Today's Features

  • The following marriage dissolutions have been granted in Hardin Circuit Court in Elizabethtown.

    David E. Berger, 56, and Brenda K. Owen, 59, both of Elizabethtown. Married 21 years.

    Clarence Thomas Goodman, 40, and Billie Sue Roberts, 43, both of Elizabethtown. Married 13 years.

    Jeremy L. Finch, 27, and Nina Pellman, 30, both of Elizabethtown. Married five years.

    Elliot Dobner, 29, Radcliff, and Caitlin Barnett, 23, Eddyville. Married three years.

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

    Rebecca Ann Powell, 22, and Aubrey Wayne Disney, 22, both of Elizabethtown.

    Vivian Kuuipo Villena, 42, and Jeffrey Lynn Bridges, 37, both of Vine Grove.

    Felicia Louise Griffith, 23, and Jermaine Damar Horne, 22, both of Radcliff.

    Dreamer Theleen Underwood, 33, and Robert Lee Murray Jr., 37, both of Radcliff.

    Bobby Jo Harsha, 34, and Clarence Holt Jr., 42, both of Radcliff.

  • Justin and Kelly Davenport of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Grace Carroll Davenport, on Sept. 29, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Roger and Sharon Carroll of Sonora. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Gail Davenport of Bowling Green and Teresa and Chris Dixon of Glendale. Great-grandmothers include JoAnn McGalliard of Louisville and Virginia Davenport of Bowling Green.

  • Tara Nunn of Elizabethtown announces the birth of a daughter, Aliyah Brooklyne Nunn, on Oct. 24, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Troy Nunn of Elizabethtown and Karen Haynes of Beaver Dam; maternal great-grandparents are Marty and Sue Nunn of Elizabethtown; paternal great-grandparents are Ernest Carby of Millerstown and the late Loretta.

    Five generations of the Nunn family posed for a picture with Aliyah.

  • April Winebarger is this month's student editor.

    April is a 17-year-old senior at Elizabethtown High School. She is involved with her school's academic team, SADD club, Beta Club, Tae Kwon Do and Y-Club.

    She enjoys reading and volunteers at school and church.

    April joined Rising Voices "because it rocks," and hopes to learn more about writing and the journalism experience.

    April plans to pursue a career in veterinary medicine.

  • By Autumn Sandlin

    With 110 million users in the United States alone, Facebook is one of the biggest social networking sites out there right now. Teens have found solace in the site with their status updates, pictures and easy access with friends.

    Something about Facebook really just rubs me the wrong way, though. Having deleted my profile back in October, I can’t convince myself to go back.

  • By Janelle Williams

    Unlike most seniors at Central Hardin High School, Noah Wiersema might not be dancing in a rented tux and singing off key to the latest hit song at prom this April.

    Instead, he might spend that evening sprinting in muddy cleats on a soccer field at a tournament in Michigan.

    “I’ve been playing soccer for pretty much forever.” said Wiersema, captain of the Bruins’ boys varsity soccer team. Quitting has never been an option, he said.

  • By Kerry Skiff

    When teenagers hang out, the atmosphere can seem noisy and chaotic and one might wonder what the teens see in their friends besides a good time.

    Teenagers often appear to choose their friends based on appearances, but upon a closer look, it's clear that beneath the loud exterior lies a relationship filled with good things.

  • Rising Voices' take on all things entertainment

  • Girl Scout Troop 404 of Rineyville attended Girl Scouts at the Capitol Day in Frankfort recently, celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts. They had an extensive tour of the Capitol including the House of Representatives Chamber, the Senate Chamber and the Supreme Court Justice Courtroom.