Today's News

  • Art of Performance: Coach helps Gabby Douglas grab the gold medal

    Gabby Douglas became the darling of the 2012 Olympic Games because of her infectious smile and her ability to fly like a squirrel on the uneven parallel bars. This 16-year-old won the all-around gymnastics competition, a premier event in the Olympics. She also is the first American to win the all-around gold medal and the gymnastics team gold medal.

  • Stamp collection preserves memory of husband


    Two bookshelves in one room of Alli Pleasonton’s home in Elizabethtown are crowded with inch-thick binders labeled with the names of Peru, Cuba, Belgium, Albania and various other nations.

    The binders contain stamps cut from envelopes sent from around the world and information about what each could mean in relation to history and their worth.

    Other stamps hail from the United States.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Longer matches aren't beloved by everyone (08/13)

    Before the season started, first-year North Hardin High School volleyball coach Richard Lawson was a proponent of the KHSAA’s introduction of best 3-of-5 sets to the sport.
    He thought it’d allow athletes to have more playing time and experience.
    But after playing in a see-saw five-set match Tuesday, he’s recanted.

  • Putting down a new layer
  • Layson earns two gold medals at FCCLA national conference

    Before any athletes earned a gold medal this summer, Anley Layson already had earned two of her own.

    Layson, a recent graduate of John Hardin High School, was awarded two gold medals in July at the National Leadership Conference for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

    Layson completed several projects with No Kid Hungry National Outreach Project, and submitted a website and a display board outlining the work she did.

    She is the first John Hardin student to reach the national level, FCCLA adviser Jo Million said.

  • McFarlins celebrate 67th anniversary

    Mac and Mai McFarlin of Vine Grove celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary Aug. 11, 2012.

    They were married Aug. 11, 1945, in Dickson County, Tenn.

    Illa "Mai" Deal McFarlin was born Jan. 11, 1929, in Tennessee. She moved to Kentucky in 1954 and resided in Hardin County — Fort Knox, Radcliff and Vine Grove — and retired from the Fort Knox school system. She is a cook, whose cakes are requested for community and church auctions.

  • Turners welcome Charles Leo

    Audis and Susan Turner of Glendale announce the birth of a son, Charles Leo Turner, on May 18, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Grandparents are Fred and Juanita Ramsey of Elizabethtown and Garnett and Hillery Turner of Big Clifty.

    Great-grandmother is Helen Newport of Elizabethtown.

  • McGuffin

    Jessica Ann Hart of Glendale and Chad Eric McGuffin of Cecilia were married June 23, 2012, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Cecilia with Father Chuck Walker officiating.

    The bride is the daughter of David O. and Virginia Ann Hart of Glendale.

    The groom is the son of Rodney and Kay McGuffin of Cecilia.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Matron of honor was Kristy Gray and junior bridesmaid was Jaz Gray. Flower girl was Faith Yates.

    Best man was Todd McGuffin, brother of the groom.

  • Cecilia community news


    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    The drought is over in this area as we have had approximately seven inches of rain within the past week. According to Cecilia Masonet, we had 3.7 inches of rain Sunday evening within 90 minutes. Our front yard and field looked like a small lake for awhile, but we were so thankful for the rain. This should be enough for our late garden corn to mature well, since it is tasseling and putting on ears.

  • South Hardin community news

    South Hardin

    Daphne Turpin, 872-3223

    The kids are back to school and my house is quiet once again. It seems that I get so much more done in the time they are in school but I miss them terribly.