Today's Features

  • Kevin Graves, 13, was the most recent Graves brother to earn his Eagle Scout Rank. He earned his in 2012. His brother, Brian, 27, earned his award in 2007 and another brother, Justin, 23, earned his award in 2003.

  • MaKayla Post named state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant

    MaKayla Post, 9, daughter of Amanda Post and granddaughter of Betty Post, was named a state finalist in the National American Miss Kentucky Pageant to be held May 31 through June 2 at Crowne Plaza in Louisville.

    The winner of the pageant will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official crown and banner, a bouquet of roses and air transportation to compete in the national pageant at Disneyland in California.

  • Keith Rogers, and Cindy Gibson, president of the Hardin County Am Rotary Club welcome Warren Beeler, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, who was the guest speaker for the club meeting April 26.

  • Aaron Vance isn’t taking his job as commencement speaker lightly. As Vance put it, he’s spending his last days of high school “thinking about the words that will push us into life.”

    Each of the three Hardin County Schools high schools and Elizabethtown High School choose students to speak at the graduation ceremony. For those students, their last days of high school include the additional component of crafting words that will add meaning to their classmates’ time in school and cheer them on as they move to the next phase of their lives.

  • As an added volunteer experience Warm Blessings hosted a visiting Habitat volunteer group from Northland University in Wisconsin.

    Following dinner, students had a change of pace from building a shed and framing a house to washing dishes, cleaning tables and rolling silverware.

  • Garden Club of Elizabethtown President Joyce Effinger presents a donation to Charlie Lanz, president of Let’s Spruce Up of Elizabethtown.

  • Dr. Nguyen Tien Young’s life has taken him from war-torn Vietnam to a medical practice in Elizabethtown.

    He came to the United States 38 years ago after escaping Vietnam. A physician in chief of the First Battalion Marine Corps of South Vietnam, he fought against the communist Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War.

    “I was on the battlefront, I faced the enemy and I’m one of the lucky ones,” he said.

    He served in the mountains until his unit was ordered to withdraw to a southern province.

  • Carissa Breeding, a fifth-grader from Morningside Elementary School, has been honored as a district winner in the AARP/KRTA Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest. Carissa is one of 14 students who were honored in the state of Kentucky. Carissa received a plaque and a $50 check from AARP Kentucky. Lin Linder, president of the Elizabethtown-Hardin-LaRue Retired Teachers presented Carissa with the award at a school assembly May 1. Carissa also accepted a $25 check from the EHLRTA for her fifth-grade class. Principal Joe Nepi complimented Carissa on her accomplishment.

  • Councilman Stan Holmes recently attended the KBC-LEO leadership conference in Owensboro. Pictured are Paducah Commissioner Richard Abraham, Rep. Jim Glenn, Rep. Derrick Graham, Rep. Daryl Owens, Rep. Arnold Simpson, Rep. Reginald Meeks and Radcliff City Councilman Stan Holmes. Not pictured is Sen. Tony Thompson.