• VFW, Ladies Auxiliary support Wreaths Across America

    Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10281 Commander Butch Ferrell and Ladies Auxiliary President Carol Hill present checks to Donna Betson, Kentucky Patriots chairman, on behalf of Wreaths Across America to help the Kentucky Patriots purchase the wreaths to place on each of the nearly 2,500 graves at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central.

  • Prince graduates from basic training

    PRINCE. Air Force Airman Ahkeem R. Prince graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. A 2012 graduate of Eastern Wayne High School in Goldsboro, N.C., he is the son of Frances Prince Waynesville, Mo., and Larry Prince of Radcliff.

  • Jewell graduates from basic training

    JEWELL. Army Pvt. Brandon R. Jewell has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. A 2012 graduate of LaRue County High School, he is the son of Lisa Jewell of Raywick.

  • Library receives books written in Braille

    Two new books, written in Braille, recently were presented to the Hardin County Public Library. “Looking Out for Sarah” was given in honor of Brooke Berger and “Someplace Special” in memory of Jordan Berger. A friend, who recently had toured the American Printing House for the Blind, purchased the books for the girls. From left, Library Director Rene Hutcherson, Brooke Berger and Edna Berger, grandmother.

  • Christmas week was filled with fun at Warm Blessings

    Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen Board member and van supervisor Vanessa Anderson shares a moment of festive holiday spirit with Tuesday evening van driver Paula Tymitz and the first load of riders. Christmas treats were passed out to everyone. Linda Funk, the saint of Warm Blessings, who was behind the camera lens, was pleased to see everyone full of good cheer.

  • Northern Hardin County Democratic Woman’s Club members gather for installation of officers


  • Taylor celebrates 103rd birthday

    Alma Dora Taylor of Hodgenville will celebrate her 103rd birthday during Bingo at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 3, 2013, at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. 717 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville.

    She was born Jan. 3, 1910, and is a resident of Signature Healthcare of Sunrise Manor in Hodgenville.

    She has a daughter, Marilyn McLane of Elizabethtown.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend the celebration.

  • St. John Uniforms and More donates to Warm Blessings

    Employees at St. John Uniforms and More sponsored a shoe giveaway fundraiser in support of Warm Blessings Soup Kitchen. Presenting the $136 in proceeds is store employee Linda Obrochta, left, who also volunteers at Warm Blessings and delivers meals weekly to seniors who are shut in. Receiving the donation is Linda Funk, Warm Blessings Board chairwoman.

  • General Ben Hardin Helm Sons of Confederate host wreath laying ceremony

    The General Ben Hardin Helm Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 1703 hosted a wreath laying ceremony at Confederate Place inside the Elizabethtown City Cemetery on Dec. 27.

    The event, in honor of the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the War Between the States’ Battle of Elizabethtown, was presided over by Joey Oller.

  • Joyful Noise has Christmas concert

    Joyful Noise Studio held its 2012 Christmas Concert at Allegro at Helmwood on Dec. 21. Front row, Alea Smith, Hannah Cone, Madeline Edlin and Matthew Skaggs; middle row, Karen Joy Tharp, Rebekah McKinley, Dawson Fulkerson, Riley Bryant and Kevin Skaggs; and back row, Anna McKinley, Joangela Johnson and Abby Erckenbrack.