Today's News

  • Paying it Forward Donation to the Red Cross

    Father Kent Litchfield making the check donation presentation to Sharon Thompson.

    Paying it Forward Donation to the Red Cross

    Father Kent Litchfield, rector, Holy Apostles Church of Elizabethtown, recently presented $1,000 to Sharon Thompson, Manager of the Hardin/LaRue American Red Cross service center. The donation was from an anonymous Anglican church in Baton Rouge, La., which received assistance during hurricane Katrina and wanted to “Pay it forward” to our area due to the ice storm.


  • Sister welcomes Amelia Fatima



    Sofia Roida announces the birth of a sister, Amelia Fatima Roida, on Dec. 6, 2008, at Norton’s Suburban Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Kellie and Hicham Roida of Louisville.

    Grandparents are David and Shirley Brown of Vine Grove. Great-grandmother is Dorothy Brown of Vine Grove.

  • Red Cross classes offered in April


  • Five generations of the Turner family gather

    Five generations of the Turner family gather

    Recently five generations of the Turner family gathered. From left, great-grandmother, Brenda Horn Turner, mother Katee Tuner, great-great-grandmother magnolia Horn, Gracie and grandfather Scott Turner.


  • Democratic Woman’s Club receives lesson on self-defense

    Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club held its regular meeting on April 6 at Ryan’s Steakhouse and Restaurant. President Diane Nall recognized present and former elected officials and welcomed all.

    Barbara Chumley introduced the guest speaker, Sagi Benado, who presented a one-hour program on self defense for women, to include the use of the Spikey, a revolutionary tool that he is introducing in the United States. To learn more contact spikeyusa@gmail.com or call 615-445-5852.

  • Hayes



    Brad Douglas Hayes and Cary Renee Fields were married on Feb. 21, 2009, at the home of the bride.

    The bride is the daughter of Eric and Linda Fields of Upton.

    The groom is the son of Doug and Dianne Hayes of Horse Cave.


  • Knights of Columbus Host annual Easter Egg Hunt


    ON April 5 the Knights of Columbus council 3379 located in Vine Grove, hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt for children from the area. There were more than 200 children ranging in age from 2 to 12 that participated in the hunt.

    The event has been sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 3379 for more than 40 years.


  • May 3 Traffic and misdeanors

    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.

    Cynthia Lynn Bickley (1959). Speeding 15 mph over; state traffic school. Total $174.

    Jeremy W. Cox (1988). Failure of owner to maintain required insurance; no/expired Kentucky registration; no/expired registration plates. Total $644.

  • Arts Outreach/Dance Ensemble performs for Temple Hill Elementary School

    The dance education ensemble from Allegro Dance Theatre, Arts Outreach/Dance Ensemble, recently traveled to Barren County to present their dance education presentation to the students at Temple Hill Elementary School. The dance ensemble is made up of upper level ballet dancers from Allegro Dance Theatre and is under the direction of Carol E. Zagar. Allegro Dance Theatre is located in Radcliff on Wilson Road.


  • Priddy wedding



    Kenny Dale Priddy and Daphne Renee Lockard were married in a double ring, candlelight ceremony by the Rev. Rob Rawlings on Feb. 14, 2009, at God’s Landmark Church in Lancaster.

    The bride is the daughter of Lois Lockard of Lancaster and the late Lloyd Lockard.

    The groom is the son of Hartsell and Carolyn Priddy of Upton.

    The bride was given in marriage by her brother, Brian Lockard.

    Bridesmaids were Nikki Orchid and Jamie Halstead.