Today's Features



    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    This being Father’s Day, I want to wish each father a great day.

    As I write this, we have been enjoying some very pleasant days. But since I have to get my column written and sent by Tuesday evening, it is hard to say what we will experience the rest of the week. I have heard many times “Kentucky, if you don’t like the weather, just stick around a few days, and it will change.”

  • Everett and Donna Nash Cardwell of Elizabethtown, formerly of Butler County, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. CDT, June 26, 2011, at Eva Hawes Agriculture Exposition and Community Center in Morgantown.

    They were married June 17, 1961, at Temple Hill General Baptist Church by the Rev. Ivan Phelps.

    Mr. Cardwell retired from Crucible/Crumax after 38 years.

    Mrs. Cardwell retired from First Citizens after 33 years.

  • 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.

    Alan D. Howard II (1985). Speeding 60 in a 35; state traffic school. Total $199.

    Debra Anna Leonard (1952). Theft by deception (two counts). Total $185.

    Danica J. Phelps (1980). Speeding 70 in a 55; state traffic school. Total $174.

  • Molly White announces the birth of a brother, Daylon Thomas White, on Dec. 1, 2010. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Daniel and Leah White of Clarkson.

    Grandparents are Mark and Jackie Williams of Upton and Vernon and Vickie White of Hardyville.

    Great-grandparents are Norbert and Frances Williams of Sonora, Hubert and Janice Riggs of Clarkson and Irene Williams of Hardyville.

  • Saysana Khamdaranikon and Amber Gardner announce the birth of a daughter, Addison Grace, on April 4, 2011. She weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces and was 17 inches long.

    Grandparents are Sang Sisoumankhala , Souphaly Khamdaranikorn, Donnie Hatfield, Barbara Hatfield and the late Boots Gardner.

  • Taylor, Addison and Tanner Smith announce the birth of a sister, Nanalee Faith Smith, on April 13, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Parents are Benjamin and Stephanie Smith of Elizabethtown.

    Siblings are Taylor Cole Smith, Addison Grace Smith and Tanner Cruz Smith, all of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Leah and Donna Crabtree and Steve and Suzanne Crabtree, all of Elizabethtown and Homer and Sandy Smith of Shepherdsville.

  • Jonathan and Cathy Riggs of Clarkson announce the birth of a son, Luke Alan Riggs, on April 21, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Siblings are Laurel Riggs, Leanne Riggs and Lila Riggs, all of Clarkson.

    Grandparents are William Roger and Patty Higdon of Mount Washington and Hubert and Janice Riggs of Clarkson.

  • Robert and Kelly Frazier of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a son, Gerald Waylon, on May 9, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Gerald and Deborah Wiseman of Elizabethtown. Paternal grandparents are Sharon Troutman of Hillview and Gene Frazier and Becky Newton of Bardstown.

    Great-grandparents are Barbara Dalton of Elizabethtown, Shirley and Sue Frazier of Boston and Bob and MaryJo Martincic of Louisville.

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

    Jordan Patrick Skeeters, 26, Vine Grove, and Naphtali Elise Vittitow, 20, Prospect. Married for eight months.

    Robert Gregory Richardson, 25, and Ashley g. Wyatt, 25, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Corey Neil Null, 22, and Colleen Erin Callahan, 23, both of Fort Knox. Married two years.

    John A. Critchelow, 36, and Stacy L. Roach, 38, both of Hardinsburg. Married 16 years.

  • 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.