Today's News

  • Day of service puts students to work

    A soggy morning and bitter chill didn’t stop hundreds of energetic North Hardin High School students from abandoning their beds Saturday to honor a pledge.

    About 430 students committed to the inaugural day of service, which sent teams to clean, spruce and improve more than 20 sites in Hardin County. Chores included, among many, picking up trash, painting and landscaping.

  • 4-H sewing teaches practical skills

    Sewing is a skill that complements the total development of the individual. It teaches concrete, measurable skills and provides an incremental learning curve, in which each success allows for the next project to be attempted. 4-H offers several ways to get involved in sewing, including the 4-H Fashion Revue.

  • Dixon named Heartland Music Festival Parade theme contest winner

    Bob Swope, sponsor of the Heartland Music Festival Parade announced the winner of the 2011 Parade Theme Contest at the April Hardin County Chamber luncheon. The winner is Ruth Dixon of Elizabethtown.

    The theme is “Education ExCELs in the Heartland.” Dixon, a retired teacher, said, “I chose this theme because ExCEL stands for Excellence in the Classroom and Education Leadership.” 

  • Tarver speaks to Rotary Club members


    Steven Tarver of the YMCA was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 12. He gave an update on the mission and programs of the YMCA. He was assisted by Christine Salak. Pictured from left, Nannette Johnston, Christine Salak and Steven Tarver.

  • Wesley Hilltop House names King and Queen

    Wesley Hilltop House seniors had a drawing Feb. 17 for King and Queen. Each member wrote down their own name and a drawing was held to pick a King and Queen. The King was Joe Warren and the Queen was Donna Means.

  • Hardin County Chamber, Kentucky Farm Bureau sponsor Legislative Breakfast

    The 2011 Hardin County Legislative Breakfast was April 9 at The Cecilian Bank, Hillcrest Banking Center.  Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Kentucky Farm Bureau sponsored the breakfast.  Local FFA students served in hosting and all proceeds benefitted the club.  In attendance and pictured are Rep Dwight Butler, 18th District, Senator Dennis Parrett, 10th District, Ray Allen Mackey, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Brad Richardson, Chamber President/CEO, Rep Tim Moore, 26th District, and Rep Jimmie Lee, 25th District.

  • Skipper’s Pool and Spa Services holds ribbon cutting


    The Hardin County Chamber of commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 8 for Skipper’s Pool and Spa Services at 1018 N. Dixie Ave. in Elizabethtown. Pictured at the event are owners Skipper and Rita Hatfield, Chamber President Brad Richardson, family, friends, other chamber members and ambassadors.

  • Blair promoted at Wilson & Muir Bank

    Frank B. Wilson, president of Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Co., recently announced that the Bank’s Board of Directors has promoted an officer from its and Hardin County market.

    Promoted to vice president in the Elizabethtown office, is Jeffrey T. Blair.

  • Moffett dislikes Obamacare, state spending habits

    Tea-Party backed gubernatorial candidate Phil Moffett on Saturday vowed to join other states in a federal lawsuit against national health care reform and said he would lobby for an “Arizona-style” law that would tighten down on illegal immigrants by requiring employers and landlords in the state to verify citizenship.

  • A desperate decision: Need help?

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