Today's News

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 862-4844

    Hello friends. As always, I hope everyone is doing well. To begin with, I want to share with you all that Shanna Lucas Stephens and her husband Robert Stephens have become parents to a little boy they have name Walker Dale Stephens. His grandparents are Debbie Yates Lucas of Cecilia and David Lucas of Leitchfield and a special Aunt April Lucas of Cecilia. Shanna and my son, Alex, went to school together and well grandma and I go way back. I know Walker has a good mom and dad, but look out grandma will spoil him rotten.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I’ll be so glad when the weatherman decides to give us warm weather permanently for several months. But then, I guess many will be complaining about the heat. Just can’t please everyone, no matter what.

  • Cecil – Simpson

    Mr. and Mrs. Willis R. “Dickie” Cecil of Radcliff and Eddie and Jimmi Jones and David Simpson of Elizabethtown announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tracey Eileen Cecil and Austin Gregory Simpson, both of Vine Grove.

    The bride-to-be is a realtor with Semonin Realtors.

    The prospective groom is co-owner of Jones Exterminating.

    The wedding is May 11, 2013 in Tennessee with a reception to follow.

  • Divorces

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

    Antonio Lugo-Santiago, 53, and Diana Lynn Price, 49, both of Elizabethtown. Married 20 years.

    Cynthia Vonda McVicker, 57, and William Michael McVicker Sr., 66, both of Elizabethtown. Married 35 years.

    Daniel Traas, 53, and Julie Traas Werr, 48, both of Radcliff. Married one year.

    Christopher S. Edgar, 36, Upton, and Lauren M. Edgar, 32, Grove City, Ohio. Married 11 years.

  • Misdemeanors

    The following misdemeanor 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.

    Alisha N. Bell (1994). Alcohol intoxication in a public place. Total

    Mary Annett Castillo (1966). Disorderly conduct. Thirty days in jail
    probated for two years on conditions in the order. Total $310.

  • 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.

    Ryan Wallace Soderborg (1991).

  • Hearing set in Fort Knox killing

    A U.S. Army soldier accused in the shooting death of a Fort Knox civilian employee last month is scheduled to appear for a hearing this week on post.

    Sgt. Marquinta Jacobs, 36, of Radcliff is charged with premeditated murder and aggravated assault in the April 3 death of Lloyd R. Gibert, 51, of Elizabethtown.

  • More than hall monitors

    Officer Roger Ramsey sat in his cruiser at 8 a.m. at the top of the Central Hardin High School parking lot. With a cup of Circle K coffee in hand, he observed as students parked and socialized before the first bell rang.

    It was a quiet April morning until Ramsey noticed Assistant Principal Mike Lawson staring at something in the parking lot.

    Speaking over a radio, Lawson informed the officer he saw a suspicious gray pick-up truck, which had been driving around the lot for several minutes without parking.

  • Howevalley hangout destroyed by fire

    A Howevalley convenience store where coffee drinkers convened to swap anecdotes was ravaged by fire Thursday night, chewing a hole in the roof and removing a popular social hub from the rural community. 

    Paula Crowder, owner of Bits and Pieces, lightheartedly described some of her customers as “the gossip connection” while she referred to others as “the college of knowledge” for their wisecracking antics.

  • PREP BASEBALL: No. 1 Central Hardin beats No. 2 St. X in bottom of the seventh (05/05)

    The Central Hardin Bruins hadn’t had many scoring chances Friday night, so when an opportunity presented itself in the bottom of the seventh inning, they decided to take a gamble.

    Using the bat of junior pinch-hitter Isaac VanMeter and the speed of freshman Justin Rouse, the top-ranked Bruins made the move pay off as they cashed in with a 1-0 victory over the second-ranked Louisville St. Xavier Tigers in a battle fitting of the state’s two best teams.