Today's News

  • The buck drops here



    HARDIN COUNTY — Hardin Countians can help those in need next week while running their daily errands.

    Helping Hand employees have placed jars at 37 local locations, including grocery stores, restaurants, banks and gas stations, to collect money for its second annual Dollar Days fundraiser, said Henry White, executive director of Helping Hand of the Heartland Inc. The fundraiser will last from June 15 to June 21.

  • Brac 'on track'



    FRANKFORT — The commander of the Army’s Accessions Command on Friday discussed the positive economic impacts of the Fort Knox realignment.

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley briefed reporters at the Capitol after meeting with state officials, including Gov. Steve Beshear.

    “The work is going extremely well,” he said. “We’re on track.”

  • Noon Rotary welcomes Shelly Greenwell as speaker

    The featured speaker at the May 19 meeting of the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club was Shelly Greenwell. She spoke to the club about the Lincoln Trail Diabetes Center for Excellence. She discussed with the club the prevalence of diabetes in this area and ways to recognize and treat the disease.


  • G.C. Burkhead receives grant from Lowe’s to refurbish pond area

    G.C. Burkhead Librarian Paula Skees recently received a grant from Lowe’s for the school. The school now is able to repair and renew the vandalized and neglected pond and garden area.

  • Parents welcome Cody Layne Michael Benningfield


    Parents welcome Cody Layne Michael Benningfield

    Gwen and Michael Benningfield of Eastview announce the birth of a son, Cody Layne Michael Benningfield, on Jan. 22, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19.25 inches long.

    Sister is Jessica Benningfield of Elizabethtown.

    Grandparents are Debbie and Darrel Helm of Big Clifty and Leisa and Steve Benningfield of Elizabethtown.

    Great-grandparents are Bettye and Jack McVey of Big Clifty and Bettye Vance of Elizabethtown.


  • Radcliff Optimist Club holds Respect for Law program

    The Optimist Club of Radcliff held their Respect for Law program on May 4. The Respect for Law Program was first initiated by Optimist International to generate public participation in the dispensation of justice, combat apathy toward crime and educate the public concerning the responsibilities of law enforcement officials. Optimist Clubs have all been strong supporters of this program over the years. The Club asks each local law enforcement agency to submit nominees based on guidance, counseling, and/or protection for the youth of our communities.


  • Dohn-Hoffie



    Shayne Aaron Hoffie announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his parents, Carla Michelle Dohn and Jerome Aaron Hoffie, both of Magnolia.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joseph and Glenda Dohn of Hodgenville. She is a 2007 graduate of LaRue County High School is a financial service representative at Citizens Union Bank.

    The prospective groom is the son of Robert and Patricia Hoffie of Magnolia. He is a 2004 graduate of LaRue County High School and performs lawn maintenance at DVS.

  • GOLF: Area players make early exit at Men's State Am (06/12)


  • Smith Addresses Hardin County GOP

    Brian Smith speaking at the Hardin County GOP meeting in May.

    Smith Addresses Hardin County GOP

    Brian Smith, Director of Economic Development for Congressman Brett Guthrie was the speaker at the May 11 meeting of the Hardin County GOP Executive Committee held at the Nolin RECC Conference Room.

  • Right to Life Kentucky holds rally at National Guard Armory in Elizabethtown

    The sounds of young people filled the Kentucky National Guard Armory in Elizabethtown on April 26, as they gathered to participate in Right to Life Kentucky Heartland’s 2nd Annual Youth Rally for Life. The event brought together area youth and local pro-life organizations for an evening of education and awareness on right to life issues.