Today's News

  • Marriages

    The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Samantha Justin Lechner, 19, Landrum, S.C., and Christopher Lee Ricketts, 20, Upton.

    Julie Ann Miller, 19, and Elijah Lee Cothern, 23, both of Cecilia.

    Ledena Kay Creson, 55, Radcliff, and Kevin Andrew Whelan, 61, Louisville.

    Chelsea Nicole Ducat, 20, Auburn, Ala., and Steven Stetson Kornegay, 23, Dothan, Ala.

    Tiffany Lorraine Monge, 21, and William Alberto Solorzano, 21, both of Elizabethtown.

  • Vicks celebrate 50th wedding anniversary


    Bob and Sandra Bush Vick of Glendale will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 2, 2011.

    The couple was married March 2, 1961, at the original First Christian Church on West Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown, by Henry Vick, brother of the groom.

    Mr. Vick worked for Swope Motors for 20 years and is retired after 23 years with Enprotech Mechanical Services.

    Mrs. Vick is a homemaker.

  • Parents welcome Lukas Alexander

    Mike and Jessica Midkiff of Radcliff announce the birth of a son, Lukas Alexander Midkiff, on Jan. 27, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 5.5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Patricia Morton of Radcliff; and paternal grandparents are James and Rose Holcomb of Radcliff.

  • Douglas-Wright

    Mr. and Mrs. David Douglas of Vine Grove announce the engagement of their daughter, Julee R. Douglas, to Ethan L. Wright, son of Donna Wright of Vine Grove and Ron Harrelson of Cohoes, N.Y.

    A private wedding is March 12, 2011, at the Brown-Pusey House in Elizabethtown.

    All friends and family are invited to a reception at 2 p.m., April 16, 2011, at North Hardin Christian Church, 601 Oak Drive in Radcliff.

  • 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.

  • Burn celebrates 102nd birthday

    Elizabeth Burn of Elizabethtown celebrated her 102nd birthday on a 12-day, seven-island Caribbean cruise. Master Bus Tours of Elizabethtown sponsored the cruise, which was enjoyed by 28 local residents. Burn, who remains active and enjoys taking bus tours and traveling, was accompanied by her daughter, Martha Burn, on the cruise.

  • 4-H celebrates Banquet of Champions

    Each year 4-H leaders and families, recognize the accomplishments of 4-H members during the annual “Banquet of Champions”. Over the years I have watched many of these young people who once started at the 4th grade become responsible young adults as a result of their participation in the 4-H program. Hardin County is extremely fortunate to have such a great group of dedicated parents, leaders and volunteers who have worked to “Make the Best Better” for these young individuals.

  • Beekeeping School to be held in March

    The Bluegrass Beekeeping School will be held March 12 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort.

    The annual program offers two tracks, a basic introductory course for new beekeepers and those who may be interested in beekeeping as a hobby, and a large number of sessions for experienced beekeepers to deepen their knowledge of bees, behaviors and management.

    More than 400 beekeepers from more than 50 Kentucky counties and several surrounding states attended last year's school.

  • Statewide workshop to examine renewable energy, efficiency

    A March 13-15 workshop in downtown Louisville will focus on  renewable energy and energy efficiency and look at ways to make those energy technologies work in Kentucky.

    The 2011 Kentucky Statewide Workshop in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency is expected to attract industry representatives, scientists, policymakers and professionals from energy-related fields and organizations to the Kentucky International Convention Center.

  • Fort Knox Federal CEO named to Federal Reserve Bank Council

    William J. Rissel, president and chief executive officer of Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, has been appointed to a two-year term on the newly formed Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The 12-member council will hold its inaugural meeting March 1-2 to advise Eighth District Federal Reserve Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. James Bullard on local credit, banking and economic conditions.