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  • Ask the Expert


    Sometimes, we think if we eat salads we are eating low fat and low calorie. Let’s take a look at where that thinking could be wrong. 

    If a salad has a lot of vegetables or fruits and very little else, then you are eating a healthy, lower-fat, lower-calorie salad. When you choose salads that are drenched in dressing, covered in meats and cheeses and heavily sprinkled with bacon bits, croutons or other crunchy treats, then you are lying to yourself. This is not a healthy salad. 

  • HCS kindergarten registration is Friday



    HARDIN COUNTY —Though it still will be a little while before this year’s kindergartners advance to first grade, it’s time for next year’s classes to begin preparation.

    Kindergarten pre-registration for the next school year at Hardin County Schools is Friday. Parents can register their children at the schools they will attend between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., and then spend the next months preparing for the big day.

  • Radcliff woman injured in Sunday wreck

    RADCLIFF — A Radcliff woman is in critical condition at a Louisville hospital after being injured in a wreck Sunday blamed on standing water due to heavy rainfall along Ky. 313. According to Kentucky State Police, Brenda L. Reesor, of Radcliff, was a passenger in a northbound Ford Explorer when it hydroplaned, crossed into the southbound lane and struck a guardrail shortly after 2 p.m. Reesor was ejected upon the collision with the guardrail, police said.

  • April 12 Divorces

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

    Amir Abel Jimenez, 36, and Nadica Marie Ferguson, 24, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    John Edward McCormick, 50, and terry Jeanne Ishmael, 52, both of Elizabethtown. Married three years.

    Dustin Anthony Weber, 23, Columbus, Ohio, and April Lynn Kulbacki, 25, Elizabethtown. Married two years.

    Carlos Ricardo Cruz, 43, Delrio, Texas, and Belinda Fuentez, 44, Elizabethtown. Married 20 years.

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  • April 12 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.

    Russell D. Brumley (1975). Failure to wear seat belts; failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $659.

    John D. Lee (1969). Total $25.

    Elizabeth M. Lewis (1985). Speeding 10 mph over; state traffic school. Total $164.

  • April 21: Services

    Richard N. Taylor, 81, died Saturday, March 28, 2009. Graveside services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Old Liberty Cemetery in Bradfordsville.

  • April 17 Property Transfers

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

    Terry and Kathryn Spalding to John M. Smith, 606 Potomac Court, Radcliff, $55,900.

    Mark and Kamala Thompson to Linda Ditroia, 123 McCormack Ave., Elizabethtown, $90,000.

    Iva Lee Owsley to William Patrick and Linda Baughman Owsley, property in Hardin County, love and affection. FMV: $25,666

    Austin and Janice A. Cook Revocable Living Trust to James Gary and Sandra R. Smith, property in Summit, $200.

  • Trial begins in sex abuse case

    ELIZABETHTOWN — The trial for a man charged last year with two counts of sexual abuse began Monday in Hardin Circuit Court with jury selection. Gerald Dwayne Garrett, 40, could face more than 10 years imprisonment if convicted of two sexual offenses. According to a June 2008 indictment against him, Radcliff Crimes Against Women and Children Unit detective Jody Ennis claims Garrett subjected a 6-year-old to sexual contact on two instances at an Illinois Road home between January and February of last year.

  • Filling the Void



    HARDIN COUNTY — The elected position of property valuation administrator has been vacant since Teri Bennett retired Dec. 31. On Monday, Gov. Steve Beshear rectified the situation by appointing Bennett’s replacement for the last two years of her four-year term that ends in 2010.