Today's News

  • Gerstad-Koening

    John and Inga Ginn of Radcliff announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their grandson, John Koenig, to Kelsey Gjerstad.

    The prospective groom is the son of Angela and Tim Koenig of Cincinnati. He is a 2008 graduate of St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati and a 2011 graduate of Saint Louis University with a degree in business. He is employed by Interco Trading Company in St. Louis, Mo.

  • Parents welcome Dominic Travis

    Donald and Katie Nall of Cecilia announce the birth of a son, Dominic Travis Nall, on Nov. 28, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Grandparents are Pamela and Kirby Bentley and Mari and Dennis Nall, all of Cecilia.

    Great-grandparents are Lida Pauline Nall of Elizabethtown and the late Faurest Nall, Patricia Smith of Downers Grove, Ill., and the late James Smith, the late Albert and Camille Rosati and the late John and Nora Bentley.

  • Parents welcome Hannah Lynn

    Chad and Heather Waggoner of Sonora announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah Lynn Waggoner, on Feb. 14, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 4.5 ounces and was 19 ½ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Diana Webb of Radcliff and Martin Stein of Sparta, Wis. Paternal grandparents are Vicki Waggoner and Ronnie Waggoner, both of Sonora. Great-grandparents are Mildred Macy, Phil and Carol Stein, Tom and Ann Smith and Jean Lewis.

  • Showns celebrate 64th anniversary

    Kenneth and Virginia Smith Shown of Radcliff celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on March 6, 2012.

    They were married March 6, 1948.

    They were both born and raised in Ohio County and moved to Vine Grove Junction, later named Radcliff.

  • Puckett-Dennis

    Kaegan Lane Puckett announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his mother, Dana Michelle Puckett, to Kelly Bruce Dennis.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jimmie and Rita Puckett of Elizabethtown. She is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    The prospective groom is the son of William and Shirl Dennis of Hardin Springs. He also is a 2005 graduate of Central Hardin High School and is employed at Hardin County Water District No. 2.

    The wedding is March 17, 2012, at White Mills Baptist Church.

  • Howevalley High alumni hosting reunion

    Graduates of Howevalley High School are urging alumni to gather in spring to say goodbye to the building they grew up in.

    The Howevalley High School alumni association is hosting a banquet for all former students of the school at 5 p.m. April 28 at Howevalley Elementary School. With a new building planned to replace Howevalley, this likely will be one of the last years to have reunions in the former high school building, said Bob Woosley, president of the association.

  • JROTC cadets compete in invitational

    North Hardin High School was littered with the sounds of JROTC cadets on Saturday morning.

    The halls were full as units lined up ready for their turn in a competition that continues to grow, attracting teams from numerous states.

    North Hardin, John Hardin High School and North Park Elementary School played host to the annual Sgt. Maj. (Ret.) Paul C. Gray JROTC Invitational, now named after a former JROTC teacher at North Hardin, on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Ag commissioner talks farm safety at Dixie Fire School

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer spoke Friday of the need to infuse youth into the farming industry because the average age of a farmer is increasing with time.

    “It’s a dangerous occupation, but it’s the most vital,” Comer told a small group gathered at the Regional Postsecondary Education Center at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

  • Children need education on prescription drugs

    ISSUE: Keep Kentucky Kids Safe
    OUR VIEW: Message to children needed earlier, more often

    Somewhere, a teenage girl is fretting over her body image and the upcoming ACTs. She’s thinking about how, for her friend, ADHD medication not only kills an appetite but improves focus.

    Somewhere else, an aching student athlete is wondering about the powerful pain medication a relative took after a back injury.

  • Championship depends solely on victories

    Basketball can dominate any Kentucky conversation at any time of year. But in March, there’s really nothing else.

    Kentucky’s girls’ state champion was crowned Saturday night and John Hardin students will be living the fantasy this week as the Bulldogs participate in the boys’ Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena. But much of the attention surrounds the NCAA pairings being set tonight.

    The 68-team “Big Dance” determines the best in men’s college basketball and certainly fuels most every casual conversation for about three weeks.