvania Properties LLC, 510 Nicholas St., Elizabethtown, $40,500.

    National Mortgage LLC to Kathleen and Wilburn Sisco, lot 13 Preston Subdivision, county, $56,000.

  • Nov. 11 Editorial: A salute to those who serve our country

    So what are you going to do today to honor those who serve and have served our country in the military?

    It's Veterans Day, you know.

    And in the community that we live in, the military takes on a significant role thanks to Fort Knox. We are a military community through and through and we're proud of it.

  • Nov. 20 Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed.

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  • Nov. 11, 2009: Our readers write


    Business’ perspective on health care bill

    On behalf of business owners and operators around the commonwealth, I want to thank Rep. Brett Guthrie for voting against the flawed health care reform bill passed in the U.S. House on Saturday. This legislation would increase taxes on a number of small businesses, require government-mandated levels of coverage, make significant cuts to Medicare and create an unneeded government-run health plan to compete with private insurers.

  • School H1N1 clinics have 'gone well'


  • Nov. 15 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.


    Linda M. Ashby (1967).

    DUI, BAC 0.16; speeding 23 mph over.