Today's News

  • 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.

  • Mattinglys celebrate 40th wedding anniversary



    Billy and Susie Myers Mattingly of Radcliff will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary today, Feb. 15, 2009.

    They were married Feb. 15, 1969.

    Mr. Mattingly is the owner of Nappa Auto Parts in Radcliff.

    Mrs. Mattingly is employed at Berry's Liquors in Vine Grove.

    They have one daughter, Rhonda Smolenski of Radcliff.


  • Dumler returning to US after Iraqi deployment


  • Hoges celebrate 70th wedding anniversary


    Hoges celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

    James William and Alice Wyckoff Hoge of Elizabethtown celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on March 4, 2009.

    They were married on March 4, 1939, in Oakland, Md.

    Mr. Hoge is retired from the Army.

    Mrs. Hoge is retired from TG&Y Department Store and was a homemaker.

    They have seven children; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.


  • Kirchhofer-Clark

    Melissa Kirchhofer and Johnny Clark, both of Hodgenville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dean and Donna Kirchhofer of Rineyville. She is a 2003 graduate of John Hardin High School and is a conversion coordinator at iPay Technologies.

    The prospective groom is the son of Christine Clark of Elizabethtown and the late Robert Clark. He is a 2000 graduate of Elizabethtown High School and is employed at Keyboard Carriage.

    The wedding is at 3 p.m., April 4, 2009, at the Brown Pusey House with a reception to follow.


    As spring arrives summer is sure to follow and 4-H summer camp will once again offer Hardin County youth four of the best days of the entire year as they meet new friends, learn to swim, fish and

    “Sally” down the alley for the first time in their life. Crafts, nature study, fishing, archery and shooting sports are among the long list of activities available at Dawson Springs 4-H summer camp, July 20 – 23.

  • Elizabethtown Noon Rotary hosts EHS student guests

    Elizabethtown Noon Rotary hosts EHS student guests

    1 The Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club hosted student guests Courtney Cheatwood and Huu Nguyen from Elizabethtown High School at their meeting on April 7.

    2 The featured speaker at the Elizabethtown Noon Rotary Club on April 7 was John Wright with Kerr Office Products. Wright shared with the club several strategies for effective customer retention and marketing.