Today's News

  • Vine Grove student hopes for spot on game show



    While it’s not the typical format for school exams, Eli McDowell might need to prepare to give his answers in the form of a question.

    McDowell, a fifth-grader at Vine Grove Elementary School, is in the running for a spot on Kid Jeopardy! He is awaiting results of his August audition in Chicago.

  • Aug. 27 Property Transfers

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

    Roy L. Lippe to James Albert and Melanie Beauchamp, 19712 Sonora-Hardin Springs Road, Eastview, $92,000.

    Murrell Construction Inc. to Andre A. Mosley, 132 Medical Center Drive, Radcliff, $179,900.

    Vista Homes Inc. to Robert W. and Lorna Leigh Serianni, 365 Chase Lake Road, Rineyville, $199,900.

    Universal Interiors to Erick John and Melissa Plamann, 251 Rebecca Ann Court, Elizabethtown, $228,000.

  • Hope for Today ministry enters second year



    A new program at a local church has become a successful ministry and community outreach effort.

    The Hope for Today ministry at Cecilia Baptist Church begins its second year Thursday. The program includes a food bank for low-income families, the money for which is supplemented by a clothes closet open to the community.

  • Aug. 29 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.

    Shetira T. Arnold (1976). Theft by deception. Total $155.

    Cassandra S. Barnes (1986). Speeding 10 mph over; failure of owner to maintain required insurance; state traffic school. Total $164.

    Tamika S. Belton (1977). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance. Total $194.

  • WWII vet gets birthday ride in style



    Vernon Deckard on Monday was opening gifts during his first big birthday bash in all of his 85 years when Bill Swope showed up in a ’48 Packard convertible — black, top down, a graceful swan on the hood.

    Deckard said he was very surprised.

    The two men had never met, but Swope gave Deckard a ride in the classic Packard to his Cars of Yesteryear Museum, which he opened just for Deckard’s family.

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  • Mentally ill offender returns to jail



    An admitted arsonist whose 10-year sentence was probated in January, contingent on his participation with Hardin County’s Mental Health Court, returned behind bars last week after prosecutors showed new felony charges prove he violated terms of his conditional release.

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  • Radcliff OKs tax increase



    Radcliff City Council on Tuesday approved a proposed 4 percent tax increase on property tax rates for the year — the maximum allowed by state law without voter recall.

    But it took a tie-breaking vote by Mayor Sheila Enyart in favor of the increase to break a deadlock.

    Councilmen J.J. Duvall and Stan Holmes and Councilwoman Barbara Baker opposed the tax increase.

  • Lees celebrate 50th anniversary

    Harry and Barbara Cox Lee of Elizabethtown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Aug. 8, 2010.

    They were married Aug. 20, 1960, at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville.

    Mrs. Lee is a retired teacher from the Elizabethtown Independent School System, and Mr. Lee is a retired professor from Elizabethtown Community College.

    They have two sons, Robin Kendall Lee of Elizabethtown and Garry Lynn Lee of Nashville, Ind.; and two grandchildren.