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Today's News

  • The cost of freedom

    1st Lt. Robert F. Welch III
    A Fort Knox soldier on his first combat tour in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, died April 3, 2011, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his base with indirect fire.
    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert F. Welch III, 26, of Denton, Texas, was an ordnance officer assigned to Company B, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.
    He was less than three years into his military career.

  • Senior Life: Family stories bring us together

    Chances are many of us this summer will find ourselves gathered around picnic tables and in family rooms sharing summer and holiday traditions. Many of these traditions include telling stories from the past and realizing there is more to our families than what meets the eye.

  • Photos: Drive on display
  • Citifinancial changes its name to OneMain Financial

    On July 1, the CitiFinancial office at 181 Towne Drive will change its name to OneMain Financial.

    Branch Manager Michelle Volpert indicates the name change will not impact the products and services customers have come to know and appreciate, stating, “We’ll continue to work with each customer, one-on-one, to find a loan option that’s right for them and be here when they need us. The new name better fits who we are and what we do.”

  • Owsley Chiropractic celebrates five-year anniversary

    The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting and five-year anniversary event June 24 for Owsley Family Chiropractic at 585-B Westport Road, Elizabethtown. Representing the City of Elizabethtown was Councilman Tony Bishop and his wife, Becky. Also participating were chamber board chairman Tom Hewlett, owner Dr. Michael Owsley and his wife, Kelly, and son, plus family, friends, staff, chamber board members and ambassadors.

  • Rays celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

    Virgil Ray and Mary Ellen McCorkle Ray of Rineyville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 20, 2011.

    The Rays were married June 20, 1951 at St. Brigid Catholic Church in Vine Grove by the Rev. Joe Diemert.

    Mr. Ray retired from the carpenters union in 1983 after building many prominent buildings in Louisville. He suffered a massive stroke and resides at North Hardin Nursing and Convalescent Center in Radcliff.

    Mrs. Ray is a stay at home mother and lives in the original home they built in Rineyville.

  • Campbells celebrate 41st wedding anniversary

    Ezekiel Walter and Betty Campbell of Radcliff celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary July 1, 2011 with a celebration given by their two children and five grandchildren.

  • Coxes celebrate 50th anniversary

    Jimmie and Carolyn Cox of Rineyville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, June 30, 2011. They were married June 30, 1961, at the Church of God of Prophecy by the Rev. Bonnie Barns.
    They have three sons, Timmie, Ricky and Shannon Cox; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    They will celebrate with an intimate dinner and road trip.

  • Burks celebrate 75th wedding anniversary

    Clifford and Elizabeth Burks of Dublin, Ohio, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary June 14, 2011.

    They were married June 14, 1936, in Elizabethtown.

    The couple is originally from Upton.

    They have two children, Emily Fraher of Dublin and the late Martha Burks; two granddaughters; and two great-grandsons.

  • Berlin to Baghdad: Rigors of Iwo Jima tested Bob O’Bryan’s mettle

    For Bob O’Bryan, the war was a constant web of danger and a large part of his life after leaving high school.

    O’Bryan graduated from Saint Xavier High School in Louisville in 1943 at the age of 17 and knew in his heart his draft papers would be arriving within months.

    “I wasn’t surprised,” he said. “I knew it was coming.”

    Between his graduation and conscription, he disassembled aircraft engines in Dayton, Ohio.