• Durham breaks ground on Habitat home

    Another deserving family breaks ground for a new Habitat for Humanity home in the Elizabethtown area. Bridgette Durham, with her son, Jobri, turn over the first shovelful of dirt to begin the process of building their new home. The Rev. Shane Stockton offered prayers and scripture readings during the ceremony. Glen MacPherson, president of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity shared the spirit of the Habitat process with those who attended.

  • Contestants sought for Kentucky Pythons Holiday Essay Contest

    The Kentucky Pythons semi-professional football team is seeking contestants for a holiday essay contest through Dec. 14. The topic is “My Dream Christmas” or “Why This Person Deserves a Christmas.” The essay should be a page in length and double spaced. Essays can be submitted to s.amper@kypythons.com. The winner will be contacted Dec. 16 and will be posted on the Kentucky Pythons website.

  • Schmidt receives certificate of appreciation from Greenspace
  • Optimist Club of Radcliff has recognition ceremony
  • Browns welcomed into Habitat family
  • Thompson arrives for Air Force duty

    THOMPSON. Air Force Airman Ronald J. Thompson has arrived for duty at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Thompson is an aircraft structural maintainer assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. He has served in the military for one year. A 2010 graduate of North Hardin Christian School, he is the son of Ron and Brenda Thompson of Radcliff, Kevin and Dawn Farris of Elizabethtown and Olivia Smith of Temple Terrace, Fla.

  • Sousa named noncommissioned officer of the quarter

    SOUSA. Army Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Sousa has been named noncomissioned officer of the quarter, third quarter, for United States Army Medical Department Activity at Fort Knox. Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork, significant self-improvement, personal achievements, notable accomplishments, and community service and support. Sousa has served in the military for seven years. A 2005 graduate of Shelton High School in Washington, he is the son of Robert Wheaton of Vine Grove.

  • Dye – Wingard

    Albert and Brenda Dye of Santa Fe, N.M., and Sam and Carol Wingard of Hodgenville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Amanda Kate Dye and Stanley Dempsey Wingard, both of Fort Worth, Texas.

    The bride-to-be and the prospective groom attend Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    The wedding is Dec. 29, 2012, in Santa Fe.

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  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The flu has hit Hardin County and seems to be spreading like wild fire, according to people I know. I am the only one so far in our household who has been sick and hopefully I will be the only one.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Jim Routt, Karen Miller, Xavier Houston Cruse, Margie Patterson, Patrick Burgess, Judy Cardin, Rhonda Ramsey, Dresden Staples and Natasha Mackey.