Today's Features

  • Elizabethtown High School Spanish Club recently hosted a Pennies for PAWS campaign. Maria Barcenilla, Spanish club sponsor, Jesse Jiles, president of the Spanish Club and Bonnie Young, school-community liaison, presented $2,600 to PAWS Shelter Foundation volunteers Diane Shoffner and Carol Hubbard. The money will be used for the new Hardin County Animal Shelter.  

  • A steady hand is important for a surgeon, but it's important for an oil painter, too.

    Rob Wilson knows this because he is both.

    "There's definitely some overlap in precision and detail that attracts me to painting," Wilson said.

    The 34-year-old Elizabethtown otolaryngologist — commonly referred to as an ear, nose and throat doctor — said in the past year or two he renewed an old interest in art. Just more a month ago he sold his first painting on Etsy.com, an arts and crafts website.


    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 7,500 lives have been saved by the proper use of child restraints during the past 20 years. Yet, motor vehicle crashes still remain the number one killer of children ages 4 to 14 in America. The reason? Too often it is the improper use or non-use of child safety seats and booster seats.

  • The following marriage licenses have been issued in Hardin County.

    Samantha Marie McClain, 26, and Ajdin Ramadani, 19, both of Radcliff.

    Ebony LaFrance Jackson, 25, Hayward, Calif., and Rodolfo Alberto Kemp, 28, Fort Knox.

    Angela Jill LaFollette, 45, Lebanon Junction, and Randall Wayne Jackson, 41, Elizabethtown.

    Samantha Semon Morris, 22, and Malcom Jermiah Calloway, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Adama Imoinda Abramson, 27, and Jason Robert Eskritt, 35, both of Fort Knox.

  • Bobbie and Janet Jones of Rineyville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Contessa Jones, to Chris Vick, son of Wayne and Kelly Vick of Elizabethtown.

    The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of John Hardin High School and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders at Eastern Kentucky University.

    The prospective groom also is a 2008 graduate of John Hardin High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in finance.

  • Daniel and Tammie Noe of Cecilia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Leigh Noe of Cecilia, to Daniel Blake Linder of Eastview, son of Clint and Tammy Linder of Eastview.

    The bride-to-be is employed at Elizabethtown Diagnostic Imaging.

    The prospective groom is employed at Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The wedding is at 4:30 p.m. May 11, 2013, at White Mills Baptist Church with a reception to follow at White Mills Christian Church.

    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

  • Courtney Lane Craddock and Nathaniel Shane Bryan, both of Elizabethtown, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Randy and Bonnie Craddock of Elizabethtown. A 2000 graduate of Central Hardin High School, she attended the University of Louisville. She is a manager at McDonald’s.

  • David and Mona Sanders of Upton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shana L. Sanders, to Cody J. Seng, son of Tim and Paula Seng of Upton.

    The bride-to-be is a 2012 graduate of Morehead State University with a master’s degree in business administration. She is employed by Sands Construction Company LLC.

    The prospective groom is employed by Bob Swope Ford.

    The wedding is May 16, 2013, at The Venetian in Las Vegas.

    A reception for family and friends will be held at a later date.

  • Robert and Kelly Frazier of Elizabethtown announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Brook Frazier, on March 22, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

    She has a brother, Gerald Frazier.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie and Jerry Wiseman of Elizabethtown; paternal grandparents are Sharon Troutman of Louisville and Gene Frazier and Becky Newton of Bardstown.

     Great-grandparents are Barbara Dalton, Shirley Frazier and Bob and Mary Jo Martincic.

  • Howevalley

    Andrea Gilpin, 735-7845

    KENTUCKYWEATHER. I have heard so many complaints about our weather. Cooler weather has hit us again. But you know, complaining about isn’t going to change it.

    GET-WELL WISHES. Get-well wishes to Linda Thomas, Mae Fern Ford, Thelma Dunn, Mary Goodman, Mike Nall, Sierra Covin, Chris Cecil, Ernest Sadler,Kevin Goodman, John Shope, Opal Smallwood, Wilma Jean Cundiff and Cathy Morgan.

    Sierra Covin has begun her therapy treatments. Hope all goes well.