Today's News

  • Guthrie sworn into Congress



    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, was sworn into Congress on Tuesday to serve Kentucky’s 2nd District, which includes Hardin County.

    Guthrie — who resigned as state senator just after noon — was one of 56 freshmen who took the oath to join the 111th Congress. He replaces 14-year GOP incumbent Ron Lewis, who is from Cecilia.

  • Dawson speaks at Ancestral Trails meeting

    Les Dawson spoke at the recent meeting of Ancestral Trails Historical Society on Gen. Nathan Bedfort Forest and his command in the Civil War and his connections to some of the Garnettsville boys. The next meeting of Ancestral Trails will be a Christmas party on Dec. 5 at the Hardin County Public Library in Elizabethtown. For information call 862-3209.

  • Jenkins graduates from basic training


    Air Force Airman Christopher S. Jenkins has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.Jenkins earned distinction as an honor graduate. A 2008 graduate of John Hardin High School, he is the son of Rhonda Richardson of Elizabethtown and Ralph McDonald of Abingdon, Md.  

  • Despain



    Kristi and John Despain were married Oct. 4, 2008, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter of Hope Cundiff of Elizabethtown.

    The groom is the son of Debbie Allen of Elizabethtown and Robert and Sheilah Despain of Bards-town.

    The couple reside in Elizabethtown with their daughter, Alexis.


  • Parents announce birth of Cassie Lynne


    Parents announce birth of Cassie Lynne

    Stephen and Rebecca Williams Copelin of Clarkson announce the birth of a daughter, Cassie Lynne Copelin, on June 2, 2008, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and was 19½ inches long.

    She has two siblings, Lana and Kyle Copelin of Clarkson.

    Grandparents are Susan and Michael Williams of Sonora and the late Ralph and Melva Copelin. Great-grandparents are Norman and Jennie Patterson of Upton and Norbert and Frances Williams of Sonora.


  • Twins announce birth of sister


  • Knox Hills team members answer a ‘calling’

    Knox Hills recently collected more than $220 to purchase 21 100-minute international phone cards to send to soldiers in Iraq for Operation Phone Home. The program, initiated locally by WQXE radio personalities Greg Milby and Hollie Sexton, provides phone cards to soldiers deployed overseas.

    The phone cards donated by Knox Hills are among the first group being delivered to Iraq and are expected to arrive there prior to Thanksgiving.

    The Operation Phone Home campaign will continue collecting phone cards from local organizations and the public until April 2009.

  • Joneses celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

    MR. AND MRS. JONES...THEN AND NOW    Joneses celebrate 25th wedding anniversary  Richard and Laura Jones of Elizabethtown celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Nov. 5, 2008. The couple was married Nov. 5, 1983, at Boston Christian Church in Boston, Ky., by the late Rev. David Woodburn. Mrs. Jones is an administrative assistant at Glendale Christian Church. M

  • Dohns celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

    Joe and Glenda Dohn of Hodgenville celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Oct. 15, 2008. They were married Oct. 15, 1983, by the Rev. James Suits at Hodgenville Pentecostal Church.

    Mr. Dohn is the son of Fred and Nannie Dohn of Rineyville; and grandson of Willie and Ruby Berry of Rineyville. He works at Ireland Heath and Cooling in Radcliff as an install manager.

    Mrs. Dohn is the daughter of Dixie Pearman of Hodgenville and the late John T. Pearman. She is a homemaker.

    They have five children, Alex, Carla, Calvin, Judson and Garrett; and one grandchild.

  • Barnett celebrates 100th birthday


    ESSIE BARNETT   Essie Barnett celebrated his 100th birthday on Oct. 10, 2008, at Life Care Center in Bardstown. In attendance were some of his 10 children who live in Elizabethtown and one from Louisville. He was born Oct. 12, 1908.