Today's News

  • Stultses welcome Tate Brisco

    Joe and Fawn Stults of Hodgenville announce the birth of a son, Tate Brisco Stults, on March 28, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18 inches long.

    Grandparents are Truman and Mary Lou Strader and Charles and Mechel Stults, all of Sonora.

    Great-grandparents are Virgie Tedder and Emogene Gardner, both of Hodgenville.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 270-872-3223

    I think summer might arrive early.Temperatures in the 90s already says summertime.

    BIRTHDAYS. Happy birthday wishes go to Leo Dailey,Alicia Runyon, Emily Mastoroudis, Linda Hancock, Mathew Higgason, Morris Leasor, Zack Riney, Celia Meadows, Autumn Bassette, Bobbi Walker, Jeff Bainbridge, Larry White, Luann Brashear, Weston Cordle, Norma McClure, Lettie Lamkin and Bashar Masri.

  • Riggses welcome Peyton Reese

    Jordan and Jessica Riggs of White Mills announce the birth of a daughter, Peyton Reese Riggs, on May 3, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    She has a brother, Braiden Riggs.

    Maternal grandparents are Billy and Kim Masterson of Vine Grove. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Shawn Riggs of White Mills.

    Great-grandparents are Vernice Underwood, Margaret Payne and Kenneth and Marjorie Riggs.

  • Rineyville community news


    Gail Pike, 270-737-2973

  • Panknin

    Carissa Decker and Edward A. Panknin Jr., both of Vine Grove, were married April 19, 2014, in the Smokey Mountains.

  • Stephensburg community news


    Betty Pullen, 270-862-4844

    Hello friends, I hope you all are enjoying this wonderful weather we are having. I know I am even though when I am on the bus it sure is hot, but we can’t have everything.

    Happy Mother's Day to all the mothers. Spend as much time with them as you can. They will not always be here to talk to or to love.

  • Relay packs in success stories

    Tears follow every trembling word spoken by Marylon Perkins.

    The Cecilia resident is eight years into her battle to keep cancer at bay, but her diagnosis and the havoc she knows the disease can wreak on an individual life never are far from her mind.

    Perkins was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2006 — six months after her sister was killed by the same disease.

    Part of her lung was removed and she experienced a few near-fatal moments while also battling renal failure.

  • Y or Y not?

    ISSUE: Site selected for YMCA in Hardin County

    OUR VIEW: Private project offers opportunities

    After five years of meetings, research and laborious study, a 16-member steering committee has moved forward on establishing a YMCA in Hardin County.

    At the close of a bus trip to two YMCA facilities in Louisville designed to help community leaders “catch the vision,” the group displayed its choice for a site.

  • Festival alcohol zone reduced

    It appears alcohol drinkers won’t have as much freedom to roam with beer during the BBQ, Blues & Bikes Festival later this month.

    After reviewing a designated festival area for the May 24 event that was approved Monday by Elizabethtown City Council, Police Chief Tracy Schiller has opted to reduce the areas permitted for alcohol consumption.

  • A lesson about photography, parenting and priorities

    As a longtime photographer, I am well aware of missed opportunities.

    I have missed many good photos because I decided I would get to it later. In springtime, it might be a dogwood blooming along a rustic fence line that I drive by and think, “I’ll stop tomorrow, the light will be better.” In the winter, it could be an old tobacco barn covered in newly fallen snow, serene and isolated in the cold beauty of its surroundings.