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Today's News

  • White Mills community news

    White Mills

    862-4922

    NEW ARRIVAL. Congratulations to Greg and Christy Stith on the birth of a daughter, Olivia Grace, on Nov. 3. She has a sister and a brother, Kennedy and Devin. Grandparents are Pardy and Karen Withers and Ervin and Violet Stith.

    BIRTHDAY WISH. Happy birthday last week to Renee Nannery.

    SYMPATHY. Sympathy to the families of Ronald Williams, Richard Waltz and Stella Logsdon.

  • Cecilia community news

    Cecilia

    Irene Dodson, 862-3808

    The children had beautiful days for their school vacation Monday and Tuesday. Was also had a beautiful day for the election, so hope you did your political duty and voted for the candidate of your choice. If we don’t vote we have no right to complain about things done, which we wish had been done differently. We voted and someone said they had about a 27 percent turnout at the St. John precinct at the Nolin RECC building where we vote.

  • Grandparents welcome Isaiah Lewis

    Dale Bickett and Kathy Goodrich of Radcliff and Lewis and Manuela Saunders of Killeen, Texas, announce the birth of a grandson, Isaiah Lewis Saunders, on July 19, 2011, at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Parents are Jerome and Kellie Saunders of San Antonio.

    Siblings are Cameron of San Antonio and Nadia of Killeen.

  • Parents welcome Brooklyn Paige

    Danny and Lori Knight of Upton announce the birth of a daughter, Brooklyn Paige Knight, on July 29, 2011, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow. She weighed 6 pounds, 15¼ ounces and was 20¼ inches long.

    She has a sister, Holly Ann.

    Maternal grandparents are Junior and Shirley Shirley of Edmonton, and paternal grandparents are Donald and Beverly Knight of Upton.

    Great-grandmother is Dora Carby of Elizabethtown.

  • Rineyville community news

    Rineyville

    Gail Pike, 737-2973

    BIRTHDAYS. This week’s birthdays include: Matt Winchester, Michelle Crewz, Tammy Taylor, Ciara Taylor, Bill Wise, Peggy Circle, Randy Harris, Mike Vititoe, Sonja Bell, Lori Blair, Ann Taylor, Kayleigh Chapman, Nan Filburn, Ben Taylor, Hudson Jones, Debbie Thompson, Roy Meals, Wayne Vertrees Jr., Donna Carter and Pam Peak.

  • Brown Street implementing new 'therapeutic' environment

    Editor’s Note: At the urging of Hardin County Schools' officials, the full names of the students featured in this story are not included.

  • Suspected bank robbers in custody

    Two brothers wanted in conjunction with a string of robberies in three states, including one at a First Citizens Bank branch in Elizabethtown, were arrested Thursday in Shelbyville.

    Eric Shelburne, 29, and Brannon Shelburne, 28, were arrested shortly after a robbery at Fifth Third Bank in Louisville, according to the Elizabethtown Police Department.

    The brothers are Shelbyville residents.

    EPD spokesman Virgil Willoughby said authorities believe the Shelburnes have been involved in at least 10 robberies, possibly more, and face several federal charges.

  • Young and old gather to thank U.S. troops

    Elfren Padilla, a U.S. Army veteran, watched the Hardin County Veterans Day Parade on Saturday to support members of the Fort Knox Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps marching in it.

    “It’s a good reminder ... of all the people out there doing something so (youths) can have all the privileges and rights that they have,” he said.

  • Elizabethtown couple married at 11:11 a.m. on 11-11-11

    Greg Smith of Elizabethtown is happy about his wedding date.

    “Now I’ll always be out of hot water remembering the anniversary date,” he said.

    Valette Smith, whose last name was Steen until Friday, said that’s one of the reasons the couple decided to begin their wedding at 11:11 a.m. on Nov. 11, which is numerically 11-11-11.

    “We knew it would be an easy day to remember,” she said, laughing.

  • Yates honored at WKU Veterans Day event

    Western Kentucky University’s ROTC program recognized the service of all veterans and their families Friday and honored two of its own American heroes – 1st Lt. Eric D. Yates and Lt. Col. Ken Hightower.

    Yates and Hightower were inducted into the WKU ROTC Hall of Fame as part of Veterans Day events on the WKU campus.

    “Both are American heroes,” said Lt. Col. Jason Caldwell, professor of military science and leadership. “Both served their country with honor and distinction.”