• 4-H sewing teaches practical skills

    Sewing is a skill that complements the total development of the individual. It teaches concrete, measurable skills and provides an incremental learning curve, in which each success allows for the next project to be attempted. 4-H offers several ways to get involved in sewing, including the 4-H Fashion Revue.

  • Dixon named Heartland Music Festival Parade theme contest winner

    Bob Swope, sponsor of the Heartland Music Festival Parade announced the winner of the 2011 Parade Theme Contest at the April Hardin County Chamber luncheon. The winner is Ruth Dixon of Elizabethtown.

    The theme is “Education ExCELs in the Heartland.” Dixon, a retired teacher, said, “I chose this theme because ExCEL stands for Excellence in the Classroom and Education Leadership.” 

  • Tarver speaks to Rotary Club members


    Steven Tarver of the YMCA was the guest speaker at the Elizabethtown Rotary Club meeting April 12. He gave an update on the mission and programs of the YMCA. He was assisted by Christine Salak. Pictured from left, Nannette Johnston, Christine Salak and Steven Tarver.

  • Wesley Hilltop House names King and Queen

    Wesley Hilltop House seniors had a drawing Feb. 17 for King and Queen. Each member wrote down their own name and a drawing was held to pick a King and Queen. The King was Joe Warren and the Queen was Donna Means.

  • Hardin County Chamber, Kentucky Farm Bureau sponsor Legislative Breakfast

    The 2011 Hardin County Legislative Breakfast was April 9 at The Cecilian Bank, Hillcrest Banking Center.  Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Kentucky Farm Bureau sponsored the breakfast.  Local FFA students served in hosting and all proceeds benefitted the club.  In attendance and pictured are Rep Dwight Butler, 18th District, Senator Dennis Parrett, 10th District, Ray Allen Mackey, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Brad Richardson, Chamber President/CEO, Rep Tim Moore, 26th District, and Rep Jimmie Lee, 25th District.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The heavy rains seem to have started early this year. Many roads were flooded last week. I hope the rest of spring is a little more enjoyable.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Gale Young, Kevin Adams, Allen Anderson, Leola Buckles, Dallas Halcomb, Joseph Cecil, David Reddix, Dayna Gibson, Jason Propes, Deanna Jones, Eric Hamilton, Tyler Filyaw, Janine Washle, Kent Hagan, Larry Wyatt, Lucy Logsdon, Mason Polston, Jacob Fulkerson, Melissa Kitterman, Jesse Fulkerson, Herbert Mackey and Rikie Fulkerson.

  • Howevalley community news


    Andrea Sherrard,735-7544

    APRIL SHOWERS. We got a lot of rain last week, some areas got around four inches. We have had some pretty days with lots of sunshine.

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    Kathleen Booker, 369-7101

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Murrel Napier, Carrie Mattingly, Harold Meredith, Nettie Grimes, Joe Wright and Lucille Scott.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Addison Jo Blair, David Johnson, Saundra Powers, Donna Pearson and all others who are ill.

    CHURCH NEWS. Don’t forget the evening community service tonight at Unity Baptist Church. Brother Doug Peters will bring the message.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    I have heard the saying all my life “It rained cats and dogs,” where it came from I have no idea. But I think the rain we had this past week measured up to that. Tuesday morning our rain gauge showed we had at least 3½ inches of rain. But we lucked out again and had no severe weather otherwise, as was the case in many places.

  • Riggs

    Michael Riggs and Shelby Kinslow were married March 26, 2011, in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

    The bride is the daughter Rodney and Glenda Kinslow of Hardyville.

    The groom is the son of Robin and Martha Riggs of Upton.

    A reception is at 7 p.m. EST, April 22, 2011, at Upton Community Center.

    No invitations will be sent, all friends and relatives are invited to attend.