Today's News

  • Central Hardin students share artwork with murals

    Sharon Madison does not need an inbox for her students to turn in their work at the end of class. She can just walk down the hallway to see what assignments they’ve completed.

    The walls of Central Hardin High School slowly  have been filling with color as art students have completed a number of murals since last school year. There are about 10 separate pieces of wall art around the school, including a large insignia design in school colors along a main hallway, and pictures of several people in Bruin costumes fashioned after the band Gorillaz.

  • My Kitchen, Your Recipe: Dump recipes


    Barbara Watkins of Bonnieville sent me several recipes recently that you’re going to really enjoy. I’m featuring two of them today.

    Barbara says she does like Jerianne Strange does – cooks up lots of hamburger at a time and freezes it for use later. Barbara got the tip from her daughter years ago. She buys hamburger when it’s on sale, cooks it with onion, then drains it in a colander and rinses it in hot water to get rid of the extra fat. She then puts it in one-pound bags and freezes it.

  • Relay painting town purple to promote cancer awareness

    Elizabethtown might look like it was doused with many cans of purple paint in May.
    Relay For Life of Elizabethtown is asking area businesses to participate for free in a competition May 9-13 to decorate buildings, sidewalks and anything within reach of a ladder with purple.
    Relay planners want to see drawings in lavender chalk, columns wrapped in mulberry ribbon and store front mannequins wearing mauve outfits.

  • DNA leads to rape charge

    Radcliff Police are crediting DNA test results for the arrest of a Fort Knox man on a charge of first-degree rape. Joseph E. Snyder, 20, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday in Hardin District Court.

    Snyder, a soldier in the 5/15th Cavalry, according to RPD, was picked up on an arrest warrant Tuesday and lodged in the Hardin County Detention Center. Bond was set at $50,000.

  • E’town man charged in 2009 Louisville slaying

    The Associated Press
    LOUISVILLE — Police have arrested a Louisville man and an Elizabethtown man on murder charges in a 2009 shooting death.
    Louisville police charged 27-year-old Dayshawn Talbert of Elizabethtown and 22-year-old Tyrone Poe Jr. of Louisville and said the case stemmed from a drug deal.
    Talbert and Poe are charged in the May 1, 2009, death of 44-year-old David Cantrell of Louisville.
    Louisville police Lt. Barry Wilkerson said Thursday that the shooting apparently was prompted by a debt from a previous drug deal.

  • Parents welcome William Edwin

    James and Jamie DeVore of Louisville announce the birth of a son, William Edwin DeVore, on Dec. 22, 2010, at Norton Suburban Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Bill and Elaine Gentry of Radcliff; and paternal grandparents are Susie and Eddie DeVore of Russell Springs.

    Great-grandmothers are Dorothy Gentry and Violet DeVore.

  • Parents welcome Aiden James

    Steven and Heather Stanek of Fort Knox announce the birth of a son, Aiden James Stanek, on Feb. 1, 2011, at Ireland Army Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg Coyle of Brandenburg and Trish Coyle of Grundy, Va.; and paternal grandparents are Maria Stafford and Peter Stanek of Tucson, Ariz.

    Great-grandparents are Butch and Margaret Coyle and Bruce and Brenda Eubanks.

  • Divorces

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

    StanleyKing, 44, Elizabethtown, and Donna Johnson, 50, Somerset, Ohio. Married 17 years.

    Brian Ferguson, 24, Elizabethtown, and Samantha Cicero, 22, Radcliff. Married 10 months.

    EverettGoodrich, 44, Radcliff, and Pasqualina Calderaro, 57, Vine Grove. Married nine years.

    Brandon Dale Bowen, 26, Fort Knox, and Virginia Brown, 27, Columbia, Tenn. Married one year.

  • Pitts celebrate 55th anniversary

    Carl and Hilda Pitts of Elizabethtown will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 20, 2011, at their home.

    They were married Feb. 20, 1956, in Hazard. They are retired.

    They have three children, Carl J. Pitts Jr. of Hodgenville, Garry R. Pitts of Douglasville, Ga., and Kimberly Ann Basham of Vine Grove; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

    Phone calls from friends and relatives are welcome at 765-7047.

  • 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.